Project Manager

Verisk Nepal Pvt. Ltd.

Verisk Nepal is the software development and information technology (IT) service support center for Verisk Analytics. We are a dedicated team of software and IT professionals who provide technical support to Verisk's businesses. At Verisk Nepal, we help our internal clients focus on their business solutions while we focus on the technology. Verisk Nepal is a wholly owned subsidiary of ISO, a Verisk Analytics business.

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Project Manager

Kathmandu 44600, Nepal


Verisk Business: Verisk Analytics

Company Description

We help the world see new possibilities and inspire change for better tomorrows. Our analytic solutions bridge content, data, and analytics to help business, people, and society become stronger, more resilient, and sustainable.

Job Description

Position Summary

The Agile Project Manager (APM) role is a project leadership role who is responsible for helping software development teams in ISO Technology with planning, organizing, execution, delivery, and coaching agile teams towards high levels of performance, quality, and value for their customers. The APM continuously strives for delivery excellence using industry-tested project management, agile, and scrum principles and practices in a fast-paced technology environment.

Project Management

  • Serves as project leader of standing agile teams who work across the Technology organization from development teams through all functional / shared service areas to plan, coordinate, and execute value delivery of various business and technical initiatives; manages dependencies across teams as needed for successful delivery of cross-team initiatives.
  • Manages planning, estimation, and delivery of software and technology delivery projects using practices outlined by the ISO Technology PMO and other practices outlined through collaboration with other leaders in Technology.
  • Drives technology initiative planning and estimation of all sizes, tracking of key milestones and deliverables, and ensures effective communications of projects with stakeholders in ISO including business partners and technology. Effectively manages expectations of all stakeholders on milestones and deliverables using data where appropriate.
  • Works closely with product owners to ensure the team strives to achieve shared understanding of deliverables’ scope from the project / release planning level to work item level in the teams’ product backlogs. Also ensures a healthy product backlog that is continuously being refined and prioritized through collaboration with our business partners.
  • Leads and oversees software release planning – ensures smooth planning, collaboration, communication, and execution of UAT and Production application deployments of value to customers and users.
  • Effectively manages, plans for, and mitigates risk to projects; relentlessly tracks down resolutions to critical issues or escalates when necessary.
  • Works with teams to ensure technology’s organizational standards, tools, and best practices are implemented appropriately such as status reporting, KPIs and metrics, operational processes, time reporting, project reporting, and team level annual budgeting.
  • Where engaged in programs, collaborates with project and portfolio management colleagues in the business to coordinate and effectively manage development deliverable timelines, risks, and issues across the broader organization to manage other non-tech workstreams needed for successful delivery of value to our customers.

Agile & Scrum

  • Works with other leaders in technology to create an environment that encourages team growth, a culture of continuous improvement, and leads teams to towards high levels of performance and delivery excellence.
  • Coaches and guides teams on the importance of agile values and principles to build culture of self-organization, collaboration, empowerment, transparency, and how the scrum framework should be adopted in practice.
  • Diligently performs the role of scrum master for their teams to ensure teams are appropriately leveraging the roles, ceremonies, and artifacts of the scrum framework; also shields teams from impediments and resolves them quickly when they arise.


Skills and Knowledge:

  • Must have excellent communication skills – verbal, written, and listening skills
  • Proficient knowledge of Agile project management practices and frameworks such as Scrum and Kanban
  • Expert in agile values, principles, and servant leadership
  • Critical thinking skills – the ability to identify issues, propose solutions and drive resolution efforts
  • Excellent interpersonal skills including emotional intelligence, mentoring, coaching, collaborating and influence
  • Familiarity with basic software development technologies and tools, as well as Agile Project Management tools such as Jira
  • Ability to negotiate with stakeholders of all types
  • Strong organizational skills


  • 4+ years of proven experience serving as Project Manager and/or ScrumMaster role working with agile and traditional software development life cycle models, managing large complex projects
  • 3+ years of IT / technical experience across various roles
  • Has engaged as a collaborative member of a project team that has delivered technology solutions using agile and scrum principles and practices
  • Proficient as a ScrumMaster, with demonstrated ability to recognize obstacles as they impede the team’s progress and to employ techniques to guide the team to continuously improve
  • Demonstrated practical experience with Agile Project Management principles and practices
  • Deep experience managing risks within a project


Additional Information

In 2022, Verisk received Great Place to Work® Certification for our outstanding workplace culture for the sixth year in a row and second-time certification in the UK, Spain, and India. We’re also one of the 38 companies on the UK’s Best Workplaces™ list and one of 18 companies on Spain’s Best Workplaces™ list.

For over fifty years and through innovation, interpretation, and professional insight, Verisk has replaced uncertainty with precision to unlock opportunities that deliver significant and demonstrable impact. From our historic roots in risk assessment, we’ve grown to provide analytic insights that help transform industries focused on some of the world’s most critical areas. Today, the insurance industry relies on Verisk to be, and to make the world, more productive, resilient, and sustainable.

Verisk works in collaboration with our customers and at the intersection of people, data, and advanced technologies. Through proprietary platformed analytics, advanced modeling, and interpretation, we deliver immediate and sustained value to our customers and through them, to the individuals and societies they serve, with greater speed, precision, and scale. We’re 9,000 people strong, committed to translating big data into big ideas. We help others see new possibilities and empower certainty into big decisions that impact individuals and societies. And we relentlessly and ethically pursue innovation to help move our customers, and the world, toward better tomorrows.

Everyone at Verisk—from our chief executive officer to our newest employee—is guided by The Verisk Way, to Be Remarkable, Add Value, and Innovate.

  • Be Remarkable by doing something better each day in service to our customers and each other
  • Add Value by delivering immediate and sustained results that drive positive outcomes
  • Innovate by redefining what’s possible, embracing challenges, and pushing boundaries

Verisk Businesses

Underwriting Solutions — provides underwriting and rating solutions for auto and property, general liability, and excess and surplus to assess and price risk with speed and precision

Claims Solutions — supports end-to-end claims handling with analytic and automation tools that streamline workflow, improve claims management, and support better customer experiences

Property Estimating Solutions — offers property estimation software and tools for professionals in estimating all phases of building and repair to make day-to-day workflows the most efficient

Extreme Event Solutions — provides risk modeling solutions to help individuals, businesses, and society become more resilient to extreme events.

Specialty Business Solutions — provides an integrated suite of software for full end-to-end management of insurance and reinsurance business, helping companies manage their businesses through efficiency, flexibility, and data governance

Marketing Solutions — delivers data and insights to improve the reach, timing, relevance, and compliance of every consumer engagement

Life Insurance Solutions – offers end-to-end, data insight-driven core capabilities for carriers, distribution, and direct customers across the entire policy lifecycle of life and annuities for both individual and group.

Verisk Maplecroft — provides intelligence on sustainability, resilience, and ESG, helping people, business, and societies become stronger

Verisk Analytics is an equal opportunity employer.

All members of the Verisk Analytics family of companies are equal opportunity employers. We consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, sex, gender identity and/or expression, sexual orientation, veteran's status, age or disability.

Unsolicited resumes sent to Verisk, including unsolicited resumes sent to a Verisk business mailing address, fax machine or email address, or directly to Verisk employees, will be considered Verisk property. Verisk will NOT pay a fee for any placement resulting from the receipt of an unsolicited resume.

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Category Information Technology
Openings 1
Position Type Full Time
Experience 3+ years
Education Please check vacancy details
Posted Date 08 May, 2024
Apply Before 07 Jun, 2024
City Kathmandu