Agile Project Manager (Project and Program Management)

ROLE SUMMARY:

The Agile Project Manager will work closely with multi-functional teams, and engineering development managers to develop the scope, results, required resources, work plan, budget, and timing for the new/existing initiatives. This role requires experience with new product program releases and a passion for delivering customer solutions using Agile development.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

The incumbent will be responsible for:

  • Own and manage engineering projects to ensure on time release of products and solutions.
  • Manage and influence partners, including- business, product, development team members on solution delivery and scope.
  • Serve as the scrum master/project manager for their delivery teams by enabling the team to self-organize, remove impediments, and nurture an environment for hard-working team dynamics.
  • Work closely and use standard processes with the delivery team to support daily standup, backlog refinement, sprint planning, retrospectives, and long-term release planning.
  • Manage project budget and resources efficiently, optimizing workload and resource allocation.
  • Leverage Fortive Business System tools to implement visual and daily management and appropriate standard work.
  • Drive improvements in the product development processes to increase product quality, program cycle time, and development costs.
  • Source issues, problems, and ideas from developers, as well as other teams to come up with solutions for problems.
  • Ensure development programs have robust plans and resource alignment for execution
  • Implement and improve Agile development processes and tools into existing programs/processes
  • Raise resource conflicts and drive to resolution with engineering leadership.
  • Collaborate with internal and external collaborators, and partner with vendors as required by the program.
  • Track project progress and generate comprehensive reports using reporting tools and dashboards.
  • Align program success with meeting business objectives.
  • Stay up-to-date on Agile trends and best practices, continuously seeking opportunities to improve processes and team productivity.

Organizational Alignment:

  • Reports to the Sr. Manager – Agile and R&D Operations
  • Deliver quality software early and often, better technical practices, eliminate waste, improve lead/cycle time for throughput, and reduce project risks.

QUALIFICATION AND EXPERIENCE:

SKILLS:

Required Skills:

  • 6 to 8 years Project Management experience
  • 15 Years of progressive industry experience
  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science or Electrical/ Electronic engineering.
  • Experience with managing scope, schedule, budget and quality of projects.
  • Implementation history of complex engineering release.
  • Solid understanding of both the theory and application of Agile practices, including Scrum, Kanban, SAFe and XP.
  • Analytical, relationship building, problem-solving abilities, and collaboration across team boundaries
  • Excellent verbal and written communications.
  • Good understanding of SW architecture.

Preferred Skills:

  • PMP Certification desired.
  • Scrum Master (CSM) and a Scrum Professional (CSP) certification would be an asset.
  • Change agent who is a positive organizational influence.
  • Professional experience within a SaaS organization preferred.

Company Overview

With more than 1000 clients and one million users, Intelex Technologies ULC. is a global leader in Environmental, Health, Safety (EHS) and Quality management software. Since 1992 its scalable, web-based platform and applications have helped clients across all industries improve business performance, mitigate organization-wide risk, and ensure sustained compliance with internationally accepted standards (e.g. ISO 9001, ISO 14001 and OHSAS 18001) and regulatory requirements. Intelex is one of Canada’s most highly awarded and fastest-growing tech companies and has been named one of Canada’s Most Admired Corporate Culture, Best Managed Companies in Canada, one of the fastest growing companies in PROFIT Magazine, as well as one of the country’s top employers by Aon Hewitt and Best Small and Medium Employers. For more information, visit www.intelex.com

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation!

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