Ather is a 300-member strong hardware startup
based out of Bangalore, building India’s first smart electric scooter, the
Ather S340 and the revolutionary Ather 450. Designed in-house and built
ground-up, both the scooters are high-performance vehicles powered by a
lithium-ion battery pack, has a touchscreen dashboard and a host of smart
features. Ather raised its series B funding from Hero MotoCorp. The series A
and seed funding were backed by Tiger global & Flipkart. Both the S340 and
S450 have hit the manufacturing lines and we are on track to begin our first
set of Vehicle deliveries for this year.
What will I be doing at Ather?
- Experience of working with
cross-functional teams to solve complex technical/technology problems.
- Experience managing and
maintaining complex projects across multiple teams
- Working closely with all
teams to identify risks on a day to day basis, look for mitigation, unblock
- Resolve complex issues
between teams through facilitation skills
- Report any impediments/red
flags to the Program Management Office and respective functional heads. Must
have the ability to raise escalations handle these, and subsequently plan for
solutions while adhering with strict deadlines.
- Possess excellent
communications and have good command over verbal and written skills
- Keep a clear focus on
details – the devil’s in the details!
- Demonstrated ability to
communicate and collaborate effectively and work with multiple teams. A
“get-it-done” self-starter who not only gets it done quickly and smartly but
delivers a high-quality result.
- Proactive, flexible, and
have impeccable follow through. Eagerly take on any tasks that need to be
accomplished, keeping an open & positive attitude.
- Should have good knowledge
of a general automotive product development life-cycle(s). The person should be
a go-getter with ability to multi-task and stay on top of a lot of things
simultaneously. The person should be savvy with relevant tools for project
- Liaison with different
Engineering functions in assessing, tracking and reporting.
- Drive Project progress and
ensure business results.
What kind of experience & skills do I need
for this role?
- Strong project management
skills- ability to handle multiple projects having unstructured scoping.
- SCRUM/AGILE is a plus
skills. MBA and PMP/PgMP desired.
- Demonstrating flexibility
and initiative in achieving the desired outcome and to act in an independent
- Good understanding of IT
systems like JIRA, PLM, Automation.
What should I have
BE/BS degree in Mechanical engineering
required with a strong background in Program/Project management.