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Senior project portfolio manager

  • Employer: iA Financial Group
  • Office: 2200 McGill College Avenue
  • Location: Montreal, Quebec
  • Other Possible Location(s): Québec, Quebec; Toronto, Ontario
  • Job category: Information Technology
  • Job ID: JR10018853
  • Job type: Permanent Job
  • Apply before: 2024-01-01


iA Financial Group is looking for a Senior project portfolio manager to join our APMO (Agile Project Management Office) to support our corporate sector. Do you have the ability to influence while developing lasting and effective partnerships? Do you have the adaptability, rigor and natural leadership that you want to put forward?

Reporting to APMO management, you will be part of a portfolio management team and will have to collaborate with a variety of people with complementary expertise, such as project managers, project controllers and performance analysts. You'll be involved in applying Lean-agile portfolio management processes and standards. You will play a key role in prioritizing initiatives that contribute to the realization of iA Financial Group's strategies, enabling us to maintain a roadmap and provide strategic portfolio reporting to the appropriate bodies.

Your day to day

Prioritization and portfolio management

  • Share requests and needs with the portfolio team to ensure a consolidated view.
  • Actively participate in strategic prioritization activities to build and update a request log and roadmap within agreed parameters (e.g. budget, schedule, scope, benefits and expected value).
  • Execute portfolio lifecycle stages in accordance with agreed parameters.
  • Monitor project execution to ensure alignment with the portfolio's strategic planning and consequent achievement of the organization's strategic objectives.
  • Accompany, monitor and support managers and their teams in the preparation of strategic business cases and Lean Business Cases.


  • Ensure that the portfolio complies with the standards set by the Portfolio Management Office and the various authorities.
  • Collaborate on a regular basis with all portfolio stakeholders -- both Business and IT -- to resolve prioritization conflicts, identify potential discrepancies with the proposed roadmap, and assist in the development of contingency plans.
  • Contribute to the sound execution of cross-functional processes and identify opportunities to improve their efficiency.
  • Participate proactively in the application of and compliance with established standards to ensure the presence, integrity and quality of portfolio data.

Monitoring and reporting

  • Create reports and views providing visibility on the portfolio in order to produce consolidated accountability enabling managers to make strategic decisions.
  • Contribute to providing the data that feeds the performance indicators of our cross-functional portfolio management processes.
  • Provide the information needed to prepare the investment envelopes associated with the various portfolios and to set up the required monitoring mechanisms.
  • Provide the necessary support for the execution of the budget, audit and profit tracking processes.
  • Represent APMO in various forums and participate in multi-sectoral round tables.

Your background and skills

  • DEC or BAC in computer science, administration or other relevant training at the same level
  • Minimum 3 to 5 years' experience in a portfolio management role
  • In-depth knowledge of project and portfolio management
  • Excellent communication, presentation, negotiation and priority management skills
  • High tolerance for ambiguity and uncertainty
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively in multidisciplinary teams
  • Ability to interact with and influence key stakeholders at various management levels in their decision-making processes
  • Excellent French and English language skills, both oral and written, due to frequent interactions with English and French-speaking colleagues or internal partners.
  • Knowledge of finance and insurance (asset).
  • Mastery of large-scale agility, in particular the SAFe® framework (an asset).

Your benefits

  • Base salary and organizational bonus
  • Flexible group insurance
  • Defined-benefit pension fund
  • Share purchase plan
  • Flexible days off (8)
  • Flexible working hours and voluntary hybrid mode (35h)
  • Career planning & training

At iA Financial Group, our differences make us unique. We are committed to supporting and celebrating diversity, because we believe that it is by uniting our differences that we will become stronger. As the well-being of our employees is a priority for iA, we are also committed to creating a stimulating and safe work environment, as well as offering real work-life balance through our flexible working model. Reflecting the appreciation of our employees, iA has been ranked as one of the best employers in Canada in 2023 by Glassdoor and Forbes.

Is this role aligned with your career goals? Submit your application today! Do you have any questions? Don't hesitate to contact me directly, Lauriane Mailloux, on LinkedIn! https://www.linkedin.com/in/laurianemailloux

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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.

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