Project Manager

Location: Vancouver, BC
Date Posted: 02-01-2018
On behalf of our client, Affinity Staffing is seeking a Project Manager to join a growing team and steer some very exciting ideas to boost our growth and efficiency. They have several projects in mind to transform how we acquire and engage customers as well as how to make our customers and partners life easier.  You will join the group of Project Managers with a higher focus on digital projects and strong collaboration with our Marketing, IT and Design departments. You will be a key collaborator in identifying new ideas, organizing them, confirming feasibility and eventually putting together a Minimum Viable Product before moving the idea along further. 

Responsibilities
  • Capturing new ideas and when necessary eliciting requirements 
  • Articulating initial project stages to estimate investments and benefits 
  • Building Minimum Viable Products to confirm project feasibility 
  • Managing stakeholders’ expectations, determining and documenting project scope, success criteria and other project constraints 
  • Planning, monitoring and executing projects ensuring a successful, on time and on budget, high quality delivery. 
  • Owning and managing the entire life cycle of assigned projects until the proper closure and hand over of projects’ deliverables to functional areas 
  • Acting as liaison among different departments such as Marketing, IT, Design, Legal and any other related business areas. 
  • Facilitating the management of change, communication and improving the adoption of new processes and technologies 
  • Helping with the consolidation of projects’ portfolios and facilitating gates along the project pipeline. 


Qualifications: 
  • +5 years of experience in project delivery roles such as a Project Manager, Portfolio Manager and/or Program Manager. 
  • PMP certification is an asset 
  • Experience managing digital projects, technology innovation or business transformation 
  • Experience practicing Agile methodologies such as Scrum 
  • Solid Marketing concepts and campaigns knowledge 
  • Strong leadership skills, especially the ability to drive execution and achieve goals on-time with expected quality 
  • Experience with Lead generation and Loan processes will be an asset 
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Must be comfortable communicating with technical and non-technical teams 
  • A positive attitude and willingness for continuous learning of new technologies 


About Affinity Staffing:
Affinity Staffing is a full service Information Technology agency that takes a unique approach to recruiting. We believe recruiting is about creating long term relationships that foster a mutually beneficial partnership - an affinity. Bringing a new style of recruiting founded on four core principles – Transparency – Flexibility – Efficiency – Agility.
 
For more information on Affinity Staffing, please visit www.affinitystaffing.ca
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