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Job Locations CA-ON-Toronto | CA-ON-London | CA-MB-Winnipeg
Posted Date 4 days ago(6/21/2022 2:11 PM)
We are Canada Life   Being a part of Canada Life means you have a voice. This is a place whereyour unique background, perspectives and talents are valued, and shape our future success.   You can be your best here. You’re part of a diverse and inclusive workplace where your career and well-being are championed. You’ll have the opportunity to excel in your way, finding new and better ways to deliver exceptional customer and advisor experiences.   Together, as part of a great team, you’ll deliver on our shared purpose to improve the well-being of Canadians. It’s our driving force. Become part of a strong and successful company that’s trusted by millions of Canadians to do the right thing.     Be your best at Canada Life.   Technology redefines the way we work and deliver to meet business needs and elevate the customer experience. You’ll be part of an organization that is embracing modern technology, innovation and agile ways of working.  Our Canada Technology team is a strategic partner in our business – with an ambition to be a forward-thinking, agile technology organization delivering secure, resilient and leading solutions that support Canada Life and the well-being of millions of Canadians.   The IT Program Manager is responsible for leadinglarge and complex Shared TechnicalServicesinitiatives, programs, and/or multiple project streamsin a coordinated manner to obtain benefits not available from managing them individually.    The IT Program Manager provides leadership and applies their expert knowledge to work on strategic, complex, and often ambiguous; multi year programs with substantial business impact. They involve working with technical and business leaders across multiple initiatives.  This role supports the business to view solutions that may require the modification of business processes, systems, products, and can require significant departures from traditional approaches across multiple functional groups/areas.    The first program this role will focus on will be our Group Customer Resiliency Program including compliance, risk control remediation and audit finding actions.  Other aspects include delivering onadoption of Lean Agile and DevOps methods and frameworks withing Group CustomerTechnology (GC Tech) across portfolio teams.     What you will do:   Program &Solution Management(50%)  - Manages the execution of the program work in partnership with the business and technology management providing an integrated review on all program activities to stakeholders and executives.  - Builds and maintains relationships with business leaders, establishing a high level of trust and credibility to develop program plans.  - Leads strategic technical program planning across Corporate Technologyand other areas to support the alignment ofthe technical solution to meet business goals.  - Works with the business areas and technology to oversee and prepare program roadmaps.  - Engages & collaborates with governance stakeholders to ensure compliance tocorporate risk profiles, policies and standards and organizational governance processes.  - Looks at work objectively from macro and micro levelson financial, resource and schedule; bringing forward recommendations such as when to pause, defer and/or re-pivot work to balance scope and deliveryagainstprogram commitments.  - Works with the business to apply an objective lens to the program reviewing output against the stated objectives/ KPI’s proactively flagging customizations, project budget, timeline and/or resource constraints.  - Works with the Portfolio Director Shared Technical Servicesand the GC Tech Project Management Office to develop a standardized set of templates, reports, estimate calculators, dashboards, estimate breakdowns, presentations, etc. that can be used consistently across the program.   - Coordinates intake with the business areas; balancing competing priorities between projects, non-discretionary work and operational BAU.  Project Leadership &Delivery (30%)  - Provides oversight to a team of technology professionalsthrough formal and informal leadership to ensure the successful achievement of program objectives.  - Leads project planning within the program, providing expert knowledge towards ambiguous situations, identifying, and resolving problems across multiple domains, and performs risk assessments, planning, and analysis across the entire program.  - Oversees resource management for the program; working with business and technology areas to assign permanent and/or contract resources to meet delivery commitments.  - Works with the Project Managers to develop and manage an effective delivery network across project managers and other leaders and resolves scope, cost, schedule, resource, quality, and risk issues within a shared governance structure.  - Provides transparency by coordinating relevant data points and metrics to create dashboards and regular objective overviews of the program to various stakeholders.  - Provides training and guidance to various cross-discipline resources on project management strategies, methods, processes, tools, approaches & methodologies.  - Oversees coaching and mentorship, lifecycle, and development of resources, providing guidance on complex issues.    - Steps in as a Senior Project Manager (CT) when there are absences and/or issues.  Continuous Improvement (20%)  - Proactively solicits feedback from the business areas about resourcing and delivery - taking a continuous improvement approach to refine and improve delivery methods and processes.  - Keeps up to date on project methodology changes and regularly communicates/ trains/ updates project and program teams to mitigate risk and remain compliant.  - Seeks relevant tools and/or practices that can be used across various groups.  - Actively promotes and influences the need for continuous improvement   - Champions organizational change and ensures change management strategies align with business priorities  What you will bring:  - University or college degree  - PMP certified (or working towards)  - Minimum of 5 years’ experience as a SeniorIT Project Manager or IT Program Manager in an agile environment in a Fintech, banking, insurance, or technology company managing multi-million-dollar projects.  - Minimum of 3 years’ experience working within or with corporate functions areas (HR, Finance, Legal, Facilities, Procurement, etc.)  - Demonstrated ability to build effective relationships with colleagues or external stakeholders to positively influence outcomes quickly and confidently.  - Demonstrated ability to look at programs objectively from organizational perspective.  - Demonstrated ability to handle ambiguity, embrace change and seek clarity through a variety of available stakeholders and resources.  - Demonstrated ability to be resilient and creative in the face of difficulty engaging with others to find a way forward  - Is an expert multi-tasker – juggling priorities in a fast paced/ demanding environment.  - Is passionate about not only project management but the business, technology, and user experience, loves to learn and champion new ideas with others, and works with an entrepreneurial mindset  - Strong leadership capability, executing as appropriate in the areas of responsibility  - Knowledge of IT Service Managementwould be an asset.  - Previous experience working with Enterprise scalable platforms would be an asset. Be your best at Canada Life- Apply today    We are one of Canada's top 100 employers!   Canada Life serves the financial security needs of more than 13 million people across Canada, with additional operations in Europe and the United States. As members of the Power Financial Corporation group of companies, we’re one of Canada’s leading insurers with interests in life insurance, health insurance, investment and retirement savings. We offer a broad portfolio of financial and benefit plan solutions for individuals, families, businesses and organizations.       We are committed to providing an inclusive, accessible environment, where all employees and customers feel valued, respected and supported. We are dedicated to building a workforce that reflects the diversity of the communities in which we live, and to creating an environment where every employee has the opportunity to reach their potential.           Canada Life would like to thank all applicants, however only those who qualify for an interview will be contacted  
Job ID
2022-23399
Job Locations CA
Posted Date 5 days ago(6/20/2022 11:16 AM)
We are Canada Life   Being a part of Canada Life means you have a voice. This is a place whereyour unique background, perspectives and talents are valued, and shape our future success.   You can be your best here. You’re part of a diverse and inclusive workplace where your career and well-being are championed. You’ll have the opportunity to excel in your way, finding new and better ways to deliver exceptional customer and advisor experiences.   Together, as part of a great team, you’ll deliver on our shared purpose to improve the well-being of Canadians. It’s our driving force. Become part of a strong and successful company that’s trusted by millions of Canadians to do the right thing.     Be your best at Canada Life.   Technology redefines the way we work and deliver to meet business needs and elevate the customer experience. You’ll be part of an organization that is embracing modern technology, innovation and agile ways of working.  Our Canada Technology team is a strategic partner in our business – with an ambition to be a forward-thinking, agile technology organization delivering secure, resilient and leading solutions that support Canada Life and the well-being of millions of Canadians.   We are looking for a Senior Project Manager within the Technology Risk and Security division.   Given the size and scope of our organization, we have the flexibility for this position to be located anywhere across Canada.    The Senior Project Manager is responsible for leading Cyber Security projects for the Technology Risk & Security division.  The Project Manager works closely and effectively with various I.T. and business leaders, along with project team members and external parties, to ensure the projects are correctly defined, planned and delivered.  The Project Manager is accountable to the Project Sponsor and Delivery Leader in the management of project scope, budget, schedule and quality in order to deliver the expected business outcomes that meets leadership and client expectations.   What you will do  - Responsible for leading large and high risk/complex Security or Risk projects, working with business unit and technology leaders, cross functional teams, project team members and external parties to ensure projects are well-defined, planned and delivered - Demonstrates business and technical acumen to ensure deliverables and expected outcomes align with the Business Case - Works closely with the project sponsor and delivery leader to develop the business case and project charter, including defining the project scope, objectives, approach, measures of success, stakeholder engagement and communication plan - Develops integrated project plans demonstrating strong financial and project acumen (including cost estimates, budget, resourcing requirements), applying appropriate estimation models, and refining and managing performance against them as well as customizing project planning methods to suit the project - Manages project budgets and costs, and provides estimates and forecasts, including