Project Manager - Mobile Development

Project Manager - Mobile Development

With over 1.4 million downloads (iOS, Android and Blackberry), the Mobile Development Project Manager will take a leadership role in the development of the most innovative and exciting products offered in our industry. This is the ideal position for the Project Manager who loves mobile development, enjoys the challenge of delivering highly valued apps and thrives in an environment where moving with the speed of technology is expected.

Our Candidate:

• Will be able to draw upon strong technical experience (mobile)
• Have excellent communication skills
• Will have examples of managing the full life cycle from initiation through to project closure, managing delegated resources to achieve project goals
• Will continue to foster an environment where successes are celebrated and obstacles are faced with collaborative and creative problem solving
• Will love their work
• Has capacity to hold multiple projects at any given time
• Will enjoy the flexibility, opportunities and stability autoTRADER can provide

What will our PM do?

The Project Manager is responsible for the day-to-day management and leadership of projects with a focus on mobile applications. This role requires an experienced PM with experience, coordination of user training and communication plans.

Specifically:

• Manage the day to day project activities and task assignments to ensure successful project completion in terms of time, cost and quality
• Resource Management - work with Program Director to identify and obtain resources to fulfill project staffing requirements
• Scope & Change Management
• Stakeholder Management - manage the expectations of the Steering Committee, PMO and project stakeholders
• Project Administration (e.g. internal and external contractor billing, budget, time and expense).
• Risk & Mitigation Management
• Provide regular communication to maintain the effective coordination and support of all project stakeholders
• Effective implementation of a Communication Plan
• Regular meetings with Steering Committee, Project Team, and Project Stakeholders
• Publish weekly project status reports in compliance with PMO procedures and templates
• Resolve and/or escalate issues in an efficient and timely manner
• Ensure effective integration of internal project inter-dependencies between autoTRADER’s business and online systems (and Programs of work) as well as external Program dependencies (including 3rd party suppliers)
• Maintain complete project documentation

Tell us why you will be a great fit:

• Mobile Application Development project management experience (show us your stuff!)
• Ability to prioritize and coordinate cross-functional teams within a matrix organization
• Ability to balance strategic planning with tactical delivery
• Strong customer focus, organizational skills, emotional intelligence, and ability to manage through change
• Excellent communications skills - comfort level with all levels of management and business and technical stakeholders
• Approximately 5 years of Information Systems experience with at least 2 years spent Project Manager or Program Management role
• PMI or equivalent certification is an asset
• Proficient Microsoft Project skills


Date Posted:
Sep 6, 2013 9:37 AM PDT
Company:
autoTRADER.ca
Website:
https://tradercareers.silkroad.com
Contact:
naomi.lynam@trader.ca

Company:
autoTRADER.ca
Website:
http://www.autotrader.ca
Location:
Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada

TRADER Corporation takes pride in its diverse and talented group of employees. As an organization we remain focused on innovating and investing for the future. We strive to ensure we have the best online and mobile user experience and the best business solutions for our customers. We have a competitive and driven attitude that allows us to achieve results and continue to elevate our multiple brands. We are an... more