Senior Technical Program Manager
At the core we believe that people who are driven by passion are the ones who drive this world. We at ZET are a bunch of passionate people who are on a mission to make a difference in people’s lives. We are bringing fintech to the untapped Bharat of 500 million online users. We are building the largest network of trusted agents via a platform that connects consumers to financial brands with the power of technology. Alongside providing a source of income to the largest unemployed sector.
Building for the next billion users, we are determined to expand the reach of fintech to Bharat. Employing millions of agents across tier 2, 3 & 4 cities of India, our app acts as a platform that helps digital-first fintech brands reach the users in the untapped parts. Raising $13M in our series A funding in March 2022, we are proud to be backed by General Catalyst, Nexus, Sequoia Surge, Waterbridge and other leading Angel Investors. Starting with only two in 2019, we are now a workforce of high spirited people diligently striving to enable fintech for Bharat.
Problems we are solving
- Lack of awareness - Consumers are unaware of the best financial solutions in the market.
- No proper medium - Fintech brands find it difficult to reach out to the right consumers in tier 2,3 & 4 cities.
- Trust deficit - Unlike an urban user, consumers from rural areas lack trust in modern fintech services & products
The rise of ZET
- April 2019, Founded by Manish Shara & Yash Desai
- August, 2020, Raised Seed Funding led by Waterbridge Ventures
- July 2021, Raised $5 M led by Sequoia’s Surge, Nexus Venture Partners & renowned Angel investors.
- March 2022, Raised $13M in Series A round led by General Catalyst & renowned Angel investors.
Angel Investors who trust our mission
- Kunal Shah - Co Founder, CRED
- Kalyan Krishnamurthy- CEO Flipkart
- Harshil Mathur - Co Founder, Razorpay
- Vidit Aatrey - Founder & CEO, Meesho
- Sujeet Kumar - Co Founder, Udaan
- Lalit Keshre - CEO, GROWW
- Gaurav Munjal - Co-founder & CEO, Unacademy
- Aakrit Vaish - Co-founder & CEO, Haptik
- Jitendra Gupta - Founder, Jupiter
- Amrish Rau - CEO PineLabs
- Gokul Rajaram - Product & Business, Doordash
- High-end Technology
- Make in India
- Accelerated Growth
- Build for next Billion users
- Fast pace & Innovation
- Opportunity to Thrive
Technical Program Manager @ ZET:
As a Technical Program Manager, you will play a crucial role in the planning, execution, and delivery of our technology projects. You will work closely with cross-functional teams, including engineering, product management, and design, to ensure the successful development and deployment of our fintech solutions. This role requires a deep understanding of both technology and project management, as well as exceptional communication and leadership skills. Join us on this exciting journey and make a meaningful difference in the lives of millions of people in India.
The role reports to SVP Engineering - Rajeev Kumar Sharma
- Project Planning: Collaborate with stakeholders to define project scope, objectives, and requirements. Develop comprehensive project plans, including timelines, milestones, and resource allocation.
- Execution: Lead cross-functional teams to execute projects according to the established plans. Monitor project progress, identify and mitigate risks, and ensure timely delivery.
- Communication: Maintain clear and open communication with all project stakeholders, providing regular updates on project status, risks, and issues. Foster a collaborative environment.
- Resource Management: Allocate resources effectively, ensuring that team members have the necessary tools and support to succeed. Prioritize and manage competing demands on resources.
- Quality Assurance: Implement quality control processes to ensure that projects meet high standards of quality and compliance with industry regulations.
- Problem Solving: Identify and address technical and logistical challenges. Make data-driven decisions to keep projects on track.
- Documentation: Maintain project documentation, including requirements, specifications, and change logs. Ensure that all project artifacts are organized and accessible.
- Stakeholder Management: Build strong relationships with internal and external stakeholders, including partners and vendors. Anticipate and address their needs and concerns.
- Continuous Improvement: Identify opportunities for process improvement and optimization. Implement best practices for project management within the technology team.
- Bachelor's degree in computer science, engineering, or a related field. Master's degree is a plus.
- Proven experience of 3+ years as a Technical Program Manager in a technology-focused organisation, preferably in the fintech industry.
- Strong understanding of software development methodologies, including Agile and Scrum.
- Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to work effectively with diverse teams.
- Strong problem-solving and decision-making abilities.
- Knowledge of fintech, financial services, or related industries is a plus.
- Experience with project management tools and software.
- Strong business acumen, strategic thinking and problem-solving skills.
- Proven ability to lead and motivate cross-functional teams.
- Exceptional project management and organisational abilities.
- A track record of driving results and achieving strategic goals.
- Agility and ability to adapt quickly to changing requirements and scope and priorities.
- Excellent communication and collaboration skills.
- Strong interpersonal skills.