Project Manager

<p>We work with exciting tech including MicroStrategy and Teradata to build inspiring data warehouse solutions. To that end, we need a Project Manager who can talk the talk, walk the walk and inspire greatness.</p>

Toronto, Ontario

Project X Ltd.

<div>Project X Ltd. is a data and analytics boutique, systems integration and support firm.</div> <p>By focusing on our clients&rsquo; objectives and best interests we are able to work collaboratively to drive business value.&nbsp;Our team of experienced professionals works along side our customers using an integrated delivery model which allows us to tailor our approach to the individual needs of an engagement. From strategy through execution to delivery we work with our clients to achieve results in a quick and cost effective manner.</p> <p><strong>Our Difference is our Approach.</strong></p> Creative, innovative and adaptive approach to solutions to meet client objectives<br />Single focus on delivering value<br />Act with a sense of urgency<br />Maintain collegial approach<br />Work in the best interests of client<br />Generate great results<br />Develop trusted relationships<br /> <p>&nbsp;</p>

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Overview: <p><strong>Data is our core DNA.</strong></p> <p><strong>What we do</strong></p> <p>At Project X, we work with clients to solve problems and gain insight through the use of data and analytics. Our clients give us their most challenging situations and no problem is too big or small for our team. From strategy through execution to delivery, Project X works with our clients to achieve results in a quick and cost-effective manner using our rapid results methodology. This approach defines our success and sets us apart.</p> <p><strong>Who we need</strong></p> <p>Project X is seeking a new<strong> Project Manager</strong>. Someone who wants to be equally involved in ensuring the highest quality of work is being delivered in a timely manner and that every team member feels supported, heard and appreciated.</p> <p>Project X works with exciting tech including MicroStrategy and Teradata to build inspiring data warehouse solutions. To that end, we need a Project Manager who can talk the talk, walk the walk and inspire greatness.</p> <p>Project Managers at Project X are pragmatic and insightful. They work on client sites across the GTA, overseeing innovative solution implementations, gaining incomparable exposure to complex tech and data analytics, diving deep into the problems and the solutions our clients need.</p>
Responsibilities: <p><strong>As a Project X Project Manager you will be responsible for:</strong></p> <ul> <li>End-to-end ownership and accountability of the project. A true on-site, tactical leader. You will simultaneously be focused on the big picture and the details.</li> <li>Coordinating all of the key players on your team - BAs, developers, testers and third party vendors - with the customer, ensuring everyone is aligned. You will be involved in the full SDLC and work across all teams to ensure we add value.</li> <li>Building out all of the key project management deliverables and processes. From Gant charts to detailed project plans. From documenting and assessing risks to change management strategies. From communication plans to budgets.</li> <li>Managing budgets. As part of project oversight, review and approve costs. This includes working with third party vendors to establish a strict scope and budget.</li> <li>Scheduling Sprint activities. Many of our clients run Waterfall with Agile influences. Project deliverables need to be broken down, assigned and deployed.</li> <li>Managing risks, evaluating - and re-evaluating change requests, maintaining the defined scope parameters. Both from a day-to-day perspective but also, from a long-term project perspective. You will be responsible for troubleshooting, anticipating and deploying solutions to issues as they arise.</li> </ul>
Requirements: <p><strong>And how do we know that&rsquo;s you? You have:</strong></p> <ul> <li>The right combination of experience and education. At least 5+ years full SDLC project experience including time as a Project Manager planning and executing complex technical projects. A university degree in Business Administration or Computer Science/Engineering is an asset.</li> <li>A sense of ownership. You understand that Project Management is a rewarding but challenging field. You are level-headed and detail oriented, striving to solve issues before they arise, to avoid problems before they occur.</li> <li>The technical skills. You have hands-on expertise with MS Project and Agile Project Management tools such as Jira and Slack. You have an understanding of databases, data warehouses, analytics and reporting as well as experience using visualization tools such as Tableau and Click. Exposure to SAP is beneficial.</li> <li>Outstanding communication skills. You know how to speak to stakeholders and team members of all levels. You excel at making presentations, negotiating timelines and providing updates. The written materials you produce are equally impressive and effective.</li> <li>Impressive leadership skills. You understand how to deal with people and political sensitivities. You can: <ul> <li>Effectively motivate people who report to you - and those that don&rsquo;t.</li> <li>Facilitate coordination and cooperation across multiple functional teams both onsite and virtually.</li> <li>Influence customers, clarify ambiguities and present information in a way that is structured and makes sense.</li> </ul> </li> <li>A consulting state-of-mind. It&rsquo;s a thing. You&rsquo;ll know if you have it. So will we. You have the ability to work autonomously and away from headquarters for long periods of time. And still find your way back &ldquo;home&rdquo; and into the comfortable, open and sharing mental and physical space of our office on a regular basis.</li> </ul> <p><strong>Why join Project X?</strong></p> <p>Project X Ltd drives success by focusing on building teams of incredibly talented, fun, dedicated people.</p> <p>At Project X, we work hard for our clients but we also work hard to continue to be an employer of choice. We reward hard work and forward thinking with recognition, a fun company culture, opportunity to advance your career and a competitive salary.</p> <p><strong>We also offer other employment benefits like:</strong></p> <ul> <li>Health and dental benefits package</li> <li>Gym membership discount</li> <li>Casual dress code and working environment</li> <li>Holiday parties and BBQs</li> <li>Getting together for team socials and sporting events</li> </ul> <p>While we often work onsite with our clients, we make sure we spend lots of time together to ensure everyone feels connected to the mission, company culture and is a valued member of the team.</p> <p>If you believe in working collectively to raise the bar, we want to meet you. Express your interest here and follow us on Twitter, Facebook or LinkedIn.</p> <p>Project X welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.</p>