Job Information

Who Are You?

You are a believer in team empowerment and your leadership skills are what drives delivery and process improvements. You are a pro-active, outside of the box thinker and you like to get in there and get things done. You thrive on finding solutions rather than stating problems.

You are an avid learner, continually pushing for growth in yourself and others.  A navigator that guides development teams to deliver cutting edge, relevant, and meaningful products to clients on time, budget and quality.

You are a collaborator, team mate and effective communicator.  You use your skills with organization, foresight, pragmatism and empathy to help your team achieve success. You’re a leader in Project Management that has a history working in both Agile & Waterfall environments and can support a Hybrid approach.

What’s the Job and What Will You Do?

As a Project Manager at RaceRocks, you are trusted to fully lead the development, from kickoff to release, of one or more projects with occasional oversight on your work.

You manage some product development cycle tasks of the Agile Framework, while keeping a pulse on our hybrid project approach, & you direct the development of assigned software products. You are accountable for reporting on defined project metric goals of assigned projects.

You work with the team to ensure that the developed software features and functionally supports business and client goals. Coordinates resources throughout the organization to ensure successful completion of the software products in collaboration with other project resource needs.

You review and evaluate project documents, artifacts and proposals, providing planning and risk guidance.

You ensure that the RaceRocks team meets milestones and receive all necessary technical information.  You establish, maintain and enhance relationships with internal and external creative resources and all relevant stakeholders.

Some of your responsibilities will include:

  • Project monitoring and coordination: monitoring the implementation and operations of the requirements and contracts against established goals, objectives and milestones;
  • Providing administrative and technical support as required to the Project Management Team, including, the creation of or updating of supporting documentation, reviewing internal processes, looking for continual opportunities for improvements, and contributing to team process improvements on an ongoing basis
  • Leading and participating in meetings with project management professionals and other stakeholders (internal and external) to ensure projects are progressing, project goals are being met and expected results are being achieved while providing planning, risk guidance, scope management, resource support and communication.
  • You ensure that the RaceRocks team receives all necessary technical information, while ensuring you maintain and enhance relationships with internal and external creative resources and all relevant stakeholders.
  • Ensuring project and contract activities, deliverables, milestones, timelines, and financial commitments are tracked and commitments are being fulfilled;
  • Supporting clients & internal teams in establishing, documenting and fulfilling their project management needs as needed, including but not limited to: project planning & initiation activities & artifacts, proposal creation, all project documentation, requirement and resource gathering;
  • Identifying gaps or issues in project processes as they occur during project execution and brings them up to the team at meetings to be solutioned as a team
  • Engaged in budget tracking and financial reporting to understand the financial health of projects.
  • Preparing reports as assigned, including but not limited to: project status reports, results achieved reports, lesson learned documentation and recommendations for improvement documentation at the executive level; and
  • Operation within the context of generally defined procedures, with the expectation for use of autonomous and sound judgement when faced with challenges.

Qualifications / Skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field, preferably with project management certification (e.g., PMP, CAPM, PMI-ACP etc).
  • Proven experience in project management, including both Agile and Waterfall methodologies.
  • Experience with e-learning content development and immersive technologies (VR, AR) workflows to enable planning
  • Strong leadership and team management skills.
  • Excellent communication and stakeholder management abilities.

Education:

  • Must have a University degree (in any field) or a College Diploma (in any field) or a Project Management Professional (PMP) certification from the Project Management Institute (PMI).
  • Must have a minimum of 4 years’ experience as a Project Manager, including 2 years’ experience in managing training projects.
  • Must have a minimum of 2 years’ experience in managing eLearning and/or software projects, including a minimum of 1 year of experience in managing eLearning projects.

Who are we?

RaceRocks is creating a world of informed decision-makers through innovative learning experiences and custom software tools. Our team utilizes cutting-edge technology to create realistic, interactive experiences for learners to practice and adapt from the classroom into the real world. Our goal is to Enable Teams and Empower Decisions.

From immersive game engines, VR, AR, AI and machine learning we use leading technology with appropriate pedagogical approaches to consistently advance the state of training. In a nutshell…we make learning fun, memorable and meaningful!

We are an award-winning people-first company committed to fostering a culture of diversity, equality and inclusion. Recognized as an employer of choice in the tech community, we are working hard to create career paths for those who are passionate and eager to grow both professionally and personally.  We are proud to be an Indigenous and woman-led business helping to foster opportunities across the tech industry

Perks:

  • Extended health benefits including dental, life insurance, vision care and mental wellness program
  • Optional bi-weekly team social hosted by the Culture Committee
  • Professional development program
  • Flexible work hours
  • 3 weeks vacation to start
  • Work from home stipend
  • 13 days paid stat holidays
  • 5 days paid sick days
  • Employee stock option plan

Please note:

  • All candidates must be Canadian citizens or permanent residents of Canada.
  • All candidates must be willing to undergo a security assessments as required by Public Services and Procurement Canada
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) an asset but not a requirement

RaceRocks is a remote-first company with team members across Canada, with an office for optional use in Victoria, BC. Team members are required to be available for team building and collaboration during core operating hours of 9:00 am to 2:00 pm Pacific Time. Outside of core working hours, we offer flexibility to support work-life balance. Although our HQ is in Victoria, BC we are open to hiring candidates from nearly anywhere in Canada. At this time, we do not have the infrastructure to support hiring candidates from Quebec or to hire/support working internationally.

We strongly encourage applications from Indigenous peoples, Black peoples, racialized people, people with disabilities, any qualified person of legal working age, people from gender and sexually diverse communities and/or people with intersectional identities.

Should you require any accommodation, please inform us and we will work with you to meet your accessibility needs. For any accessibility-related assistance, please contact us at peopleops@racerocks3d.com

We thank all applicants for their interest, however only those candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

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