Project Manager, IT Security

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City : Anjou

Category : Information Technology & Intact Lab

Industry : Insurance

Employer : Intact Financial Corporation

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 are in need of a specific accommodation during the recruitment process, please let us know and we will be happy to provide.

Your Job

We’re here to help people, businesses and society prosper in good times and be resilient in bad times. We’re focused on what matters to our customers. We listen and connect. We make their problems our problems. We strive to understand what they’re going through. We build products with them in mind and offer solutions that help.  And we deliver on our promises.  We believe that insurance is not about things, it’s about people.
Our success story is written by our passion for living our values and creating a better tomorrow.  We’re re-writing the future of insurance - are you ready to be a part of the story? This is your opportunity. 
Workplace: Montreal (2020, Blvd. Robert-Bourassa) or Anjou (7101 Jean-Talon St. East)
The IT Project Manager shall lead, define, plan and deliver all the aspects of the projects (business or IT) 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 key stakeholders and partners to ensure the company achieves profits.
Key responsibilities:

Manage IT Security projects with an understanding of the company’s strategies, priorities and issues. Assess key security scope and requirements to be able to propose appropriate solutions and deliver the company’s values. Manage stakeholders and maintain good relationships with internal and external collaborators.
Define the mandate of an IT program/project, as well as its scope, in collaboration with the program/project sponsors. Initiate activities for starting projects and develop a vision of the scope with the sponsor.
Divide the project into achievable tasks and set up a functional organizational chart with roles and responsibilities.
Develop and keep the program/projects’ integrated plans up to date by identifying the deliverables and dependencies, estimating the associated duration and costs and participating in assigning human resources to sub-activities. Provide timely advice to experts and sponsors all through the project to ensure target objectives are achieved. Ensure the project investment offers the best deliverables/products or optimum value to the client/sponsor.
Build, lead and coordinate, in indirect supervision mode, the activities of a multidisciplinary team including technical resources and project control officers (PCOs).
Write reports on the entire project (progress, issues, costs, closing, etc.) in compliance with key performance indicators(KPIs). Lead the project risk management. Efficiently manage project delivery. Maintain dashboards on a periodic and progressive basis all through the programs/projects.
Anticipate issues and difficult situations and take the necessary steps to resolve them. Ensure proactive and effective communication at all the levels of the project. Ensure the right channels of communication are in place between project collaborators. Manage relationships with clients, top management and key project leads (if applicable) and meet their expectations.
Provide leadership and vision to the project. Formalize processes and quality control.
Assist with Intact project management practices and their ongoing improvement. Act as a mentor to the project team members.

Your Skills

Education level preferred: Bachelor of Business Administration or equivalents
Certification: PMP an asset, Recognized IT Security certification (CISSP, CISM,..) is a plus
Years of experience: At least 8 years in IT project management

Other experiences as an asset:

At least 8-10 years of experience in IT project management
A minimum 5-8 years demonstrable experience working on complex IT Security projects.
At least 5-8 years of experience in Telecom/Telephony is a plus
Experience working with Project Management tools (Clarity, MS Project or similar)
Experience in both Waterfall and Agile project delivery
Experience working in a virtual environment
Experience in resource matrix management

Expected Skills:

Proven leadership and ability to influence
Results oriented
Rigor and discipline
Political savvy
Good ability in dealing with difficult stakeholders
Strong Communicator
Strong Interpersonal and People management
Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
Bilingual (English/French)

Closing Statement

A career in Insurance has never been this exciting.Evolving consumer expectations and technology have helped to shape a new vision for our industry – and we are leading the way. Our Technology teams are reshaping the way we do business and setting new industry benchmarks. Our Claims representatives are helping customers to get back on track after they experience a loss.  Our product teams are developing products that protect people and businesses so they can focus on what matters to them most. 
Our success story is written by our passion for living our values and creating a better tomorrow.  We’re re-writing the future of insurance - are you ready to be a part of the story?
Excellent benefits are offered: competitive salary, flexible benefits, flexible work arrangements, flexible leave, pension plan defined benefit, etc.
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.

Eligibility to work in Canada

It’s important that you are 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.
Background ChecksPrior to receiving a job offer, you may be asked to consent to background checks if it’s a requirement for the role. These checks could include: work references, education and credential confirmation, employment verification, identity check, credit report, criminal offence and driver’s license record.

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