Senior Project Manager

Full Time
  • Full Time
  • Toronto

Apex Systems

Senior Project Manager Apex Systems is a global IT services provider, and our staffing practice has an opening in the Online Retail space for a Senior Technical Project Manager with experience with Digital Ads Network space, especially supporting Publisher side projects and products. to place at our client. Start date: ASAP. Location: Toronto/ hybrid. Our Client is transforming the grocery industry.

Our Client has become a lifeline for millions of people, and they’re building the team to help push the shopping cart forward. If you’re ready to do the best work of your life, come join!. Our Client is a Flex First team. There’s no one-size fits all approach to how we do our best work.

Employees have the flexibility to choose where they do their best work—whether it’s from home, an office, or your favorite coffee shop—while staying connected and building community through regular in-person events. OVERVIEW Our Client is seeking a talented and driven Sr. Technical Project Manager to contribute to their fast-growing enterprise business. As a vital addition to the Enterprise Solution – Retailer Delivery team, as a Sr.

Retailer Project Manager, this role will play a crucial role in orchestrating the cohesive, and timely execution of retailer implementation projects and ensuring seamless onboarding experiences for our retail partners. ABOUT THE JOB Take charge in creating and executing project plans for product implementations. This role demands a proactive approach to ensure that every phase aligns with Our Client’s strategic goals and consistently meets or exceeds the retail partners’ expectations.Exhibit stellar customer relationship skills, understanding and anticipating retailer needs, and ensuring their successful implementation of our Client’s Fulfillment as a Service (FaaS) and guiding them through the process with confidence and clarity.Serve as a leader for both internal and external teams during all phases of the project. Building trust and winning over both technical, business and operational stakeholders, showcasing confidence and competence in FaaS solutions and project execution.Project Planning: Dive deep into understanding the unique business needs, expectations, and requirements of each retailer.

Take a lead role in collaborating with internal stakeholders to sharply define key deliverables, accurately estimate timelines, thoroughly assess risks, and meticulously prepare the necessary tools. Your proactive planning sets the stage for project success.Project Execution: Command the helm of project execution with a focus on speed and efficacy. Orchestrate the project team’s activities with precision, ensuring every task is completed on schedule. Develop and maintain essential documents, fostering a culture of transparency and seamless information flow among all stakeholders, driving the project forward with momentum.Technical & Operational Roll-Out: Assume full responsibility for the deployment of enterprise fulfillment / ads solutions, applying your clear understanding of Our Client’s ways of working.

Champion solution quality through rigorous testing and UAT processes. Collaborate consistently with technical and operational teams to craft and refine roll-out strategies and post-launch support plans. Your strategic oversight is key to achieving success criteria.Manage multiple concurrent projects, fostering cross-functional synergy between Our Client and the retail partner organizations to streamline the execution of project dependencies.ABOUT YOU Minimum QualificationsBachelor’s degree in a relevant field or substantial industry experience underpinned by a consistent track record of successfully delivering enterprise-level software projects to external enterprise clientele.Deep comprehension of multi-tiered software solutions and large-scale operational roll-outs, paired with hands-on experience effectively managing cross-functional dependencies and troubleshooting technical challenges.Rapid technical mastery, with an ability to quickly absorb and understand the nuances of software solutions, and technical frameworks, applying this knowledge to effectively lead problem solving, effectively engage subject-matter experts and streamline project implementation.Strong customer management skills, characterized by anticipating and adeptly addressing complex needs, while forging strong relationships. Proficient in navigating and delivering difficult messaging with customers and asserting necessary pressures strategically, in alignment with project objectives.Exceptional communication, organizational, and time management skills, paired with a sharp attention to both details and overarching project objectives.

An expert in facilitating highly productive internal and external meetings – and creating assets and processes which drive project clarity at every step.A proven leader, with an ability to galvanize teams, foster collaboration, and motivate individuals to exceed their potential, and a track record of driving positive outcomes by leveraging informed, data-driven methods to effectively guide, persuade, and influence customer and team decisions.Demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously and collaborate effectively with Engineering and Product Managers.Strong grasp project management methodologies, with the ability to identify and resolve issues, manage risk, develop detailed work plans and specifications, manage resource allocationsPreferred QualificationsExperience in Retail Technology, Operations or Logistics.Certifications such as PMP, SCM, or ITIL are advantageous.Mastery in project management / process improvement methodologiesThe ideal candidate is a seasoned professional with a deep-rooted passion for spearheading projects within an enterprise retail technology landscape. We prize individuals who not only excel in handling intricate technical projects but also champion collaboration and innovation at every turn. This role presents a golden opportunity for those looking to further refine their project management acumen while playing a pivotal role in optimizing the retail partner integration journey.

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