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Senior Project Manager in Toronto

  • Application Deadline: July 26, 2019
  • Toronto

Accedo is looking for an experienced Senior Project Manager to join its growing Professional Services team in Toronto. At Accedo you will be part of a diverse and multi-disciplined delivery team, gaining exposure to cutting edge technologies and the opportunity to work with some of the largest global media brands in the industry. Working in a highly collaborative environment you will directly manage Customer engagements in Asia and be responsible for delivering Accedo solutions on a wide variety of platforms and devices.

Objective of role: Responsible for project management from initiation, planning to execution, controlling, closing of Accedo solutions to customers in NAM. This includes direct customer/ supplier interfacing as well as managing project delivery teams.

Main tasks:

  • Leading Professional Services engagement in NAM
  • Direct management of customer projects, from initiation through to closure
  • Single point of contact for customer, supplier and delivery team escalations
  • Direct management of project delivery teams, covering engineering and quality assurance
  • Responsible for project governance, change management, financial control and reporting to key internal stakeholders
  • Adhering to Accedo delivery best practices and supporting the on-going improvement of delivery processes
  • Representing Accedo through on-site customer visits in NAM

Work with great people

Odisseh Nikoukar
Project Manager
"Today I work with a brilliant team of people who are always fun to be around."
Fredrik Palmcrantz
Technical Director
"There are always new challenges that help your progress your career to the next level."
Kerry Chow
UX/UI Designer
"I work with a great team of designers globally who encourage sharing of ideas and co-creation"
Fernanda Medina
Quality Assurance Engineer
"I perform testing on applications to ensure the best quality in the products that we release."
Salvador Muñoz Sánchez
Engineering Director
"It is a pleasure to work in Accedo surrounded by colleagues always willing to help you."
Alexandre Thomas
Senior Software Engineer
"With millions of uniques using our applications, I can have a real impact for people around the world"
Gergő Bogdán
Director of Product Engineering (Web)
"At Accedo, you get the maximum flexibility what you can expect from a company and you face challenges which give good opportunity to advance in career."
Ken Wong
Senior Software Engineer
"I love working in a team and appreciate teamwork. I believe together we can push technology to the next level."
Malin Hultgren
Internal Communications Specialist
"I've been able to pursue my interests in different areas. This keeps my days still exciting and challenging after 3 years"
Víctor Miguel Barbero
Quality Assurance Manager
"I have the privilege of working with a team of exceptional, talented people & bring the best quality solutions to our customers."

Skills & Requirements

Professional Requirements:

  • Degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, IT or related discipline
  • Seasoned project management professional with 5+ years’ experience managing multiple consumer software projects concurrently
  • Proven track record managing concurrent Customer projects with full responsibility for delivery governance and financial control
  • Hands on experience managing local and remote software development teams, providing leadership and direction across multiple project engagements
  • Well versed in modern project management methodologies and software development processes (practical exposure to Agile is mandatory), PMP or relevant certification is required
  • Experience delivering solutions for Smart TV, mobile platforms, games consoles or other connected devices is a plus
  • Strong Customer focus, excellent English communication skills and the ability to operate independently is essential
  • Fluency in written and spoken English will be an advantage

Great Place to Work

  • Global Working Environment

  • Entrepreneurial Culture

  • Professional & Personal Growth

  • Dynamic & Fast-paced Environment

  • International Career Opportunities

About the company

The multi-screen streaming video and the interactive TV space is growing rapidly. Accedo delivers rich media apps on multiple platforms ranging from Smart TVs, gaming consoles and media devices to smart phones and tablets.

At Accedo, you will be part of a diverse and multi-disciplined development team, gaining exposure to cutting-edge technologies. This means working with some of the largest global media brands in the industry, e.g. Netflix, Spotify, BBC, HBO and Deutsche Telekom, just to name a few. Working in a highly collaborative and international environment, you will help transform requirements and designs into high performing feature rich applications on a wide variety of web based platforms and devices.

Who are we?
We are Accedo and have more than ten years of experience helping hundreds of TV platform operators, broadcasters, media companies, and consumer electronics manufacturers across the globe to design, deliver and manage the next generation video user experience across a vast range of connected devices.

Accedo offers a truly global working environment, with offices all over the world, including Stockholm, London, New York, Silicon Valley, Sydney, and Hong Kong, amongst others.

At the end of the day, our employees are what make us who we are, which means we work hard to create a good working environment with plenty of opportunities to grow and develop within Accedo, wherever they want to be in the world. We are on a journey, and are always open to ideas and individuals that want to contribute to making that journey a success.