Harris Computer Systems

Project Manager

CA-ON-Toronto
2 months ago(11/16/2017 9:04 AM)
Job ID
2017-3953
Company
Advanced Utility Systems
Category
Professional Services

Position Overview

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The primary function of the Project Manager (PM) is to assist the Company in exceeding the expectations of new and existing customers from concept to delivery and installation. The PM will act as the first point of contact for customers concerning their individual projects as well as ongoing business requirements. Applicants with a PMP designation and bilingual capabilities are desired. An ideal candidate would have experience with direct customer contact, be a problem solver and a track record of navigating through complex projects while creating strong relationships internally and externally. If you are a person who wants to work for a values-based company with a solid growth plan; this is the opportunity you have been waiting for. The position will have you working in Toronto, ON, based out of the Advanced headquarters!

Primary Functions

  • Lead all aspects of the project delivery, including managing the scope of the project and changes to the project deliverables, while ensuring customer satisfaction and profitability.
  • Effective communicator (Through presentations and in writing)
  • Provide team leadership; priority setting, decision making and problem solving
  • Resolve project issues and/or delays to reduce the impact on the client and ensure timely implementation.
  • Negotiate modifications and / or trade offs to project scope or delivery dates with client, based on project deliverables, contingencies and predefined acceptance criteria.
  • Explain implications of changes to project scope and / or objectives to client and management to ensure changes are understood and approved.
  • Analyze and recommend process improvements.

Qualifications

  • 5 to 7 years of Project Management experience
  • 2 to 3 years of direct project management experience.
  • PMP Designation.
  • Strong problem solving skills.  Must be able to analyze information to make independent decisions quickly and effectively.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Experience negotiating resources and deliverables within a matrix organization.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Communications, or Information Systems preferred.

Company Overview

"Advanced Utility Systems (AUS) Corporation (www.advancedutility.com) is a software and services company headquartered in Toronto, Canada. Since our start-up in 1997, we have grown to serve over 130 North American water, electric and natural gas utility clients through our leading-edge billing and customer service software: CIS Infinity.

Advanced Utility Systems is a wholly owned subsidiary of Harris Computer Systems. Harris Computer Systems has been providing complete Customer Information System (CIS) and Financial Management solutions exclusively to public and municipal utilities for over 38 years. Our track record speaks for itself. We are an experienced, solid company with proven solutions that are presently in use by over 3,000 customers across North America. We are the number one provider of powerful Financial and CIS solutions because of our specialized understanding of the electric, water and gas utility industry and our commitment to customer relationships.

Harris Computer Systems is a member of the Constellation Software Inc. (“CSI”) group of companies. CSI is a publicly traded company listed on the TSX.

Harris is an EEO/AA/Disability/Vets Employer."

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