Technical Project Manager

  • Tech Lead
  • Contractor
  • Manchester, UK

About Brainpool

Brainpool is an artificial intelligence start-up providing custom AI solutions with the help of its network of AI and Machine Learning Experts. Members of Brainpool are PhD-level scientists from top universities such as UCL, Oxford, Cambridge and Harvard. Brainpool provides companies with end-to-end AI solutions, starting from strategy development, planning and finding resources all the way to implementation. Brainpool consults clients and partners across the public and private sectors within North America and Europe, as well as develops and maintains technology solutions for SMEs and large publicly listed companies within financial services, construction, manufacturing, and ecommerce. Recently Brainpool had a privilege of getting involved in projects with an environmental impact, such as timber design optimising tool - DAISY.ai, research project with Natural Resources Canada, and CO2 calculator tool with a construction company in Quebec. We hope we can help companies figure out how to use AI to operate more sustainably.

Responsibilities:

A Technical Project Manager at Brainpool will be responsible for coordinating Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning projects, managing a team of developers and consultants to ensure a streamlined agile development. The technical PM will also be in charge of maintaining strong client relationship throughout projects, ensuring our clients remain informed and their expectations are well managed. Managers will also be responsible for liaising with non-technical stakeholders to translate the finer details of AI projects, and act as a link between the technical and non-technical teams. The key day-to-day responsibilities include:

  • Support the AI strategy development to ensure the proposed development plan and schedule is feasible and in line with client’s expectations

  • Define and agree project objectives with all stakeholders

  • Analyze and develop procedures for management and delivery of technical projects

  • Ensure resources are allocated according to project requirements

  • Support in budget allocation and tracking

  • Be responsible for organising scrum meetings, retrospectives and reporting

  • Ensure projects are delivered on time and in line with the agreed strategy

Required Experience:

Ideal candidates will have at least 4 years’ experience leading agile technical projects and experience working with artificial intelligence development teams. Applicants will also have a STEM degree, with applied coding experience desirable and a good level of technical understanding. Strong communications skills and evidenced experience of stakeholder management across levels of technical literacy is required.

Expected Start Date: 15 September 2022

Expected Working Pattern: Full-Time

Location: Remote with some travel to London and Greater Manchester

Day Rate: £350 - £650