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Senior Project Manager

Location: Gatineau
Job Code: 204
# of Openings: 1

Description

At SMITH, we develop world-class ecommerce solutions for global brands. We work at a high tempo, we work collaboratively, we have fun, and we succeed.

Our success has fostered growth—we’re currently seeking a senior-level project manager with ecommerce experience to join our team. The team delivers digital commerce and marketing solutions that create engaging and interactive brand experiences.

Who you are

  • A detail-oriented self-starter, an exceptional listener, and a skilled communicator (both verbal and written)
  • A highly organized, mature problem-solver with sharp business acumen and some familiarity with ecommerce concepts such as B2B and B2C
  • A positive team player with proven ability to motivate and lead their team
  • A skilled decision-maker
  • A polished presenter
  • Results-oriented
  • Open to travelling, if required
  • Adaptable to technology and platform changes
  • Experienced in customer management

What you’ll do

  • Document the project deliverables and scope in the Statement of Work.
  • Develop, manage, and document (in the agreed format) all production schedules, milestones, projections, estimates, and budgets for customer-assigned projects.
  • Deliver project outputs in accordance with project plans, costs, and customer expectations.
  • Manage project scope, identifying, defining, and communicating risks and change requests before taking appropriate action to minimize impact on project success.
  • Focus on prevention of slippage and overrun. Early identification of risk with suitable and proactive mitigation plans that are actively managed.
  • Manage the test and acceptance process to attain customer signoff.
  • Create and manage RFP responses and estimates for prospective customers and projects.
  • Serve as customer’s primary point of contact to manage customer expectations and communications (including timetabled and ad hoc meetings), ensure that the customer is informed on the project status, and obtain customer approval and signoff on all major deliverables.
  • Manage the project team, including assigning individual project tasks, holding regular meetings to monitor progress, and ensuring all timesheets are completed on time.
  • Coordinate input from all project members, including third-party suppliers and customer staff, to ensure successful delivery.
  • Ensure that all work is produced in accordance with appropriate processes and that opportunities for improvement are identified and agreed upon.
  • Ensure the relevant repositories are updated and maintained.
  • Conduct regular meetings with practice director to report project progress.
  • Lead end-of-project reviews and produce lessons-learned document at the end of the project.
  • Upon discovery, advise the account manager of potential new business opportunities with the customer.

What we look for

  • Experience working in Agile and Waterfall software development environments
  • Experience working within teams building ecommerce systems or other high-availability web-based applications
  • Experience with issue and bug management systems such as the Atlassian suite (e.g., JIRA, Confluence) and/or Microsoft Visual Studio (TFS)
  • More than 5 years of project management experience managing projects through the entire lifecycle, from inception to go live
  • Project management experience in software development or systems integration working on medium-sized and/or complex projects
  • Experience writing Statements of Work or Project Charters
  • Experience with RFP responses
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office and Microsoft Project

 

About SMITH
SMITH is a leading experiential commerce (xCom) agency that specializes in helping brands modernize the buying and selling experience for both B2B and B2C customers. SMITH is proud to serve some of the world’s most highly recognized brands, including AT&T, Microsoft, Cansel, Top Golf, CDK Global, Xerox, and Tejuri.
The company is headquartered in Seattle and has offices in Portland, Spokane, and Ottawa.
Learn more at www.smith.co. Follow us on Twitter: @humansofsmith.





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