competent analysis of capitalization, amortization, and expense management - Engages & collaborates with governance stakeholders to ensure compliance of end-product towards corporate risk profile, standards and organizational governance processes - Performs risk planning and analysis (qualitative & quantitative), including risk identification and risk response planning - Executes, tracks and monitors progress to plan and communicates the appropriate project information to all relevant project team members and stakeholders - Contributes to and adapts to organizational change, best practice and improvements across teams, including the effective implementation and adherence to changes in processes and practices - Looks for and implements opportunities to improve team efficiencies - Provides coaching and mentorship on Project Management and project delivery methodologies and practices to less experienced Project Managers What you will bring  - Minimum 7 years as a Project Manager in an I.T. environment (Cyber Security experience an asset) - Must be self-motivated, organized, and able to multi-task in an environment of ever-changing processes and priorities - Attention to details, ability to analyze and evaluate information and render effective decisions or solve problems - Understanding of the principles and frameworks of successful project management including demonstrated experience applying flexible delivery methodologies such as Agile Scrum, Kanban, Waterfall and Hybrid delivery approaches - Strong collaboration and teamwork skills. Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively (written & verbal), build consensus and promote the exchange of information among stakeholders - Demonstrated ability to translate complex technical subject matter in business terms for executive audiences, succinctly and professionally - Ability to handle ambiguity in a fast-paced environment with multiple concurrent tasks and changing priorities - Possess strong entrepreneurial skills with a bias to delivering business outcomes, forging strong business partnerships, effectively managing risk, managing scope change as an opportunity to deliver greater value and making value-oriented decisions - Excellent financial management skills including capital acquisitions - Experience in risk assessment and management techniques - Experience in managing complex projects that require effective change management across various Application and Technology portfolios - Experience in resource planning and performance management - Experience with Microsoft Project, Microsoft Power Platform (Power BI, Power Apps, Power Automate), Jira, Confluence, and Sharepoint - Ability to work in a virtual team environment, facilitating and contributing to work across geographies and across other functional team Be your best at Canada Life- Apply today    We are one of Canada's top 100 employers!   Canada Life serves the financial security needs of more than 13 million people across Canada, with additional operations in Europe and the United States. As members of the Power Financial Corporation group of companies, we’re one of Canada’s leading insurers with interests in life insurance, health insurance, investment and retirement savings. We offer a broad portfolio of financial and benefit plan solutions for individuals, families, businesses and organizations.       We are committed to providing an inclusive, accessible environment, where all employees and customers feel valued, respected and supported. We are dedicated to building a workforce that reflects the diversity of the communities in which we live, and to creating an environment where every employee has the opportunity to reach their potential.           Canada Life would like to thank all applicants, however only those who qualify for an interview will be contacted  
Job ID
2022-23362
Job Locations CA-ON-Toronto | CA-ON-London
Posted Date 1 week ago(6/15/2022 8:56 AM)
We are Canada Life   Being a part of Canada Life means you have a voice. This is a place whereyour unique background, perspectives and talents are valued, and shape our future success.   You can be your best here. You’re part of a diverse and inclusive workplace where your career and well-being are championed. You’ll have the opportunity to excel in your way, finding new and better ways to deliver exceptional customer and advisor experiences.   Together, as part of a great team, you’ll deliver on our shared purpose to improve the well-being of Canadians. It’s our driving force. Become part of a strong and successful company that’s trusted by millions of Canadians to do the right thing.     Be your best at Canada Life.   Technology redefines the way we work and deliver to meet business needs and elevate the customer experience. You’ll be part of an organization that is embracing modern technology, innovation and agile ways of working.  Our Canada Technology team is a strategic partner in our business – with an ambition to be a forward-thinking, agile technology organization delivering secure, resilient and leading solutions that support Canada Life and the well-being of millions of Canadians.   