Montreal, QC - Senior Technical Project Manager
About The Team
We are seeking a Senior Technical Project Manager to join our PMO team, one with the right expertise and experience in leading the delivery of medium to large engineering projects in a software products environment. Multiple scrum teams develop the project deliverables and the project manager will be responsible for building and managing a coherent release plan then facilitating cross-functional coordination across teams to ensure its execution.
What you’ll do and how you’ll make an impact:
Direct project teams of bright, motivated, and strong-willed people through an integrated process of requirements definition, strategy formulation, solution design, and delivery.
Drive tight execution of project tasks to keep projects on time, on budget and within approved scope, leveraging the change control process as required
Be responsible to report on the status of your projects to executive-level management and across departments
Scope, estimate, initiate, plan, and deliver assigned projects to your stakeholders
Anticipate and identify potential risks/problems to address before they materialize, including potential tradeoffs between competing priorities
Effectively facilitate regular team and governance status meetings, such as scrum of scrums
Forecast and report on remaining project work (to support ongoing planning and to determine appropriate % complete and associated revenue recognition)
Be familiar with software development and system design, in an operational environment
Remain up to date on emerging best practices and innovate/experiment on methods to improve our delivery practices and to beat our target metrics in project delivery (i.e. help develop project management governance standards, processes, guidelines and metrics, if and as required).
A leader: contributing to the passion of our project delivery teams, you are known for leading functional or project team members to success and to continuous improvement, and you are able to gain respect, credibility, and influence others
Experienced & technical: you have a college/university degree, with 8+ years relevant project management experience engaged in a software-focused business, and a track record of successfully starting and finishing medium to large engineering projects
Exceptional: at the delivery of projects with traditional (Waterfall) and Agile (scrum) methodologies, and see ways to bridge these two approaches
Collaborative: you value teamwork, seek perspective from others, and use all the resources available to you to make informed decisions
Accountable: when it comes to setting objectives and managing targets, you don’t miss commitments without notice or alternative planning. I If it appears you or one of your stakeholders will, you report the risk and find ways to address it before it becomes an issue
An expert (or very familiar): with the tools we use, such as Google G Suite, Smartsheet, JIRA, and Confluence
Nice To Have
A PMP, PMP-ACP and/or Certified Scrum Master (CSM) certifications
Experience working in startup environments where individuals are very autonomous and have many conflicting prioritiesExperience in the field of ecommerce
Are available to travel up to 10% of the time
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