Project Manager - 6 month Contract



Vancouver, Canada
Full Time
2y ago

Company Description

IFS develops and delivers enterprise software for customers around the world who manufacture and distribute goods, maintain assets, and manage service-focused operations. We offer applications that enable companies to respond quickly to market changes and use resources in a more agile way to achieve better business performance and competitive advantages. IFS’s products are known for being user friendly, modular in their design and flexible enough to support the customers in their way of working according to their established processes. IFS was founded in 1983, currently has over 4,000 employees, and supports more than ten thousand customers worldwide from a network of local offices and through our growing ecosystem of partners.

In 2020, IFS acquired Clevest Solutions Inc., the leading provider of mobile workforce management and advanced network deployment solutions in the utilities vertical. 

Job Description

We are looking for an experieced Project Manager to join our Professional Services team on a contract basis for 6 months.


  • Strive for excellence in the delivery of Clevest's Products to Customers.
  • Build and maintain strong working relationships with Customers.
  • Adhere to Clevest's Project Management Methodology and take ownership of Customer satisfaction targets while maintaining project scope, schedule, and budget.
  • Assess and manage risk, and accurately capture and resolve issues when needed.
  • Provide accountability for project financial performance and ensure effective communication occurs with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Cultivate internal relationships across departments to resolve customer issues efficiently and lead escalations to tackle challenges as they arise.
  • Coordinate Customers, Subcontractors, and Suppliers to ensure all teams are working together to meet Clevest's project objectives.
  • Collaborate with Clevest Solution Consultants, Sales Managers, and Product Managers to identify opportunities and solutions for our Customer's needs.
  • Assist with RFP response proposals and other pre-sales activities.
  • Provide preliminary scoping of projects, provide services quotes, Statements of Work (SOW) and project plans in MS Project as required.
  • As required, lead internally sponsored projects to improve our Professional Services delivery practices.
  • Contribute to the continued development of our Project Management methodology, providing input into the development of standard operating procedure (SOP) artifacts, leveraging existing experience in Project Management methodologies.


  • Direct Project Management experience in the Enterprise Software industry, delivering solutions to external customers.
  • Strong understanding of and hands-on experience with Microsoft Project.
  • Excellent command of the English language, with the ability to both understand and convey ideas and concepts.
  • Excellent problem solving, organizational and time management skills.
  • Interest and ability to travel to customer sites, primarily in North America, if required, lead customer presentations and other on-site project activities.
  • Experience delivering projects with professional services budgets of $200,000 and greater.
  • Prior software development, quality assurance, or network administration experience is an asset
  • PMP, Certified Agile & Scrum related designations are an asset.

Additional Information

We foster a collaborative work environment and a positive, supportive culture. We have been recognized by BC Business Magazine as one of the top companies in BC to work for in the digital technology and technological services category and the fastest growing company in BC, among our other awards.

We offer a flexible work environment and support work-life balance, offering a generous bank of paid time off a year. Our comprehensive benefits package includes a health spending plan.

This position is located in our office in Richmond, BC. There is plenty of parking around our office and we are accessible by public transit, including a complimentary shuttle bus to/from the Canada Line Skytrain.

Thank you for considering IFS!

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