Project Manager

Project Manager

About us:

We’re Goat, a close-knit crew of designers, developers and strategic thinkers. Clients choose us because we make the complicated, simple. We don’t specialize in one industry, but thrive on solving complex business problems for people from all walks of life. We bring brands to life through an emphasis on strategy, storytelling and exceptional user experience. We empower our clients through education, transparent processes and effective solutions.

We believe that small, collaborative, and cross-functional teams are best equipped to achieve the most optimal project outcomes. Within these teams, our Digital Producers play a lead role in helping to plan, organize, and steer our client engagements to success.

As a Project Manager, you’ll lead projects of varying scale from kick-off through delivery, collaborating with your project team to define the most efficient and effective scope and approach. You’ll partner with the Strategy Director, Business Development team and our clients to ensure clear communication and management across the project lifecycle, while developing your own understanding of our clients’ business and objectives. Through our agency tools and systems, you will plan and manage your projects to budget, ensuring project health is maintained and communicated. Your success will be measured through the satisfaction of both the agency team and our client partners, and your ability to ensure all project expectations are met.

Ideal candidates will have experience working in an agency or consultancy environment. Our Project Managers don’t coordinate from behind a desk – they’re active, inquisitive leaders who help teams deliver on objectives and outcomes, removing the roadblocks that can derail great work.

Responsibilities:
  • Manage the full project lifecycle ensuring the team is able to deliver efficiently and to project deadlines and profitability targets
  • Own discussions related to schedule, scope, and risk, and drive conversations related to budget management with the agency team and business leads
  • Provide impeccable meeting management ensuring that clients and internal teams have a clear understanding of agendas, actionable outputs, and goals discussed
  • Manage your engagements through the agency's tools and processes, and report on activity to the leadership group at recurring project status meetings
  • Onboard internal and external teams to new projects, breaking down the requirements with a structured system
  • Establish positive relationships with client stakeholders by understanding their business, challenges, and desired outcomes
  • Contribute to strategy and ideation discussions, providing your own unique perspectives where possible
  • Lead your engagements by example, with respect, and with precise attention to detail ensuring the agency’s expectations for craft and positive project outcomes are met
Required Experience:
  • 3-5 years experience successfully delivering web and mobile products and platforms within a client-focused agency environment
  • Clear communication skills; ability to listen, present, and guide internal and external communications, confident in leading executive-level stakeholder engagement
  • Experience with Agile, Scrum, and Waterfall project management methodologies and organizational tools such as product roadmapping, workshops, and design sprints
  • Proven experience planning, managing, and delivering technical projects with a deep understanding of web, mobile, and emerging technologies, terminology, processes, languages, and platforms
  • Experience working with tools such as, G-Suite, Excel, Sheets and various Project Management tools like Basecamp, Asana, Trello etc.
  • Experience in a client-centered role and able to handle conflict and issues inside complex, long-term, and large-scale engagements
  • A degree or certification in business, marketing, communications, or project management preferred but not required
  • Candidates should be residents of Vancouver
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