We are looking for a Project Manager to help plan and coordinate the implementation of Internet technology, manage technology related projects, coordinate service requests with other development staff and partners, manage internal projects within the organization and generally do everything necessary to ensure our clients succeed with their web-
based GIS initiatives. Our clients are located all over North America, so occasional travel may be required.
You need to feel comfortable facilitating meetings and leading initiatives with little or no guidance (and occasionally incomplete information).
This position involves constant attention to the big picture of the client or business partner relationship, the client’s project, and ensuring successful execution.
You will be involved in the preparation and delivery of proposals and other presentations.
Please note that we are filling this role to cover a parental leave but there is a very real possibility that it will be converted into a permanent position.
Lead the planning and implementation of projects
Create detailed project plans
Provide leadership to project teams to support internal and external customer requirements and project delivery,
Effectively communicate project expectations to team members and stakeholders in a timely and clear fashion
Estimate the resources and participants needed for project needs
Identify risks and escalate where appropriate
Verify and control project scope
Manage project budget successfully
Create project performance reports
Manage and update project contracts
Set and continually manage project expectations with team members and other stakeholders
Delegate tasks and responsibilities to appropriate personnel
Identify and manage project dependencies and critical path
Communicate effectively with the PMO manager to ensure performance of contracts and budgets
Adhere to corporate and PMO procedures and methodology
Knowledge of project management techniques and tools
Direct work experience in project management capacity
Experience in people management, risk management, and change management
Knowledge of GIS, Geomatics industry, and Internet mapping is desirable
Formal training and / or certification in project management is an asset
Candidates with PMP certification is preferred
Critical thinking and problem solving skills
Planning and organizing