Senior Project Manager

Project Management · Toronto, Ontario
Department Project Management
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Senior Manager/Supervisor

We are a multi-dimensional agency that caters to the life sciences space where our purpose is to improve the quality of life by accelerating the understanding of science. Since 1998, we've been pioneering the integration of technology and creative visualization into communication that connects people and science.  As a Digital Scientific Communications agency, we are committed to meeting our global healthcare client’s needs through:


  • Insightful medical strategy
  • Compelling scientific storytelling
  • Illumination of data through visualization and interaction
  • Digital solutions that use the best in leading edge technology

 

We have won over 150 industry awards including medical animations, AR/VR, data visualizations, medical games, and holography delivered on the latest digital devices and at major medical conferences around the world.


Our culture is not typical or ordinary, and we aim to keep it that way. At INVIVO, A Red Nucleus Company, we believe in providing a rich working environment, one filled with challenge that pushes us to innovate in ways that captures the imagination. Our culture is about fun, meaningful work and a true sense of community.


About You

You can translate complex scopes and timelines into workable chunks and explain difficult issues in a way that demonstrates a strong understanding and impact. You are passionate about leading your project team to achieve and reaching successful metrics. You are able to communicate effectively with internal teams and clients. You have a deep understanding of project management methods and can apply them to your projects.  


Primary Responsibilities  

  • Direct and manage multiple mobile app projects concurrently from concept to launch on budget and on schedule
  • Develop and execute project plans, timelines, estimates and associated documents
  • Effectively prioritize project deliverables & assignments
  • Understand and communicate client business needs to the internal team
  • Communicate effectively both internally and externally to set and manage expectations
  • Delegate tasks and responsibilities to multidisciplinary production teams (team sizes range from 5-8 people), including UX, Graphic Design, Animation, Software Development, and Quality Assurance
  • Enforce project schedules ensuring deadlines and launch dates are met
  • Proactively manage changes in project scope, identify potential crises, and devise contingency plans
  • Track, prioritize, manage and report issues related to a given project
  • Host post mortem meetings to gather key learnings after completion of projects
  • Assist in the development and enhancements of production-based SOPs
  • Work closely with INVIVO functional leads, communicate with clients and teams on an ongoing basis to ensure changing resource and project requirements are documented, understood, and clearly presented
  • Provide a point of escalation for internal and external issues and work with internal and external stakeholders to address project issues


Capability Requirements – education, skills & experience

  • Proven success in the strategy, planning, and implementation of client facing digital projects
  • 5+ years of project management experience in an interactive agency (or equal) setting preferred
  • A hands-on background in web or mobile development processes and platforms – experience managing HTML5, iOS and Android projects is a plus
  • Working towards/completion of PMP preferred but not required
  • A track record of delivering projects on time and on budget while maintaining client and team relationships
  • Knowledge of project management tools, best practices and processes
  • Experience working with project management software, including MS Project and online Project Management tools
  • Ability to quickly adapt to and learn new technologies and environments
  • Outstanding meeting and time management skills
  • Proven track record in managing several projects at once while dealing with competing priorities to correctly identify and prioritize critical organizational and project tasks
  • Excellent conflict resolution skills, and proven ability to negotiate a positive outcome for all parties

 

Check us out at  http://www.invivo.com/

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. #LI-MS1

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  • Location
    Toronto, Ontario
  • Department
    Project Management
  • Employment Type
    Full-Time
  • Minimum Experience
    Senior Manager/Supervisor