Project Manager, Talent

Talent · Edmonton, Alberta
Department Talent
Employment Type Full Time Permanent

“Amii is thrilled to add a Project Manager to our Talent Team! One of my favourite parts about working at Amii is having constant access to some of the top emerging talent in the world. Talent is core to all of our products and clients at Amii and this role will strive to constantly improve the way we support our clients in accessing AI talent, and creating ways for our alumni community to continuously engage with us.


I’m looking for a driven, creative and curious candidate, who isn’t afraid to run an experiment to move us forward, faster. You’re likely my ideal candidate if you:

·   Enjoy working with diverse groups of people to discover and implement strong recruitment and talent engagement opportunities.

·   Have previous experience in HubSpot automations, internal communications, and really enjoy this type of work!


AI talent is core to the growth of the field and the future economy. If you’re interested in being part of the organization that unlocks this opportunity in Alberta, I would love to hear from you.”


- Warren Johnston - Product Owner, Talent


Job Purpose and Accountabilities 


Reporting to the Product Owner, Talent, the Project Manager serves as a key member of a dedicated product stream and an active participant in facilitating excellent client relationships and industry partnerships within the organization.

The Project Manager will utilize their exceptional business and project management skills to build great relationships with Amii’s clients and talent pipeline. Also, the Project Manager contributes to program and product development. 

In this role, the Project Manager will bridge the gap between business and technical expertise while focusing on planning and executing client-facing programs for career development and talent engagement. The Project Manager is responsible for clear communication with the team and stakeholders on the progress and performance of projects. Capitalizing on the knowledge and expertise of cross-functional teams at Amii, the Project Manager will empower clients with the opportunities and knowledge to build strong connections into the AI talent community.

 The role focuses on achieving excellence in three principal accountabilities: 

  • Program and Product Development 
  • Client Success 
  • Team Cohesion 

Project Manager undertakes specific, but limited, planning and advisory roles when opportunities arise that are aligned with their skillset and growth plans. 


Qualifications


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Engineering or Science
  • PMP or PMI-ACP Certificate is an asset
  • Minimum 3-5 years experience in industry managing projects or research activities. 
  • Experience managing key client relationships with senior business leaders
  • Experience in career planning, mentorship program development, and/or curriculum development.
  • Basic understanding of ML and AI (e.g. understand the difference between Data Analytics and Machine Learning), and common career paths for highly qualified talent
  • Ability to succinctly and effectively deliver programming for diverse stakeholder groups


Attributes 


  • Possess critical thinking and problem-solving skills
  • Demonstrates an outgoing, positive, group-win approach and a willingness to learn and share
  • Successfully manages multiple competing priorities in a fast-paced environment
  • Displays an ability to focus on the big picture without losing sight of the details
  • Demonstrates presence, self-confidence, sound judgment, and superior problem-solving ability
  • Promotes high-level cross-functional collaboration and establishes credibility while influencing peers to achieve common goals


About Amii


One of Canada’s three main institutes for artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning, our world-renowned researchers drive fundamental and applied research at the University of Alberta (and other academic institutions), training some of the world’s top scientific talent. Our cross-functional teams work collaboratively with Alberta-based businesses and organizations to build AI capacity and translate scientific advancement into industry adoption and economic impact.


What You'll Love About Us


  • A professional yet casual work environment that encourages the growth and development of your skills.
  • A chance to learn from amazing teammates who support one another to succeed.
  • Great benefits such as health, dental and vision care, life insurance, RRSP matching and professional development
  • A modern office located in downtown Edmonton, Alberta


If this sounds like the opportunity you've been waiting for please apply today!  When sending your application, please send your resume and cover letter indicating why you think you'd be a fit for Amii. In your cover letter, please include one professional accomplishment you are most proud of and why.


Amii is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to creating a diverse, inclusive and excellent workforce.




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  • Location
    Edmonton, Alberta
  • Department
    Talent
  • Employment Type
    Full Time Permanent