Program Manager

An exciting career awaits at CoolIT Systems

POSITION: Program Manager

JOB TYPE: Fulltime, Permanent
Calgary, AB
REPORTS TO: Director, Programs
EDUCATION: Engineering Degree
TRAVEL REQUIREMENTS: Global travel required up to 25%

The Opportunity

An exciting and challenging position exists as a Program Manager at CoolIT’s head office in Calgary, Alberta. As a member of the Program Group, you would be accountable for the planning, development and launch of numerous new product introductions (NPI’s) for major consumer electronics companies.

Company Overview

Founded in Calgary, Alberta in 2001, CoolIT Systems Inc. is the world leader in liquid cooling technology. Today, CoolIT’s technology is disrupting the inefficient, expensive, and outdated paradigm of using air to keep electronics cool. We work with the biggest names in the technology industry to enable high-performance data centers and desktop computers that are used for everything from solving science’s most complex problems to delivering the latest high-end entertainment experiences.

As the global leader in scalable liquid cooling technology for desktop computers and data centers, CoolIT expects to continue our strong growth trend in 2022. With a record-breaking open order book and an average YoY revenue growth rate of 60% since 2016, there’s never been a more exciting time to join our team.

We strive to be an employer of choice and as such we believe in rewarding our employees with career and development opportunities that will maintain and strengthen our culture while aligning to our vision and values. We are a company that is full of vibrant, innovative people who love what we do.

Vivid Vision

At CoolIT, our Vivid Vision is perhaps the most important document we possess, and we reference it daily. The Vivid Vision brings us together and aligns our efforts, intentions, and definition of success. As we grow, the need to have a unified cause and direction is more vital than ever, and the Vivid Vision is exactly that. This is where we are going and this is how we will know when we get there. Our Vivid Vision is based on three pillars:

  • Dream: An innovation beacon, authority and educator to industry
  • People: Bright passionate team members pursuing dreams, thinking different and finding a better way
  • Culture: Delivering on what we promise, on-time, every time

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Accountable for the Planning, Development and Launch of New Product Introductions (NPI)
  • Work closely and collaboratively on product development with leading global brands within major consumer electronics companies
  • Work closely with global Business Development and Account Managers to respond to customer RFPs and RFQs.
  • Oversee and manage NPI project scope, schedule, resources, and budget
  •  Ensure that all product development follows the CoolIT Product Development Process
  • Manage project risks and issues, and respond with the appropriate level of planning and action to ensure all commitments are met
  • Measure and report project status using appropriate tools, techniques, and metrics
  •  Manage stakeholder interactions and expectations
  • Report and escalate to management potential issues and risks as needed
  • Proactively anticipate, identify, and mitigate risk areas
  • Hold regular meetings with customers and internal core teams to ensure effective communication and collaboration between cross-functional teams

Required Skills and Qualifications

  • 2+ years in product development role for electromechanical systems
  • Experience working with demanding customers from large multinational organizations to provide timely updates and manage expectations
  • Experience in project management desirable and PMP designation considered an asset
  • Capable of managing complex projects across a global organization with multiple internal and external stakeholders
  • Track record of delivering projects on time and in budget
  • Solid organizational skills including time management, attention to detail, and prioritization
  • Ability to work on multiple, concurrent problems of diverse scope with diverse teams
  • Acts with a sense of urgency, illustrates ambition and drives for completion of tasks and projects
  • Strong cross functional leader that takes a collaborative approach to tackle projects and overcome roadblocks

Application Requirements

  • Cover Letter
  • Resume

Applications submitted without requested documents will not be considered. We thank every candidate in advance, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


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