Software Project Manager
place Burnaby, BC
24d ago


Cayenta is looking for an experienced senior Project manager to assist with key projects for our install base customers.

  • As a Project manager, you will report to the Director of Project Management Services and work closely with key stakeholders;
  • Operations Group, Key Clients, Finance, R&D, & Support Services

    You will be based out of the Burnaby, BC office and will have the opportunity to travel throughout all of North America approximately 25-50% of the time.

    Primary Functions

  • Demonstrate outstanding project control, ensuring that project plans / schedules, project budgets, and scope control all exceed expectations.
  • Effective project management provided through, impact analysis, leading project scope negotiations, managing expectations of evolving project requirements
  • Identify, analyze and assess business opportunities, processes, and workflows for PMO process improvements
  • Project Delivery & Critical Issue Resolution

  • Adhere to the schedule of work for all phases (& refine as a project journey progresses) of the project including start-
  • up and post implementation follow-up.

  • Be knowledgeable on project deliverables and contractual documentation to ensure obligations and expectations are met.
  • Prioritize project needs based on tasks outstanding, obstacles or barriers, budgets, resources and deadlines.
  • Coordinate resolution of project issues and / or delays to reduce the impact on the project and ensure timely implementation.
  • Additional learning opportunities as project evolves.
  • Client Management & Leadership

  • Responsible for all aspects of the project delivery, including managing the scope of the project and changes to the project deliverables, while ensuring client satisfaction and organizational profitability.
  • Regular communication of project updates, critical issues, implications, and progress to our clients and our leadership team.
  • Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Communications, or Information Systems required.
  • PMP Certification considered an asset.
  • Minimum 5 - 7 years of Project Management experience (with 2 - 3 years of direct management) within a software environment.
  • Experience from the Big 4 professional services firms, MBB, Big Oil / Utilities or SAP / Oracle highly preferred.
  • Desired Competencies :

  • Problem solving, critical thinking and analytical skills; must be comfortable making decisions independently.
  • Detailed oriented, conscientious about meeting expectations, and ability to exceed expectations within a matrixed organization.
  • Entrepreneurial Spirit, with willingness to roll up sleeves’ and work at all levels of client organization.
  • Strong influencing, coaching and communication (both written and verbal) skills across all levels of an organization, plus a passion for seeing others succeed.
  • Must be able to successfully manage and complete multiple tasks within deadlines.
  • Must be able to travel up 25% of the time within North America without restriction.
  • Salary

    Salary will be commensurate with experience and job responsibilities. Harris offers excellent fringe benefits including a generous vacation policy and health, dental, life and disability insurance.

    To apply click here Software Project Manager.

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