Project Manager - O2E Brands - 14 Month Contract

We’re all about people
We are O2E Brands and our name comes from what we do. With our four uniquely branded home services franchises - 1-800-GOT-JUNK?, WOW 1 DAY PAINTING, You Move Me and Shack Shine - we make the ordinary businesses of junk removal, painting and moving exceptional by being leaders in customer experience and innovation O2E = Ordinary to Exceptional!

What people say about you
Nothing fuels my fire more then helping others get organized to achieve results. I enjoy working with a broad spectrum of professionals, and use my endless curiosity to collect input and ideas at every opportunity. I am skilled at holding myself and others accountable for commitments made in a way that both leads to results and fosters strong relationships. I consider myself an Agile project manager that makes juggling multiple projects look fun by calling upon my superior planning skills, attention to process, and positive outlook. I have worked on a broad spectrum of projects and have extensive experience with technological change and business transformation.

What you'll do

  • Manage a high visibility projects using agile methods that may cross multiple business units
  • Define project scope and schedule while focusing on regular and timely delivery of value; organize and lead project status and working meetings; prepare and distribute progress reports; manage risks and issues; correct deviations from plans; and perform delivery planning for assigned projects
  • Drive change management and adoption of a critical business tool
  • Define and manage project management processes and champion ongoing process improvement initiatives to implement best practices
  • Plan, lead, organize, and motivate agile project teams to achieve a high level of performance and quality in delivering agile projects
  • Analyze and assess business needs on an ongoing basis to develop and manage project schedules, resources, and budgets
  • Work closely with Product Managers to manage customer expectations for project deliverables, manage stakeholder communications, and help to implement an effective system of project delivery across our technology platforms
  • Assist in team development while holding teams accountable for their commitments, removing roadblocks to their work; leverage organizational resources to improve capacity for project work; mentor and develop team members
  • Establish and monitor key performance indicators for projects and focus project activities on realizing the intended benefits of the project - metrics link to success and adoption

What you bring to the table

  • Solid understanding of software development life cycle models as well as knowledge of both Agile and traditional project management principles and practices
  • At an enterprise level, the ability to lead and manage complex enterprise-level projects consisting of multiple Agile teams and/or requiring integration with other activities outside the scope of the Agile teams
  • At a team level, play a consultative role to help put in place the appropriate people, process, and tools
  • Experience overseeing multi-function project teams
  • Excellent oral and written communications skills, and experience interacting with both business and technology experts
  • Strong interpersonal skills including mentoring, coaching, and collaborating
  • Proven analytical and problem solving skills, while maintaining a “big picture” view of the objective
  • Strong business acumen with the ability to understand business needs and establish customer trust and confidence 
  • Solid understanding of and demonstrated experience in using project tools such as Microsoft Project, Visio, Smartsheets, or equivalent
  • Agile Project Management tools such as JIRA or equivalent
  • A proven track record of successfully implementing software or web development projects using Agile methodologies
  • Prior experience with SCRUM/Agile methodologies with application development projects
  • PMP, PMI-ACP, CSM, or equivalent preferred
Life at the Junktion
What is the Junktion? Well, it’s more than just a solid pun. It’s what we call our head offices in Vancouver, BC and Toronto, ON. Team members sit in our collaborative and high energy open concept office and take part in our daily 7 minute stand-up meeting called Huddle and get together for a drink on First Round Friday. Not only do we have a cool office, we offer some pretty sweet perks too. In your first year, you’ll enjoy 4 weeks of personal paid leave. By the end of year one, you will be eligible for 5 weeks of personal paid leave. We offer extended health and dental benefits, as well as professional and individual development programs. There’s also our 101 Life Goals program, which helps you achieve your personal goals and cross things off your bucket list.

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Project Manager - O2E Brands - 14 Month Contract