Job Title: Project Manager Department: Operations Location: Gatineau Travel Required: Yes (Occasionally) Position Type: Position Type: Permanent / Full Time
Job Purpose: Working in the Public Safety Industry, you will be part of a project management team responsible for managing and delivery Solacom solutions. The Project Manager will plan, execute, finalize projects including close out according to timelines, scope and budget management. This includes acquiring resources and coordinating the efforts of team members and third party contractors in order to deliver projects according to plan. The Project Manager will work with Solacom Business Partners to assist in defining the project’s objectives and oversee delivery and quality control throughout its life cycle
Manage small to medium scale projects.
Manage multiple project assignments in parallel to ensure timely delivery.
Manage both Telecom and IT Infrastructure projects of varying degrees of complexity and size.
Execute on project management policies, guidelines and program parameters.
Determine, establish, track and manage project schedule timing and resource allocation to ensure targets are reached
Coordinate prioritization of projects to ensure consistency with corporate strategies
Report and monitor project budgets and statuses
Problem resolution and escalation management.
Conduct project status meetings
Perform root cause analysis, issues management and conflict resolution
Maintain regular communications among organization leaders
Identify and manage project dependencies and critical path
Develop and manage Project Charters, Project Plans, Schedules and Risk Management Plan
Manage overall project budgets
Oversee integration and alignment of resources (internal & external) schedules
Required Skills/Qualifications: • Post-secondary degree or diploma in technology or equivalent
Post-secondary degree or diploma in technology or equivalent
A minimum of 5 years’ experience working in Project Management and experience managing projects as a Delivery/Deployment Project Manager directly overseeing customer projects.
PMP or CAPM preferred (a certificate in PM will be considered for those with excellent track records)
Experience in customer facing role
Excellent interpersonal and client relationship skills interacting with a wide range of IT and management professionals, including executives
Proficient communicating at all levels within an organization
Extremely organized and capable of tracking, managing and resolving issues on multiple activities
Ability to proactively identify and implement risk mitigation and issue resolution strategies to ensure program success
Strong analytical, negotiation, problems solving and process thinking skills
Excellent written and verbal communication, coordination and organizational skills
Excellent presentation and listening skills
General knowledge of data center technologies, Telecom and IP networks
Proficient in the use in the Microsoft Suite including MS Project
High degree of tenacity and persistence to get tasks completed on schedule
Ability to deal with change and learn new technology and processes.