Instructure is hiring a

Project Manager, APAC

Contractor
At Instructure, we believe in the power of people to grow and succeed throughout their lives. Our goal is to amplify that power by creating intuitive products that simplify learning and personal development, facilitate meaningful relationships, and inspire people to go further in their educations and careers. We do this by giving smart, creative, passionate people opportunities to create awesome. And that's where you come in:

At Instructure, our Project Managers are responsible for ensuring the success of projects related to customer implementations of Instructure products for organisations involved in education. The ideal candidate is effective in managing projects and people and is passionate about delivering the best customer experience. This role will be focused on ensuring our team, company and customer goals are met in a timely manner and therefore outstanding project management skills are a must. You’ll be proactive in managing all the moving pieces and be the project ‘hero’. 

What you will be doing:

  • Be responsible for all key Project Management deliverables including but not limited to Project Scope Definition; Project Documentation, Reporting; Budget Management; Issues/Risks Management; and Stakeholder Management
  • Take control of a project from beginning to end, ensuring that the initiatives and goals are strategically aligned, the project has stakeholder support, and everyone is on the same page
  • Effectively design and scope a complex project; be able to apply creative and innovative thinking to bring successful resolution to high-impact, complex challenges
  • Maintain expert level feature, function, and positioning knowledge of Services deliverables, industry-specific terms, and offerings
  • Coordinate efforts and communication across internal resources and third parties/vendors
  • Ensure resource availability and allocation, and protect our resources from unnecessary work
  • Coach, mentor, motivate and supervise project team members and contractors, and influence them to take positive action and accountability for their assigned work
  • Ensure projects adhere to the Instructure methodology and all documentation is maintained appropriately for each project
  • Contribute to internal continuous improvement discussions by documenting, analysing and sharing project feedback throughout assignments

Here’s what you will need to know/have:

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in related field
  • PMP certification 
  • 5 or more years of experience with project management in an enterprise software (preferably SaaS) environment
  • Demonstrated track record of successfully leading a series of projects across multiple products within the software implementation industry, and meeting agreed service level timeframes
  • Excellent communication skills, including verbal, written and presentation skills, both with technical and non-technical audiences
  • Proven ability to work effectively, independently, and in a team-based environment
  • Impeccable attention to detail with a command of project management tools

Ideally, you’ll also know/have:

  • PMI-ACP certification
  • Knowledge of education technology industry
  • Experience working with government agencies
  • Project management experience in Australia

We’ve always believed in hiring the most awesome people and treating them right. We know that the more diverse we are, the more diverse our ideas will be and when we openly welcome those ideas, our environment is better and our business is stronger.