We are looking for a Senior Data Enablement & Adoption Analyst   Technology redefines the way we work and deliver to meet business needs and elevate the customer experience. You’ll be part of an organization that is embracing modern technology, innovation, and agile ways of working. Our Canada Technology team is a strategic partner in our business – with an ambition to be a forward-thinking, agile technology organization delivering secure, resilient, and leading solutions that support Canada Life and the well-being of millions of Canadians. The Senior Data Enablement & Adoption Analyst is part of the Enterprise Data Enablement Team at Canada Life and plays an essential role advocating for the advancement of progressive data and analytics practices across Canada Life and also supports the increased adoption of critical data services throughout the organization. This Senior Analyst role provides a unique opportunity to focus on the “people side” of change and technical adoption and will contribute to and socialize scalable solutions that empower and users to succeed. The successful candidate will collaborate with a variety of subject matter experts, leaders, and external vendors to implement change management strategies, accessible and consumable digital resources and plan and facilitate data related events that promote the awareness and excitement of data and analytics practices across Canada Life.    What you will do  - Develop digital and other creative forms of communications for the Canada Data team to increase data literacy and cross-team collaborations on leveraging data across Canada Life - Maintain existing Data Services Portal and responsible for consulting with our Digital Design team to promote an exceptional user experience from a navigation and content perspective - Collaborate on the development and socialization of dynamic data and analytic related learning paths to promote the growth of this valuable skillset - Oversee and establish key metrics and benchmarks to evaluate success, monitor change progress and overall impacts - Assist with creating and delivering on change management plans for roll-out of new data capabilities and services - Responsible for planning and executing events that promote awareness and excitement with data and analytics across Canada Life, including collaborations with internal teams and external vendors - Collaborate with a variety of subject matter experts from areas such as Learning and Development, Human Resources, and Communications to support and implement successful Change Management strategies What you will bring  - Passion for data and analytics and a customer-service oriented mindset - 3+ years experience supporting organizational adoption strategies or the enablement of transformative learning and upskilling programs (aligned certifications or post secondary education an asset) - Experience partnering with Technology teams and demonstrated success in driving business adoption of new technologies, processes, and concepts - Working knowledge of Microsoft Suite (Teams, SharePoint, Power Apps, Forms, Power BI) and digital communication and learning tools - Excellent collaboration, facilitation, and communication skills (written and verbal), with the ability to engage and clearly articulate messages to a variety of audiences - Passion for problem solving and identifying creative solutions when faced with challenges or ambiguity - Flexible and adaptable with strong organizational skills Be your best at Canada Life- Apply today    We are one of Canada's top 100 employers!   Canada Life serves the financial security needs of more than 13 million people across Canada, with additional operations in Europe and the United States. As members of the Power Financial Corporation group of companies, we’re one of Canada’s leading insurers with interests in life insurance, health insurance, investment and retirement savings. We offer a broad portfolio of financial and benefit plan solutions for individuals, families, businesses and organizations.       We are committed to providing an inclusive, accessible environment, where all employees and customers feel valued, respected and supported. We are dedicated to building a workforce that reflects the diversity of the communities in which we live, and to creating an environment where every employee has the opportunity to reach their potential.           Canada Life would like to thank all applicants, however only those who qualify for an interview will be contacted  
Job ID
2022-23355
Job Locations CA
Posted Date 3 days ago(6/22/2022 9:51 AM)
We are Canada Life   Being a part of Canada Life means you have a voice. This is a place where your unique background, perspectives and talents are valued, and shape our future success.   You can be your best here. You’re part of a diverse and inclusive workplace where your career and well-being are championed. You’ll have the opportunity to excel in your way, finding new and better ways to deliver exceptional customer and advisor experiences.   Together, as part of a great team, you’ll deliver on our shared purpose to improve the well-being of Canadians. It’s our driving force. Become part of a strong and successful company that’s trusted by millions of Canadians to do the right thing.     Technology redefines the way we work and deliver to meet business needs and elevate the customer experience. You’ll be part of an organization that is embracing modern technology, innovation and agile ways of working.    Our Canada Technology team is a strategic partner in our business – with an ambition to be a forward-thinking, agile technology organization delivering secure, resilient and leading solutions that support Canada Life and the well-being of millions of Canadians.   Be your best at Canada Life.   We are looking for a Senior Project Manager    Given the size and scope of our organization, we have the flexibility for this position to be located anywhere in Canada.   Role description    The Group Customer Technology team is responsible for delivering technology solutions to our Group Customer business partners for the benefit of advisors, plan sponsors, plan members and staff who support those stakeholders.   Reporting to the Manager Project Delivery within the Group Customer Technology, Group Life & Health Account, the Senior Project Manager is responsible for leading large and high risk/complex projects, working with business unit and technology leaders, cross functional teams, project team members and external parties to ensure projects are well-defined, planned and delivered.   