Software Project Manager

Input Output | United Kingdom | EU & East US Time Zones
Fully remote | Full Time | 20 Dec, 2019

Vacancy description


As Project Manager at IOHK you will manage the delivery of Blockchain and Cryptocurrency projects. You will have strong project management skills and the ability to lead cross functional project teams to deliver projects on time and within budget. You will have significant experience leading IT Development projects.


  • Lead the planning and implementation of projects
  • Facilitate the definition of project scope, goals and deliverables
  • Define project tasks and resource requirements
  • Develop full scale project plans
  • Assemble and coordinate project staff
  • Manage project budget
  • Assist Lead Software Development Manager to manage project resource allocation
  • Assist Lead Software Development Manager to plan and schedule project timelines
  • Track project deliverables using appropriate tools
  • Working with Test & Quality Coordinator to define, implement and track quality assurance across the project
  • Working closely with key project stakeholders and coordinate cross functional activity within IOHK to ensure projects are delivered according to defined scope and on time.
  • Constantly monitor and report on progress of the project to all stakeholders
  • Collate and present reports defining project progress, problems and solutions
  • This is a very varied role requiring C-Level status reporting but also a significant amount of hands on report collation and chasing down issues and actions across all levels in the organisation.
  • Schedule, Chair and minute all weekly operational and stakeholder meetings
  • Manage the RAID Log (Risks, Actions, Issues and Dependencies (we use Decisions here), update with all project actions coordinate with individuals and teams on status of all items.

Key Competencies

  • Excel at project planning, be highly structured with excellent organisational skills and possess effective communication and people management skills.
  • Exceptional organisational skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong critical thinker and excellent at problem-solving
  • Planning and organizing
  • Decision-making
  • Communication skills
  • Influencing and leading
  • Delegation
  • Team work
  • Negotiation
  • Conflict management
  • Adaptability
  • Stress tolerance

Education / Experience

  • Blockchain Development experience a plus
  • Qualification in project management or equivalent
  • Knowledge of both theoretical and practical aspects of project management
  • Knowledge of project management techniques and tools
  • Direct work experience in project management capacity
  • Proven experience in people management
  • Proven experience in strategic planning
  • Proven experience in risk management
  • Proven experience in change management
  • Proficient in project management software
  • Strong experience in delivering Software projects
  • Knowledge and understanding of SDLC (but you are not required to have hands involvement).

Desired skills

Software Development
Project Management

Input Output HK is a research and development company and industry leader in the fields of cryptography and distributed systems. Since the company was founded in 2014 it has pioneered new territory in blockchain research, advancing industry knowledge with the work produced by its global team of cryptographers and researchers. A growing network of academic partnerships supports its research and the Blockchain Technology Laboratory at the University of Edinburgh serves as the global headquarters for its university collaborations.

With its twin pillars of research and development, Input Output aims to shorten the time between academic research and its application in industry, while supporting the education of students who will contribute to the future of the area. All the work Input Output produces is open source and patent-free.

The company is incorporated in Hong Kong and has a global presence, with now about 70 workers based around the world, including in Japan; the US, the UK, Russia; Latvia; Ukraine and Argentina.

Software Project Manager

Input Output | United Kingdom | EU & East US Time Zones
Fully remote | Full Time | 20 Dec, 2019