Director, Project Management


Offre publiée le 2024-06-28

mdf commerce

mdf commerce Inc . is an international team of approximately 650 experts who develop a broad set of SaaS solutions to optimize and accelerate commercial interactions of its B2B and B2G customers.

Working in the eprocurement sector, we are currently looking for a Director, Project Management to join our team.

As part of the Product and Technology Management team, you will lead and guide our software delivery, technology release operations, and scheduled projects and activities across our 5 major eprocurement platforms.

You will be walking into a great opportunity, by leading an existing team and working across various business units within the company.

You will succeed with a background in communicating plans, managing milestones, and timelines to complete project activities in a timely manner as the company continues to grow.

What will your main responsibilities look like?

Management of the Project Team

  • Supervise, support, and coordinate the objectives, progress, and evaluate the performance of the project team, which includes Scrum Masters, Project Managers, and Project Coordinators.
  • Provide mentorship for repeatable processes, templates, and guidance in project and change management, process improvement, and business analysis in a context of transversal projects delivery.

Project Management and Process

  • Generate foundational artifacts of a project and scope; including project and milestone definitions, OKRs, WBS, POAMs, RACI, risk and change management, RAID, objectives and acceptance criteria, budget and timelines.
  • Ensure daily and effective coordination of all stakeholders related to the development of projects, including outsourced teams to achieve desired outcomes through building effective relationships.
  • Track and analyze progress and project status of work activities within an Agile / Scrum development cycle.
  • Work across various internal business units of the company as your client, to assist with launch and knowledge transfer of product projects.
  • Manage change requests, risks, corrections, outstanding, strategy and mitigation of project items.
  • Ensure that the delivered solutions are compliant with initial needs definition and meets stakeholders’ expectations and target outcome.

Best Practice Incorporation

  • You will be leading strategic projects and initiatives to promote efficiencies, process, and delivery improvements with value-added objectives and results.
  • Define and ensure the rigorous application of quality standards and configuration management of project management, approval, and delivery processes for the technology team.
  • Ensure the application of other company processes and methodological elements required to deliver projects effectively.

Communications, Reporting, and Metrics

  • Put in place methodologies, tools, processes, and KPIs for each of the main functions and projects under your responsibility : project status, change management, budget, and cost accounting, forecasting analysis, and process improvement.
  • Make data-informed decisions and define key metrics with which you will measure progress.
  • Control and ensuring the delivery of projects within budgets and schedules according to executive agreements.
  • Drive stakeholder engagement, communications, and visibility to ongoing projects. Deliver status updates to C suite, impacted executives, and relevant stakeholders for key strategic initiatives and the evolution of work performed.
  • Responsible for project data currency and accuracy from various sources, i.e. project management software and Jira.

What elements of your professional background will be necessary and useful in this role?

Bachelor’s degree in business, engineering, technology, or other relevant field; or equivalent professional experience.

  • PMP certification.
  • Background in Agile / Scrum development methodologies.
  • 5 years experience as Director of Project Management. Experience mixed with development or product management can be considered relevant experience.
  • 3 years experience in personnel management.
  • Completion of minimum 10 large-scale or critical software projects, lasting over 6 months.
  • Experience with managing projects that includes outsourced / offshore development teams.
  • Previous experience within Procurement, ERP, HR, Fintech, or other large enterprise software industries is an extra asset.
  • Well versed in project or program management techniques and methodologies, with experience writing project plans and communicating effectively to executives and delivering project visuals that communicate positive and negative project insights.
  • Excellent command of Project Management Software, i.e. Office suite (MS Project, PowerPoint, Excel), Smartsheet, etc.
  • Experience in transformation, process improvements, and performance management.
  • Excellent interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills; proficient in English, aligning various business teams, including TechOPs, Marketing, Services, Sales, Product, and Development.

You stand out with the following skills :

Self motivation

  • Focused on results and stakeholder satisfaction.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Ability to solve problems quickly and efficiently.
  • Organized, able to take initiative and a team player.
  • Collaborative motivator and ability to lead no matter the team’s skillset.
  • Strong leadership competencies, with proven strategic thinking and ability to inspire and lead people through change and align cross-functional teams.
  • Conflict management and resolution skills build consensus, anticipate, and solve problems.
  • Ability to juggle multiple projects, goals, and deadlines in the context of the big picture, setting your own priorities and objectives that advance the company.
  • Enjoys working with various people, cultures, skillsets, and motivations, proven ability to complete projects with different levels of stakeholders without being a direct report and coordinating multidisciplinary teams.
  • Love of metrics and data to assist with key decisions.

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Thank you for your interest in mdf commerce . However, only selected candidates will be contacted.

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