Technical Project Manager

Job Summary
Trimble Agriculture’s Enterprise Software Division is looking for a Technical/Agile Project Manager to work as part of a team on the coordinate and deliver configurations, enhancements, and integrations for our SaaS Agricultural Enterprise Customers. This is a full-time position in our Calgary, AB office reporting to the Enterprise Software Director.  The Technical Project Manager will work with customer success managers, technical leads and developers, and be accountable for the overall program/project delivery. On a day-to-day basis, the Technical Project Manager is responsible for planning, leading, organizing, and motivating project teams to achieve a high level of performance and quality in delivering products that provide exceptional business value to our stakeholders. This role will be responsible for managing several concurrent high visibility projects using the project management method best fit to deliver in a fast-paced environment that may cross multiple business divisions and vendors.

Key Responsibilities
  • Act as the focal point for requirements definition and project scope
  • Identify and tailor the best delivery methodology to fit the project
  • Communicate to all stakeholders so that all project participants are fully versed in all aspects of the project
  • Ensure that the objectives, approach and guiding principles of the program/project are being effectively communicated and followed
  • Ensure all required stakeholders actively participate in all phases of the program/project
  • Ensure the expectations of all business owners are clearly set and being met
  • Be part of a delivery team/community that collaborates to enhance and transform the way we deliver IT solutions.
  • Provide expertise on the overall business processes around which the program/project is focused, and provide needed business expertise in those areas
  • Identify, resolve or escalate issues to business owner, executive owner or steering committee (if applicable) as appropriate
  • Ensure that program/project risks are identified and mitigated
  • Develop, track, and present project metrics to define the benefits realized by projects
  • Monitor and track progress using Project plans, milestones and resources
  • Ordering, tracking, coordinating and communicating activities with vendors and staff

Skills & Experience Required
  • Post-secondary degree in business, information technology, management, or equivalent field of study
  • Project Management Certificate or actively working towards certificate or PMI Certification
  • Certified Scrum Master / Professional Scrum Master / Agile Practitioner designation would be an asset
  • Practical experience with any of the key disciplines required in agile delivery – such as software development or business (system) analysis
  • Agile Management Framework and well documented Agile techniques (User Stories, Burndown techniques, Acceptance Test Driven Development, Continuous testing, etc.)
  • 2+ years experience as a Scrum Master – where Scrum principles, practices and theory were diligently applied
  • Minimum of five years experience in project management
  • Strong knowledge of Jira and G Suite

Attributes for Success
  • You focus on impact over hard work: what isn't of concern is the hours you work, but your results and impact on team members and customers
  • You like to solve difficult problems, together: no one said transforming banking was going to be easy, but we’re collectively re-imagining it and there are no solo heroes welcome
  • You operate with a mentality of Build-Measure-Learn: our agile mindset is not just for our technical teams, it's a mindset that every one of us is asked to operate from. We move fast, we make mistakes but we measure the impact, learn, grow and change as a result
  • You focus on 10X and leave the incremental thinking at home: if something doesn't have a significant impact, you are the person to challenge whether or not it's worth doing
  • You do it with passion or not at all: you’re inspired by our purpose and you see the link between yourself and the work you are doing to transform banking
  • You’re comfortable with being uncomfortable: we won’t always have the answers and change is a constant in our world. As a Transformer, you trust in our vision and own an attitude of willingness and patience
  • You keep the customer at the heart of everything you do: Empathy is a core driver in which you navigate the world. You don’t build products, processes, and solutions for the sake of checking something off your checklist, you build with the end-user in mind, openly engaging new ideas, listening with intent and making decisions with the desire to balance both compassion with logical reasoning
  • Ability to network and cultivate a productive working relationship with Trimble staff, customers and third-party vendors
  • Strong business, project and change management acumen
  • Strong team leadership and a collaborative approach to solution development
  • Possess a professional, friendly, courteous, respectful and highly motivated personality

Trimble is transforming the way the world works by delivering products and services that connect the physical and digital worlds. Core technologies in positioning, modeling, connectivity and data analytics enable customers to improve productivity, quality, safety and sustainability. From purpose-built products to enterprise lifecycle solutions, Trimble software, hardware and services are transforming a broad range of industries such as agriculture, construction, geospatial and transportation and logistics.

Trimble is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, gender, age, color, religion, national origin, marital status, disability, sexual orientation, status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws, or any other protected factor. EOE/M/F/V/D 

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