New Job Project Manager, R&D Government Program And Higher Education Institutions In Quebec

Project Manager, R&D Government Program and higher education institutions
Project Manager, R&D Government Program and higher education institutions

Project Manager, R&D Government Program and higher education institutions

Company : CAE
Salary : Details not provided
Location : Quebec

Full Description

Role and Responsibilities

CAE is a high technology company, at the leading edge of digital immersion, providing solutions to make the world a safer place. The company bases its innovative solutions on the development of advanced technologies and collaborates with researchers, professors and students from the scientific and academic fields. The Research and Development team is at the heart of this environment and plays a leading role in setting up collaborative research and development projects. This team also encourages and supports young people to pursue careers in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) by leading a broad portfolio of initiatives both inside and outside CAE.
The R&D team is interfacing with internal stakeholders, such as Engineering, Finance, Legal, Human Resources, Communications, as well as with external stakeholders, such as Industry Partners, Academia, Government.

As a Project Manager in the Research and Development team, you will work closely with the project managers that make up the team on a wide range of tasks such as:

  • Support the management of multiple, complex innovation-driven collaboration programs on quarterly and annual basis from scoping, technological eligibility analysis, financial forecasting, claim preparation, and audits.
  • Analyze trends, forecasts and statistics relating to R&D portfolio from a technical and financial perspective. Consolidate and synthetize findings into reports to be presented to various management levels.
  • Support and eventually lead program reviews, negotiations, and audits with internal and external stakeholders both governmental and non-governmental organizations.
  • Participate in the preparation business cases for opportunities aligned with CAE’s growth strategies.
  • Manage innovation-driven collaborations events, sponsorships, bursaries, and initiatives in support of CAE’s interaction/commitment with post-secondary institutions across Canada

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor's in engineering, management, law or related disciplines.
  • Strong analytical skills and ability to abstract and summarize.
  • Experience in proposals and management of government programs (SR&ED, Multimedia Tax Credits, NSERC, MITACS, Investissement Quebec, and others) an asset.
  • Excellent communication and writing skills.
  • Resourcefulness and autonomy.
  • Ability to manage initiatives of different sizes in parallel.
  • Scientific curiosity and interest in cutting-edge technological developments.
  • Work experience in a technology sector or in consulting an asset.
  • Bilingualism (French and English).
  • Team spirit

CAE offers:

  • Benefits: fully flexible for you to choose what is important

  • Retirement: Defined Benefits Retirement Plan & Group Registered Retirement Savings Plan (RRSP)

  • Financial Perks: Employee Stock Purchase Plan & numerous corporate discounts

  • Personal and Family Programs: Physical Wellness Plan & Supplementary Maternity Plan

  • Work-Life Balance: Flextime & California Fridays all year

  • Fun at work: social and community events all-year round!

With over 13,000 employees in more than 35 countries, CAE is a global leader and a high technology company at the leading edge of digital immersion, providing solutions to make the world a safer place. To learn more:


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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.

The masculine form may be used in this job description solely for ease of reading, but refers to men, women and the gender diverse.