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Project Manager
QC - Montreal or Remote


Opportunity Snapshot
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Make an Impact as You Drive the Implementation of Recognition Solutions Developed to Increase Employee Engagement and Retention

If you combine technical prowess, including an understanding of the software solutions and the development lifecycle, with proven customer-facing skills and the ability to manage projects from end to end, the role of Project Manager offers you some compelling opportunities. You will:
  • Join a collaborative PMO group, including seasoned project managers and engaged leaders working to deliver best-in-class solutions.
  • Expand your skills and experience working on a diverse range of projects supporting customers in multiple industries. While we prefer candidates with experience in the Human Resources space, as long as you have strong project management and communication skills, we'll teach you HR. 
  • Enjoy wide visibility and exposure as you work with internal and external stakeholders including upper management, Sales, IT, Marketing & Communications, Customer Service, Supply Chain, Operations, clients, suppliers, business associations and others. 
  • Join an innovative, global leader delivering employee engagement strategies from pre-hire to retirement. We pioneered many of the processes and tools currently regarded as best practices. You can feel good knowing your efforts are helping employees find increased satisfaction in their work.
  • Enjoy a culture that is entrepreneurial, high-energy, and success-oriented -- and we have fun along the way.
While the ideal candidate will work at our offices in Montreal, we will also consider outstanding remote candidates in Canada or the U.S.  Quick question for you - click here

Rideau, a member of the Engage2Excel group of companies, is a global leader in recognition solutions headquartered in Montreal, Canada. With a century of experience, Rideau was the first company to produce many of its country’s highest recognition honors and has earned several awards for innovative HR technology and solutions. After integrating its capabilities and technology, Rideau now serves clients in Canada and the U.S. under the Engage2Excel brand. 

Engage2Excel helps human resources organizations create unique candidate and employee experiences from pre-hire to retirement. We know that engaging workplace experiences are essential for motivating employees to care more, work smarter and stay longer. We understand what employees really want because we look at the entire employee lifecycle through a scientific lens. We help more than 3,000 client partners in 100+ countries around the world leverage employee engagement to increase competitive advantage and improve bottom-line results.
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Make an Impact as You Help Drive Employee Recognition Solutions in a Key Project Management Role

The Requirements
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To be a good fit for the Project Manager opportunity, you will have:
  • University Degree in Project Management, Commerce, Computer Science or any related field; we may also consider outstanding relevant experience in lieu of a degree
  • 3-5 years of related experience, ideally in Human Resources
  • Experience in a client-facing role as the main point of contact
  • An understanding of industry trends, development principles, and project methodologies 
  • Understanding of technical terminology with regards to transactional sites
  • Experience coordinating, encouraging, and motivating cross-functional teams and clearly communicating with technical and non-technical stakeholders
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills; comfort having complex conversations with clients and internal teams
  • Ability to work effectively under pressure, handle high volumes, fluctuating workloads and multiple priorities within set time constraints
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The Role
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Reporting to the PMO Manager, as Project Manager, you will be responsible for leading projects in the recognition space from kickoff through launch. You will collect, analyze and document client requirements, including technical specifications, and work with the cross-functional team to deliver solutions that meet clients' specific objectives and goals while also managing the project scope, timeline and budget. This is a key role requiring a professional who can understand the technology and program design, serve as a consultant to clients, guiding them as needed, and translate their business requirements for the development team. Quick question for you - click here
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Why Join Us
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Setting you up to be exceptional
We provide initial and ongoing training on our products, technology and processes. Initially, you'll shadow another PM who will serve as a mentor, but you'll also have the opportunity to leverage the knowledge of the team. You'll have the opportunity to get your hands on some things early on and, once you're comfortable, have the autonomy to own your projects from beginning to end. At the same time, support is available when needed. 

Outstanding growth
We are growing both organically and through acquisitions. In fact, at Rideau, we've had our best year ever and are just entering our busiest season. There's are a lot of interesting projects, unique client needs and intriguing challenges to keep you motivated and engaged.

Professional growth opportunities
While this role could keep you challenged for years to come, we also have advancement opportunities for proven performers. You could follow any number of paths throughout the Engage2Excel organization from Project Management to Business to Operations and more.

Trifecta of organizational culture
Throughout Engage2Excel we drive employee engagement and company success through three simple but powerful steps:
  • Living what we do. In short, we enjoy what we do. It's as much a calling as a company because we ignite the inner accomplishment that drives pride, inspires others and makes work fun.
  • Rewarding those that earn it. This means you, your team -- everyone. We work hard, play hard and help the customer reap the success we all can enjoy.
  • Seeking new ways to solve problems. We relish the opportunity to take on and overcome challenges. We encourage everyone to lean in, invent and then reinvent. We value courage because we know the best ideas might involve some risk.
Diversity
We serve clients across industries. We have specialized teams in order to make sure we have the best talent on every position. That means we'll welcome your expertise but you also have plenty to learn.

Excellent compensation
In addition to a competitive salary, we offer outstanding benefits, including all you'd expect, such as insurances and PTO, along with several surprises, including a robust recognition program, a flex-time policy, an onsite gym, and more.
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More Insight
If you meet the minimum qualifications, feel free to apply at any time. If you'd like some additional details about the role, please read below.
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More about the requirements
In addition to the basics described under The Requirements tab, you will have the following competencies:
  • Strong organizational and problem-solving skills
  • Previous experience using computers for senior functions
  • Comfortable presenting to large groups
  • Analysis and synthesis – strong judgment
  • Attention to detail; dexterity; accountability
  • Autonomy; the ability to work under minimum supervision
Additionally, we value the following preferred qualifications:
  • Project management experience in a Human Resources or similar environment
  • Intermediate bilingual skills English/French 
  • Experience implementing technology solutions  
  • PMP and/or other relevant certification(s)  Quick question for you - click here
More about the role
In addition to the responsibilities described under The Role tab, as part of your specific tasks, you will:
  • Plan, execute, monitor and control assigned projects
  • Define and scope client requirements and deliverables
  • Provide project leadership by overseeing and directing the project activities, coordinate assignment of appropriate resources and ensure proper task completion
  • Serve as the central point of communication and coordination for the project
  • Proactively manage stakeholder communications and expectations to ensure client satisfaction
  • Create and maintain detailed project documentation
  • Make decisions regarding issues escalated by the project team or key stakeholders and escalate issues and risks when appropriate
  • Identify deviations between project scope and desired deliverables, initiating change requests as needed
  • Ensure project processes and deliverables quality. Control quality by reviewing deliverables prior to client presentation; suggest process improvements as appropriate
  • Ensure the use of best practices and apply lessons learned from previous projects; share findings with the PMO
About your success
While technical acumen and understanding are key, you won't speak at a high technical level with the client. Instead, you'll take a consultative approach to understanding their needs and translating those needs for our internal technical teams. Additionally, to be an outstanding Project Manager, you will be:
  • An articulate and clear communicator able to effectively work with various teams and stakeholders, both internal and external
  • Customer and people-oriented; tactful and courteous 
  • Consistent in delivering successful projects management and achieving defined goals (e.g. quality, cost, performance, customer satisfaction, etc.)
  • Effectively management stress and multiple, sometimes competing demands
  • Deliver optimal response time / rapid processing time
  • Accurate and detail oriented -- deliver error-free information processing
  • Self-motivated and independent while also serving as a strong team member
This description is intended to give you a general overview of the position and is not an exhaustive listing of duties and responsibilities.
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Engage2Excel, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.