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Job Title:  Director Project Management- New Product Development

Requisition ID:  8388

Burnaby, British Columbia, CA, V5J 5M4

Home-based Position:  Yes
Regular/Temporary:  Regular
Job Type:  Full-Time
Job Description: 

EnerSys® is an industrial technology leader serving the global community with mission critical stored energy solutions that meet the growing demand for energy efficiency, reliability and sustainability. We are driven by a passion to provide people everywhere with accessible power to help them work and live better. Our people are our strength, an endless resource for innovation, insight and enthusiasm.

This position will report to our EnerSys Energy Systems business, which serves the telecom, cable broadband, industrial, renewable, and data center markets. Our portfolio combines our stored energy expertise with power systems, enclosures, and renewable energy products to deliver world-class solutions for diverse applications such as 5G, broadband, Internet of Things (IoT), data center, and solar power. Our cutting-edge technology includes Lithium batteries, Fault Managed Power Systems, and Extended Run Time battery backup systems that improve the reliability and resiliency of broadband networks.

EnerSys has over thirty manufacturing and assembly plants worldwide servicing over 10,000 customers in more than 100 countries. Worldwide headquarters are located in Reading, PA, USA with regional headquarters in Europe and Asia. Some of our brands include PowerSafe, DataSafe, and Genesis batteries; Cordex power; and Outback Power renewable energy products. With sales and service locations throughout the world, and over 100 years of battery experience, EnerSys is the power/full solution for stored DC power products. 

What We’re Offering

  • 12 Paid Holidays per year, plus sick time and vacation time
  • Full benefit plan including, extended medical, vision and dental 100% paid by the company
  • Life Insurance, long term disability and a salary continuance plan.
  • Tuition reimbursement plan
  • 6% RRSP employer matching program

Compensation Range: $115,100-$155,000 plus bonus 

Compensation may vary based on applicant's work experience, education level, skill set, and/or location.  

Learn More About Our Company

Job Purpose

The Director Program Management has overall accountability and responsibility for the effective Management of multiple Programs and/or Projects through the Project Life Cycle. The Director will provide support for new programs, lead program-related communications, and take full program management ownership of related activities performed by multi-disciplined cross-functional teams

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Owns Project Management through complete project life cycle from concept, product development, supplier selection, launch, post–production performance, and lessons learned.
  • Serve as the main interface between Engineering, Business and Operations for Global and/or regional projects.
  • Manages a global group of Project Managers to ensure execution of all company initiatives.
  • Manages resources in conjunction with functional managers, production, and sub-contractors.
  • Assigns, schedules, trains, reviews, and monitors project work to ensure that progress is within expected guidelines and is completed on time and within budget.
  • Effectively manages project risk through mitigation planning
  • Identifies, tracks, monitors, and communicates project-related issues, scope changes, variances and contingencies that may arise during the development stages.
  • Effectively applies Project Management methodology.
  • Build relationships with key areas responsible for the decision-making process.
  • Support PMO on new ideas and continuous improvement plans.
  • Other duties as assigned


This position contains supervisory responsibilities

  • 10 years’ experience in Project/Program Management in an international matrix organization
  • Excellent understanding of interdisciplinary projects
  • Proven track record of implementing and delivering revenue-driving products to customer
    Experience in the management of SOP projects
  • Team leader skills and confident in customer relations, excellent communication, leadership, team building and people management skills
  • High degree of goal-orientation and self-management
  • A blend of management, technical, creative, business, and marketing skills
  • Good networking skills
  • Sense of responsibility, business intellect and entrepreneurial initiative
    Prepared to travel on business (internationally)
  • Confident in conducting negotiations
  • Ability to prioritize among competing opportunities, balance customer needs with business priorities, and articulate the rationale behind decisions
  • Must be well versed with Professional Services financial acumen such as revenue, budgets & profitability, etc. and managing multi-million-dollar budgets and projects
  • Willingness to learn new things and implement them as the industry evolves
    Ability to work independently and as part of multiple teams
  • Excellent problem-solving skills

General Job Requirements

  • This position will work in an office setting, expect minimal physical demands.


EnerSys provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.  EEO/Minority/Female/Vets/Disabled

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