Senior Project Manager

Basis:

Permanent - Full Time

Area of Interest:

Technical Operations

Location:

Oakville, ON, Canada

Who we are

Geotab ® is a global leader in IoT and connected transportation and certified “Great Place to Work™.” We are a company of diverse and talented individuals who work together to help businesses grow and succeed, and increase the safety and sustainability of our communities.

Geotab is advancing security, connecting commercial vehicles to the internet and providing web-based analytics to help customers better manage their fleets. Geotab’s open platform and Geotab Marketplace ®, offering hundreds of third-party solution options, allows both small and large businesses to automate operations by integrating vehicle data with their other data assets. Processing billions of data points a day, Geotab leverages data analytics and machine learning to improve productivity, optimize fleets through the reduction of fuel consumption, enhance driver safety and achieve strong compliance to regulatory changes.

Our team is growing and we’re looking for people who follow their passion, think differently and want to make an impact. Ours is a fast paced, ever changing environment. Geotabbers accept that challenge and are willing to take on new tasks and activities - ones that may not always be described in the initial job description. Join us for a fulfilling career with opportunities to innovate, great benefits, and our fun and inclusive work culture. Reach your full potential with Geotab. To see what it’s like to be a Geotabber, check out our blog and follow us @InsideGeotab on Instagram, Twitter or Facebook. Join our talent network to learn more about job opportunities and company news.

Geotab cares about your safety. You may be required to be vaccinated based on the nature of your work (ex: travel requirements) or due to changing local governmental health requirements.

Who are you

We are always looking for amazing talent who can contribute to our growth and deliver results! Geotab is seeking a Senior Project Manager who will manage key cross-functional projects and initiatives that vary in scope and complexity with impact on several business areas across the organization. If you love technology, and are keen to join an industry leader — we would love to hear from you!

What you'll do

As a Senior Project Manager your key area of responsibility will be ensuring projects produce the required deliverables of quality, within specified time constraints and cost and to achieve the potential benefits defined in the business case. To be successful in this role you will be a self-starter with strong written and verbal communication skills, and have the ability to quickly understand complex, technical concepts. In addition, the successful candidate will have strong analytical 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.

How you’ll make an impact
  • Responsible for overall project execution success, serving as the 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.

  • 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.

  • 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 Project Managers.

What you’ll bring to this role
  • Post-Secondary Diploma/Degree specialization in Business, Commerce or a related field.

  • Professional Project Management (PMP) certification required.

  • 5-8 years of experience in Project Management.

  • 5-8 years of experience working with business stakeholders within a cross-functional matrix environment.

  • Experience working within a technical or engineering organization/knowledge of the high-technology industry is an asset. Government experience is highly valued.

  • Excellent leadership, communication (written, oral, and presentation) and interpersonal skills.

  • 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 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 leading, motivating and managing various project team sizes, including internal and external resources, while holding team accountable for performance.

  • Experience in establishing practices, templates, policies, tools and partnerships to expand and mature the capabilities of the PMO.

  • A strong team-player with the ability to engage with all levels of the organization.

  • Technical competence using software programs, including, but not limited to, Google Suite for business (Sheets, Docs, Slides), Jira.

  • Entrepreneurial mindset and comfortable in a flat organization.

If you don't see yourself fully reflected in every job requirement listed above, we still encourage you to apply.

Why job seekers choose Geotab

Work from home and flex work arrangements

Baby bonus & parental leave top up program

Home office reimbursement program

Online learning and networking opportunities

Electric vehicle purchase incentive program

Competitive medical and dental benefits

Retirement savings program

*The above are offered to full-time permanent employees only

How we work

At Geotab, we have adopted a flexible first working model in that we have systems, functions, programs and policies in place to support both in-person and virtual work. However, you are welcomed and encouraged to come into our beautiful, safe, clean offices as often as you like. When working from home, you are required to have a reliable internet connection with at least 50mb DL/10mb UL. Virtual work is supported with cloud-based applications, collaboration tools and asynchronous working. The health and safety of employees are a top priority. We encourage work-life balance and keep the Geotab culture going strong with online social events, chat rooms and gatherings. Join us and help reshape the future of technology!

We believe that ensuring diversity is fundamental to our future growth and progress and is an integral part of our business. We believe that success happens where new ideas can flourish – in an environment that is rich in diversity and a place where people from various backgrounds can work together. Geotab encourages applications from all qualified individuals. We are committed to accommodating people with disabilities during the recruitment and assessment processes and when people are hired. We will ensure the accessibility needs of employees with disabilities are taken into account as part of performance management, career development, training and redeployment processes. If you require accommodation at any stage of the application process or want more information about our diversity and inclusion as well as accommodation policies and practices, please contact us at careers@geotab.com. Click here to learn more about what happens with your personal data.

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