Project Manager
Vector Institute
Toronto ,ON, CA
5d ago

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  • KEY RESPONSIBILITIES Engage with Vector Sponsors to propose AI projects based on specific technical themes, recruit and coordinate project participants, and develop complete project plans;
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  • Work closely with project participants to define project milestones, success measures, risks and mitigation measures;
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  • Develop use cases and pilot projects in collaboration with Vector Sponsors and facilitate the development of new algorithms and methodologies;
  • Capture project success stories that can be used for public relations; Prepare reporting as required for Sponsors, Vector’s senior management & its Board of Directors;
  • and Provide support and insight regarding Sponsors to Industry Innovation team as required. KEY SUCCESS MEASURES Vector achieves its goals for its industry sponsor relationships Industry sponsorship growth and retention goals are met Industry sponsor feedback via informal and formal feedback mechanisms validates that Vector is providing appropriate services and support through effective working relationships PROFILE OF THE IDEAL CANDIDATE Holds, at minimum, a university degree in a business or technical field such as computer science, computer engineering or related field;
  • PMP or PMI certification preferred Currently in, or has previously been in, a role where research organizations and the academic community have been actively engaged for the full successful implementation of medium-

  • large size projects for a period of five or more years Adept at building and effectively managing multidisciplinary project teams, prioritizing conflicting needs, managing limited resources, handling matters expeditiously, and following through on tasks to successful completion Possesses exceptional verbal and written English communication skills;
  • are effective in presenting to a diverse set of stakeholders from the business and technology ecosystem. Understands the basic roles of the various innovation organizations in Ontario (such as MRIS, OCE, MaRS, Mitacs) and their programmes in support of innovation, research, and start-

    ups. Brings a positive attitude and energy, integrity, a sense of humour, and outlook to a corporate culture, and are motivated by continuous learning and the desire to make a difference and a real contribution to AI.

    We thank all applicants for their interest in this exciting opportunity and will be in touch with those whose qualifications most closely match with our needs.

    The Vector Institute is committed to employment equity and diversity in the workplace and welcomes applications from women, racialized persons / visible minorities, Indigenous peoples, persons with disabilities, and LGBTQ+ persons.

    All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply. Further, we are committed to fostering an environment of inclusivity and accessibility.

    If you require an accommodation at any point throughout the recruitment and selection process, please contact Kailyn Burke at kailyn.

    burke vectorinstitute.ai and we will happily work with you to meet your needs.

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