In this role you will apply your advanced knowledge and experience managing multiple large and complex projects and teams to implement solutions to complex problems or to capitalize on opportunities.   What you will do  - Develop, contribute towards and adopt standards, tools, processes and best practices. - Provides coaching and mentorship on Project Management and project delivery methodologies and practices to less experienced Project Managers. - Responsible for product delivery and client/stakeholder satisfaction and relationship management Discover/Scoping - Working with the portfolio team, utilizes intake and formalized discovery processes to perform high level analysis and work with business partners and the architecture team to define the problem/opportunity, expected business benefits, t-shirt size estimate and prepare an initiative brief. - Working with the architectural team and business partners, gather enough high level requirements to develop a high level system impact assessment, scoped solution and business case.   Planning   - Partner with senior, multiple and/or executive stakeholders to conduct planning and to develop the project charter, goals, objectives and delivery methodology. - Develop integrated project plans demonstrating strong financial and project acumen (including cost estimates, budget, resourcing requirements), applying appropriate estimation models, and refine and manage performance against them, customizing project planning methods to suit the project - Perform risk planning and analysis (qualitative & quantitative), including risk identification and risk response planning. - Facilitate the completion of an organizational change management assessment and work with the business to prepare an organizational change management plan Execution & Operationalization - Demonstrates management of full project lifecycle for multiple initiatives or workstreams varying in complexity and stakeholders, ensuring the effective execution of large or complex projects to deliver a product or solution that satisfies stakeholder expectations and achieves project success criteria (schedule, budget, team cohesion, regulatory, etc.) - Track and monitor process, identify and manage variances and changes, and distribute information and reports on a timely and informative basis. - Execute plans using, and integrating, different delivery approaches / methods when needed - Raise, track, and resolve issues and manage conflicts or remove barriers across multiple stakeholders with minimal escalation - Execute Canada Technology processes effectively, including adherence to compliance processes and exercising sound judgment, ensuring documentation is completed - Successfully operationalize / transition project to production and maintenance - Lead post implementation reviews What you will bring    - 8+ years as a Project Manager in a Technology delivery environment - Degree in related discipline (Computer Science, Commerce, Business Administration, Management Information Systems, etc) or equivalent combination of training and experience. - Strong analytical and problem solving skills, particularly critical thinking, with a strong attention to detail. - A focus on understanding the desired business outcomes and delivering to meet those outcomes - Customer centric approach to problem solving with the ability to collaborate, resolve conflicts, and reach consensus with others. - Excellent oral, written and interpersonal communications skills, with the ability to translate complex technical subject matter in business terms for executive audiences, succinctly and professionally. - Ability to work in a virtual team environment, facilitating and contributing to work across geographies and across other functional teams - Comfortable working in a fast-paced, dynamic environment and operating under levels of uncertainty - Keen negotiation skills and the ability to facilitate discussions, prioritization and decision making across multiple business areas and multiple technology teams to achieve project objectives. - Ability to adapt to changing priorities. - Ability to influence and negotiate win-win outcomes among cross-functional teams. - Ability to grasp concepts quickly and to work independently with minimal direction. - Strong organizational skills with the ability to manage multiple competing projects and priorities under time pressure without compromising quality.   Nice-to-have:   - Accreditation in Project Management such as Project Management Professional (PMP) or equivalent credentials. - Experience in both waterfall and agile methodologies. - Experience working with, or within, a financial services organization - Experience with business analysis   Be your best at Canada Life- Apply today    We are one of Canada's top 100 employers!   Canada Life serves the financial security needs of more than 13 million people across Canada, with additional operations in Europe and the United States. As members of the Power Financial Corporation group of companies, we’re one of Canada’s leading insurers with interests in life insurance, health insurance, investment and retirement savings. We offer a broad portfolio of financial and benefit plan solutions for individuals, families, businesses and organizations.       We are committed to providing an inclusive, accessible environment, where all employees and customers feel valued, respected and supported. We are dedicated to building a workforce that reflects the diversity of the communities in which we live, and to creating an environment where every employee has the opportunity to reach their potential.           Canada Life would like to thank all applicants, however only those who qualify for an interview will be contacted   #Li-remote
Job ID
2022-22776