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Technical Project Manager- Tribal Community Liaison



IT, Customer Service, Operations
Phoenix, AZ, USA · Remote
Posted on Thursday, June 29, 2023

At Televeda, we’re building solutions to help keep vulnerable communities connected. We’re a social venture combating social isolation. Our end users are typically members of under-resourced communities. We must create a design process that centers their voices while celebrating the creativity and knowledge present in the community.

While all our positions are remote-first, candidates who reside in the Greater Phoenix Arizona region would be preferred for this role.

Job Summary:
We are seeking a Technical Project Manager with Indigenous expertise to join our team and support our Native American platform project & solutions. The Technical Project Manager will be responsible for facilitating the project, acting as a liaison with the tribal community and managing project timelines, budgets, and resources.


  • Act as a liaison between the project team and the regional stakeholders, ensuring that the project respects tribal sovereignty and meets the needs of the community.
  • Manage project timelines, budgets, and resources to ensure that project goals are met on time and within budget.
  • Collaborate with technical and non-technical teams to design, develop and implement project plans and deliverables.
  • Conduct regular progress meetings with stakeholders to ensure project alignment and to communicate project progress and status.
  • Ensure that the project adheres to all relevant regulatory requirements and industry standards.
  • Ensure that the project is well-documented and that all documentation is easily accessible and up-to-date.
  • Manage project risks, identifying and mitigating potential issues before they become critical.
  • Identify opportunities for process improvement and optimization.
  • Provide regular project status updates to management.


  • Bachelor's degree in a related technical field.
  • At least 5 years of experience in project management.
  • Experience working with Native American communities.
  • Strong understanding of the technical aspects of software development and deployment.
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Strong leadership skills, with the ability to inspire and motivate teams.
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment.
  • Ability to work effectively with diverse groups of stakeholders, including technical and non-technical team members, tribal community members, and external partners.
  • Familiarity with project management software, such as JIRA, Trello, or Asana.
  • Ability to travel to remote locations as needed.

Benefits: Remote Opportunity, with travel opportunities. We offer a competitive market salary, employee benefits, flexible work life balance with unlimited PTO, educational allowance.

In your application cover-letter, please share your relevant indigenous work & research experience.