Project Manager in Burnaby at Volt

Date Posted: 3/1/2018

Job Snapshot

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    Marketing & Sales
  • Duration:
    100 weeks
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    Volt Branch
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Job Description

This is your chance to be part of one of the world’s leading games services companies, offering fully integrated, end-to-end production support solutions for development and publishing studios.  This Project Manager position is responsible for the day to day delivery of projects within the Embedded Technologies team, working embedded on site at a AAA game company, and upholding best practices as well as maintaining strong client and employee relationships.

Daily/Weekly tasks

  • Own and provide strategy planning for multiple concurrent assignments
  • Investigate opportunities to expand and add efficiency value to projects (becoming a trusted advisor)
  • Conduct monthly meetings with project owners and employees
  • Monitor team morale and find effective ways to celebrate major accomplishments that take everyone into account
  • Coordinate staffing of resources onto assignment
  • Hiring strong, highly motivated candidates with great technical and interpersonal skills.
  • Onboarding new staff for quick and effective ramp-up.
  • Coach and develop staff through Career Development planning
  • Compile, analyze, and estimate project costs
  • Ensure safety of the work environment and compliance of critical processes used
  • Monitor and manage budget (includes project performance to pricing models, ROI, PO burn reports, invoicing approvals, and ensuring are accurate and timely)

Must-Have Requirements:

  • 1-2 years previous resource management experience
  • Staffing background
  • Customer interfacing experience is a must, in the following areas responsible to maintain client relationships, grow projects and provide value and reporting in quarterly business reviews
  • Sound business-related skills including judgment and decision making

Additional Skills:

  • Experience with gaming life cycles and proven accomplishment as a driver of multiple projects
  • Self-motivated with a strong work ethic that can work with limited supervision
  • Have excellent analytical and communication skills
  • Demonstrated issue escalation and accountability skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Collaborate to work toward common goal with different teams
  • Excellent observational and organizational skills – detail oriented
  • Gaming industry experience