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Project Manager – Halifax, NS

This role is located in Halifax, NS.

Varicent was originally founded in 2004 and re-founded in January 2020 after being acquired by IBM in 2012. Varicent delivers the only complete Sales Performance Management (SPM) solution addressing the needs of the entire corporation including Compensation Calculation, Territory and Quota Management using state-of-the-art SaaS technologies for Hybrid Cloud and On-Premise Deployments.

We are currently looking for a Project Manager with English, French and / or Spanish language skills to join our Professional Services team located in Halifax, Nova Scotia. 

In this role, you will work closely with our clients in many industries such as Financial Services, High Tech, Banking, Manufacturing, Retail, and Insurance to identify, design and configure Sales Performance Management (SPM) solutions to meet their business and technical needs.   

Benefits and perks:

  • Very competitive salary
  • Variable Incentive Plan
  • Bright, modern office environment and/or flexible work from home options
  • Relaxed, welcoming, and supportive team, working together for your success
  • Extremely high performing, results-driven team-based environment
  • Social and team-building events

Varicent is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. Varicent is committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.


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You bring to Varicent

  • 5 to 7 years managing complex Enterprise Projects / ProgramsDegree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Mathematics, or a related business discipline
  • PMP and Agile certified
  • Experience implementing Enterprise Applications
  • An analytical mindset with a keen focus on data
  • Excellent project planning, budgeting, scheduling, and resource management skills.
  • Effective time management, documentation, and organizational skills.
  • Solid comprehension of databases, web applications and networking environments
  • Strong business communication skills (verbal and written)
  • High energy with a drive to succeed
  • A desire and willingness to travel
  • Confidence in yourself and in your capabilities

What you’ll do

  • Provide leadership and management of project resources including Varicent, client and partner resources.
  • Acts as the front-line contact with client representatives on all project-related issues. 
  • Builds and maintains a strong referenceable customer relationship with the customer's management and project teams.
  • Manages the overall software implementation lifecycle of a project ensuring compliance with existing and future implementation standards. 
  • Prepares project scope and develops project plans, defines resource loading, skill requirements, milestones, and metrics per Varicent’s standard methods and practices.
  • Monitors and documents project status; anticipates problems and resolves them or escalates them to appropriate level of management for resolution. 
  • Assist with managing the project budget including managing of forecasts against actuals, travel and expenses and collection of receivables. 
  • Provides direction for deployment and change management activities. 
  • Responsible for preparing and submitting monthly project billing report for finance. 
  • Works collaboratively with other internal departments (i.e. R&D, Customer Support, Training, etc.) to properly leverage resources to address customer needs.
  • Provides leadership in developing skills and breadth of knowledge of project team members. 
  • Acts as a mentor to team members and provides constructive feedback on their performance during the performance evaluation periods. 
  • Properly leverages Senior and Principal Consultants to take ownership of specific accountabilities.
  • Demonstrate the ability to learn new application functionality – strive to be a Product expert
  • Travel to client sites domestically or internationally as required (25-80%)

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