Project Manager, Wealth Management and Personal Insurance

February 2 2023
Expected expiry date: February 3 2023
Industries Bank, Insurance, Financial services
Categories Product development and Management, Project management
Levis, QC | Montreal, QC • Full time

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Job Level


As project lead, you support the project sponsor and oversee a work team involved in cross-sector projects and initiatives to ensure objectives are met. You participate in all the different project phases, from design to rollout.

You identify goals, strategies and approaches, and you coordinate efforts for large-scale, innovative projects. You draw on your drive for results and ability to engage others to effectively manage teams and help the organization achieve its objectives. Your initiatives require extensive, in-depth knowledge of your specialty area.
You are responsible for strategic projects that are organizationally and conceptually complex and require comprehensive analysis and understanding of the organization and line of business. Coordination is critical, so you frequently interact with stakeholders working in many other fields.

You lead and serve as specialist to teams and decision-making bodies. You represent Desjardins's position when making agreements with external providers.

General Information on the Position

Main responsibilities

  • Work on deliverables with contribution managers, ensuring business objectives are met, benefits are delivered, and budgets and timelines are respected

  • Ensure that the material, human and financial resources needed to meet the target business objectives are available

  • Manage, monitor and communicate the roadmap and budget, and define and promote governance

  • Identify and handle project issues and risks

  • Prepare reports and status updates for the project sponsor and other decision-making bodies, and help manage internal and external suppliers.

Other working conditions

  • Workplace: Position located in Lévis or Montreal, depending on the applicant selected. The work arrangement for the position is hybrid work

  • Number of jobs available : 2


  • Bachelor's degree in a related field

  • A minimum of 6 years of relevant experience

Please note that other combinations of qualifications and relevant experience may be considered

  • For vacant positions available in Quebec, please note that knowledge of French is required

Desjardins Cross-sector skills

Action oriented, Customer Focus, Differences, Nimble learning

Key competencies for the job

Drive results, Engagement, Plans and aligns

Work Location

200, rue des Commandeurs Lévis

Desjardins Group is the largest cooperative financial group in Canada, and one of the largest employers in the country. It offers a full range of financial products and services and is home to a wealth of expertise in property and casualty insurance, life and health insurance, wealth management, services for businesses of all sizes, securities brokerage, asset management, venture capital, and secure, leading-edge virtual access methods.

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