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Role and Responsibilities

One CAE. Infinite Possibilities.

Shaping a better future, led by technology, together.

At CAE, we are building the future together as one inclusive team, One CAE. Our people are our creative force, empowered to grow, innovate, and disrupt as we continuously pursue new ideas and develop advanced technologies to help make the world a safer place. As a technology company, we digitize the physical world, deploying simulation training and critical operations support solutions. Above all else, we empower pilots, airlines, defence and security forces, and healthcare practitioners to perform at their best every day and when the stakes are highest. Around the globe, we’re everywhere customers need us to be with more than 13,000 employees in more than 200 sites and training locations in over 40 countries.

Within CAE Defense & Security International, the Project Management Team delivers solutions across multi-domain operations (air, land, maritime, space and cyber... with our regional operational partners. This is a hybrid position based in Montreal. Reporting to the Portfolio Leader, the Project Manager delivers complex solutions in over 60+ countries, collaborating with governments and customers to brings the full extent of CAE’s capabilities and solutions to their local markets.

In this role, the Project Manager will be expected to:

· Autonomously manages the execution of one or multiple projects, from start to finish 

· Manage the financial and operational resources necessary to meet contractual obligations of the project to ensure profitability

· Develop and execute the project management plan for complex projects

· Provide day-to-day leadership for matrix team members

· Participate in proposal writing for project management aspects

Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

· Direct multiple projects, simultaneously involving a variety of resourcing, scheduling, subcontracting and other project management activities

· Apply organizational project management practices and policies, processes, and procedures in managing projects. Shares best practices with colleagues.

· Participate in the negotiation of subcontract terms and workshare agreements

· Resolve project work/schedule issues by reprioritizing activities

· Act as primary liaison with customer on project matters including negotiations and securing customer acceptance

· Manage relationships, communications and negotiations with customers and stakeholders (internal/external) and be the voice of customer.

· Support technical, cost and schedule aspects of proposals

· Implement project work breakdown structure

· Develop opportunities for contract amendments to extend project scope, solve scope/financial issues, or improve financial returns by reducing costs

· Participate in various organizational initiatives based on your career interests

 Our ideal candidate has:

· University undergraduate degree in a technical field (engineering, computer science, or related field of study).  Non-technical university undergraduate degree may be considered

· Minimum of eight (8) years of high technology experience, including at least four years as Project Manager.

· Meet the requirements of the Canada Controlled Goods Program (CGP), and in certain cases, ITAR requirements

· PMP certification, or obtained within twelve months of hiring

· Flexibility to work with different time zones, when applicable

· Willing to travel internationally on a regular basis (25%).

· Bilingualism (French and English)

CAE offers:

· Working environment of 2023 Canada’s top 100 employers

· A dynamic and innovative environment in which to grow;

· International travel;

· A stimulating career path and internal mobility

· Attractive benefits, including but not limited to :

o Defined benefits retirement plan;

o Stocks purchased plan;

o Flexible work hours and teleworking policy;

o Flexible vacations;

o Competitive maternity and parental leave policies;

o And more.


Position Type


CAE thanks all applicants for their interest. However, only those whose background and experience match the requirements of the role will be contacted.

Equal Employment Opportunity

At CAE, everyone is welcome to contribute to our success. With no exception.

As captured in our overarching value "One CAE", we’re proud to work as one passionate, boundaryless and inclusive team.

At CAE, all employees are welcome regardless of race, nationality, colour, religion, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, disability, neurodiversity or age
Saint-Laurent Quebec


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