Senior Project Manager, Operations

Job Locations CA-BC-Burnaby
Job ID
Regular Full-Time
Job Post Information* : Posted Date
5 months ago(6/11/2020 12:41 PM)
Warehouse Operations & Delivery


Food-X Technology (“Food-X”) is a grocery delivery platform for third party grocers. We are committed to developing and sharing sustainable practices with other retailers to help reduce the environmental impact of delivering groceries. Think about it as carpooling for your groceries. We are a passionate team of nice people, who want to make a difference, because we believe that sustainability works best when shared. If the idea of helping to reduce carbon emissions, food waste, and single use plastics resonates with you, please apply to join our team now!


Food-X is looking for a full-time, permanent Senior Project Manager, Operations based out of our South Burnaby, BC head office (#105 5566 Trapp Avenue).

Duties & Responsibilities

The Senior Project Manager will be responsible for developing and standardizing a Project Execution Plan to support the deployment of a FoodX eGrocery system and the associated infrastructure. This is a new role working closely with the SVP of Global Solutions and is expected to evolve into managing a PMO as more simultaneous deployments are scheduled.


  • Support the development of standardized proposal documents
  • Manage and prioritize the overall project pipeline and assign project leads to deploy projects
  • Develop Standardized Project Plans that include:
    o Objectives, deliverables & milestones
    o Scope & specifications
    o Budget
    o Work-plan
    o Resource requirements
    o Roles and responsibilities
  • Effectively iterate and improve our process based on Lessons Learned from Post Project Reviews
  • Manage project scope, progress, milestones and deliverables
    o Identify scope/engineering changes that warrant negotiation and determine the impact on timing, cost, and capability
    o Ensure scope changes are approved by stakeholders
  • Issues Management, Metrics & Reporting
    o Manage/coordinate activities of all core team members.
    o Decide which issues to follow and track to prevent project slippage and resolve issues
    o Prepare and maintain agreed upon project metrics
    o Manage Project Risk through identification and development of contingencies
    o Executive reporting of project progress using standard project reporting format
  • Budget and financial control
    o Monitor and control costs associated with project execution, including: employees' costs, capital costs and allocated expenses and costs that are likely influenced by other functions (engineering, construction, technology, purchasing etc).
    o Evaluate changes to NPV/IRR based on scope changes that impact cost estimates
  • Manage project team resources
    o Determine need for technical resources and manage activities from x-functional groups
    o Negotiate and contract with functional managers for resources
    o Clearly articulate project team members roles and responsibilities
    o Evaluate team member contributions
  • Team and Personal Development
    o Develop & mentor project managers and analysts to enable their professional growth
    o Gain a comprehensive understanding of our business and contribute to its improvement
    o Identify opportunities to scale our global operations and expand our feature offering
  • Additional duties as requierd

Qualifications & Requirements

  • Undergraduate degree in Engineering or Business (MBA or PMP certification is a bonus)
  • 5 years+ of hands-on, structured project management experience with large-scale/complex projects
  • Thorough knowledge of project management practices, disciplines, tools, and methodologies, including: Lean Manufacturing & Six Sigma (certification is a bonus)
  • Understanding of electrical/electronic systems and controls and mechanical devices
  • Excellent computer skills (MS Office Suite, Teams) and familiar with Project Management software such as MS Project
  • Demonstrated experience in leading and developing a team of project managers and coordinators
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills
  • Ability to travel internationally approximately 50%
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, with operational modeling capability
  • Exceptional relationship and stakeholder management, with the ability to influence, communicate, and present ideas in a structured and persuasive manner
  • Able to thrive independently in a fast-paced, sometimes ambiguous and constantly evolving high growth environment
  • Bilingual (french/english) preferred


  • An annual salary, paid bi-weekly
  • 20% discount on SPUD.ca purchases
  • Extended Health Care Benefits (after 90 days) including: massage therapy, acupuncture, naturopath, physiotherapy, psychologist, chiropractor, 80% dental and prescriptions covered, life insurance, travel insurance, discounted eye exam- and more


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