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Senior Project Manager

Ottawa, Canada

What makes us Qlik


Qlik helps enterprises around the world move faster, work smarter, and lead the way forward with an end-to-end solution for getting value out of data. Our platform is the only one on the market that allows for open-ended, curiosity-driven exploration, giving everyone – at any skill level – the ability to make real discoveries that lead to real outcomes and transformative changes. We are a Values-Driven organization, operating over 100 countries with 45,000 customers around the world. If you think we are interesting, please read on – we may be looking for you!


We are looking for an experienced Sr. Project Manager for the Development Lifecycle Services team within the Global Products and Technology organization.  As a member of this team, and with a focus on continuous improvement initiatives, you will lead and collaborate with cross-organizational stakeholders to move through product development processes that align R&D with the Global Products Organization in the planning, development and delivery of Qlik’s product suite. 


Responsibilities include:


  • Planning, scheduling, facilitating, and managing follow-up actions for R&D’s planning, development and delivery activities.
  • Driving regular cadence calls with R&D leadership in order to be able to report on and measure roadmaps, plans and progress on product development. 
  • Planning, scheduling, coordinating, and managing all the aspects of a project. 
  • Defining project scope and objectives, involving relevant cross-functional stakeholders to ensure feasibility, clarity and success criteria of key deliverables are understood and communicated. 
  • Utilizing change management strategies to identify and drive areas of cross-functional collaboration required to ensure that the organization is ready to support and adopt new productivity tools and processes. 
  • Identifying project risks and impacts, and taking responsibility to communicate, track and drive issues quickly to resolution. 
  • Presenting progress reports to Senior R&D stakeholders when required. 
  • Performing retrospectives to help drive a culture of continuous improvement within R&D. 
  • Participating and/or driving key initiatives and projects. 


You will be successful if you have:


  •       Bachelor degree in commerce, engineering or related discipline. 
  •       A minimum of at least 5 years project management experience within software development. 
  •       Experience working with globally distributed teams in an international environment. 
  •       Solid organizational skills including attention to detail and multi-tasking skills. 
  •       Excellent communication, collaboration, listening, presentation and writing skills. 
  •       Ability to work independently with minimal supervision. 
  •       Experience working in an agile development environment. 
  •       Experience with QlikView and/or Qlik Sense is an asset. 
  •       Project management training or certification. 
  •       Open-minded with an ability to inspire and motivate others to deliver excellent results. 
  •       Proven track record of leading successful project teams. 
  •       Ability to work well with others at all levels of the organization in a high-pressure environment. 


Our way of giving back

To our communities, to the world, and to you is a core part of the culture at Qlik. We encourage our employees to participate in our numerous Corporate Responsibility Program initiatives.



The role is located in Ottawa, Canada.


Qlik is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of any protected category or characteristic.  We value the diversity of our workforce. If you need assistance due to disability during the application and/or recruiting process, please contact us via the Accessibility Request Form


Qlik is not accepting unsolicited assistance from search firms for this employment opportunity. Please, no phone calls or emails. All resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at Qlik via-email, the Internet or in any form and/or method without a valid written search agreement in place for this position will be deemed the sole property of Qlik. No fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by Qlik as a result of the referral or through other means.  



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