Opportunities

Project Manager

(Remote) Prince Edward Island
Permanent

Venor is excited to partner with DiscoveryGarden in their search for a skilled Project Manager.

DiscoveryGarden is a leading provider of Digital Preservation and Asset Management Systems. From scans of telegrams sent by Babe Ruth held at the Baseball Hall of Fame Archives to construction photos of the Golden Gate Bridge housed at the San Francisco Public Library, they help organizations share and preserve their most prized digital assets. If you want to be a part of preserving history and delivering relevant, meaningful solutions to our clients, please consider joining their team!

As a Project Manager at DiscoveryGarden, you will serve as the primary liaison between client teams and their project delivery team. Reporting to the CEO, your expertise in project management, combined with a strong technical background, will ensure clear communication, meticulous planning, and successful project execution.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Understanding and communicating project requirements effectively between client and delivery teams via an Agile sprint methodology. 
  • Representing the voice of the client, ensuring all internal project team members are aware of client objectives, vision, and goals, and ensuring client needs are met are satisfied through the duration of the project.
  • Creating and maintaining project plans, utilizing tools like Jira/Confluence and other appropriate software, ensuring projects are tracked on time and within budget. 
  • Leading meetings, supporting customer needs analysis and leading documentation of project requirements and specifications.
  • Managing and tracking task assignments daily, ensuring team adherence to project timelines and goals. 
  • Establishing a forecasting model for project execution and project delivery to provide new clients with realistic timelines and the business with predictable billing forecasts.  
  • Facilitating successful knowledge transfer and team onboarding for new projects.
  • Managing project scope and change request process when scope changes.

Qualifications and Skills:

  • Exceptional written and oral communication skills in English, capable of translating complex technical information for non-technical stakeholders.
  • A fast learner with the ability to adapt to new technologies in a dynamic, deadline-driven environment.
  • Strong multitasking abilities, managing details across multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Proactiveness in anticipating and addressing potential project scope and timeline issues.
  • A Commitment to company implementation policies and procedures.
  • Technical proficiency including familiarity with JIRA, Agile, and G-Suite tools is an asset.
  • Legally entitled to work in Canada, with a strong preference for candidates based in PEI, Canada.

What is in it for you?

Working at DiscoveryGarden, you’ll have the opportunity to influence a growing software company in an entrepreneurial environment. You will have the opportunity to contribute to open-source communities participating in the development, improvement, and support of open-source software projects. 

DiscoveryGarden operates in a remote/hybrid environment with a preference for those working in the Atlantic/Eastern Time Zones, with an on-site location in Charlottetown, PEI. DiscoveryGarden encourages their employees to stay happy & healthy, offering comprehensive company-paid health, dental, and vision benefits, as well as support for certifications and personal fitness stipends. This role has a compensation range of $75,000 – $100,000.

At DiscoveryGarden and Venor, we believe in the power of diversity, equity, and inclusion. We are committed to building a team that is as diverse as the world we live in, where everyone is valued, respected, and given an equal chance to thrive.   We actively seek out talented people from all backgrounds, regardless of age, race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, religion, disability, or any other characteristic that makes them who they are.   We also believe every candidate deserves a level playing field. We are here to support you every step of the way, so if you require any accommodations or adjustments, we encourage you to reach out. We understand that everyone’s journey is different, and by having a private conversation we can ensure that our recruitment process is tailored to your needs.

Interested candidates can reach out in confidence to Nick Misener via nick@venor.ca and/or Anna Bryant via anna@venor.ca for more information.

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