TECHNICAL PROJECT MANAGER

  • 565 Rue de la Commune O, Montréal, QC H3C 5X5, Canada
  • Full-time

Company Description

Astucemedia is an international well-established organization offering turnkey creative and software solutions integrating real-time data with graphics engines to produce top-of-the-line visual packages. Our graphics offering includes augmented reality, video walls, virtual sets, interactive panels, full/partial-screen overlays for various digital platforms including television. With its proprietary Data Platform software engine Astucemedia established itself as a leader in various domains such as finance, sports and elections. Our clientele counting Disney/ABC News, NBC Universal, Fox Sports, CBS Sports, NFL Network, BNN Bloomberg, CBC, Sky News Arabia, Al Arabiya, Dubai TV, The Media Majlis Museum rely on our expertise to deliver immersive experiences for Times Square, TV networks, sports venues, and museums. Our team consisting of talented media artists and software developers, is seeking new talent with passion, drive and innovative ideas!

Job Description

Astucemedia is expanding and looking for a Technical Project Manager to join the team in its Montreal headquarters located in Cité du Multimedia.

The Technical Project Manager is responsible for managing concurrent projects for timely delivery of quality deliverables while performing appropriate scope management. She/he will be responsible for the overall timeline, documenting/managing issues and risks, and communicating project status to internal/external project stakeholders and upper management. This position requires strong leadership, excellent communication, and “hands-on” project management skills. The Technical Project Manager must also be proficient in motivating and leading others, through vision, strategic positioning, and leadership characteristics.

In short, acting as the single point of contact, she/he facilitates definition of the scope and takes projects from the original concept through the final deployment.

  • Assist in pre-sales for evaluating/planning effort and creating Statement of Work

  • Develops detailed work plans, schedules, project estimates, resource plans, budgets

  • Assess resource requirements, and maintains controls over quality

  • Conducts project meetings and publish minutes

  • Produce weekly status report and other project documentation

  • Manages the integration of third-party tasks, tracks effort and review the deliverables

  • Recommends/takes action to direct the analysis of issues and assist in finding solution to problems

  • Provide visibility of impediments/risks and helps mitigate/eliminate them

  • Prevent, monitor and document scope creep

  • Break projects into measurable milestones and track progress against baseline

  • Conduct and document project post-mortem in collaboration with the team

  • Plan and release milestones billing while ensuring payment follow-up

  • Participate in the standardization of project management tools and procedures

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in project management, administration, computer science or other related domain
  • Certification in Project Management (PMP preferably)

  • Strong writing skills

  • Experience in writing and reviewing contract terms and conditions

  • Capacity to travel abroad (around 30%)

  • Minimum 7 years of experience as Project Manager of several concurrent projects utilizing waterfall and agile methodologies

  • Experience in software development

  • Strong interpersonal and collaborative problem-solving skills

  • Excellent communication and people skill

  • Ability to create a team environment which motivates to deliver

  • Effective facilitation skills for participatory decision-making

  • Work well under pressure

  • Proficiency in MS Projects, Excel, PowerPoint

  • A great fit with our company vision and values

Additional Information

BENEFITS AND PERKS

  • Competitive salary

  • RRSP matching

  • Travel premiums

  • Annual performance bonus

  • Regular team activities

  • Startup vibe (casual dress code, espresso machine, Foosball and gadgets)

  • Located in the heart of Old Montreal

  • International opportunities