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Keywords Studios

Project Manager

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Keywords Studios
🇨🇦 Burnaby, BC

The Resource/Project Manager is responsible for the day to day delivery of Keywords Embedded Services projects. We work embedded at a client site and will act as a representative of Keywords Embedded Services upholding Keywords best practices as well as maintaining strong client and employee relationships. We are responsible for employee management; from recruiting to career progression, performance evaluations and supporting the dynamic resourcing needs of the client.

This position will require to be based in British Columbia


Must Have Requirements:

  • Previous employee management experience -
    • Recruiting, Career Progression and Performance Management
  • Customer interfacing experience
    • Maintaining client relationships
    • Growing projects
    • Provide value and reporting
  • Sound business-related skills including judgment and decision making
  • Previous employee and project management and overseeing of multiple projects
  • Experience in metrics tracking
  • Excellent analytical and communication skills
  • Demonstrated issue escalation and accountability skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication
  • Excellent Time Managerment
  • Deadline Driven
  • Must be local to British Columbia

Daily/Weekly tasks:

  • Own and provide strategy planning for multiple concurrent assignments
  • Investigate opportunities to expand and add efficiency value to projects (becoming a trusted advisor)
  • Conduct monthly meetings with project owners and employees
  • Monitor team morale and find effective ways to celebrate major accomplishments
  • Coordinate staffing of resources onto assignment
  • Hiring strong, highly motivated candidates with great technical and interpersonal skills
  • Coach and develop staff through Career Development planning
  • Compile, analyze, and estimate project costs
  • Monitor and manage budget (includes project performance to pricing models, ROI, PO burn reports, invoicing approvals, and ensuring these are accurate and timely)
  • Empower motivate and support staff to drive improvements in their own areas

Additional requirements:

  • Experience with software life cycles and proven accomplishments as a driver of multiple projects
  • Must be self-motivated with a strong work ethic and can work with limited supervision
  • Collaborate to work toward common goals with different teams
  • Excellent observational and organizational skills – detail oriented
  • Gaming or Software industry experience a bonus