Senior Project Manager

Geotab - Oakville, ON (30+ days ago)

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Who is Geotab:
Geotab, a global leader in IoT and connected transportation, is one of the fastest-growing technology companies in North America and a certified “Great Place to Work.” Each day, Geotab processes billions of data points from over 2 million connected vehicles, extracting actionable insights to help empower businesses to better manage their fleets. Recognized as the world’s #1 commercial telematics provider, Geotab’s solutions are used by more than 40,000 customers in over 130 countries around the globe. Geotab understands that telematics is critical to helping create safer and more sustainable drivers, businesses and communities and actively works to help businesses improve driver behavior, reduce greenhouse gas emissions and create safer roads for all. Global demand for telematics is increasing and Geotab is leading the way. Are you ready to join us? To see what it’s like to be a Geotabber, follow us @InsideGeotab on Instagram, Twitter or Facebook today!

Who are we looking for:
We are looking for a Senior Operations Project Manager to manage key projects and initiatives championed or sponsored by the Operations team. The projects will vary in scope, complexity and affected business area. We are looking for a project management professional who is comfortable working with key stakeholders in all areas of the business.

What are the details of this position:
As a Senior Operations Project Manager you will be responsible for creating and managing a project’s scope, project plan and deliverables. You will be required to work with project stakeholders, involving them in key business decisions. You will be responsible for implementing project tasks, as well as managing day-to-day activities. You will also need to provide regular status reports to key stakeholders to ensure the project is on time and meeting expectations. You will need to work closely with all Geotab teams, so that you are able to perform your job to the highest level.

This person will be a self-starter with strong written and verbal presentation and communication skills, and holds the ability to quickly understand complex, technical concepts. In addition, the successful candidate will have strong analytical, business and project management skills with an ability to identify needs, develop effective solutions, and manage projects through completion. The successful candidate will also be able to manage multiple timelines and contrasting priorities to ensure timely results.

Duties and Tasks/Essential Functions:
Responsible for overall project execution success, serving as main point of contact for client and senior management for the project
Support all aspects of the implementation and progression of assigned projects, from original concept through project closure activities
Provide leadership for project team by building and motivating team members to meet project goals and adhere to their responsibilities and project milestones.
Coordinate definition of project scope and objectives
Assist in defining the resources required to support the project
Define high-level work plans, key project tasks and deliverables, and manage the integration of resources and knowledge across projects and tasks
Manage project issues and risks to mitigate impact to baseline, dependencies, and critical path deliverables
Manage change in scope
Communicate expectations to team members and stakeholders in a timely manner.
Provide status reporting regarding project milestones, deliverables, dependencies, risks and issues — communicating across leadership
Maintain up-to-date project document repository
Participate in establishing best practices, templates, policies, tools and partnerships to expand and mature these capabilities for the organization
Ensure adherence to corporate standards and practices and serve as a key contact in the escalation process
Coach, mentor and motivate more junior PMs

Experience/Skills Required:
Engineering degree or Bachelor’s degree in business commerce
5-8 years of project management experience working in a company or department with a heavy emphasis on technology. Government experience is a plus
5-8 years of experience working with business stakeholders within a cross-functional matrix environment
Experienced PM with the ability to successfully drive projects to completion while managing the right balance of process without burdening the entrepreneurial spirit of the company
Strong leadership, diplomatic and motivational skills including the ability to lead up, across and down multiple business and technology organizations
Ability to work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment demonstrating teamwork, innovation and excellence
Excellent leadership, communication (written, verbal and presentation) and interpersonal skills
Self-motivated and decisive with the ability to adapt to change and competing demands
Experience negotiating vendor/client contracts a plus
Flexible with proven ability to conform to shifting priorities, demands and timelines through analytical and problem-solving capabilities
Experience working both independently and in a team-oriented, collaborative environment
What makes our staff passionate about Geotab?

Table Tennis at the office - bring your own bat!
Great accommodation (brand new office building, height-adjustable desks)
Light breakfast served daily
Hot lunches or fresh sandwiches served every Friday
Geotab-sponsored sports teams and social events
Full medical benefits and 4% company matching RSP (full-time employees only)

Our Core Values:
Geotab is shaping the future of telematics. Using leading technology, we embrace change and challenge the status quo. To stay ahead of the curve, we keep Geotabbers energized with data bootcamps, course subsidies, Friday lunches, and more. We believe collaboration leads to innovation; our teams stretch across floors, cities and continents. All employees, from the CEO to the summer students, maintain an open-door policy. Whether we’re fine-tuning our products, or boosting our office culture, we’re building a foundation for long-term success. To us, this means safer roads, more efficient fleets and a team of dynamic Geotabbers!

Geotab encourages applications from all qualified candidates. Geotab is committed to accommodating persons with disabilities throughout the interview, selection and employment process. If you require accommodation at any stage of the application process or want more information about our accommodation policies and practices, please contact us at (416) - 434 4309.