Senior Technical Project Manager
5d ago

We’re building a movement - an education revolution.

We’re building a world where anyone, anywhere can have access to the best education regardless of where they were born. At our core, we believe education is a right, not a privilege.

To that end, we’re building a company and a suite of products to lead the charge in transforming access to education.

ApplyBoard is an online platform that empowers students around the world to access the best education by connecting international students, recruitment partners, and academic institutions.

We simplify the study abroad search, application, and acceptance process. Not only do we help students with their study abroad journey, but we also help academic institutions to find the best students globally.

Our goal is to help enable better, more diverse, schools that are enriched with cultures from all over the world.

This role offers the opportunity to get involved with a new strategic initiative at the early stages of its development.

Working with the Director of Development and Product Management, the Technical Project Manager will be responsible for all aspects of delivery for a series of projects within the scope of this initiative.

This role will require the individual to collaborate with teams and individuals both in India and at our headquarters in Canada to build, execute and deliver on the overall plan.

A portion of this role will include working with external partners and / or vendors at times in delivering solutions to market.

What you will do :

  • Responsible for execution of a series of projects within a new initiative; coordinating work across development teams, managing risks and project timelines.
  • Work directly with product / engineering leadership to plan and execute the project. Activities could include, but not limited to : requirements definition, release planning and resource planning.
  • Keep all stakeholders focused on project goals, scope and deliverables.
  • Take ownership of building / maintaining the roadmap including regular communication to project stakeholders and sponsors.
  • Drive a culture of continuous improvement within the team by monitoring performance and driving ideas to improve.
  • What you bring :

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, information technology or equivalent experience
  • 3 years of program management and / or 7 years of project management experience.
  • Experience either developing and / or directing projects focused around these technologies; SAAS, AWS, Mobile App development.
  • Experience with Lean-Agile practices and a strong Agile mindset
  • A track record of delivering results in an empowered agile environment.
  • Ability to influence people without authority.
  • Comfortable working in a scale-up company (less formal, fluid, changing quickly).
  • Able to effectively communicate with stakeholders at all levels and to influence change
  • Demonstrated experience working in a fast-paced environment and bringing structure / efficiency while still being responsive to stakeholder requests.
  • Ability to leverage lessons learned from past experiences.
  • Ideally, you also have experience with some of :

  • Building and launching a new product and / or mobile app.
  • Coaching teams on how to approach iterative / evolutionary development.
  • PMP certification considered an asset
  • Life at ApplyBoard :

    By joining our team, you have the opportunity to be part of one of the fastest-growing technology companies, not only in Canada but the world.

    With that, you will have many opportunities for professional growth and advancement. Work alongside a globally diverse team of more than

    1,000 team members from

    25+ countries , representing

    30+ nationalities , and

    speaking 50+ languages.

    Make a difference in the lives of thousands of students as they explore educational opportunities.

    About ApplyBoard :

    ApplyBoard empowers students around the world to access the best education by simplifying the study abroad search, application, and acceptance process to more than 1,500 institutions across Canada, Australia, the United States, and the United Kingdom.

    ApplyBoard, headquartered in Kitchener, Ontario, Canada, has helped more than 200,000 students from more than 125 countries along their educational journeys since 2015.

    ApplyBoard was named the fastest-growing technology company in Canada by Deloitte,

    ranking #1 on the Technology Fast 50™ list in 2019 and #2 in 2020. ApplyBoard was also been named to LinkedIn’s list of

    Top Startups in 2020 and TechTO’s list of top Canadian Rocketship companies to accelerate your career in the Tech Industry.

    In 2021, ApplyBoard announced a

    C$375M Series D funding on a

    C$4B valuation. This funding will allow us to further invest in our technology, grow our team around the world, and serve more students on our mission to educate the world.

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