Project and partnership manager - R&D

Eidos Sherbrooke | Montréal, Québec, Canada

 Project and partnership manager - R&D

Report to: Director of Projects and Partnerships

 Eidos Sherbrooke - Thinking about the video game of tomorrow

Eidos-Sherbrooke is an expert studio, member of the Square Enix group, with a unique mission: to accelerate technological innovation in the field of video games.
Through research and development, our job is to explore, test, and apply innovative technologies based on cloud computing and artificial intelligence, in order to support the creation of experiences, universes, and emotions. for male and female players.
The Project Manager is responsible for planning, monitoring, executing, and delivering studio projects and partnerships.

Functions:

  • Take part in the development and updating of project business cases;
  • Monitor and communicate the progress of projects according to the innovation process in place and obtain the required support from the partners and managers concerned by the projects;
  • Ensure the budgetary follow-up of projects in partnership with the studio's programming directors;
  • Ensure effective communication and collaboration with internal and external customers;
  • Participate in the implementation of metrics that allow the productivity of studio teams to be analyzed;
  • Contribute to the development and/or upgrade of the studio's project management tools and processes;
  • Ensure that project teams have the tools at their disposal to promote planning and monitoring of objectives;
  • Analyze and anticipate the risks and obstacles to the realization of projects and propose mitigation plans in order to maximize the progress of projects;
  • Identify and plan resource needs (human, financial, material);
  • Collaborate in the correct allocation of resources in accordance with the orientations, the roadmap, and the priorities of the studio (capacity management);
  • Support creative, technical, or organizational changes and ensure change management;
  • Ensure the management and monitoring of partnerships (academic, commercial, and events).

Experience and qualities required: 

  • Bachelor's degree or diploma relevant to the position and/or equivalent experience;
  • At least 3 years of experience as a technology project manager (video game, R&D, cloud, machine learning, etc.)
  • PMP, SCRUM certification, an asset
  • Bilingualism (French - English)

Technical skills: 

  • Experience in project planning and management;
  • Knowledge of R&D and innovation;
  • Ability to meet production deadlines;

Interpersonal qualities: 

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills;
  • Show leadership and have a sense of responsibility;
  • Focus on achieving superior results;
  • Be reliable and show rigor;
  • Be a strong team player;
  • Have a spirit of analysis and synthesis;
  • Be able to adapt to changes.

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