Mackenzie Investments

  • Project Manager (contract and permanent position available)

    Job Location CA-ON-Toronto
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(10/5/2018 1:14 PM)
    Reference Number
    # Positions
    Job Type
    Full Time
    Job Industry
    Financial Services and Banking
    Career Level
    Years of Experience
  • Job Description

    IGM Financial Inc. is one of Canada's premier personal financial services companies, and one of the country's largest managers and distributors of investment funds and other managed asset products, with over $160 billion in total assets under management as of September 30, 2018. Its activities are carried out principally through Investors Group Inc., Mackenzie Financial Corporation and Investment Planning Counsel Inc.


    As part of Power Financial Corporation, we are focused on the long-term strength and stability of our companies. We recognize these as core responsibilities to our clients and shareholders as we adapt and lead in an ever-changing world.

     The Portfolio Delivery Office is a key partner in the delivery of change throughout IGM Financial.  We deliver value by providing services related to project management, program delivery, data analytics and reporting, portfolio management and intake management.  


    The Project Manager will be responsible for planning, facilitating and implementing projects that deliver towards the strategic and operational business objectives.  Employing project management best practices, the Project Manager supports the business sponsor from inception of the project idea, to development of the requirements, working with or without IT PM counterparts; in delivering the end product and meeting business objectives.


    Responsibilities include:

    • Planning and leading the activities of project teams throughout all phases of the project life cycle
    • Collaborating with IT Project Managers and front-line business leaders on business initiated projects to ensure successful project completion
    • Preparing and conducting presentations to senior management, staff and/or external parties on project status, deliverables and related risks and issues
    • Working with the business to ensure that any training and change management activities are included in the overall project plan and delivered in a timely fashion
    • Coordinating the smooth implementation of project deliverables in collaboration with IT teams, business leaders and all business users
    • Evaluating the success of the project against its benchmarking and performing post implementation reviews to gather continuous feedback and recommend project management process improvements.



    • A minimum of 7 years project management experience. Certification and/or designation is preferred
    • A minimum of 4 years experience in the Financial Services industry
    • Strong facilitation, presentations, team building, communication, and planning skills
    • Demonstrative capability for collaborative leadership and problem solving
    • Ability to manage multiple initiatives and priorities
    • Strong interpersonal skills demonstrating ability to work independently and successfully within a complex, virtual organizational setting
    • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite, Microsoft Project and Microsoft Visio


    Internal Applicants:

    If you are interested in applying for this position please direct applications on-line using the “apply for this job” icon located at the bottom or to the left of the posting. If you would like to refer someone for the position please email the posting using the “email this job” option and have your referral indicate that they were referred by you when completing the application. All resumes should be received by, October 19, 2018. If you have any questions regarding this position, please contact Human Resources. Please record your extension number on your resume and cover letter. The job grade for this position is 12. The referral bonus for this position is 2.


    External Applicants:

    We thank all applicants for their interest in Mackenzie Investments; however only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.


    Mackenzie Investments is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to providing employment accommodations in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility of Ontarians with Disabilities Act. Please advise Human Resources if you require an accommodation.


    File # 18-138


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