Project Manager

Job Locations CA-AB-Calgary
Job ID
2020-1762
Category
Project Management
Type
Permanent Full-Time
Company : Name
NovAtel Inc.

Overview

Our customers have ideas - lots of them. Turning those ideas into a competitive advantage is what we do.  NovAtel's integrated global positioning solutions deliver success on land, sea and in the air. We help many of the world's top companies stay in the lead by consistently delivering OEM global satellite positioning products that are recognized for their technical innovation, unsurpassed quality, fast delivery and industry-leading customer support.  We empower skilled people to expand the boundaries of what is possible.

                                                                                      

As a Project Manager in the Program & Process Management Team you will play a vital role in delivering timely, high quality GNSS Products.  Working with a talented team of business and technical professionals, you will lead the detailed planning and execution of a variety of project types.  Drawing on your proven skills and experience, you will also have the opportunity to help shape NovAtel Project Management best practices.

Responsibilities

Responsibilities include:

  • Manage project schedule, scope, cost, and quality to deliver exceptional products aligned with business needs
  • Work with stakeholders and cross-functional development teams in order to drive project success through the use of project Planning and Monitoring & Control activities, in accordance with NovAtel’s development process.
  • Proactively monitor, control and respond to project issues and risks
  • Manage the approvals process for content changes (in and out)
  • Ensure timely and clear project communications with team members and other stakeholders, including:
    • Fostering a collaborative team environment within the project team
    • Leading project meetings
    • Managing project tracking and communication tools
    • Preparing regular project status reports and dashboard updates
    • Actively listening and addressing team concerns before issues arise
  • Actively contribute to ongoing continuous improvement initiatives, both by identifying new opportunities and leading or assisting with implementations

Qualifications

Must-Have:

  • B.Sc. in Engineering or Computer Science
  • Solid understanding of project management methodologies with a minimum of 3 years of project management experience
  • A minimum of 10 years of combined product development and project management experience
  • Demonstrated ability to coordinate work in a cross functional team
  • Strong interpersonal skills for fostering productive relationships and creating a collaborative working atmosphere
  • Ability to analyze, communicate and address complex issues independently and/or with the support of project resources
  • Experience with project management and collaboration tools like MS Project, Microsoft Teams, Jira, Confluence
  • Ability to multitask and adapt to changing priorities, demands and timelines
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Key Success Factors:

  • Highly organized
  • Strong multitasker with keen ability to prioritize
  • Leadership skills

Nice-to-Have:

  • PMP designation
  • Experience managing remote project teams
  • Hardware or Embedded software development experience
  • Familiarity with GNSS receiver operation and design

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