Project Manager, People and Culture Operations

Posted 5.25.23
North Vancouver, BC
Your Opportunity at ARC’TERYX:
As the Project Manager, People and Culture (P&C) Operations, you will be responsible for managing assigned projects from brief through to delivery.  You will partner with Program Managers to define project objectives, scope, budget, resource allocations, approvals and success criteria. You will be leading projects that will evolve, innovate and scale our People programming for our corporate, retail and manufacturing employees globally. Your knowledge of project management, combined with your strategic thinking, strong partnership and communication skills will empower you to manage an efficient end-to-end process and deliver exceptional results.
This role is primarily based out of our North Vancouver office and is open to hybrid remote work.  Candidates must be eligible to work in Canada.
Meet Your Future Team:
The People & Culture Operations team partners with the business to drive the continuous evolution of people and business practices. This team is in relationship. We seek to drive greater alignment, to develop and foster rapport, to create trust and maintain partnership throughout the organization managing global scalable programs to attain our business goals. We do this through strategic partnership with the business, driving the continuous learning and development of people and leadership practices and fostering a culture that generates high performance teams, strengths-based coaching, and values-based leadership. 
If you were the Project Manager, P&C Operations, here are some of the core activities you would be doing:
  • Leading the planning and execution of all assigned projects; ensuring they are delivered on-time, on-budget and in line with our standard operating principles
  • Maintaining a prioritized outline of projects, milestones, action items and status reports for all assigned projects, while ensuring all Program Managers and partners know and understand their accountabilities, related timelines, deliverables and dependencies
  • Developing and maintaining operational calendars and roadmaps specific to the projects that you are leading
  • Building and maintaining relationships with key partners across the organization
  • Coordinating and communicating effectively with project partners, including cross-functional teams and external vendors to ensure visibility, engagement and on-going alignment
  • Identifying and managing project risks and recommending mitigation strategies
  • Ensuring project documentation is well-documented, current and complete
  • Collaborating within the People Operations team to continuously evolve operational practices, tools, process and workflow
Here are some of the things you could be working on in the future:
  • Leading the larger scale projects and new initiatives as part of our longer-term roadmap
  • Working with the Amer and the global group People and Culture team members on broader initiatives
Are you our next Project Manager, P&C Operations?
  • You have 3-5 years’ experience in complex Project Management, and ideally a degree or diploma in project management
  • You have a relentless attention to detail and the ability to prioritize tasks in order to meet deadlines
  • You have strong verbal and written communication skills, with the ability to provide insights and guide work across the department and business
  • You ideally have experience in People and Culture (Human Resources) related programming such as learning & development, total rewards, people analytics, talent management, systems and/or operations programs in a global business landscape  
  • You have the ability to influence and guide without direct control
  • You are proficient in creating, organizing and leading efficient and effective workflow and project plans
  • You have advanced experience using project management platforms and tools (, Smartsheet, etc)
  • You are proficient in budget management, financial tracking and reporting
  • You can collaborate cross-functionally in a fast-paced environment to drive results 
  • You are capable of finding simple, scalable solutions for complex problems and developing others to do the same
  • You are proficient in managing a portfolio of projects and leading change through others 
  • You have excellent interpersonal skills, with the ability to build, maintain, and influence relationships at all levels
  • You have a commitment to excellence, continuous improvement, and personal development
  • You are proactive in identifying the root cause of issues and developing solutions
  • You remain highly flexible and adaptable when faced with ambiguity
  • You have strong computer skills (especially Microsoft Excel, Visio and PowerPoint)
  • Your passion for your work is paralleled by your passion for getting outside and living it
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