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Stonestep

Stonestep

Kathmandu, Nepal Private Company

Stonestep is a growing insurtech company which provides new security to mass- and micro- customers via partners like mobile operators, mobile money providers, retailers, and others. Stonestep’s management team is located across multiple time zones and is launching with diverse partners across the South East Asia region.


Project Manager (1 Vacancy)

  • Offered salary: Negotiable
  • Job Level: Senior
  • Job Type: Full time
  • Gender: Any
  • Age: Any
  • Academic Degree: Masters
  • Experience: 7
  • Apply Till: 16 Nov, 2018 11:59:59 PM [17:13:57 left]
  • Job Location: Kathmandu,All Kathmandu

Job Description

ABOUT THE ROLE

Stonestep is a growing insurtech company which provides new security to mass- and micro- customers via partners like mobile operators, mobile money providers, retailers, and others. Stonestep’s management team is located across multiple time zones and is launching with diverse partners across the South East Asia region. We are looking for a Project Manager to scale our Nepal operations based out of Kathmandu. 
 
The role will be the manager of an ongoing project and key contact point for our operation’s local business partners. The role requires project management and management skills for scaling up a new product and introducing new ones. The project is funded by a European government’s overseas aid agency and requires donor management. The right candidate will display the confidence and experience to handle fact-based business discussions with senior executives of leading Nepal firms. This position provides a unique opportunity in an early-stage company to grow with an experienced team which deploys new technologies and which works to do things differently for lasting benefit to customers. 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Oversee operations and marketing for launch of a high-volume mobile-based product
    • Problem-solve and escalate post-launch operational adjustments
  • Stakeholder management with Client, Insurer, and Service providers
    • Keep frequent (minimum weekly, daily where applicable) contacts with negotiation partners
    • Provide clear fact-based current situation to C-level executives
    • Pro-actively move discussions or escalate
  • Donor and grant management
    • Quarterly and year end reporting
    • Budget management
  • Bank, accounting, and legal interface
    • Establish lacking connections to admin support
    • Act as main contact in necessary questions
  • Possibly act as Local Legal Representative of the company
  • Support the introduction of new products to the market
    • Define process based on guidance from Regional and HQ management
  • Oversee delivery against objectives of 5+ staff
    • Ensure the local team is successfully delivering on their objectives

Job Specification

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES
  • Entrepreneurial & energetic. Experience planning, prioritizing, and executing tasks
  • Judgement. Ability to monitor risks and to identify solutions in advance
  • Account relationship. Provide excellent service to partners/clients
  • Management. Prioritize objectives and help the team achieve all it can
  • Recognize and be responsive to the needs of all staff and clients of the organization
  • Solve problems confidently and drive action even in ambiguity
  • Bring a can-do attitude and hands-on approach to the daily operations; agility and taking ownership is expected
  • Travel required: ~10%, mainly to/within Asia 

Education Qualification

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
  • Bachelor's degree at an accredited college or university (required) in the field of Business Administration, Insurance, Finance or Project Management (preferred). Additional study (e.g., MBA) in a related field is a big plus
  • 7+ years of total working experience out of which 5+ years preferably management experience in the field of business development or in project management
  • Demonstrated ability to motivate and understand staff and stakeholders in a multicultural context
  • Strong attention to detail, with focus on stakeholder management, product management, product development and performance of distribution channels 
  • Emerging market experience is crucial
  • Fluent English, written and spoken, required (Nepali is a strong advantage)

Other Special Requirement

WHAT WE OFFER
  • Competitive remuneration with the possibility of contract extension
  • Unique business opportunity with high growth potential
  • Be part of a motivated team with entrepreneurial spirit
  • Impact the future of the company in Nepal and globally
  • Dynamic working environment
All interested candidates should send their CV and cover letter to: recruitment@stonestep.com.np no later than 15 November 2018
 

The deadline to apply for the above job is till 16 Nov, 2018 11:59:59 PM

To Apply

If this sounds appealing to you, we’d love to have you join us! Send us your updated resume, with work samples describing why you’re the best fit for this role.

You can send your application to joahannah.barquilla@stonestep.ph

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All candidates are expected to be proficient in written/spoken English and Nepali and be computer literate with a working knowledge of office applications. For the position(s) mentioned above, candidates are expected to have a smart personality, pleasant and cheerful nature with excellent interpersonal skill coupled with a desire to excel and having a positive attitude.


Only shortlisted candidates will be called for the further selection process(es).The organization reserve the right to reject any/all applications without assigning any reason whatsoever. Canvassing at any stage of the processes shall lead to automatic disqualification.

Job Profile

  • Job Title: Project Manager
  • Job Type: Full time
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Location: Kathmandu, All Kathmandu
  • Job Viewed: 99 Times
  • Deadline: 16 Nov, 2018 11:59:59 PM 17:13:57 left

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