Technical Project Manager

AXYS Technologies Inc.

June 26, 2014

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Job Category: 
Management and Operations
Job Specialization: 
Project Management
Company Overview: 

AXYS Technologies Inc. (AXYS) has specialized in advanced marine based technology products and services for over 40 years.  We manufacture and service offshore and oceanographic environmental monitoring equipment with a focus on data acquisition and display systems for routine weather and sea state monitoring, water and air quality monitoring and process control.  We serve a global market with international experience in Europe, Asia, South America, Africa, New Zealand, Australia and United States.  Located in beautiful Sidney, British Columbia, AXYS is one of Vancouver Island's most sought after career choices and offers competitive compensation and benefits to its staff.

Job Summary: 

The Operations Department requires a technical project manager to help develop, manufacture and deliver projects of varying size and complexity, with a primary responsibility to oversee the execution of logistics required to ensure progress of and ultimately the completion of the project. You will be comfortable creating plans, organizing and controlling delivery activities, running meetings, reporting on activities and interfacing with partners and clients on a continual basis. You are focused on exceeding the client’s expectations by being involved in all aspects of the projects, from the big picture down to the nitty gritty details.
This role requires a mature, well-rounded person with the ability to multitask in a fast paced, dynamic environment. The ideal candidate is able to meet tight deadlines, work well with a diverse and committed technical team and have excellent organizational and communication skills with a keen focus on customer service excellence.
Specific Responsibilities:

  • Assist in the planning and implementation of projects
  • Help establish requirements, project scope, goals and deliverables
  • Define project specification and tasks
  • Provide direction and support to project team
  • Prepare project related documentation to meet internal and client requirements.
  • Work independently to gather, analyze, and organize data, define problems and requirements, and recommend solutions
  • Organize project meetings, create project progress reports and document outcomes


  • Post secondary education in a technology or administration discipline
  • Formal training or direct work experience as a project manager (PMP certification considered an asset)
  • Knowledge of project management and coordination tools, techniques and principles
  • Ability to understand, create and communicate detailed technical and contractual information

Key Capabilities:

  • Ability to maintain a high level of professional performance in a dynamic environment.
  • Excellent time management, multi-tasking, organizational and leadership  skills
  • Commitment to continuous learning and application of new knowledge and skills.
  • Keeping attention to detail while producing very high quality work is mandatory.
  • Experience with ISO9001, document control &  MRP systems

Key Competencies

  • Planning and organizing
  • Critical thinking and problem solving
  • Excellent verbal, written and presentation Communication skills
  • Decision-making & delegation
  • Willingness to be flexible and adaptable, do what it takes to get the job done attitude
How To Apply: 

Please submit your resume along with cover letter and references via email, prior to July 11, 2014, to:  Samples/Descriptions of previous relevant work and projects may be required prior to candidates being selected for interviews.

We thank all those who apply to AXYS Technologies Inc., but only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.  Please, no phone calls.