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Project Manager

General Management


Bluedrop Training & Simulation

Halifax City, Nova Scotia

Bluedrop Training & Simulation Inc. (BTSI) focuses on design and development of eLearning, simulation, and integrated training solutions for our clients.

Project Manager

You have a passion for managing and exceeding client expectations at every turn, while ensuring a team of designers and developers meets all cost, schedule, scope, and quality constraints.

Responsibilities:

  • Reviewing, understanding, and managing contracts
  • Preparing project plans that will deliver contract requirements
  • Assembling resources required to execute project plans
  • Providing updates regularly, including written status reports, noting that any deviations from the project plan must be explained (estimate of accomplishments to date, problems to date, estimates to complete whether the milestones are going to be achieved or not, etc.)
  • Monitoring project progress and reviewing status provided by project team members
  • Keeping client informed of project status
  • Negotiating changes and change orders when necessary
  • Using formal methodology, procedural knowledge, and budget management experience to ensure projects are completed on time and within budget
  • Overall quality control of client deliverables
  • Coordinating, planning, and scheduling production resources, and deliverables with Production Managers
  • Planning and tracking effort of the project team and supporting BTSI’s processes for invoice generation
  • Other related duties as required

Qualifications:

  • Minimum 3 years’ experience managing training development/eLearning projects
  • Government of Canada security clearance required
  • Broad understanding of corporate finance requirements and the impacts of projects including:
    • Experience with project financial reporting and management
    • Experience managing financial scope of projects and change orders
  • Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills including:
    • Ability to influence others to a desired outcome through building persuasive arguments based on logic and facts, coupled with the ability to anticipate and respond to the needs and concerns of others
    • Ability to adapt to, and work effectively within, a variety of situations, and with various individuals or groups
    • Exceptional organizational skills with an ability to handle multiple initiatives, projects and deadlines while keeping up with a fast paced environment
    • Strong presentation, facilitation, consulting and relationship building skills
    • Superior consultative skills with the ability to anticipate and interpret client needs and provide optimal solutions
    • Must be able to work in a team environment
    • Excellent listening and communication skills
  • Project management certification an asset
  • Knowledge of curriculum development an asset
  • Experience with internal product development and managing client support contracts an asset
  • Knowledge and experience with one or more LMS and LMCS systems an asset
  • Experience with military projects/contracts an asset
  • Bilingual (English/French) an asset
  • Strong computer skills (Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Microsoft Project)

This is an excellent opportunity for ambitious, career-oriented individuals who wish to be part of a large, dynamic and highly successful organization. We offer competitive compensation, bonus opportunities and benefits as well as exceptional career growth potential. Please forward your resume, in confidence, by clicking the Apply Online button to be considered for this current vacancy. While we thank all candidates for their interest, only those candidates to be interviewed will be contacted.

Bluedrop Training & Simulation Inc. is an equal opportunity employer.  We just hire the best….

 

 


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