Technical Project Manager

Toronto, Ontario Canada

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OVERVIEW

Instacart is growing its PMO team and seeks a Technical Project Manager to join our scaling business. A Technical Project Manager is a key member of our Technical Delivery team, responsible for bringing the appropriate stakeholders together through accountability and alignment on the execution of each retailer implementation.

ABOUT THE JOB 

  • Create and maintain project plans for execution and delivery of Instacart’s product implementations
  • Engage in multiple projects in parallel
  • Interact cross-functionally with Instacart and our retail partner organizations to ensure the execution of project dependencies
  • Be the primary business stakeholder for retail partners during the implementation phase 
  • Project Planning: Develop an understanding of the retailer’s business needs, expectations and requirements; partner with various internal stakeholders to define key deliverables, estimate timing, assess risks, and organize tools required
  • Project Execution: coordinate all activities of the project team to drive accountability in ensuring project tasks to completion; develop/maintain key documents and information sharing across relevant stakeholders; 
  • Ensure the use of project management best practices and apply lessons learned from past projects - identifying gaps in process and driving change where opportunity presents itself 

 ABOUT YOU

  • Bachelor degree or relevant industry experience
  • Experience in the delivery of at least 2-3 enterprise software projects, ideally to external clients
  • Strong understanding of multi-tiered software solutions required to enable effective management of cross-functional dependencies 
  • Advanced understanding of project management methodology including the ability to identify and resolve issues, manage risk, develop detailed work plans and specifications, manage resource allocations and run team meetings
  • Proven ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously and work collaboratively with a Product Manager
  • Detail-oriented while maintaining focus on the big picture and driving results 
  • Excellent communication, organization and time management  skills
  • Proven ability to take on a leadership role; able to motivate a project team and inspire teamwork
  • Demonstrated ability to solve complex problems with keen instincts and organizational experience
  • PMP, SCM or ITIL certification is an asset 

 


ABOUT INSTACART  

Founded in 2012, Instacart is a leader in North American online groceries and one of the fastest-growing companies in e-commerce. Our same-day delivery and pickup services bring everyday essentials and fresh groceries to consumers in the U.S. and Canada in as fast as an hour. We have partnered with more than 300 beloved national, regional and local retailers to deliver from more than 20,000 stores across more than 5,500 cities in North America. 

We believe that great people are the ingredients for success. We like to think that we are like a potluck—everyone brings something new, different and flavorful to the table. We believe that just as meals are best shared together, success is best shared together. Our mix of thoughtful, inventive and neighborly employees work together to deliver our common goal: to make grocery shopping effortless for everyone. If this resonates with you, then Instacart just might be the place for you. Welcome home

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