Appnovation helps brands thrive through innovative, people-inspired experiences and solutions. By embracing the powerful combination of technology and agility, we seamlessly integrate strategy, experience, design, development and analytics.

We create standout digital experiences by collaborating with brands to understand the individual challenges and goals for every initiative. Focusing on our clients’ customers, we effectively combine empathy, evidence and real-world insight so that solutions are derived from truth and meaning. Appnovation is an award-winning team dedicated to inspiring possibility.

Appnovation helps brands thrive through innovative, people-inspired experiences and solutions. By embracing the powerful combination of technology and agility, we seamlessly integrate strategy, experience, design, development and analytics.

We create standout digital experiences by collaborating with brands to understand the individual challenges and goals for every initiative. Focusing on our clients’ customers, we effectively combine empathy, evidence and real-world insight so that solutions are derived from truth and meaning. Appnovation is an award-winning team dedicated to inspiring possibilities.


YOU WILL HAVE THE OPPORTUNITY TO:

  • Take responsibility for an entire program of work for one of our core clients
  • Lead complex and strategic projects as needed
  • Work closely with strategists, developers, architects, product managers, designers, and the client's representatives to define the direction, approach and requirements to manage the discovery, design and execution of the program of work for our clients
  • Manage project and program budgets and maintain costs to remain within or under budget
  • Analyze profitability, revenue, margins, and utilization across the program to optimize business performance
  • Participate in the pre-sales process (opportunity management, oversee and run pre-sales teams to create responses to RFPs, estimates, etc.)
  • Help grow the team through the identification and recruitment of key resources
  • Determine project schedules, create detailed project plans and scope statements, and write status reports for each stage of the project
  • Estimate and track project costs, develop resource plans, and work to assess potential issues and risks
  • Define project and program management policies and ensure their implementation in all stages of the program of work
  • Develop impact assessments, statements of work, and other project documentation
  • Grow long-term relationships with clients and capitalize on “add-on” sales opportunities while constantly seeking out new opportunities with existing clients
  • Provide leadership and guidance to all members of the project team and to other Delivery team members
  • Identify and provide recommendations for process improvement in the delivery of projects
  • Directly manage project managers and contribute to the growth of the delivery team

 

JOB SKILLS AND REQUIREMENTS:

Are you an experienced Program Manager with a deep passion for digital technology? Do you wish you could find a job that lets you work on challenging and diverse projects for some of the world’s top brands?

As a Program Manager with Appnovation, you’ll be responsible for managing multi-functional teams in the business of consulting, designing, developing, training and supporting digital transformation and digital marketing solutions for our core clients, including some of the world’s largest pharmaceutical companies.

Must Haves:

  • 10+ years of Project Management experience in a digital agency, professional services or consulting environment, with a focus on managing large client-facing project teams and budgets
  • Able to estimate project costs, set deadlines, and effectively manage teams of professionals to meet deadlines
  • Experience managing projects with substantial logistics, complexity and budgets in excess of $1M
  • Excellent English written and verbal communication skills with the proven ability to effectively communicate across different levels of the organization
  • An excellent working background with Agile and Waterfall methodologies
  • A technical background with a solid understanding of, or hands-on experience with, software engineering, including experience in mobile development, web development or multi-tech platform implementation an asset
  • Understanding of client business requirements, and the ability to present them in a form which is comprehensible to business users and technical professionals
  • Fundamentally driven by ensuring good process and able to adapt different approaches and methodologies
  • Exceptional planning, organizational and problem-solving skills

Nice To Haves:

  • Business analysis and requirements management experience
  • Project Management and/or Scrum Master certifications

WHO YOU ARE:

  • First and foremost, you are passionate about new technology, incredible with clients, and widely recognized for the depth of your Project Management skills
  • 10+ years of Project or Program Management experience in a digital agency, professional services or consulting environment, with a focus on managing large client-facing project teams and budgets
  • Comfortable working with clients and discussing technical and business requirements
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills, and are able to communicate project details
  • Able to estimate project costs, set deadlines, and effectively manage teams of professionals to meet deadlines
  • Experience managing projects or programs with substantial logistics, complexity and budgets in excess of $1M
  • Excellent English written and verbal communication skills with the proven ability to effectively communicate across different levels of the organization
  • EST time zone location, preferably located close to Toronto or Montreal (for F2F meeting after Covid)
  • An excellent working background with Agile and Waterfall methodologies
  • A technical background with a solid understanding of, or hands-on experience with, software engineering, including experience in mobile development, web development or multi-tech platform implementation is an asset
  • Understanding of client business requirements, and the ability to present them in a form which is comprehensible to business users and technical professionals
  • Fundamentally driven by ensuring good process and able to adapt different approaches and methodologies
  • Exceptional planning, organizational and problem-solving skills
  • Able and keen to work in a very fast paced, growth environment
  • Interested in directly influencing the continued growth of Appnovation
  • Program, Project Management and/or Scrum Master certifications are a plus
  • Experience working with pharmaceutical or life science organizations is an asset

 

Thank you for your interest in a career with Appnovation Technologies! Please note that only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
 
Appnovation is an equal opportunity employer and committed to diversity and inclusion. We encourage applications from all qualified candidates and accommodations are available upon request throughout the recruitment process.

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