Program Manager

Job description

Program Manager

ID #;        7SY0427PM

Location: Kanata, ON

Term:       Permanent


High Tech Genesis is looking for a Program Manager that will own full program life cycle from initiation to deployment.

Your responsibilities will be to:

  • lead programs from abstract ideation through concepts and creating concrete execution plans; mange implementation processes include project status, metrics, change control, testing, and release.
  • develop and manage cross-functional program schedules; identify risks, manage scope and resource changes, and monitor progress against plan.
  • drive meeting, the agendas, takes notes, critical issues, follow up, drive closure on issues/blockers.
  • identify, escalate and drive resolution of issues that affect program schedule and feature commitments. Define, generate and assess performance metrics for the program.
  • ensure all necessary data are available for critical decision making.
  • communicate regularly to management and executives on program status, risks and change control.
  • ensure effective communication within the cross-functional teams - Operations, Engineering, Product Management, QA and release management.
  • participate in establishing practices, templates, policies, tools and partnerships to expand and mature these capabilities for the organization.
  • lead quarterly planning to ensure quarterly goals and business key results are met.
  • assess operational processes to identify potential areas of conflict, and develop options to solve/improve

Requirements

  • 5+ years of technical project management experience of large-scale programs for Software Engineering Products
  • Understanding of product and software development lifecycle; with an ability to adjust using agile methodologies
  • Our ideal candidate needs to be techy to understand the concepts, have done large projects that can handle dependencies, and figure out the politics behind things
  • Experience facilitating planning and coordination efforts across Engineering, Product and Design teams to support schedules and planning, tracking, and communicating product delivery expectations
  • Demonstrate strong analytical and problem-solving skills with a high attention to detail in regards to written, presentation, and verbal communication skills
  • Organized and detail-oriented, with a high level of integrity and reliability
  • Exceptional team player with the ability to quickly develop and foster cross-functional relationships
  • Excellent collaboration and communication skills and the ability to work/influence with different levels of management

Note 1: You MUST be legally entitled to work in Canada (i.e., possess Canadian Citizenship, Permanent Residency or Valid Work Permit)

Note 2: High Tech Genesis Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Note 3: Accommodations are available upon request for all aspects of the hiring process.

Note 4: Please submit an MS Word version of your resume when applying for this position.