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Project Manager

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We’re looking for an experienced Project Manager to join or team.

Reporting to the Contracts Manager and filling a key role in the Operations Team at Quester Tangent, you will provide strategic and contractual guidance and planning while working with a team of engineers to deliver high value contracts in the rail transit industry. To be successful, you must be able to provide innovative solutions to complex problems and thrive on mediating between multiple conflicting priorities. An ability to view a situation from the 1000 foot level and clearly think beyond the mechanics of a project schedule, while remaining detail and deadline focused, is essential. You thrive on teamwork, but can work equally well independently. You are an excellent communicator, with a strong command of English, whether orally or in writing, and you welcome dealing with people at all levels of an organisation.

Quester Tangent offers a competitive salary, benefits package and quarterly personal days.

Main responsibilities:              

  • Effective, strategic Project Management and planning for projects delivering engineering design and development, and ultimately final fully manufactured products, to clients in the rail transit industry.
  • Be thoroughly familiar with the project’s contractual requirements. Coordinate with all stakeholders internally and externally to foster on-time, on-budget project delivery while remaining within overall contractual requirements.
  • Develop a strong working relationship with the client as Quester Tangent’s main point of contact for the client. Manage all communications with the client to ensure strategic message delivery.
  • Identify and resolve potential issues impacting project delivery or client experience and work to resolve in a manner satisfactory to Quester Tangent while maintaining a high level of client satisfaction.
  • Simultaneously manage multiple projects at various project stages, from inception to project closure and warranty maintenance.
  • Provide regular detailed project reporting to Management, and maintain quality standards as per Quester Tangent’s ISO requirements.
  • Ability and availability to travel internationally.

Qualifications:

  • Relevant Post-secondary education in a technical field. Qualification as a Project Management Professional is desired.
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in a Project Management role in a technical field, preferably with projects of a value greater than $3,000,000.00
  • Superior English communication skills are required
  • Proficiency with MS Word and MS Excel is required. Proficiency with MS Project preferred.

Previous knowledge of ISO quality systems and the rail transportation industry would be beneficial.


Posted: September 26, 2018
Closes: November 25, 2018
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About Quester Tangent Corporation

Today’s passenger trains contain dozens of electronic control units that communicate through Ethernet and wireless networks. Quester Tangent is an established but growing Canadian company...