IT Project Lead

Vena Solutions - Toronto, Canada Area

Posted 746 days ago
  • Experience
    Mid-Senior level
  • Job function
    Information Technology
  • Employment type
  • Industry
    Computer Software
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Job description

About the Role

A Vena Project Lead is a dynamic individual with a strong technical software background and solid business fundamentals, who thrives in a fast-paced, client-centric,entrepreneurial environment. You have a proven track record of project management and execution, and are able to communicate effectively with all levels of management at various client locations. Ideally, you love a challenge and are innovative, creative , analytical and proactive in seeking solutions to our client’s complex situations.  

As a Vena Project Lead, you will:   

  • Lead and manage all project activities (requirements gathering, development of implementation plan, coordination of project resources and schedules, management of project scope and change, client training) to deliver client solutions that are within scope, on time, on budget and are profitable.
  • Implement Vena’s SPM software at various client locations as well as remotely at Vena offices.
  • Work with multiple client-stakeholders to develop, plan and implement client solution.
  • Provide appropriate direction, management and mentoring to the project team.
  • Identify risks and resolutions on assigned project(s).
  • Maintain visibility on assigned project(s).
  • Nurture, respect and strengthen client relationships.
  • Identify to the Vena Services Manager any new services opportunities at existing clients.
  • Ensure successful project Implementation.
  • Provide people leadership.
  • Be responsible for the financial management and administration of assigned project(s).

Desired Skills and Experience


Must Have:

  • Post-secondary education in Engineering, Computer Science, Accounting or Business discipline and/or equivalent experience.
  • 3+ years as a Project Lead/Manager leading Corporate Performance Management (CPM) software implementations.
  • 3+ years in an IT development or consulting environment.
  • Advanced knowledge of SQL Server and MSAS / Essbase.
  • Experience in JAD /business requirements gathering.
  • Ability to coach and lead others.
  • Comfortable with leading in-depth discussions, articulating the business value of the Vena Solutions product and technology for the Corporate PerformanceManagement (CPM) space.
  • High level of comfort working in a project environment, interacting with senior level management, up to the C-level suite.
  • Ability to build and nurture strong client and peer relationships while working in a fast-paced, dynamic team environment.
  • Proven success in strategic and tactical planning in a project environment.
  • Proven track record working with multiple projects at the same time.
  • Ability to deliver project deliverables on time and in scope.
  • Strong organizational capability.
  • Superior communication and presentation skills.
  • Ability to solve problems in a logical manner.

Nice to have:

  • Accounting and/or Project Management designation 
  • MBA 

Candidates must be legally entitled to work in Canada and be willing to travel across Canada and the US. Travel averages approximately 50% of time.

About this company

Vena Solutions

Company Overview

Vena Solutions delivers a comprehensive, innovative and simple-to-use Spreadsheet Process Management (SPM) solution that makes financial spreadsheet-based processes more effective and efficient for organizations. We deliver a next-generation software solution for business-critical spreadsheets that optimizes productivity, mitigates risk and reduces costs by improving the efficiency, quality and control of spreadsheet-intensive business processes.


Vena Solutions is an innovative software provider delivering financial and regulatory solutions for the Office of Finance. Our product makes it easier for organizations to:


  • Manage people-based processes from start to finish
  • Control spreadsheets and documents
  • Provide complete visibility to process activities and results


Vena Solutions understands the complexity of multiple spreadsheet and process challenges that organizations face and provides the benefits of automation to ensure:


  • Data accuracy and completeness
  • Significant efficiency gains
  • Reduction in risk of non-compliance.


To continue our impressive growth and leadership in providing Fortune 1000 companies such as Wells Fargo, AES, Home Trust and Martinrea with Corporate Performance Management (CPM) software and services, we require strategic thinkers with solid business fundamentals who can effectively lead and execute.


If you are looking to join a team of industry experts who thrive and enjoy a fast-paced, fast-growing entrepreneurial environment, then look no further than Vena Solutions. 


Local candidates only. No relocation costs will be provided. 

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