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Project Manager

Project Management
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eSolutionsGroup (a GHD company) is a multi-disciplinary consulting firm. We specialize in web design and development, branding, communications, marketing and creative strategies. We build and offer customized and out-of-the-box digital solutions for our clients who are mainly public sector organizations.

We are looking for a Project Manager (PM) to join our team in our Ottawa office.


About the job:


As an eSolutions Project Manager, you will be responsible for managing multiple website implementation projects from analysis and planning through design, development, and user acceptance testing and GoLive. Our project managers work with a large degree of authority to manage their projects’ scope, schedule, budget, and relationships with project stakeholders.


At eSolutions, we partner with our clients to build lasting relationships and implement continuous improvement to their online presence and services. We are proud of our commitment to providing exceptional customer service and work tirelessly to exceed our clients expectations.


As a project manager, you will be the face of our company to your clients. You will communicate a clear vision of the project’s objectives, motivate the project team to achieve, and create a project environment that enables peak performance by team members. You will keep stakeholders informed of progress on project deliverables, manage their expectations regarding requirements and deliverables, monitor risks, identify issues, and keep the project on track. You will also perform the tasks of a project coordinator (scheduling meetings, preparing agendas and minutes) as necessary.


The Project Manager position is based out of our Waterloo office, and reports to our senior manager/director. Travel is required subject to client needs.


About you:


You possess excellent communication skills and derive satisfaction from building and maintaining relationships with your colleagues and clients. You thrive in a fast-paced environment with multiple deadlines, and are able to coordinate between many different team members to accomplish cross-functional project goals. You have excellent time and task management skills.


You are confident and assertive, results-oriented, detail-focused, and dedicated to achieving your goals. Collaboration comes naturally to you, as does absorbing new information and learning new skills. You can think on your feet and are able to make effective adjustments when issues arise.


You can't wait to begin your new position and lead diverse teams to success with our clients.


What you'll do:


·         Develop project timelines and communicate critical path milestones and deadlines to clients and internal teams

·         Anticipate next steps in a project; proactively identify changes in work scope, and ensure appropriate planning measures are taken to reassess and amend the scope of work requirements, budget and timeline

·         Conduct regular project meetings with clients and internal teams

·         Ensure your projects are managed in compliance with our ISO certified processes

·         Analyze risk, establish contingency plans, and communicate issues to stakeholders

·         Resolve issues and solve problems throughout the project's life cycle

·         Manage third-party consultants'/contractors' deliverables and quality

·         Prepare, review, and renew project agreements with the support of our Legal team

·         Manage project budget and identify potential process improvements

·         Cultivate business from new and existing client bases

·         Develop detailed quotes for clients upon request

·         Ensure on-time billing and collection

·         Conduct quarterly post-launch meetings with clients

·         Attend shortlisting events, conferences, and demos as necessary


Your skills, experience and qualifications:


·         Business, Public Relations, Journalism, or any computer-related college diploma, or equivalent experience

·         At least 4 years of experience leading and managing projects, and demonstrated knowledge of project management practices

·         Excellent verbal and written communication skills

·         Strong negotiation and facilitation abilities

·         Ability to translate technical concepts for non-technical audiences

·         Understanding of software development life cycles

·         Excellent problem solving, organization, time management, and task management skills

·         Ability to work well both independently and in a team setting

·         Tenacity and patience to seek pragmatic and effective solutions, with a strong focus on client satisfaction


We won't complain if you also have:


·         Bilingual communication skills (French and English)

·         Project Management Professional (PMP) or Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM)

·         Advanced knowledge of software development life cycles

·         Management and IT consulting experience


More information about us:


eSolutionsGroup helps public sector clients across North America to connect with communities and deliver services more efficiently through award-winning design integrated with advanced web and mobile applications. 20 years in business. 350+ clients. More than 120 marketing and technology awards in the past 5 years. It all adds up. Learn more at www.esolutionsgroup.ca.


We offer a professional working environment and culture, and believe that work/life balance contributes to the success and happiness of our people. We also offer competitive salary packages based on qualifications, skills and experience.


As a multicultural organization, we encourage individual achievement and recognize the strength of a diverse workforce. eSolutionsGroup is an equal opportunity employer. Upon request, eSolutions will provide reasonable accommodation for applicants with disabilities throughout the recruitment and selection process.

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