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Senior Manager
Strategic Programs, Remote
Posted on 11/29/2022
Canada • United States
Experience Level
Desired Skills
  • University degree in related field (Business administration, finance, operations, project management) or equivalent experience
  • 10+ years of proven project management experience, (PMP preferred)
  • Detailed knowledge of fundamental project management concepts and methodologies
  • Executive presence and the ability to quickly establish credibility and trust within all functions and across all levels, including executive
  • Strong negotiation and influencing skills and the ability to develop strong working relationships with stakeholders at all levels
  • Comfort with ambiguity and an enthusiasm for establishing and maturing a PMO function in a fast-paced environment. Prior experience establishing and maturing a PMO is an asset
  • Exceptional organizational skills including attention to detail and multitasking skills
  • An exceptional and proactive problem solver, embracing challenges head on with a solution-oriented mindset
  • Strong change management skills
  • Familiarity with project management software and tools
  • Deliver a portfolio of high-priority, interdisciplinary strategic projects while doing the following:
  • Engage senior leadership and diverse stakeholders to deliver organizational clarity of strategic projects, including developing project scope, objectives and project plans
  • Work closely with key stakeholders across the business to continuously improve strategic programs, driving measurable results
  • Lead and manage project execution including adapting work as required, ensuring resource availability, managing risk, managing budgets, removing obstacles and facilitating problem solving
  • Continuously verify project stakeholder alignment
  • Develop and maintain project plans and provide management visibility through regular reporting
  • Evolve strategic projects into impactful programs, aligned to strategic objectives
  • Develop and evolve strategic initiative management process, including maintaining documentation of key initiatives and reporting progress

1,001-5,000 employees

Agile supply chain planning software
Company Overview
Kinaxis' mission is to deliver cutting-edge software that supports the ever-changing needs of the people who manage supply chains. The company has created an industry proven platform that combines human intelligence with AI and concurrent planning to help companies plan for any future, monitor risks and opportunities and respond at the pace of change.
  • Flexible vacation
  • Parental leave top-up
  • Company bonus plan
  • Employee Share Purchase Plan
  • Competitive pay
  • Work from home options if your role permits
  • Training & development opportunities
  • Health & wellness programs
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Active social committee
  • Inclusion & diversity committee
Company Core Values
  • Be real
  • Be empowered
  • Stronger together
  • Laugh often
  • Be customer-centric
  • Be a global citizen