Senior Project Manager – Toronto

As THE leader in transit technology, Clever Devices’ vision is to make meaningful contributions to worldwide mobility. Our goal is to be the leading provider of smart, sustainable technology that improves the quality of mobility in communities around the world. We are continuing to grow, and are looking for a Senior Project Manager with experience in the transit space to join our PMO in Toronto.

The Senior Project Manager will oversee large, complex projects being delivered to external customers, within the public transit space, where the deliverables have direct ties to revenue. These projects will focus on delivering complex technical solutions to the transit sector (CAD/AVL, AVM, BusTime, etc). The Sr Project Manager is responsible for leading project teams, managing resources, adherence to schedule performance, and managing the financials of projects throughout the full development life cycle. This also includes management of issues, risks and project change requests to ensure successful and on-time project delivery. The Senior Project Manager will be a direct point of contact for the transit agency, and will spend a significant amount of time on site at the customer location.

 

Primary Responsibilities

  • Manage all aspects of a project, including planning, organization, and implementation of project activities
  • Provide overall project communication to stakeholders and meet project requirements and stakeholder expectations
  • Serves as primary point of contact with the customer of the project and keeps customer appraised of project progress
  • Manage project activities, such as issue tracking and risk mitigation, facilitating project team meetings and preparing/delivering status reports
  • Work closely with cross functional departments (Deployment, Engineering Design, Installation, and Field Service) to ensure successful execution of projects
  • Established a working relationship with the customer’s stakeholders and maintains good communication correspondence with customer.
  • Assembles appropriate team to meet and exceed project expectations
  • Provide direction and control of work performed in the framework of project, including monitoring the critical path and implementation of appropriate corrective actions
  • Coordinate and perform review of the project deliverables, software and hardware, and report on project performance
  • Manage and plan with the Systems Engineering and Product/Engineering team leads for technical review of system design and documentation with the customer
  • Establishes a project plan and schedules
  • Establishes milestones and monitors adherence to program master plans
  • Manages financial schedule performance of assigned projects
  • Maintains and keeps to schedule of assigned projects and communicates schedule changes as necessary
  • Manages full lifecycle of project and ensures each aspect of the project is completed
  • Manages procurement of equipment and materials necessary to execute on projects
  • Coordinates with Sales and Account Managers to further sales opportunities
  • May coordinate proposal preparation, including standards of work and specifications, estimation of product and service costs
  • May participate in negotiation and administration of contracts
  • Travel required for onsite at customers facility up to 40%
  • Adheres to company processes and policies

Skills Required

  • 10+ years’ experience as a Project Manager in a technical or engineering environment with a focus on delivering projects to external customers.
  • S. in Computer Science, Engineering or Electrical Engineering or related field
  • Experience delivering projects in the public transit sector highly desired
  • PMP certification
  • Experience in transit industry highly desired
  • Strong computer skills, including MS Office Suite, Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook as well as ability to learn new software programs such as Microsoft Dynamics AX
  • Strong team building and leadership skills. Ability to lead the team
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Strong problem solving skills
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Strong time management skills and ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Strong verbal and written communications, presentation and persuasive skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills and negotiation skills
  • Ability to travel throughout Canada and the US for business and training purposes required

Send Resume and Cover Letter to recruiting@cleverdevices.com