Geotab Careers

Senior Project Manager

Basis:

Full Time

Team:

Project Management Office

Location:

Las Vegas, NV, USA

Who is Geotab
Geotab, a global leader in connected transportation and IoT, 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 1.8 million connected vehicles. Geotab extracts actionable insights from this data, empowering businesses to track and manage fleets of every size. Geotab’s hardware devices, software platforms and applications help keep drivers in over 130 countries compliant, safe and efficient. 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 we are looking for
We are looking for a Sr. Project Manager to manage key projects and initiatives championed or sponsored by the Operations team. These projects will vary in scope, complexity and business area. We are looking for an experienced project management professional who is comfortable working with key stakeholders in all areas of the business.
What are the details of the position:
As a Sr. 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 the implementation of the 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 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+ years of project management experience working in a company or department with a heavy emphasis on technology; government experience is a plus

  • 5+ years of experience working with business stakeholders within a cross-functional matrix environment

  • Formalized project management training and certification (PMP) is required

  • 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

  • Self-motivated, 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 in establishing practices, templates, policies, tools and partnerships to expand and mature the capabilities of the PMO

  • Technically competent with various software programs, including but not limited to Google business products (Sheets, Docs, Slides) and Smartsheet.

  • Support diverse and inclusive work environment.

What makes our staff passionate about Geotab?
  • Table Tennis at the office - bring your own bat!

  • Great accommodation (height-adjustable desks)

  • Light breakfast served daily (cereals, bars, and fresh fruit)

  • Hot lunch or fresh sandwiches served every other Friday

  • Geotab-sponsored sports teams and social events

  • Full medical benefits & 4% 401k 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 provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Geotab complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training. Geotab expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of Geotab's employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge.

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