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Company: MDA
Location: Ottawa, ON, Canada
Career Level: Mid-Senior Level
Industries: Telecommunications, Broadcasting

Description

Please review the job details below. The Project Manager serves as an engineering and management focal point, providing engineering leadership, project planning, execution, timing, resource planning, and risk and cost management services. The manager will motivate the project team and ensure project deliverables and schedules are met.

The Technical Project Manager serves as an engineering and management focal point, providing engineering leadership, project planning, execution, timing, resource planning, and risk and cost management services. The manager will motivate the project team and ensure project deliverables and schedules are met.

  • Formulate and manage project plans, from inception through to completion of the project,
  • Accountable for the cost, scheduling and performance of the project to ensure projects are delivered on-time, within scope and within budget,
  • Act as primary customer contact for the project and lead project activities including leading review sessions with customer to discuss costs, scheduling and project performance,
  • Accountable for the performance of partner-suppliers and subcontracts,
  • Ensure compliance to relevant processes and policies and/or regulations,
  • Perform risk management to minimize project risks,
  • Recognize and resolve conflict within the project team,
  • Assess project issues and developing resolutions to meet productivity, quality, and customer needs and eliminating barriers to success,
  • Lead multidisciplinary engineering activities from requirements development to development and testing
  • Provide support in the preparation of proposals and bids,
  • Supports investigations and troubleshooting of system problems and issues,
  • Other related duties as required.

EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE AND QUALIFICATIONS

  • BS/MS in Engineering or equivalent
  • 5-10 years related project management experience,
  • 5-10 years' experience working in a technical capacity (sensors and systems),
  • Project management knowledge and experience,
  • Fully capable with Project Management tools and techniques for both timeline and resource management (i.e. Microsoft Project),
  • Advanced skills using Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint etc.),
  • Experience working with vendor partners in various levels of technical and business relationship engagement,
  • Knowledge and experience in the development, design, analysis, integration and test of mission critical hardware,
  • Experience with systems level engineering,
  • Highly motivated team player with excellent communication skills, both written and verbal,
  • Superior problem solving skills with the ability to prioritize tasks and willingness to learn and adapt to changing demands,
  • Exceptional organizational skills with an ability to manage multiple tasks and projects,
  • Capable of working under pressure to meet time critical deadlines,
  • Able to obtain a Federal Government Security Clearance (minimum Secret Level II).

Assets

  • Project Management Certification (PMP) or working towards,
  • Experience in space or aerospace industry working with customers such as the Canadian Space Agency, NASA and ESA,
  • Experience working with space flight programs,
  • Strong technical expertise in multiple fields of engineering.

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Competitive Compensation and Benefits Package

MDA provides competitive compensation and benefits packages for its employees at its many locations. As a member of the MDA team, you and your qualified dependents are eligible to participate in a benefit plan that ensures a comprehensive level of protection for employees and their families through health care plans, disability income protection, life insurance, and other employee benefits. The Company's retirement plans encourage employees to save for their future with a Company matching contribution in many locations.​

Competitive Compensation and Benefits Package

MDA provides competitive compensation and benefits packages for its employees at its many locations. As a member of the MDA team, you and your qualified dependents are eligible to participate in a benefit plan that ensures a comprehensive level of protection for employees and their families through health care plans, disability income protection, life insurance, and other employee benefits. The Company's retirement plans encourage employees to save for their future with a Company matching contribution in many locations.​


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