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Project Coordinator

Project Management – Vancouver, British Columbia
Department Project Management
Employment Type Full time

Lumerical is a leading developer of photonic simulation software – software that enables research and development professionals to predict how light behaves within complex structures, circuits, and systems.  Photonics unlocks many possibilities for the world’s most innovative companies who increasingly rely on virtual prototyping to explore new product concepts and optimize designs.  Our customers are developing the technology of tomorrow – things like LiDAR systems for autonomous cars, virtual reality headsets, cellphone cameras, communications equipment for data centers and new platforms for quantum computing. 

As a Project Coordinator, you help to enhance our operations and provide clarity, alignment and transparency on projects across the company, including engineering, IT and company quarterly objectives.  As part of our Operations team, you will work in close collaboration with key stakeholders to document and manage project scope and objectives, create work plans, project schedules, resource plans and status reports.  You will conduct project meetings and build dynamic and solid relationships. 


  • Assist with planning, estimating and coordinating projects across the company;
  • Work with multiple stakeholders throughout the project life cycle to ensure that deliverables are on track;
  • Proactively identify issues/problems and work with key stakeholders to address and resolve them to ensure project success;
  • Manage expectations with senior leadership and key stakeholders and effectively communicate all aspects of project delivery (reporting at all stakeholder levels);
  • Communicate actively to the wider team on the company’s project ambitions, progress and outcomes;
  • Develop and apply project management methodology, standards, practices, and processes as necessary to projects and work streams;
  • Support Engineering in the tracking and reporting of project hours for SR&ED;
  • Identify and propose improvements where necessary; and
  • Provide guidance to project team members to ensure successful outcomes. 


  • 1+ years coordinating or managing projects;
  • Degree or diploma in a related subject;
  • Strong collaboration skills and the ability to work in a team-based environment;
  • Able to work independently with minimal supervision;
  • Excellent written/verbal communication skills;
  • Excellent planning, organizational, time management, and multitasking skills;
  • Detail oriented with high standards for quality;
  • Assets: Experience with OKRs and project management tools such as JIRA, and a PMP Certification (or working towards it).



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  • Location
    Vancouver, British Columbia
  • Department
    Project Management
  • Employment Type
    Full time
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