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Product Manager

  • Employer: iA Financial Group
  • Office: 988 Broadway West
  • Location: Vancouver, British Columbia
  • Other Possible Location(s): Toronto, Ontario
  • Job category: Human Resources and Continuous Improvement
  • Job ID: JR10019902
  • Job type: Permanent Job
  • Apply before: 2024-06-07

Description

Sector: Dealer Services Working Conditions: Telework Location: Vancouver would be preferred but open to candidates across Canada Status: Permanent

Are you a strategic thinker with a passion for bringing innovative products to market? Do you thrive in a fast-paced, dynamic environment? We are looking for a talented and driven Product Manager to join our close knit team! In this role you will play a significant role in defining the requirements and prioritizing the features required in a project. Your primary objective is to facilitate communication and decisions between the customer, the business, and the product development teams.

What Will I Be Doing:

Project Management

  • Help manage, plan, and organize the activities and schedules of large projects

  • Contribute to defining project scope

  • Assist in defining and managing project priorities

  • Is involved in identifying the operating issues related to the technological and/or business architectures proposed to meet client needs.

Business Architecture

  • Conduct analysis to determine the best path for solving business problems/opportunities through process improvement, systems enhancement, user training, and/or software procurement.

  • In conjunction with business partners, initiate IT project requests, perform initial analysis of the request, and provide initial business assessment. (Project Proposal, Lean Business Case or Strategic Business Case).

  • Assist the Director of Projects in working with the business to integrate capacity planning and roadmaps into strategic planning and project implementations.

  • Help define the set of strategic, core, and support processes that transcend functional and organizational boundaries.

Product Management

  • Participate in defining business requirements and identifying acceptance criteria for project features

  • Actively involved in establishing the scope of initiatives

  • Work with stakeholders to fully understand business needs and define the requirements

  • Identify dependencies with other teams

  • Participate in the resolution of various problems in collaboration with the business owners, Product Owner, and IT sectors

Relations with Stakeholders

  • Work closely with Product Manager (PM), Product Owners (PO), Stakeholders, clients (internal partners), Architects and IT teams

  • Be the point of contact for Key Partners / Large accounts regarding technical issues

  • Ensure Change Management Plans are created and implemented for all projects or major features

What We are Looking for:

  • A bachelor’s or master’s degree in business administration or computer science or equivalent work experience

  • Five years or more in the Auto business sector would be an asset

  • Demonstrable experience in supporting Owners and other stakeholders to support business decisions

  • Basic knowledge of the principles of Lean and Agile software development

  • Ability to anticipate problems and address challenges

  • Demonstrate curiosity and be in “continuous exploration” mode

  • Great ease to evolve in changing context and needs

  • Ability to create a team synergy with all stakeholders

  • Familiarity with the IA Project Management framework would be an asset.

  • Knowledge of IA development methodology would be an asset.

What iA Offers:

  • A competitive compensation plan that also includes an annual bonus for all permanent employees

  • We value and encourage our employees to have a good work life balance and so on top of vacation we offer Personal Leave Days

  • To encourage an active and healthy lifestyle, we have a generous Wellness plan that covers physical activity and wellness expenses.

  • A medical and dental plan for our employees and their dependents as well as a Health Spending Account to cover costs not covered by our plan

  • A Defined Benefit Pension plan to take care of you in retirement.

  • A home office equipment program to ensure that you have the best working environment.

  • Participation in our Share Purchase Plan with matching contributions from iA

  • Your development and continuous improvement are important to us! We offer an Education Assistance Program to ensure you have the tools and knowledge to grow your career here at iA.

Compensation

 

The typical hiring range for this position is from $78,000 and $85,000 annually; the base pay offered is based on location and may vary depending on skills, job-related knowledge, experience, and internal equity. All permanent employees of iA are also entitled to an annual bonus.

 

At iA, we are committed to a fair, market-based and equitable compensation structure. Our market data is refreshed on an annual basis to reflect the most current market conditions.


At iA, we invest,
in you.

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


Company Overview

About

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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