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Project Manager, PMO

Job Number:  67480
Group:  Magna Corporate
Division:  Magna IT Canada – Aurora East
Job Type:  Permanent/Regular

Aurora, ONTARIO, CA, L4G 0G9

Work Style:  Hybrid

About us

We see a future where everyone can live and move without limitations. That’s why we are developing technologies, systems and concepts that make vehicles safer and cleaner, while serving our communities, the planet and, above all, people.


Forward. For all.


Group Summary

Magna is more than one of the world’s largest suppliers in the automotive space. We are a mobility technology company built to innovate, with a global, entrepreneurial-minded team. With 65+ years of expertise, our ecosystem of interconnected products combined with our complete vehicle expertise uniquely positions us to advance mobility in an expanded transportation landscape.


About the Role

The Project Manager is responsible for the coordination, implementation and execution of IT projects in Magna IT. For Magna this role requires a strong analytical skillset to be able to work on business requirements together with our cross-functional business ensuring consistency with the Magna Global IT strategy, commitments and goals.


Regular travel: up to 25% of the time.

Your Responsibilities

  • Planning and implementation of multiple IT business projects or strategic initiatives within Magna IT.
  • Manage project scope, budget and timelines to meat goals and deliverables.
  • Develop full scale project plans.
  • Track project tasks and resource using appropriate tools.
  • Develop statement of requirements together with functional teams.
  • Constantly monitor and report on progress of the project to all stakeholders.
  • Lead consistent steering committee update meetings with the project sponsors to review project status, key risks/issues and associated mitigation strategies.
  • Work closely together with business departments as well as Magna IT departments like enterprise architecture, IT Infrastructure or IT Solutions, Software architecture.
  • Implement and manage project changes to achieve project outputs.
  • Project evaluations and assessment of results.
  • Collaborate and work with implementation partners.

Who we are looking for

  • Completion of a degree in Computer Science – or a combination of education, training and experience deemed equivalent.
  • Project management professional (PMP) designation, CAPM, PMP or equivalent certification is a must have.
  • Minimum 5 -7 years’ progressive experience planning and implementing IT projects with cross-functional stakeholders from IT and business groups.
  • Proven experience of working in finance related transformation initiatives (OneStream or similar application), preferably in a manufacturing or automotive industry setting.
  • Should have Project management practical knowledge to supervise project staff and coordinate multiple complex projects under pressure to meet schedule and budget commitments.
  • Must have experience with business and requirements analysis.

Your preferred qualifications

  • Project experience based on technologies like MS SQL based web applications, MS Azure, MS PowerBI is an asset.
  • Knowledge of the theories, principles and practices of project management and organizational change management.

What we offer

At Magna, you can expect an engaging and dynamic environment where you can help to develop industry-leading automotive technologies. We invest in our employees, providing them with the support and resources they need to succeed. As a member of our global team, you can expect exciting, varied responsibilities as well as a wide range of development prospects. Because we believe that your career path should be as unique as you are.

Site Benefits

A detailed overview of our benefits will be provided during our recruitment process.

Awareness. Unity. Empowerment.

At Magna, we believe that a diverse workforce is critical to our success. That’s why we are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We hire on the basis of experience and qualifications, and in consideration of job requirements, regardless of, in particular, color, ancestry, religion, gender, origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability or gender identity. Magna takes the privacy of your personal information seriously. We discourage you from sending applications via email to comply with GDPR requirements and your local Data Privacy Law.

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