Engagement Manager

Plum is a Waterloo-based technology company that combines advanced Industrial/Organizational Psychology with Artificial Intelligence, providing predictive data to businesses in order to improve their quality of hires and transform their talent management. We are opening a new full-time role to create and establish our professional services division. You will work directly with our clients to pilot talent management use cases of our product, including succession planning, professional development, and career pathing. Customer feedback will guide our product development and you will act as the voice of the customer. You’re excited to help the most innovative enterprise companies implement Plum through your change management. You are ready to be challenged at the start-up level with a desire to start/grow your entrepreneurial journey. In joining our team, you will get hooked to the problem we are trying to solve in preparing mid-size and enterprise clients for the Future of Work.

Your Role

  • Strategic and operational owner of client onboarding and pilots.

  • Understand our customers’ needs, their business and talent management processes, and how success is defined for each engagement.  

  • Lead our clients through the process of implementing Plum, including stakeholder management, communications, and ensuring full-scale implementation and/or renewal.

  • Establish clear benchmarks and success metrics; ensure these goals are being exceeded at each phase of onboarding.

  • Develop and maintain deep relationships with client stakeholders.

  • Work with clients to develop learning and development plans and materials to maximize adoption and a clear understanding of solution value and application.

  • Produce and maintain project management documents, reports, and presentations.  Take a collaborative approach with these items to ensure co-ownership with client.

  • Ensure a continuous feedback loop with Product Management. Co-create and manage processes for collecting and prioritizing end user and business level product feedback

  • Act as a point of continuity from Sales to Professional Services, and eventual handover to Customer Success Manager.

Your Talents

  • You are self-confident, highly motivated, and high energy. You show a sense of urgency to drive results, and you have good analytical and problem-solving skills.

  • You have the ability to successfully lead multiple projects simultaneously, handle a fast-paced work environment, take on new challenges, and handle changing priorities/objectives.

  • You have the ability to multiply and amplify your efforts with the assistance of tools and technology. You are able to own new processes to support your efforts and objectively evaluate their performance. You are able to learn and fail fast.

  • When presenting, you are able to read an audience and synthesize and surface information in a way that is well understood, whether it’s during informal communication or a presentation.

  • You have emotional and social awareness to align with varying stakeholders and remove blockers.

  • You are motivated by challenge and incremental wins. You can stay positive and laugh when needed.

Your Experience

  • Industrial-Organizational Psychology, OD or Management Consulting background an asset.

  • 2-5 years of hands-on experience leading the delivery of multiple corporate/enterprise-level IT consulting projects.

  • HR tech, EIM, ATS, and HCM experience preferred.

  • Experience owning Agile and Waterfall project methodologies as a lead

  • Extraordinary written, verbal, and visual communication skills

We want to know more about who you are and how you’ll fit with our team and culture, as such we ask that you complete the Plum Discovery Survey (follow the Apply link below). By taking our Plum Talent Assessment you’ll get a chance to check out our base product first hand and get your own Plum Talent Profile that highlights your strengths and gives you tips to make sure your next role is the right fit.




About Plum

The future of work means an increasing impact from artificial intelligence, the automation of jobs, and changing models of what work looks like. The shake-up will be felt across all industries in every department; “That’s the way it’s always been done” will no longer be a valid excuse to justify traditional business processes and methodologies. We are a Waterloo-based technology company that helps solve this problem by combining advanced Industrial/Organizational Psychology with Artificial Intelligence to help companies hire, grow and retain top talent.

At Plum, we believe in transparency, and a culture of support and team orientation displayed first and foremost by our leadership team. Daily interactions with our Directors and our Co-founders are not uncommon in our small but growing team. We are also committed to helping our team members reach their full potential with coaching and internal growth opportunities (we also love to have fun on a daily basis)!

  • Competitive health benefits

  • Flexible work schedule

  • Bi-weekly team meals

  • Fun monthly company events and activities

  • Relaxed dress code and atmosphere

  • Dog-friendly office


We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.