Technical Project Manager-"Ninja"



IT, Operations
Dubai - United Arab Emirates
Posted on Monday, March 20, 2023

About us

We’re on a mission to make app building so easy everyone can do it – regardless of their background, tech knowledge or budget. We’ve already helped thousands of entrepreneurs, small businesses and even global brands, like the BBC, Makro and Pepsi achieve their software goals and we’ve only just started. was voted as one of 2023’s ‘Most Innovative Companies in AI’ by Fast Company, and won Europas 2022 ‘Scaleup of the Year’. Our team has grown to over 800 people across the world and our recent announcement of $250m Series D funding (and partnership with Microsoft) means there’s never been a more exciting time to become a Builder.

Life at

At we encourage you to experiment! Each role at Builder has unlimited opportunities to learn, progress and challenge the status quo. We want you to help us become even better at supporting our customers and take AI app building to new heights.

Our global team is diverse, collaborative and exceptionally talented. We hire people for their differences but all unite with our shared belief in Builder’s HEARTT values: (Heart, Entrepreneurship, Accountability, Respect, Trust and Transparency) and a let’s-get-stuff-done attitude.

In return for your skills and commitment, we offer a range of great perks, from hybrid working and a variable annual bonus, to employee stock options, generous paid leave, and trips abroad #WhatWillYouBuild

About the Role

A Ninja is part of the Delivery team, which is responsible for making the customer’s dream and vision a software reality. The Technical Project Management team is responsible for the end to end execution of customer-facing mobile and web applications. This is a hands-on position where the Ninja (Technical Project Manager) will be involved in release planning, functional and technical design and specification, testing, working with key strategic partners, remote capacity and more.

What we are looking for

We're looking for individuals with a proven track record of managing complex, customer-facing software development projects under demanding timelines, and working as part of a distributed global team. We thrive on customer success and our customers trust us to deliver long lasting value and a great return on investment. If you are passionate about helping customers achieve their goals, building high quality products using reusable software building blocks; we will want to talk!

You will be responsible for:

  • Assembling project plans, giving teamwork assignments, identifying resource needs and escalating any issues appropriately.
  • Day to day management of projects end to end, ensuring adherence to Builder delivery processes to ensure consistent high quality end results.
  • Recognising and mitigating risk in the agreed delivery to the customer, managing and communicating any concerns to minimise impact.
  • Identifying delivery process improvements and sharing with team members and leadership to drive continuous improvement across the Delivery Organisation.


  • Strong facilitation skills needed to lead and participate in requirements sessions, scrum meetings, progress and status meetings.
  • Strong technical proficiency, especially relating to mobile applications, web applications and development, systems integration, quality assurance and product release and support requirements.
  • Ability to develop project/product plans, manage individual deadlines and goals.
  • Must be able to grasp issues quickly and while factoring in technical dependencies and system limitations and constraints, able to make educated decisions in the absence of complete information,
  • Cool, calm, collected and collaborative, able to work well under pressure and comfortable with change and complexity in dynamic environments.
  • Can shift readily between the "big picture” and the small-but-crucial details, knowing when to concentrate on each.
  • Ability to identify issues and problems, generate solutions and choose appropriate alternatives using basic root cause analysis.
  • Learning and adopting new tools very quickly.


  • Self-motivated, quick and assertive
  • Exceptional time management and organisational skills
  • Excellent stakeholder management and communication skills
  • Extremely detailed oriented and organised
  • Have the knowledge, skills and experience to be able to recognise when problems surface or potential problems are looming.
  • He/she should be capable of taking on different challenges and making things possible even though they seem impossible at first.


  • CSM / PMP certification
  • Health and wellness benefits
  • Performance-based bonuses and stock options
  • Employee friendly policies
  • Generous vacation and time off benefits, including paid holidays
  • Generally flexible working hours