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Associate Project Manager
Posted on 3/12/2023
Alberta, Canada • Edmonton, AB, Canada
Experience Level
Desired Skills
  • Able to work from home or at the office with minimal supervision to accomplish tasks
  • Must be a self-motivator, hard-worker and willing to go the extra mile
  • Must have a strong work ethic
  • Has strong critical thinking skills and can manage tasks to completion independently with little supervision or direction
  • Demonstrates problem-solving abilities, coupled with a desire to take on responsibility
  • Excellent planning and organizational skills - the ability to manage many projects at varying stages of progress
  • Excellent communication skills - the ability to communicate operation processes
  • Listening skills - the ability to listen and comprehend requests and how to navigate it to the next process step
  • Ability to work with wide range of people, in several locations and communication interfaces
  • Ability to be flexible with roles/responsibilities due to changing business needs
  • Ability to achieve short learning curve and onboard quickly
  • Bachelor's degree, preferably in an Engineering field
  • Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) certificate preferred
  • 2 years' experience in an engeering or technology role
  • Customer facing experience
  • 2-5 years' experience in project coordination
  • Proven track record on working from home (if remote option is chosen)
  • Regularly required to sit or stand, reach, bend and move about the facility
  • Work with Xylem DIS utility clients and project teams to develop project goals, schedule and prepare project deliverables, including engineering reports, software deployments/upgrades, and hardware deployments
  • Assist with being a liaison to drive key project milestones and deliverables and technology support efforts
  • Assist effort with ensuring project tracking and timely status updates are accurately being logged in Salesforce, Smartsheet, Atlassian, and other internal tools
  • Provide project administration across North America DIS projects in Smartsheet, including project provisioning, tracking, and closeout
  • Independently identify project challenges and risks
  • Ability to escalate issues and decisions to supervisors in accordance with project management processes
  • Understand and implement project accounting and billing processes
  • Help maintain data quality for dashboards, metric reporting, and forecasting
  • Send project status updates to our clients, 3rd party partners, or Xylem personal
  • Ability to coordinate and conduct internal and external meetings with clients, 3rd party partners, or Xylem personal
  • Assist with creating statement of work contracts and track statuses
  • Review and interpret contract terms with supervision
  • Help generate and execute ideas for improving internal processes with a positive and constructive attitude
  • Update and create process documentation and flow diagrams to reflect current processes
  • Lead and support process improvement projects
  • Works with colleagues in project management and engineering to plan project resources and resolve resource constraints with a win-win approach
  • Execute project tasks as assigned by project managers
  • Assist as needed on other DIS projects

10,001+ employees

Innovative water solutions
Company Overview
Xylem helps consumers solve water. The company works to bring clean water, sanitation and hygiene education to schools and communities in emerging markets, and respond with water solutions when disaster strikes around the globe
  • Professional Development – To advance the capabilities of our people, we offer a wide variety of experiences to support our employees’ professional growth and continuous learning.
  • Total Rewards – We offer comprehensive programs for compensation, benefits, recognition, learning and development, work-life integration and corporate citizenship.
  • Watermark – Watermark is our corporate social responsibility program working to provide education and access to safe water to ensure healthy lives, gender equality, and resilient communities. Employees have the opportunity to learn and volunteer on various water-related projects.
  • Employee Networks – Our Employee Networks provide a professional, supportive network for employees from diverse backgrounds, including Women’s, LGBT+ and Allies, Veteran’s, People of Color and Allies, Hispanic Origin & Latin Affinity, Emerging Leaders, and Working Parents Networks.
Company Core Values
  • Respect: for each other, for diversity of people and opinions, for the environment
  • Responsibility: for our words and actions, for customer satisfaction, for giving back to our communities
  • Integrity: for acting ethically, for doing what we say we’ll do, for having the courage to communicate with candor
  • Creativity: for thinking beyond boundaries, for anticipating tomorrow’s challenges, for unlocking growth potential