IT Project Manager

DEPARTMENT: Business Management Solutions

REPORTS TO: Director of Project Management

STATUS: Non-exempt

Position Overview

An organized and quick thinking project manager to ensure that we establish project scope and deliver projects on time, on budget with a quality results. A project manager that brings a great attitude and project management know-how including Microsoft Project skills. Most importantly, this individual possesses the ability to accurately estimate projects and follow-up with the cross functional teams to deliver on time and on budget.  This project manager needs to instil confidence in the client and internal cross-functional groups with clear and frequent communication updates.    

Core Responsibilities:

Project Management
  • Manage scope, communicate requirements, and keep tasks on track by working directly with team members in addition to communicating clearly and frequently

  • Create and maintain project documentation including MS Project schedules, status reports, action items/risks/issues/opportunities log, correspondence, meeting minutes, and change requests

  • Remove Obstacles from Team by Problem Solving and following-through on Action Items

  • Deliver projects via cross-functional teams on time, on budget, with quality, while developing and building confidence and trust of employees, business partners, and client stakeholders

  • Put together Change Requests (CR) & Statements of Work (SOW), by gathering estimates from various teams and determining timelines

  • Report the project status & health to the NCM Executive as well as Client Stakeholders

  • Contribute to NCM capacity planning, and deliver projects by tracking and ensuring resource availability and allocation across different job disciplines & cross-functional teams required to deliver multiple project activities

  • Continuous Improvement by contributing to optimizing PMO & Delivery processes

  • Be an NCM ambassador within the automotive and business community, as well as NCM staff

  • Occasionally work evenings with clients to support Off Hours Deployments, and Australia time zone. 

  • This position may also supervise Project Coordinator staff, and oversee their responsibilities   


Education, Experience and Requirements:
  • Must have experience project managing a software product release (preferably SAAS). Must be fully capable of using Microsoft Project, and Microsoft Office Suite of Tools (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio)

  • Must have proven analytical and problem solving skills

  • Must have capability in delivering within a relatively small software development organization

  • Must be very comfortable communicating with development teams; can ask the correct questions and assess to ensure accurate quoting and delivery of a software product

  • Must have demonstrated ability in managing multiple concurrent projects ranging from $10,000 to $1M while retaining an attention to detail

  • Must have 3+ Years experience working within IT Projects environment and/or experience relevant to this role

  • Must have excellent English verbal and written communications skills

  • Experience in automotive sector would be an asset

  • Experience delivering within an Agile Model is an asset

  • Software Development, QA, and/or BA experience would be an asset

  • CAPM, or PMP designation, or working towards PMP certification would be an asset

This job description should not be construed to imply that these requirements are the exclusive standards of this position. Incumbents will follow any other instructions, and perform any other related duties, as may be required. Reasonable accommodation will be provided to qualified individuals with disabilities to the extent required by law and unless undue hardship would result. The employer has the right to revise this job description at any time. The job description is not to be construed as a contract for employment.