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Senior Director, Digital Solutions

February 10 2020
Industries Real Estate
Categories Project Management, Business Analysis, Information Technology, IT, Consulting, Business analyst, Internet, Web, E-Commerce, Project management, Digital, Media, Graphic Arts, UX, UI, Visual design
Montreal, QC

Ivanhoé Cambridge develops and invests in high-quality real estate properties, projects and companies that are shaping the urban fabric in dynamic cities around the world. It does so responsibly, with a view to generate long-term performance. Ivanhoé Cambridge is committed to creating living spaces that foster the well-being of people and communities, while reducing its environmental footprint.

Vertically integrated in Canada, Ivanhoé Cambridge invests internationally alongside strategic partners and major real estate funds that are leaders in their markets. Through subsidiaries and partnerships, the Company holds interests in more than 1,000 buildings, primarily in the industrial and logistics, office, residential and retail sectors. Ivanhoé Cambridge held close to C$65 billion in real estate assets as at December 31, 2018 and is a real estate subsidiary of the Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec (, one of Canada's leading institutional fund managers. For more information:

Department : Information Technologies

Position type : Salaried

Specific accountabilities

The Senior Director, Digital Solutions, manages a multidisciplinary team of IT professionals and is responsible for overseeing a portfolio of IT applications for his or her clients. This includes project support, evolution and delivery. He or she is therefore an important contact person for the organization's IT needs.

The incumbent is an effective communicator with strategic business acumen and thorough understanding of the Company's business sectors. He or she is knowledgeable about current IT best practices and able to improve the team's procedures. He or she must build strong relationships with various clients.


  • Manage all aspects of the relationships with the business units and departments under his or her remit;
  • Oversee the process for handling client requests;
  • Contribute to the delivery of IT projects to clients;
  • Ensure support and updates for IT applications used by clients;
  • Contribute to developing the business plan and participate in the IT planning process;
  • Maximize staff productivity by setting performance objectives related to the business plan, tracking progress and measuring achievement;
  • Monitor designated IT applications.

Key requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in information technology with 10 to 12 years of relevant experience or any other combination of relevant experience and/or education;
  • Familiarity with investment, asset management or real estate management organizations, an asset;
  • Strong leadership skills and the ability to manage a multidisciplinary team;
  • Ability to exercise good judgment and be tactful in dealing with sensitive situations;
  • Work experience in both strategic and operational management;
  • Excellent social and interpersonal skills;
  • Excellent people and project management skills;
  • Experience in a Microsoft-based technological environment;
  • Ability to articulate a vision for the designated field of expertise and knowledge of the business sector;
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and ability to adapt messages to a given audience (e.g., clients, IT professionals);
  • Integrity, accountability, self-discipline, effective time and organizational skills, curiosity;
  • Fluency in written and spoken French and English.


You have everything to gain!

When you join the Ivanhoé Cambridge team, you are eligible for employment benefits and a pension plan that are among the best in the industry. Our many health and wellness programs encourage you to balance your work and personal lives and fulfil your desire for social involvement, while maintaining a healthy lifestyle. At Ivanhoé Cambridge, you will have many opportunities to develop your skills and thrive professionally, in Canada or elsewhere in the world. Our initiatives aimed at creating an exceptional working environment that inspires our employees to give the best of themselves elevated Ivanhoé Cambridge into the ranks of 100 Top Employers in Canada.

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