Project Manager

Professional Services Vancouver, BC


Description

We are looking for a Project Manager to support the team in planning, managing and administering projects. You will be working closely with your team members to ensure that all project requirements, deadlines, and schedules are on track.  Responsibilities include: project plan (Implementation Guide and Gantt Charts), communication plan, allocating tasks and setting milestone.

 

Responsibilities

  • Project initiation includes defining the project's goals, objectives, risks, assumptions, roles and responsibilities, work breakdown structure, milestones, and deliverables.
  • Manage project activities throughout the project lifecycle, including resource assignment, scheduling, documentation, budget, and other factors necessary for success.

  • Project planning using the appropriate software tools and templates. Provide regular weekly and monthly project status reporting

  • Manage resource allocation and project needs with Division Manager and flexibility to adjust to shifting priorities and deadlines.

  • Intuitive grasp of organizational structure in order to manage cross-departmental and cross-disciplinary resource allocation and work dependencies

  • Organize project teamwork work activities and guide the teams throughout their efforts to produce deliverables according to specifications.

  • Facilitate project meetings and work with division manager to help with conflict resolution

  • Able to effectively communicate with all types of staff, including technical, professional, and upper management. Able to effectively communicate both verbally and in writing.

  • Able to build and maintain lasting relationships with division units, key managers, and other stakeholders.

  • Track and monitor project revenue and expenses to ensure completion within budget.

  • Persuasive and motivating, with a strong focus on managing consultants.

  • Conduct project post-mortems in order to identify areas for improvement; make recommendations based on findings.

 

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in business or Equivalent
  • 1-3 years of experience managing projects and demonstrated success in managing projects
  • Proficiency with basic Microsoft Office Applications (Outlook, Word, Excel)
  • Familiarity with project management software
  • PMP certification is an asset