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Project Manager -Technical Operations General

Vancouver, BC, Canada Req #343
Tuesday, September 10, 2019
Are you creative, dynamic and passionate?  Do you like to think outside of the box and find new ways to achieve your goals?  Corus Entertainment has an exciting opportunity for you.  If you have a passion for excellence, and would like to work for Corus Entertainment, we encourage you to apply.

About the Role:

Reporting to the Manager, Enterprise Projects, and working with the Project Manager for News projects, the successful candidate will be accountable for managing the efficient execution of a portfolio of Broadcast Technology and Enterprise Information Technology (IT) projects, in addition to contributing to the overall success and health of the Corus Project Management Office (Corus PMO).


This role is a temporary contract.

Responsibilities:

  • Expertly plan projects in order to accomplish its goals within the triple constraints and agreed quality standards

  • Schedule tasks, deadlines, and milestones for all stakeholders & resources using project appropriate methodologies

  • Lead all project communications including reporting, success metrics/KPI tracking, stakeholder updates, etc.

  • Proactively identify and actively manage project risks, uncertainties, and issues for all stakeholders and escalates where necessary

  • Ensure flawless execution of all assigned projects by coordinating efforts of all stakeholders to deliver the plan and achieve project and organizational goals

  • Intimately understand the requirements, deliverables and goals of the project and ensure that work proceeds to specifications

  • Support and manage each project team to ensure overall project success, and create a project environment that is enabling and focused on quality and timely delivery

  • Conduct project performance evaluations, retrospectives, and/or post mortems

  • Experience in defining scope and project objects as part of initial requirement gathering is a plus. From time to time this position will be required to work in both disciplines


About You

What We Need From You:

You are quantitative, and can balance business, technology, and creativity to become an integral part of the daily operations of the business.

  • Minimum 2-5years Project Management experience, preferably with Broadcast Engineering and/or Enterprise IT expertise

  • Demonstrated experience in relationship management with stakeholders of various levels within an organization

  • A post-secondary degree or certificate

If You Have the Following….We Want to Hear From You!

  • Excellent interpersonal, relationship, facilitations, and communication skills

  • Strong analytical skills

  • Well versed in working with the following tools: MS Project, Outlook, Visio, Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Jira

  • Well versed in Project Management practices and processes (including Agile and Waterfall)

  • PMP Certification and/or CAPM considered an asset

  • A passion for using and seeking out new tools and techniques

  • A passion and deep understanding of technology and enterprise change management

Why Corus?

Corus is a driving force in the media industry with a diverse portfolio of strong brands that entertain and inform audiences through great storytelling and compelling content, reaching millions of people around the world every day. 

We have a passionate drive to connect with the world around us: to express, to share, to be part of people's lives. Walk around our offices, our stations, our studios across the country and you'll feel it. You'll see it in action. 

You'll see it in the open communication and the approachability of our people. You'll see it in our care for quality work and the interest in new, creative solutions. You'll see it in how we work with external partners, and how we care about our communities. These are all core to the values we commit to living each and every day - Win Together, Think Beyond, Make It Happen, Learn Every Day, Show We Care. Our values describe what makes us pretty unique - and amazing - place to work. 

At Corus we value and actively involve the full range of what makes people unique in order to create a strong and innovative company where amazing people thrive. A company where people have the full opportunity to show their unique value and develop their potential. We strongly encourage applications from Indigenous peoples, people of colour, people with disabilities, people from all gender and sexually diverse communities and people with intersectional identities.

Corus is also committed to providing accommodations throughout the interview and employment process.  If you require an accommodation, we will work with you to meet your needs.

How to Apply

If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now'.  
 
*No phone calls please. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted. 

Other details

  • Job Family TO-Technical Operations
  • Job Function 02-Technical Project/Program Management
  • Pay Type Salary
  • Vancouver, BC, Canada