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Title:  Project Manager

Location: 

US

About Descartes: 

Descartes (TSX:DSG) (Nasdaq:DSGX) is the global leader in providing on-demand, software-as-a-service solutions focused on improving the productivity, performance and security of logistics-intensive businesses. Descartes has over 147,000 parties using its cloud based services. Customers use our modular, software-as-a-service solutions to route, schedule, track and measure delivery resources; plan, allocate and execute shipments; rate, audit and pay transportation invoices; file customs and security documents for imports and exports; and complete numerous other logistics processes by participating in the world's largest, collaborative multimodal logistics community. Our headquarters are in Waterloo, Ontario, Canada and we have offices and partners around the world. Learn more at www.descartes.com.

 

Position Summary 
Descartes is delivering results today for global organizations that operate logistics intensive businesses and require visibility and control over multi-channel networks of trading partners and shipment management processes. We deliver fast time-to-value and drive tangible improvements in productivity, performance and customer service across our entire customer base.
Descartes is seeking experienced Project Managers to lead successful implementations of Descartes’ solutions. 

 

Responsibilities

  • Overall project planning, direction and guidance
  • Management of engagements and scope changes
  • Create and maintain all required project documentation
  • Monitoring of overall project resources and budgets
  • Review of methodologies and approaches for completion of deliverables
  • Communicate project status and issue escalations
  • Project leadership, team building, guidance and advice in all aspects of an implementation of Descartes’ solutions
  • Mentoring team members guiding their professional progress

 

Business Skills Required

  • Demonstrates an understanding of the scope and issues relevant to transportation and logistics software implementations
  • Applies technology and business knowledge to solve business problems
  • Sets and conveys clear goals and monitors progress
  • Results driven and adds value to the organization by making timely and sound decisions and influencing others
  • High-level of attention to detail to ensure accuracy and quality work
  • Establishes and builds long-lasting relationships with customers, applying knowledge of the business and processes to provide a value-added service
  • Uses customer feedback as a basis for improving Descartes’ services and solutions
  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously

 

Qualifications

  • Bachelor degree and associated project management qualifications
  • Minimum 5 years practical experience specifically in systems implementations for a software vendor or similar company
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills
  • Demonstrated capability to manage and deliver successful projects
  • Effective time management
  • Ability and willingness to travel

 

We are an Equal Employment/Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate in hiring on the basis of sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religious creed, national origin, physical or mental disability, protected Veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law. 

For more information about our commitment to equal employment opportunity, please review our EEO is the Law , Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Statement, EEO/AA Statement Descartes participates in the E-Verify program. Please click below to learn more about the E-Verify program. Notice of E-Verify Participation Right to Work (English and Spanish)Descartes is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to job applicants with disabilities. Applicants in North America with a disability who require a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process can email us at hrna@descartes.com. Provide your name and contact information along with the accommodation needed to assist you with the application process. Your request will be responded to as soon as possible. Reasonable accommodations will be determined on a case-by-case basis.

 


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