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Director, Mergers, Acquisitions and Integrations

  • Employer: iA Financial Group
  • Office: 1150, Grande Allee West
  • Location: Québec, Quebec
  • Other Possible Location(s): Vancouver, British Columbia; Montreal, Quebec; Toronto, Ontario
  • Job category: Human Resources and Continuous Improvement
  • Job ID: JR10012269
  • Job type: Permanent Job Full time
  • Apply before: 2022-06-10


Sector: Vice-Presidency Employee Experience / Work from anywhere / Languages: Bilingual French & English

Reporting to the Vice-President Employee Experience, the Director, Mergers, Acquisitions and Integrations is responsible for preparing all activities associated with HR operations and governance within acquisition, sale, merger and integration projects for all business lines of iA Financial Group and its subsidiaries.

More specifically, you will be responsible for:

  • Establishing and deploying the vision, strategies, objectives, as well as the implementation and evolution of the delivery template and operational structure of the HR team dedicated to Mergers, Acquisitions and Integrations (MAI).

  • Ensuring alignment with the corporate orientations (links with corporate development and corporate support sectors (IT, Finance, Legal) and those of the vice-presidency employee experience (VPEE).

  • In conjunction with all VPEE leaders, participate in the planning and adjustment of staff to ensure an adequate capacity within MAI projects.

  • Directing all HR due diligence activities during acquisition projects.

  • Directing all integration planning and implementation activities (interim phase and integration phase) of HR operations within the VPEE.

  • As soon as employees are impacted by the partial or complete sale of a business sector, direct all sales activities aiming to decommission VPEE operations.

  • Ensuring the update and continuous improvement of road maps in company acquisition, merger, integration and sales contexts.

  • In conjunction with other members of the VPEE management team, ensure that each member of the team knows the various business processes, various policies and rules and governance methods.

  • Provide the VPEE management team with an updated picture of the various MAI initiatives and their various stages of progress.

  • Define, implement and maintain a dashboard containing management indicators relevant to the current management of MAI team activities.


  • Ability to work from a strategic level to a tactical level

  • Ability to set up and efficiently manage multidisciplinary teams using matrix logic while sharing feedback targeting the evolution of the employees constantly working at his/her side

  • Ability to influence, interact and communicate at an executive level

  • Ability to exert transversal influence and facilitate decision-making processes

  • Strong qualitative and quantitative analysis skills

  • Master Lean principles

  • Facility using technological tools used to increase the performance and efficiency of communications and team collaborations


  • Minimum 10 years of experience in a management role or a senior advisory role in merger, acquisition or sale projects

  • Bachelor of Arts in human resources, administration, sciences, actuarial or operations management

  • Strong proficiency in spoken and written French and English

  • General knowledge and experience in terms of operations in a human resources sector (talent acquisition and development, remuneration and payroll, organizational development, professional relations)

  • Experience steering transformations/reorganizations involving organizational design and support for all HR services

  • Experience in designing and monitoring dashboards, as well as data analytics

  • Experience in managing / coordinating projects and managing project portfolios

  • Experience in budgetary processes for an HR position

  • Extensive management experience at an executive level (manager of managers or experienced professionals, in multiple Canada-wide/North American sites)

At iA, we invest,
in you.

Our employees are our best investment and we have much to offer them.

Company Overview


iA Financial Group is the strength of a company with a human side, with its over 8,000 employees. Together, we have earned the trust of our more than four million clients and 25,000 advisors who have chosen us for their insurance, savings, and wealth management.

With over $200 billion in assets and half a billion invested in technological innovation, we’re a key player in the financial services industry in Canada and the United States. The secret to our success? Investing in you, one person at a time. Because, for over 125 years, we have believed that it’s by supporting our employees and surrounding ourselves with the most reputable leaders in the industry, we will continue to innovate.

At iA, we’re invested in you.

Our commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

At iA Financial Group, we support and celebrate diversity. We strive to provide a workplace that is recognized as inclusive for all, regardless of ethnic origin, nationality, language, religious beliefs, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, family situation, or physical or mental disability.

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