Project Management

Here’s your chance to join a North American leading provider of Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS). We are expanding our dynamic team based in Toronto, Ontario and are looking for a qualified individual to join our merry band of transportation technologists who are making the world a better place by providing transit agencies and passengers with the technology to get people home on time! Excelling with us means being motivated from within, working well with others and being passionate about what you do and why you do it.

The role of the Project Manager is to plan, execute, and finalize projects according to specific deadlines and within a prescribed budget. This includes acquiring resources and coordinating the efforts of team members and third-party contractors or consultants in order to deliver projects according to plan. The Project Manager will also define the project’s objectives and oversee quality control throughout its life cycle.

We are looking for candidates with a minimum of 5+ years experience.

Key Responsibilities Include:

  • Direct and manage project development from beginning to end
  • Define project scope, goals and deliverables that support business goals in collaboration with senior management and customer stakeholders
  • Develop full-scale project plans and associated communications documents
  • Effectively communicate project expectations to team members and customer stakeholders in a timely and clear fashion
  • Liaise with project stakeholders on an ongoing basis
  • Estimate the resources and participants needed to achieve project goals
  • Determine and assess need for additional staff and/or consultants and make the appropriate recruitments if necessary during project cycle
  • Set and continually manage project expectations with team members and customer stakeholders
  • Delegate tasks and responsibilities to appropriate personnel
  • Identify and resolve issues and conflicts within the project team
  • Identify and manage project dependencies and critical path
  • Plan and schedule project timelines and milestones using appropriate tools
  • Track project milestones and deliverables
  • Develop and deliver progress reports, proposals, requirements documentation and presentations
  • Determine the frequency and content of status reports from the project team, analyze results and troubleshoot problem areas
  • Proactively manage changes in the project scope, identify potential risks and device contingency plans
  • Define project success criteria and disseminate them to involved parties throughout project life cycle
  • Coach, mentor, motivate and supervise project team members and contractors and influence them to take positive action and accountability for their assigned work
  • Build, develop and grow any business relationships vital to the success of the project
  • Conduct project post mortems and create recommendations report in order to identify successful and unsuccessful project elements
  • Develop best practices and tools for project execution and management
  • Open to US and Canada travel to oversee project implementations

Background and Required Qualifications:

  • University degree or college diploma
  • Strong familiarity with project management software such as MS Project
  • Demonstrated experience in personnel management
  • Experience at working both independently and in a team-oriented, collaborative environment is essential
  • Can conform to shifting priorities, demands and timelines through analytical and problem-solving capabilities
  • Reacts to project adjustments and alterations promptly and efficiently
  • Flexible during times of change
  • Ability to read communication styles of team members and contractors who come from a broad spectrum of disciplines
  • Persuasive, encouraging and motivating
  • Ability to elicit cooperation from a wide variety of sources, including upper management, clients and other departments
  • Ability to bring project to successful completion through political sensitivity
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Adept at conducting research into project-related issues and products
  • Must be able to learn, understand and apply new technologies
  • Customer service skills an asset
  • Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment is crucial

If you think you're up to the challenge, please send your cover letter and resume to: