Project Manager- Contract

Title:  Project Manager (6 Month Contract - with potential to become Full-Time)
Company:  Trimble Oil and Gas Services
Location:  Calgary, Alberta. Canada


This position is responsible for managing software implementations for our customers.  This role will ensure that implementations are properly planned, managed and successful.  Ultimately the Project Manager is responsible for managing the customer relationship throughout the implementation cycle and coordinating resources both internally and externally as required.   

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Work with customers to understand business objectives and requirements in order to formulate and define project scope
  • Create project plans which highlight milestones, cost/budget, timeline, deliverables and dependencies
  • Ensure project progresses on schedule within budget
  • Create change management procedures
  • Establish communications plans
  • Identify training needs and brief the training team on the requirements
  • Identify risks and contingency plans
  • Establish standards and procedures for reporting and documentation
  • Prepare status reports and adjust scheduling as required
  • Develop integrated project plans, implementation schedules, and cost estimates
  • Monitor project effectiveness; adjust as necessary
  • Communicate regularly with management regarding the status of current projects
  • Act as liaison between the client/users and all other project participants including consultants, contractors, vendors, etc.
  • Monitor ongoing resource needs to project
  • Provide appropriate project tracking using computer assisted programs and ensure timely entry of project information
  • Develop and lead cross-functional teams as required by the project
  • Organize and lead regularly scheduled project meetings to identify required actions and its timely completion

Required Skills:

  • A combination of a project management designation / education and / or at least 5 years of experience managing projects
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate and coordinate efforts cross-functionally (internally and externally)
  • Excellent written and verbal communication abilities to a wide range of audiences
  • Highly organized and self-directed with proven ability to manage and prioritize multiple tasks in a fast paced environment
  • Proficient in project management methodology and tools (preferably SmartSheets)

Preferred Skills:

  • Experience in the Oil & Gas industry is considered an asset
  • Experience working in a SaaS business is considered an asset
  • Familiarity with Agile methodology is considered an asset 

Trimble Inc. 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 

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