Assistant Project Manager in Project title: Development of smart drone ecosystem and demonstration of social applications towards larger drone deployment strategy of Maharashtra

IIT Bombay

Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

Research/Project Assistant

₹33.6-67.2k (monthly)

Full time


May 27

Assistant Project Manager


We are seeking a highly motivated and experienced Assistant Project Manager to join our team for an exciting project titled "Development of smart drone ecosystem and demonstration of social applications towards larger drone deployment strategy of Maharashtra." This project aims to develop and demonstrate a drone ecosystem for societal applications in rural areas, aligning with Maharashtra's drone deployment strategy. As an Assistant Project Manager, you will play a crucial role in liaising with industry partners, handling recruitment and HR activities, coordinating with internal stakeholders, managing events and workshops, and contributing to the overall success of the project.

Designation: Assistant Project Manager

Research Area: Development of smart drone ecosystem and social applications for rural areas

Location: Indian Institute of Technology Bombay (IITB), Mumbai, India


  • MTech/ME/MDes or equivalent degree OR BTech/BE/MA/MSc/MCA/MBA or equivalent degree with 2 years of relevant experience
  • Experience in liaising with industry and external agencies
  • Knowledge of recruitment-related and HR activities
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines
  • Excellent planning and organizational skills
  • Proactive and able to work independently with minimum supervision

Job Description:

  • Establish and maintain strong relationships with industry partners and external agencies
  • Handle recruitment and HR-related activities for the project
  • Prepare reports, minutes of meetings, and presentations
  • Coordinate with internal stakeholders, including IRCC, technical staff, team leads, accounts, and admin staff
  • Manage events and workshops related to the project
  • Handle logistics, including consignments and virtual training support
  • Assist in publicity and marketing activities, including website maintenance
  • Travel within India for product demonstrations and meetings as required
  • Collaborate on MoUs, NDAs, technology transfer, and industry collaborations
  • Undertake any other work assigned as per project requirements

How to Apply:

Interested candidates are requested to submit their applications to Please include the job reference number (50459119) in the subject line of your email. Applications should include a detailed CV, relevant documents, and a cover letter explaining your suitability for the position.

Last Date for Apply: 06.06.2023

General Information:

  • This is a temporary position for a period of 1 year, with the possibility of annual renewal based on performance and the duration of the project (5 years).
  • The selected candidate may be offered a lower or higher designation and salary based on experience and performance in the interview.
  • Candidates called for an interview will be responsible for their own expenses.
  • For any queries or clarifications, please contact

Apply for this position Back to job

You must be logged in to to apply to this job.