Harris Computer Systems

Project Manager

Job Location CA-BC-Burnaby | any Harris office, US or Canada
Posted Date 1 month ago(1/9/2018 4:02 PM)
Job ID
Professional Services
Percent of Travel Required
40-70% across multiple US states

Position Overview



Our Professional Services team has an exciting opportunity for a driven individual; we're looking for an experienced Software Implementation Project Manager that will be passionate about providing IT implementation services to our clients. The Cayenta Project Manager is a leader that is empowered to manage his/her project(s) while keeping the client’s and our senior management informed.

The Cayenta Software Implementation Project Manager role is customer service oriented, and serves as the first point of contact with the client to ensure that the agreed to project goals are being met. Of course, the Project Manager is focused on monitoring and controlling the scope of work, managing project deadlines, risks and project finances.


The position is located at our Cayenta Division – Burnaby, BC and requires at least 25% travel to client sites throughout North America (Canada & United States).

Primary Functions

Project Planning, Scope Management, & PMO Improvements

  • Demonstrate outstanding project control, ensuring that project plans / schedules, project budgets, and scope control all exceed expectations.
  • Effective project management provided through, impact analysis, leading project scope negotiations, managing expectations of evolving project requirements
  • Identify, analyze and assess business opportunities, processes, and workflows for PMO process improvements

Project Delivery & Critical Issue Resolution

  • Adhere to the schedule of work for all phases (& refine as a project journey progresses) of the project including start-up and post implementation follow-up.
  • Be knowledgeable on project deliverables and contractual documentation to ensure obligations and expectations are met.
  • Prioritize project needs based on tasks outstanding, obstacles or barriers, budgets, resources and deadlines.
  • Coordinate resolution of project issues and/or delays to reduce the impact on the project and ensure timely implementation.
  • Additional learning opportunities as project evolves.

Client Management & Leadership

  • Responsible for all aspects of the project delivery, including managing the scope of the project and changes to the project deliverables, while ensuring client satisfaction and organizational profitability.
  • Regular communication of project updates, critical issues, implications, and progress to our clients and our leadership team.


  • 3+ years of direct management experience; preferably within a software development environment.
  • PMP Certification would be considered an asset.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Communications, or Information Systems required.
  • Strong problem solving skills. Must be able to analyze information to make independent decisions quickly and effectively.
  • Detailed oriented and conscientious about meeting expectations.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Experience from the Big 4 professional services firms: MBB, Big Oil / Utilities, SAP, and/or Oracle would be highly preferred.


Desired Competencies 

  • Problem solving, critical thinking and analytical skills; must be comfortable making decisions independently.
  • Detailed oriented, conscientious about meeting expectations, and ability to exceed expectations within a matrixed organization.
  • Entrepreneurial Spirit, with willingness to ‘roll up sleeves’ and work at all levels of client organization.
  • Strong influencing, coaching and communication (both written and verbal) skills across all levels of an organization, plus a passion for seeing others succeed.
  • Must be able to successfully manage and complete multiple tasks within deadlines.
  • Must be able to travel between 25% to 50% of the time within North America without restriction.

Company Overview

Cayenta (www.cayenta.com) is involved in some of the most challenging and interesting projects in the technology industry and we're always looking for talented, highly motivated individuals who seek the same. One of the most important decisions we make is the next person we invite to join our team.

As a Cayenta employee you will be consistently challenged to deliver your best, and you will be fairly compensated for your efforts. Because we provide our customers the best technologies and services in the industry, you will constantly develop new skills, learn new products, and be involved in activities that are highly valued in the marketplace. Most of all, any potential employee must be willing and able to represent our core operating principle, which simply stated is: "We value our customers as partners, therefore their success and satisfaction, as well as our own, depends on delivering excellence in everything we do."

Cayenta is a division of Harris (www.harriscomputer.com), a member of the Constellation Software group of companies. Harris is a leading provider of financial management and Customer Information Systems (CIS) software solutions. Since 1976, Harris has focused on providing feature-rich and robust turnkey solutions to Public Sector, Schools, Utility, and Healthcare agencies throughout North America. Harris’ focus is on creating long-term relationships with its customers and ensuring that it meets the changing needs of its customers over time.

Harris is an EEO/AA/Disability/Veteran Employer.



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