Job Opportunity for Project Manager at Wadhwani AI in Delhi

Website Wadhwani AI


Project Manager in Wadhwani AI will be responsible for assisting the solutions manager and project leads in tracking and delivery of the solutions. Also, will provide on-ground knowledge and project management to help design, pilot, and deploy our solutions.


The Wadhwani Institute for Artificial Intelligence (Wadhwani AI) is an independent nonprofit institute developing AI-based solutions for underserved communities in developing countries.

We work with over 40 partners including key government agencies, international development organizations, NGOs, and research organizations to identify real-world challenges, create and deploy innovative AI solutions to reach intended users and beneficiaries – with the objective of creating sustainable, scalable impact.

Our projects are supported by leading philanthropies such as the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, USAID, and Our accolades include winning the Google AI Impact Challenge (one among 20 out of 2600 competitors globally) as well as multiple awards at the 2021 Fast Company World Changing Ideas.

Our current portfolio of initiatives spans tuberculosis, maternal, newborn & child health, Covid-19 and cotton farming.


  • Oversees the planning and execution of projects.
  • Decides on priorities in projects, and works with engineering personnel to allocate resources
  • Identifies critical dependencies with external stakeholders and research/programs/products and ensures follow-through
  • Champion in the usage of Asana for managing timelines and to-dos
  • Acts as the scrum master across all projects
  • Understands technology well to estimate effort in engineering, formal understanding of software design and development
  • Works well with cross-functional teams to drive agenda items related to the delivery of software
  • Supports the product/solution lead in areas of scheduling and prioritization. 
  • Understand a projects scope and create documents for project requirements.
  • Organize the teams work plans, follow up on their progress and keep track of different projects.
  • Create a dashboard that gives an overview of all plans, projects, deliverables, obligations, partnerships, and deadlines
  • Conduct project meetings to communicate individual roles, and project expectations, and ensure that all project team members have the tools and training required to perform effectively
  • Monitor projects on a regular basis, evaluating progress and quality, and managing the issue resolution process to ensure corrective actions are taken
  • Maintain the quality of all project documents/data to assure the integrity of a project
  • Work with the project manager to report analyzed data and communicate results
  • Develop additional tools and refine processes to help all projects run effectively
  • Coordinate the schedule of activities related to the project.
  • Keep in touch with relevant stakeholders and potential new partners through briefings.
  • Organize webinars and lectures to drive community engagement, and later workshops & conferences when things go back to normal 


  • At least 8 – 15 years of experience in project management, working with development programs.
  • Should have prior experience working with program management tools, Gantt charts, work plans, and timelines.
  • Excellent written communication and strong experience in maintaining documents, contacts, records, and reports
  • Self-driven, result-oriented, and experienced in supporting teams activities
  • Comfortable traveling for field visits when required.
  • Capable of documenting minutes of meetings, and field findings, and drafting reports with inputs from other team members.
  • Team Management experience will be an add-on.
  • Excellent in documentation and written communication.
  • Ability to work in resource-constrained and ambiguous environments to define priorities
  • Is disciplined in execution and can implement good practices.
  • Candidates should have a bachelor’s/Master’s or equivalent in Engineering Discipline or equivalent industry experience. 

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