Project Manager

Our client is an exciting and growing business with a vision is to create a fundamental shift in the way data is preserved, managed and shared. If you’re looking to work in an exciting environment with smart, talented people who value strong work ethic and good ideas, we’d like to talk to you!

As an Project Manager, you will be responsible for providing day to day leadership, management and coordination of all activities pertaining to project direction, goal setting, planning, estimating, resource allocation and assignments, project health and reporting, problem resolution and collaboration with key stakeholders to ensure project goals are met. In addition, the Project Manager proactively provides coaching and mentoring to individuals and teams for Project Management best practices, continuous process improvement and customer satisfaction initiatives.

What you will be doing:

Effectively managing multiple projects simultaneously.
Creating and executing realistic project plans.
Completing projects by coordinating resources and timetables.
Meeting with clients to gather project requirements and develop user stories.
Working with technical teams to create time and cost estimates.
Creating and updating work plans to track progress.
Monitoring development efforts and identifying any issues relating to team performance, skills, process violations to ensure successful delivery and continuous improvement.
Working with management to assess opportunities for process improvements and participate in
developing plans to implement improvements.
Providing weekly reports on project performance.
Presenting in front of large groups (ie. conferences, client demonstrations).
Occasional travel may be required (Domestic and International).

What you will need:

Experience and demonstrated success in project management.
Experience with managing effective business relationships with key stakeholders.
Excellent analytical and problem solving skills.
Strong leadership skills.
Exposure to business case development and cost benefit analysis.
Excellent communication skills, both written and oral.
Able to work with tight deadlines and evolving priorities.
Experience with project management tools is an asset.

What we will love to see:
Proficiency with google apps for business.
Knowledge of Academic Institutions, Libraries, Museums, etc.
Software development experience (PHP, Java, Python, Javascript).
Familiarity with Agile Development Methodologies (We use KanBan/Scrum).
Understanding of Open Source licensing and a love of open source!
When applying, please prepare your cover letter and resume detailing your past experience, how it is relevant to this position, why you would love to work with us. Please include any experience or qualifications you believe would be a relevant asset to your application.

Salary and Benefits:
$50,000-$60,000 salary, depending on experience
40 hours per week
Permanent, Full-time

More information about our client:
Digital asset management (aka DAM) is broadly defined as management tasks and decisions surrounding the ingestion, annotation, cataloguing, storage, retrieval and distribution of digital assets while Digital preservation is defined as “a formal endeavor to ensure that digital information of continuing value remains accessible and usable. It involves planning, resource allocation, and application of preservation methods and technologies, and it combines policies, strategies and actions to ensure access to reformatted and “born-digital” content, regardless of the challenges of media failure and technological change.” We bring these principles and functions together to provide services and solutions that allow our clients to effectively manage images, videos, documents and more in a central work-space while ensuring files are protected and preserved for long-term storage. Our team, consisting of solution architects, librarians, systems engineers and software developers, develop solutions ranging from closed repositories intended to preserve and protect company’s internal assets to public repositories designed to bring organizational assets online to share with the world.