IT Project Manager

Intact - Montréal, QC (30+ days ago)

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We are looking for an IT Project Manager to play an essential role in supporting our growth.

The IT Project Manager shall lead, define, plan and deliver all the aspects of the projects associated with our business partner’s strategic requests in compliance with the scope, deadline, budget and quality agreed upon as per Intact methodology. He or she shall also build and maintain strong relationships with our business partner and the other IT teams to ensure the success of our corporate objectives.

Workplace: Montreal (2020, Robert-Bourassa Blvd.)

Your mandate:
Be responsible for overall delivery and management of strategic requests from our business partner.
Manage the projects with an understanding of the business partner’s strategies, priorities and challenges. Assess capabilities to come up with appropriate solutions and deliver the expected value.
Manage stakeholders and maintain good relationships with internal and external collaborators.
Divide the project into achievable tasks and set up a functional organizational chart with roles and responsibilities.
Develop and keep the strategic requests plan up to date by identifying the deliverables and dependencies, estimating the associated duration and costs and participating in assigning resources to activities.
Build, lead and coordinate, in direct and/or indirect supervision mode, the activities of multidisciplinary teams including Project Managers (PM), Coordinators, Scrum Masters and PCOs.
Write reports on the entire project (progress, issues, costs, closing, etc.) in compliance with set performance indicators. Lead project risk management. Efficiently manage project delivery. Maintain dashboards on a periodic and progressive basis all through the program/projects.
Anticipate issues and difficult situations and take the necessary steps to resolve them. Ensure proactive, collaborative and effective communication at all levels of the project. Ensure the right channels of communication are in place between the project collaborators. Manage relationships with the business partner and senior management and meet their expectations.
Provide leadership and vision to the project. Formalize processes and quality control.
Help with Intact project management practices and assist with their ongoing development. Act as a mentor to the project team members.
Master Agile/Scrum/Scaled Agile development and ensure processes and tools are well adapted.

Your Skills

You are:
Bilingual (English/French)
Passionate about creating exceptional quality software.
Driven by challenges and the implementation of projects and processes.
A leader with excellent communication skills.
Organized, proactive and results oriented.
A servant leader good at creating an open, dynamic, collaborative and participative environment.
An excellent communicator able to explain your ideas to various audiences..
Skilled at making decisions and leading teams.
Comfortable working in a matrix environment with multiple points of contact.
Comfortable working in a constantly changing technological environment.
A visionary with a good understanding of the challenges of the IT world.

You have:
A Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology/Software Engineering or another equivalent combination of training and experience.
At least 5 years of experience managing projects.
Strong experience delivering in Agile/Scrum mode in software engineering.
Experience with web applications (Java, JavaScript, SOAP, REST).
Experience with continuous delivery management.
Experience with scaled agile with several agile teams.

Here are a few reasons why others have joined our team:
An award-winning, inspiring workplace that supports its people and recognizes great work
Stimulating, challenging projects and development opportunities to help you grow your skills and career
Flexibility in how and where you work
A comprehensive financial rewards program that recognizes your success
An extensive, flexible benefits package
An industry leading Employee Share Purchase Plan where we match 50% of net shares purchased
A casual ‘dress for your day’ culture that encourages you to be yourself
A $350 annual wellness account that promotes an active lifestyle

Closing Statement

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer

At Intact, our values guide everything that we do. We celebrate our differences and appreciate our similarities. That’s why we are committed to building an inclusive and inspiring environment for all employees. If you need a specific accommodation during the recruitment process, please let us know and we will be happy to provide.

Background Checks

As an employer and publicly traded financial services company, the best interests of our customers, employees and shareholders are important to us. We want Intact to be a great place to work! This means that you’ll be asked to consent to background checks so we can learn more about you. Please note that for positions with access to financial data or funds, your credit must be in good standing.

Internal Candidates

For internal candidates, you can apply for a posted position if you have been in your current position for at least 12 months and are performing at a satisfactory level. Please note we may have identified other internal candidates through our Employee Development Program, and that the selection process may also be opened to external applicants.


It’s important that you are legally eligible to work in Canada at the time an offer of employment is made. You may be requested to provide proof of eligibility at that time.