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Location Analytics Made Simple. (Y Combinator W14)

Project Manager

$60k – $70k • 0.01% – 0.1%
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We are looking for a confident, professional, and hard-working individual with sound business acumen to join our team as a Project Manager. You will help build our consulting practice, manage client engagements from start to finish, and ensure each project is delivered on time. You will work with some of the largest retailers in the world to help solve some of the most pressing questions in retail real estate.

Job Requirements:

- Project Management - At least 2 years of work experience in project management or business analysis role, with PMI certification or working towards certification
- Implementation Success - Experience leading and delivering at least one successful project
- Entrepreneurial Spirit - You want to build a company and are comfortable with uncertainty.
- Organizational Skills - You know how to optimize your time to focus on the things that matter, you keep others in tow and are extremely detail-oriented
- Proven Leadership - You have demonstrated leadership experience that you can bring to our team to help manage multiple projects and team members at once.
- Superior Communication - You have the ability to communicate complex models in a way that can be easily understood
- Energy and Work Ethic - You love talking to people, being collaborative and working as a team. You maintain positive energy and an attitude for consistently getting things done.

Customer-oriented skills
- Manage communication with external and internal stakeholders (clients, sponsors, executives, etc.)
- Organize, manage, and lead client meetings for requirements gathering, status updates, and delivery presentation
- Ensure compliance with client requirements and business needs
- Ensure successful project delivery and customer satisfaction in collaboration with Customer Success at PiinPoint
- Rally team resources and all units of the company where needed in order to meet client demands on time

Team-related skills
- Create new project management processes and build upon existing workflows
- Oversee and manage team members dedicated to each project
- Ensure that all team members have the required information and resources to carry out their tasks effectively
- Manage large projects (sometimes simultaneously)
- Monitor progress of projects and lead daily/weekly stand-ups and meetings
- Meet with individual team members to find and fix any issues
- Train employees during workshops on different types of engagements
- Foster a culture based on accountability, transparency, and collaboration with the client

General business skills
- Maintain business relationships with the client throughout the lifecycle of the engagement
- Contribute to the development of the company, its processes, and its projects
- Recommend improvements to accelerate growth within our project management engagements
- Brainstorm new ideas to evolve existing services
- Align the company’s general business targets with the project’s objectives and outcomes
- Support sales and development team determine the scope of each engagement and associated costs to complete
- Provide the sales team with support when needed to communicate the custom engagement process, relevant projects, and likely outputs.

Project-related skills
- Establish and apply effective project documentation; plans, status updates, reports, etc.
- Create and manage project plans for multiple engagements of the company
- Define and protect project scope on all engagements, set milestones and deadlines to complete work on time
- Guide and manage varying members of the team to ensure deadlines are being met throughout the project’s lifecycle
- Provide proactive solutions to project-related issues
- Create budget and revenue estimates in collaboration with the executive team; manage project resources and their costs
- Assign, prioritize, and supervise project tasks. Ensure the execution and review of project activities within the given deadline
- Implement and manage changes in a cost-effective and timely manner
- Detect, report, and fix issues whenever necessary and possible, capable of identifying, preventing, and managing risks that arise throughout the project
- Perform any other relevant, project-related duties when needed
- Presentation and Instructional skills: you can present results of each engagement to the client in a professional, intuitive manner

What you can expect:
- You will work with all aspects of the business (sales/marketing/product) in building an innovative, and rapidly growing company
- Access to mentorship from advisors and industry experts throughout the community
- Competitive salary & health spending account
- Bi-Weekly social events with the team

Meet your team

People you would work with in this role
Co-Founder of @PiinPoint. University of Waterloo Geomatics and Computer Science. Developer of data visualization and location analytics tools.

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