IT Intern - Project Management

Location: 

CA

Position Description

This position reports directly to the Manager, Project Delivery, Seaspan Business Analysts and contract Project Managers and assists with various IT project management tasks related to planning, executing, and closing a project. The position will work with Seaspan business team members and vendors in the performance of their duties. They learn from the project manager and other team members and gain valuable skills and experience in project management.

This role will apply communication, analytical, and problem-solving skills to ensure client satisfaction with operational and project related issues.

This intern position will be involved in on-going projects driving innovation and change within Seaspan.
 

Job Responsibilities

•    Assist the Project Manager and Senior Business Analyst with defining the project scope, objectives, and deliverables
•    Create and update project documents, such as schedules, budgets, risk registers, and status reports
•    Communicate with project stakeholders, such as sponsors, customers, and vendors
•    Coordinate and attend project meetings, and take notes and action items
•    Perform research and analysis on project-related topics, such as market trends, best practices, and customer feedback
•    Support the Project Manager with quality assurance, test planning, test case documentation 
•    Attend project meetings, monitor and report on project progress and performance, documenting progress, risks and task
•    Follow up on project tasks assignment and ensure tasks are completed satisfactorily
•    Contribute to project evaluation and lessons learned
•    Performs other duties as required 

•    Participate in the Company's intern working group project, collaborating with team members from diverse departments at Seaspan. 

 

Requirements
•    Familiarity with project management methodologies, tools, and software
•    Strong written and verbal communication skills
•    Ability to work independently and collaboratively
•    Attention to detail and accuracy
•    Creativity and problem-solving skills
•    Eagerness to learn and grow
•    Interest in understanding business processes and business problems and look for opportunities for efficiencies and improvement
•    Ability to translate technical terms into business appropriate language and coach and explain to business users
•    Willingness to learn new technology and systems

 

Additional Desired Qualifications

•    Education in computer science or a relevant discipline. 

 

Compensation and Benefits package
Seaspan’s total compensation is based on our pay-for-performance philosophy that rewards team members who deliver on and demonstrate our high-performance culture. The hiring range for this position is $21 - $23 CAD per hour. The exact base salary offered will be commensurate with the incumbent’s experience, job-related skills and knowledge, and internal pay equity. 
 
Atlas Corp. and Seaspan Corporation are an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, colour, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.
We thank all applicants in advance. If your application is shortlisted to be included in the interview process, one of our team will be in contact with you.
 

A WEEK AT SEA WITH SEASPAN

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