Project Manager

Bursting Silver Background

Bursting Silver is a professional services company focused on delivering technical solutions to Canadian and US associations, unions, regulatory bodies and non-governmental agencies. Bursting Silver has staff across Canada and the United States. We pride ourselves on having fun while we work, and we are looking for team members who have a passion for technology, are driven by providing exceptional service to clients, and love to find creative solutions to solve tough problems. Our service offerings include mobile applications, web-based applications, IT strategy, business analysis, project management, data migrations, system upgrades and application support.


      • You are an ambitious and accountable person, who is driven by serving clients, have a passion for technology, and love to find creative solutions to solve tough problems.
      • You are smart, agile, and self-motivated and can take an assignment head-on and run with it.
      • You are a strong communicator (English) with a friendly and helping personality.
      • You have a disciplined “get it done” work ethic that will allow you to work productively in a variety of environments – whether at the office, a client’s office, at your home office desk/couch…or Starbucks.
      • You are all about Team. Although we may not always be at the same place or working on the same project at the same time – we are always connected and communicating with one another to support each other.  We leverage technology to the max.
      • You care. About your clients, your team, and your community.  Giving back is such an integral part of what we do.
If this list describes you, please read on:

Job Description

The Project Manager oversee all aspects of projects, sets deadlines, assigns responsibilities/tasks and monitors and summarizes progress of projects. You work to ensure that a given job meets its deliverables on schedule and on budget. Your primary job duties are to supervise staff involved with the project, coordinate with various streams of work, and liaise directly with clients.

Requirements, Technical Skills And Qualifications

Key Responsibilities

The following are key tasks that the successful candidate will be responsible for;


      • Working with clients to detail specific project deliverables
      • Creating a timeline of goals to be met
      • Developing project plans for clients and staff
      • Delegating project tasks to teams best suited to complete them
      • Tracking project performance and analyzing deliverables against requirements
      • Ensuring that all budgetary objectives are met, making adjustments as needed
      • Overseeing staff and teams to ensure that work continues on budget and schedule

Other responsibilities

The following are other tasks or responsibilities the successful candidate will be involved with;


      • Participate in planning activities to identify and document emerging needs and requirements.
      • Consolidate business needs and requirements and segment these into programs, projects and initiatives as appropriate.
      • Work with the executive team to estimate, prioritize, plan and schedule initiatives.
      • Create project charters for approvals by the executive team.
      • Resource and initiate projects according to the approved schedule.
      • Create and maintain forecasts throughout the year that reflect approved plans and projects.
      • Provide leadership through advice and organizational assets to project teams in their execution of projects.
      • Manage multiple concurrent projects.
      • Work with project sponsors and stakeholders to ensure effective and appropriate communications exist throughout the project.
      • Develop, document, and maintain an organizational project structure and approach with clearly defined roles and responsibilities for all stakeholders.
      • Develop, document and maintain a set of organizational project management assets.
      • Apply the most appropriate methods and approaches for the project execution phase.
      • Interact and communicate planning and project information with all levels of the organization through meetings, reports and presentations.

Core Skills

These are the skills that will enable the successful candidate to address the core responsibilities for this position.


      • Excellent time management and organizational skills
      • Exceptional technical knowledge
      • Strong leadership skills
      • Project management skills to assign tasks and meet strict deadlines
      • Effective written and oral communication skills
      • Risk management skills to assess technical strategies and security controls
      • Familiarity with specific software packages and management tools
      • Advanced analytical skills
      • Budgeting and financial knowledge
      • Working knowledge of spreadsheet software

Desired Skills

These skills will help the successful candidate accomplish some or all of the other responsibilities identified above. Candidates that have some or all of these skills will be preferred.


      • Bachelor level degree (Business, Computer Science, or related discipline) or combination of education/certification/work experience.
      • Formal project management training required.
      • Knowledge of Waterfall implementation methodologies and Agile will be beneficial
      • Five years of demonstrated project management experience in leading all aspects of a project through its entire lifecycle.
      • At least 5 years of general business/management experience, which may or may not include project management experience.
      • Experience in managing third party contracts and teams for the purposes of project delivery.
      • Broad knowledge of current project management methods and practices.
        Strong commitment to quality control and workmanship practices and ability to deliver excellence through team members.
      • Demonstrated customer service mindset in a fast paced and dynamic work environment.
      • Excellent knowledge and considerable experience using MS Office applications
      • Knowledge of organizational change management methods and practices.
      • The ability to not only manage a project but assist the organization through change.


      • Focused, with the ability to stay on task until completion.
      • Organized, with the ability to prioritize responsibilities and tasks.
      • Participate fully as a member of the team and contribute to a positive work environment
      • The successful candidate will have a positive attitude and interact well with colleagues
      • Keep others in the immediate team informed and up-to-date about the status/progress of projects, and all relevant or useful information related to day-to-day activities
      • Support the team by continuously developing knowledge in own area

What We Offer

      • Competitive Pay & Benefits
      • Flexible work hours
      • Company social events, games nights, etc. (pending pandemic restrictions)
      • Flexible work locations, remote work
      • Opportunities for growth within the company

Next Steps

Please forward applications via email to [email protected]. Include a cover letter and resume. In the e-mail subject line, please indicate the position title “Project Manager”. We thank all applicants for their interest, but we will only be able to contact individuals being invited for an interview.