Project Manager (Contract)

Date Posted: Dec 17, 2019
Application Deadline: Jan 17, 2020
Start Date: Feb 03, 2020

Salary From: 80K To 100K+
Province: Ontario
Region: Metro Toronto Area
City: Toronto
Employee Benefits: N/A
Organization's Field/Discipline: Business
Job's focus: Administrative
Job Type: Independent Contractor
Career Level: Intermediate

Organization Description

Axiell ALM
Axiell are the world’s largest vendor of museum management software, serving over 3,000 customers in over 30 countries. With offices in the UK, Europe, Middle East, North America and Australia, we deliver powerful software solutions to natural history museums, cultural history museums, art museums, herbaria, botanic gardens and archives across the world. We are considered as leaders in our field with our technology used by many of the largest and most well recognised museums and institutions in the world.

Job Description

Axiell ALM is the world’s largest vendor of museum management software, serving over 3,000 customers in over 30 countries.

From Natural History collections to Film Archives, our customers provide services that shape democracy, culture, literacy and education. We have made it our business to lead the digitisation of these services, making them more accessible and attractive to their consumers. We are a technology business, but our business is not just about technology. We believe in making a difference and building strong, long lasting partnerships with our customers.

We are currently seeking a Project Manager (on a contract basis) to join our team on a minimum 12-month contract. You will play a pivotal role managing the implementation and delivery of a collection management system, and related products, for a high-profile client located in the USA. The position may work from one of our Canadian offices (Vancouver, Ottawa, or Toronto) or remotely. 

This is an excellent opportunity for a Project Manager currently working in the cultural and heritage sector who is interested in furthering their career with a global company offering excellent career progression. Equally, you may be a Project Manager currently working within the IT or software industry wanting a new challenge.

Substantial on-the-job training in the use of our software, products and technology will be provided as part of your induction.

This is a minimum 12-month contract position.

Reporting to Head of Project Delivery, the Project Manager will:
  • Manage the delivery of multiple products for a high-profile client in the cultural and heritage sector;
  • Work closely with team members located in various offices across the globe to plan and resource the project;
  • Liaise closely with the customer to guide them through the implementation process;
  • Ensure work is delivered to the highest quality and within scope.
  • Be involved with both this large project, but also smaller implementations as time allows.


To qualify...  You will need to be an effective and organised Project Manager who can demonstrate:
  • At least 5 years previous project management experience;
  • Experience in working with, or a background in archives, libraries, or museums (desirable);
  • A background in natural history or museum collection management (desirable);
  • A capacity to learn about new software and technology;
  • Excellent communication and stakeholder management skills;
  • Efficient organisational skills – you must be able to effectively prioritise your work and respond appropriately to changing situations;
  • Excellent attention to detail - ensuring that all loose ends are tied up;
  • High quality customer service skills;
  • Experience of business analysis and understanding customer requirements and processes (desirable)
  • A willingness to travel to client sites and work flexible hours when required
Previous project management experience is essential, as is completion of a relevant post-secondary education program and a PMP certification. Experience working with external customers would be an asset.
Additional language skills, for example French and/or Arabic would also be highly advantageous, but not essential.

Additional Info:

This is an excellent opportunity for someone with a strong work ethic looking to work for the world’s largest vendor of museum management software. We offer excellent career progression, a unique and fun work environment and a highly competitive salary and benefits package.

Axiell is an employer committed to the principles of employment equity. We therefore encourage applications from women, Aboriginal peoples, visible minorities, persons with disabilities, and persons of all sexual orientation or gender identity.

How to Apply:

To apply, please send us your up-to-date resume and covering letter to - explaining why you are interested in the position, what sets you apart, what you would bring to the job role, and salary expectations.


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