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Project Manager - VertiGIS North America

Project Manager - VertiGIS North America

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This position involves constant attention to the big picture with the client/business partner relationship to ensure successful execution.

The Company

At VertiGIS, we build powerful GIS software. Our portfolio of products, solutions, and services enhance the capabilities of leading mapping software, most notably Esri’s ArcGIS. For decades, professionals have relied upon us to overcome complex technical challenges so that they can make a significant impact in the world. 

VertiGIS offers challenging and meaningful careers. Our employees help make a difference in the world through our technologies. We believe every individual contributes to a company’s culture through attitude, interests, and skills. Our teams are comprised of passionate, high-performing individuals that come from a diverse set of educational, cultural, and professional backgrounds. Together we strive to do great work, support each other in growth, and have fun! 

The Position

We're looking for a talented Project Manager to join our team. This challenging and rewarding position will help plan, coordinate, and manage technology related projects, coordinate service requests with other development staff/partners, and manage internal projects within the organization. Our project managers generally do everything necessary to ensure our clients succeed with their web-based GIS initiatives. Our clients are located all over North America, so occasional travel may be required (when safe to do so). 


We're looking for someone with strong communication and interpersonal skills who is comfortable facilitating meetings and leading initiatives. This position involves constant attention to the big picture with the client/business partner relationship to ensure successful execution. You'll also be involved in the preparation and delivery of proposals and other presentations. Formal training and/or certification in project management is an asset and PMP certifications are preferred.


  •  Lead the planning and implementation of projects
  •  Create detailed project plans
  •  Provide leadership to project teams to support internal and external customer requirements and project delivery
  •  Effectively communicate project expectations to team members and stakeholders in a timely and clear fashion
  •  Estimate the resources and participants required for project needs
  •  Identify risks and escalate where appropriate
  •  Verify and control project scope
  •  Manage project budget successfully
  •  Create project performance reports
  •  Manage and update project contracts
  •  Set and continually manage project expectations with team members and other stakeholders
  •  Delegate tasks and responsibilities to appropriate personnel
  •  Identify and manage project dependencies and critical path
  •  Communicate effectively with the PMO manager to ensure performance of contracts and budgets
  •  Adhere to corporate and PMO procedures and methodology


  •  Experience using Knowledge of project management techniques and tools
  •  Experience managing software development or other IT projects
  •  Direct work experience in project management capacity
  •  Proficiency delivering projects in agile and waterfall methodologies
  •  Experience in people management, risk management, and change management
  •  Knowledge of GIS, Geomatics industry, and internet mapping is desirable
  •  Formal training and/or certification in project management is an asset
  •  Scrum Master Certification is an asset
  •  Candidates with PMP certification are preferred

Our Perks


Team / Career Growth

  • Top-notch colleagues that like and respect one another 
  • We listen to peoples' ideas—and act on them 
  • A supportive environment with opportunity for training, mentoring, professional development, and advancement 
  • Challenging, interesting work 
  • Cutting edge technology that improves the world around us 
  • We're recognized experts in our field—people around the world seek us out


  • Fair and equitable salaries, as well as profit sharing
  • A competitive group benefits program for you and your family
  • A health and lifestyle spending account
  • RRSP matching
  • 4 weeks of vacation to start and 5 weeks of vacation after 5 years with the company
  • Bottomless book budget
  • Company summer and winter parties (that are fun to attend!)    


  • A hybrid working model allowing employees to split time between the office and home 
  • A central downtown office location overlooking Victoria's Inner Harbour 
  • An amazing rooftop patio
  • High-end hardware and equipment, in the office and at home
  • Secure bike storage and showers
  • Lunchtime yoga on Wednesdays and Fridays
  • Healthy snacks
  • Good coffee (we know how important this is!)

At VertiGIS, we are committed to fostering a diverse, equitable, and inclusive workplace where everyone feels safe, respected, and valued. We encourage everyone who is interested in the role, regardless of race, ethnicity, religion, sex, gender, sexual orientation, disability status or age, to apply. Unique perspectives and experiences are what make our teams strong! 


If you self-identify as having a disability, please let us know how we can best assist you. Accommodation is available upon request at any time during the recruitment process. 

VertiGIS Compensation Philosophy

At VertiGIS, we strive to offer competitive total compensation packages that include both direct and non-direct compensation such as salary, health care and retirement benefits, variable/incentive pay, paid time off, and other benefits and perks. 


Our job postings reflect the expected pay or pay range for each position in alignment with our compensation philosophy and salary budget. This reflects what we feel is competitive based on the profile of candidate we are seeking. The background, experience, and skill set we are seeking will be outlined in the role requirements.


We strive to have a comprehensive approach to compensation and ensure that employees are paid based on the value they bring to the company.  

We’re a great place to build your career.

Our colleagues are great people and make our company the kind of place we enjoy coming to every day. We reward top performers and stay true to our core values. Since 1999, we’ve built our business based on steady, sustainable growth – we’re still growing and our future is bright!

Note: To avoid potential formatting issues, we require that you submit your resume and cover letter as PDF files.

Note: We use a recruitment tool to reach out to candidates so please check your inbox to ensure our emails are not being filtered as "Social" or "Promotions" (our provider has been notified).

How to Apply

Please apply with a cover letter and a resume.

A cover letter complements your resume. It allows you to elaborate on your background and experience. It provides you with an opportunity to address how you meet the requirements for the role. It demonstrates your interest. These are important topics that aren’t always covered in a resume alone. Your resume is factual, your cover letter is personal.

We’ve had the most success with applicants that include a cover letter. 

Only applicants that include a cover letter will be considered. We look forward to receiving your application!

Additional Info

Job Type : Full-Time

Location : Victoria, BC

Salary range : $75,000 to $85,000

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