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IT Project Manager

  • Employer: PPI Management Inc.
  • Office: 2235 Sheppard Avenue E
  • Location: North York, Ontario
  • Other Possible Location(s): Burnaby, British Columbia; Calgary, Alberta; Brossard, Quebec; Edmonton, Alberta; Halifax, Nova Scotia; Winnipeg, Manitoba; Quebec, Quebec; St-John's, Newfoundland and Labrador; Vancouver, British Columbia
  • Job category: Not Evaluated (Job Family)
  • Job ID: JR10016990
  • Job type: Permanent Job Full time
  • Apply before: 2023-06-09


PPI company overview:

PPI (an independent subsidiary of iA Financial) is an Insurance Marketing Organization that sits between independent advisors and insurance companies. From coast-to-coast, we provide value-added services and support such as digital tools, education, marketing, and processing, to help Advisors elevate and grow their business with a socially responsible mindset.

At PPI, each day you have the opportunity to make a meaningful difference when you support our independent insurance advisors in providing financial security and peace of mind to their clients: Canadian families and businesses.

When you join PPI you will be part of a diverse, inclusive and equitable place to work that values different perspectives. You will benefit from a culture that is people-focused, inclusive and collaborative with opportunities to learn and develop your skills, develop your career and make a meaningful impact.

Our people drive our progress through innovative ideas and a commitment to excellence. We work hard and always ensure we have fun along the way.

PPI is pleased to provide employees with the flexibility of a hybrid work environment.  This role is eligible for working from home up to 3 days per week and may be filled at any PPI location.

For more information about PPI visit: www.ppi.ca

IT Project Manager

Reporting to the Assistant Vice-President, Project and Strategy Management, the IT Project Manager will work with IT and business stakeholders to define and establish project objectives, scope, roadmap, milestones, and deliverables as applicable and aligned to delivery strategy.

Core Functions:

  • Produce well-defined technical delivery plans outlining key project activities, their sequence and delivery timelines

  • Facilitate cross-functional collaboration to optimize technical solutions aligned to IT and organizational strategies

  • Drive integration discussions to socialize technical design and integration approaches with cross impacted dependent applications

  • Manage and track project tasks and activities to ensure performance and delivery against plan including identifying and managing critical dependencies and coordinating with key stakeholders to address issues as applicable and required to ensure the delivery of project objectives and deliverables

  • Ensure timely project reporting is available to all stakeholders

  • Lead regular working group sessions with key stakeholders within technology and the business to identify and track actions effectively to support the plan

  • Understand proposed design solutions; challenge decisions where they are non-strategic or have cross impacts and drive them to conclusion; work with stakeholders within IT and the business

  • Risk Management: Collaborate, identify and track all dependencies and risks (technical and non-technical) and explore mitigation strategies aligned to delivery plan

  • Demand Management: Escalate demand requests to leadership for prioritization and resourcing and manage the delivery life cycle. Providing all information required for senior management to make prioritization decisions. Responsible for end-to-end process.

  • Ensure testing approach is agreed and resources secured; manage the process and resolution of issues, risks, dependencies and bottlenecks

  • Oversee “Go-Live” preparations, including creating activity checklists and managing post implementation activities collaboratively with stakeholders.

  • Ensure project documentation are complete, current, and stored appropriately

  • Participate in the definition of portfolio priorities and objectives, aligned to the organizational strategy

  • Manage improvements to the Smartsheet project portfolio management tool

Education, Experience and Skills:

  • Bachelor's degree in computer science, business or other relevant field

  • Minimum experience of approximately 5 years in information technology (IT consulting would be ideal) preferably with some exposure to Agile, DevOps/DevSecOps and Cloud-Centric IT

  • Expertise with one or more project management methodologies

  • Advanced proficiency in project management tools and software (Smartsheet preferred)

  • Exceptional analytical skills

  • Strong leadership and motivational skills with both virtual and in-person teams

  • Comfort operating in ambiguity

  • Ability to collaborate with diverse stakeholders in a variety of project environments

  • Superb problem-solving and resource planning skills

  • Expertise in creating project reports

  • Solid interpersonal skills

  • Efficiency in managing and prioritizing tasks 

  • First-class verbal and written communication skills in English required; French an asset

We thank all applicants for applying, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.  Your resume may be used for other vacancies.

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 50,000 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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