Project Manager

<p>Reporting into and working directly with our SVP Strategy and Product Development, we have a newly created opportunity for a Project Manager. Someone who wants to come in and define the role and PM practice and directly contribute to improving the way we manage our resources and our deliverables. This is a role for a Project Manager who wants to identify gaps and roll out solutions.&nbsp;</p>

Toronto, ON


Venngo is The Original PERKS company&trade;. Since 2000, Venngo WorkPerks&reg; has helped Canada&rsquo;s top employers improve employee engagement and quality of life with our exclusive, branded group discount programs. Venngo seamlessly manages and maintains programs via a custom co-branded website, e-newsletters and exclusive mobile app, simplifying and reducing the cost of managing your group discounts. Employee enrollment rates of over 80% are typical and we reach more than 1 million Canadian households. We offer unique PERKS not available anywhere else from more than 1,000 name brand and local merchants in over 6,000 locations across Canada. We can save each employee thousands of dollars every year on everyday purchases like dining and clothing plus unique experiences and big-ticket items like travel, insurance, computers and automobiles.

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Mid Level

Overview: <p><strong>#WhyVenngo? </strong>At Venngo, we drive the well-being of employees and members at some of the world&rsquo;s most respected organizations by providing exciting health and happiness perks. Simply put, the team at Venngo spends their days thinking of ways to make people happy, save money with discounts and bring a smile to someone&rsquo;s face.</p> <p>A leader in group discounts and employee perks in the Canadian market, we are expanding the scope of our product and our reach beyond our geographical border. We want to position ourselves as a North American leader. To effectively do so, we&rsquo;ve created a new role for a Project Manager.</p> <p><strong>What&rsquo;s in it for you?</strong></p> <p>Reporting into and working directly with our SVP Strategy and Product Development, we have a newly created opportunity for a Project Manager. Someone who wants to come in and define the role and PM practice and directly contribute to improving the way we manage our resources and our deliverables. This is a role for a Project Manager who wants to identify gaps and roll out solutions. Someone who can manage the details and the big picture; an expert at mitigating risks and defining proactive resolutions.</p> <p><strong>Who you are</strong></p> <p>You are an experienced Project Manager looking for greater recognition and the opportunity to pioneer best practices in a smaller, growing company. You want to build your own job description, practices and procedures. You want a seat at the table where you can see the contribution you make to the company&rsquo;s growth and success.</p>
Responsibilities: <p><strong>What our Project Manager will focus on:</strong></p> <ul> <li>Introducing best practices and processes. You will work side-by-side with our SVP Strategy and Product Development to build out a scalable project management process. You will introduce best practices for resource and task management. You will define and execute reporting on deliverables.</li> <li>Overall project management. You will own and drive the complete execution of projects. From gathering requirements to allocating resources. You will establish project schedules, manage scope and change requests and oversee the project efforts.</li> <li>Day-to-day project deliverables. You will be responsible for the end-to-end process including detailed planning, budgeting, reporting, implementation, change management and training.</li> <li>Project communications and risk management. You will manage communications for the projects. You will consider the big-picture effects, proactively manage issues and alleviate risks. You will report to the project stakeholders on the project status, budget and change requests.</li> </ul>
Requirements: <p><strong>So, how do we know that&rsquo;s you? You have:</strong></p> <ul> <li>The ideal combination of education and experience: <ul> <li>A university degree in Business Administration or a related field.</li> <li>You have achieved, or are working towards your PMI certification</li> <li>5+ years experience in project management with several years at a software product company.</li> <li>Full SDLC, preferably following an Agile methodology</li> <li>Internal team management and negotiation experience are essential.</li> </ul> </li> <li>The Project Management skills. You are highly detail oriented and meticulous. Your focus is accomplishing every milestone while ensuring processes are followed and issues are proactively dealt with.</li> <li>The creative and process-oriented approach. You have strengths in strategic visioning and concept development.</li> <li>The drive to continuously improve. You are a forward thinker and believe in implementing and following best practices.</li> <li>The communication skills. You have outstanding verbal, presentation and relationship building skills. You know how to work with any level of internal and external client.</li> <li>The passion. You want to grow your career at a company where you can make a mark and see the results of your efforts. You are passionate about building and nurturing a trusted brand and customer loyalty.</li> <li>The technical skills. You have experience with Project Management software and Jira.</li> <li>The personality. You are incredibly organized, approachable, energetic, enthusiastic, curious and fun. You are a team player, a collaborator and an independent thinker.</li> </ul> <p><strong>Who we are</strong></p> <p>This is Venngo 2.0, a proudly Canadian company making headway as an industry leader and an employer of choice. We have reignited our teams with our purpose as we continue to grow in this competitive space. With a renewed commitment from our founder and new leadership in place, we&rsquo;re all-in. From taking business risks to growing the trust our clients have in us. Everyone here is committed to bringing the best in employee perks in health, wellness and happiness to the people who use our platforms. We believe strongly in the value of what we are doing and our capacity to make work better for everyone.</p> <p>At Venngo, that starts internally. From access to our own amazing perks to professional development to a genuine respect for ideas from every single person here.</p> <p>One of our priorities is helping our own people grow and reach their goals. We are focused on unlocking the value of our employees. We believe in tapping into the potential in our people and giving them an opportunity to do the work they love to do. To that end, we ensure that everyone&rsquo;s accomplishments are acknowledged out loud on a regular basis.</p> <p><strong>Why commit to a career with Venngo</strong></p> <p><strong>Collaboration</strong>. We have fun, and we are made up of teams that collaborate. A place where the best idea wins. We have an open-concept office without assigned seating. This means that you can pull up a chair and get to work beside whomever you need information from or vice versa.</p> <p><strong>Opportunity</strong>. We offer the best of both worlds balancing an established business with profitable growth and a fast-paced, fun culture often found in emerging technology startups.</p> <p><strong>Innovation</strong>. As a company, we maintain our position as the market leader in the space, by constantly evolving our offerings, creating new interactive online spaces and integrating ideas.</p> <p><strong>Join us.</strong></p> <p>At Venngo we know that not everyone takes the same path when it comes to building their skills. If you feel you meet all or most of the qualifications we are seeking; and you are excited by the possibility of growing our company, take a chance and express your interest here. To learn more about how we are, follow us on <a href="">Twitter</a>, <a href="">Facebook</a> and <a href="">LinkedIn</a>.</p> <p>Venngo 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>