Sr. Project Manager, IT

Information Technology Ottawa, ON Toronto, ON Ottawa, ON


What makes us Qlik 

Qlik helps enterprises around the world move faster, work smarter, and lead the way forward with an end-to-end solution for getting value out of data. A Gartner Magic Quadrant Leader for 11 years in a row! Our platform is the only one on the market that allows for open-ended, curiosity-driven exploration, giving everyone – at any skill level – the ability to make real discoveries that lead to real outcomes and transformative changes. We are a Values-Driven organization, operating over 100 countries with 38,000 customers around the world. If you think we are interesting, please read on – we may be looking for you!  


As a Senior IT Project Manager and team member of our rapidly growing company, you will have significant impact on our company’s growth and success. You’ll have the opportunity to work cross-functionally with IT teams and business partners across Qlik. Candidates must be self-driven and results oriented, with a strong will to succeed.


Responsibilities include:

  • Utilizing your strategic and tactical planning skills to lead multiple, concurrent programs or projects.
  • Acting as a liaison between business teams and IT teams to ensure that proposed solutions meet business requirements.
  • Building relationships with cross-functional stakeholders with the goal of becoming a trusted partner.
  • Translating new product offerings, technology projects and business objectives into sequenced executable projects, timelines, and delivery milestones with clearly defined benefits.
  • Adhering and contributing to IT PMO processes and PM methodology to successfully deliver projects.
  • Working closely with implementation partners to align with their project plans and coordinating timelines and execution with internal as well as third party partners
  • Working closely with IT leaders to define and contribute to business process and technology roadmaps in support of long-term strategies.
  • Developing and maintaining key project governance documentation to ensure the proper amount of structure is applied to enable project success.
  • Providing timely updates and elevate critical risks to project, management, and senior executive teams.
  • Communicating with stakeholders regularly to manage expectations and to provide project updates on scope, budget, and velocity.
  • Exhibiting critical thinking by seeing outcomes and providing direction when there are multiple stakeholders and solutions.
  • Coaching, collaborating with and mentoring IT PMO team members and technical leads.

Qualifications include:

  • Undergraduate Degree in Business or IT-related field or equivalent combination of education and experience in a related field.
  • 8+ years of experience successfully leading projects in a fast paced and multifaceted environment.
  • PgMP or PMP certification preferred.
  • Experience in establishing and driving the adoption of program frameworks, tools, and best practices.
  • Proven experience in driving the end-to-end delivery of new product to market and new technology.
  • Proficient in using Microsoft Teams, Smartsheets and Jira.
  • Strong understanding of Program and Project Management frameworks.
  • Proficient knowledge of the systems implementation and development life cycles.
  • Strong communication skills both written and verbal/presentations. Ability to bridge from high-level objectives to project details and vice-versa.
  • Strong organizational planning skills and understanding of portfolio management concepts.
  • Effective analytical skills with an ability to identify issues and resolve, or identify the internal resources to assist.
  • Tolerant of ambiguity and the flexibility to work well in a dynamic environment with evolving priorities.
  • Proven experience leading Security, IT infrastructure, Business Applications projects.
  • Proven ability to lead through influence, partnering with globally distributed, cross-functional teams to achieve a shared goal.
  • Ability to engage with IT & business leaders to help unblock/escalate projects as needed.
  • Initiative to start programs and/or projects with little or no information and drive to see to fruition.
  • Excellent leadership skills that improve project team effectiveness.


The role is located in US or Canada.


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