Project Manager – Digital Nova Scotia – Leading Digital Industry

Project Manager

At Digital Nova Scotia, we hire great people. 

Are you keen to lead projects from ideation to implementation? Do you excel in collaborating with others to generate measurable results? Does the opportunity to help drive the growth of Nova Scotia’s tech sector, and the province’s digital economy excite you? 

We’re seeking an organized, innovative thinker and problem solver to join the Digital Nova Scotia team as a Project Manager. The Project Manager will plan, manage and ensure the successful delivery of a diverse portfolio of projects and programming, all focused around engaging and advancing the digital sector in Nova Scotia.

The successful candidate will be a highly detailed, strategic thinker with a passion for process creation and refinement. They will have the ability to work independently, manage and support a team, and have previous project management experience. Knowledge of the tech industry in Nova Scotia is considered an asset but is not mandatory. Experience with people management, budgeting, and stakeholder relations are considered assets. If you are looking to make an impact on the tech industry, grow your career in project management, and work with a creative and collaborative team, this is the ideal role for you. 

What does the role look like? 

  • Lead the planning, implementation, and administration of various projects in Digital Nova Scotia’s portfolio
  • Engage with key stakeholders, funding partners, industry members, and program participants to support project plans and initiatives both internally and externally 
  • Collaborate with multiple team members to create and leverage tools and resources to drive in-demand and impactful results
  • Monitor and manage project reports and budgets as per the funder’s requirements
  • Support a team of Project Coordinators so they are set up for success and feel fulfilled in their roles

What we can offer: 

We’re a collective of people that value one another, have a strong sense of community, and commitment to what we do. Our team culture is important to us, and we may be a little biased – but our team is pretty wonderful. As a non-profit, we work hard to ensure our team feels valued, appreciated and supported, and offer a few benefits to help show them how we feel: 

  • A flexible hybrid workplace, with a combination of working from home and at our downtown Halifax office 
  • Team get-togethers and activities throughout the year – we promise to keep them fun 
  • A Group Health and Benefits Plan, with 100% of the monthly premiums paid by DNS 
  • The opportunity to contribute ideas, creativity and input – as a team, we rely on each other to drive success in our projects/programs, and our team culture is a fundamental driver of that 
  • 15 days vacation annually, in addition to paid time off over the holiday season, 2 MyTime days, up to 4 “Summer Fridays” off in July and August (pilot), and 12 public holidays 
  • Access to professional development opportunities and a health spending allowance 

Here’s what we need: 

  • Confident decision-maker who brings forward new ideas
  • Problem-solver with the ability to bring forth solutions without instruction
  • High-attention to detail that is reflected in strategies, communications, and other deliverables
  • Organizational skills with an ability to create and refine highly efficient processes
  • Strong relationship-building skills and experience leading important conversations with key stakeholders
  • Ability to work well independently, in a team, and as a leader
  • Previous experience in project management and associated budgeting and reporting

Here’s what we see as assets for the role: 

  • Experience working in, or with, a non-profit organization
  • Familiarity with submitting financial claims and reports for funding-based projects
  • Previous experience or a comfort working within; Google Workspace, Slack, WordPress, Excel, and Asana

Employment Type: Full-time
Reports to: Director, Project and Program Delivery
Salary range: $55,000-$65,000
Location: Hybrid – Combination of remote and at our office: 1301-1809 Barrington Street, Halifax, NS

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