Role & Responsibilities:
Develop project plans and budgets.
Prepare detailed scheduling, targets and resource planning for R & D and Engineering Projects.
Define project scope, goals and deliverables that support business goals in accordance to management and stakeholders.
Ongoing communication, coordination and follow up with engineering/project managers on project progress; tracking and monitoring project milestones and deliverables.
Track project deliverables and milestones using project management tools and escalating critical issues to minimize project risk factors.
Weekly reporting of project progress, issues and delays to PMO.
Assess the risks and propose mitigation plans.
Identify and manage project dependencies and critical path.
Define project performance criteria.
Monitor cost/schedule performance throughout the project.
Develop any business relationships required to the success of the project.
Communication and follow up with sub-contractors and vendors to establish cordial/effective working relationship.
Meet project milestones from a cost and schedule perspective.
Chair review meetings with customers and subcontractors.
Establish and maintain program master schedules.
Manage scope and recommend adjustments to plan. Negotiate change of scope with customers.
Ability to coordinate and communicate with cross-functional teams on multi-disciplinary projects.
Strong interpersonal and leadership skills – persuasive, encouraging, motivating and team oriented.
Possesses critical thinking, conforming to shifting priorities, demands and timelines through analytical and problem-solving capabilities in a high-pressure environment is crucial;
Strong technical skills (asset) with an ability to quickly assimilate new ideas and concepts;
Highly proficient with MS Project and MS Office
Bachelor Degree or equivalent (preferably in Engineering)
Minimum of 5 years experience in technical Product and/or Project management
PMP certification or equivalent experience
First hand knowledge of all aspects of the hardware & software development process;
Strong verbal and written communication skills in English;
Knowledge of satellite communications is an asset