Application Delivery Manager, Accounting and Finance Solutions

April 27 2021
Industries Bank, Insurance, Financial services
Categories Project Management, Business Analysis, Information Technology, IT, Project management
Montreal, QC

Desjardins Group is the largest cooperative financial group in Canada, and one of the largest employers in the country. It offers a full range of financial products and services and is home to a wealth of expertise in property and casualty insurance, life and health insurance, wealth management, services for businesses of all sizes, securities brokerage, asset management, venture capital, and secure, leading-edge virtual access methods.

Job Level


We're looking for a new dynamic delivery manager who wants to join a team on the move. We have several internal partners who have more objectives and ideas to implement and maintain. Over the past year, we've been working on a new dynamic to stimulate our relationship with them and our vision forward.

If you're looking for challenges, we're the place for you.

As project delivery manager, you will help direct material, time, IT and human resources on cross-sector projects to meet objectives on time and on budget. You will analyze project feasibility and opportunity, develop action plans, define milestones and coordinate project teams.

You will supervise and coordinate contributors involved in the application and technology component of highly innovative, large-scale projects involving multiple sectors. You will ensure timelines and budgets are respected. You will plan, prioritize and coordinate work to deliver on the commitments made in line with the objectives. You will ensure the quality of the deliverables, and the performance and engagement of the team of contributors. Your projects and initiatives will require extensive knowledge of your field.

You will be responsible for strategic projects with a very high degree of operational and conceptual complexity, requiring analysis and a comprehensive, in-depth understanding of the business and the organization. Coordination will be critical, and you will be required to interact with a large number of stakeholders who are experts in a variety of fields. Interpersonal savvy is therefore essential.

You will serve as an expert and play a leadership and influencer role when interacting with senior management, decision-making bodies and work teams.

General Information on the Position

Main responsibilities

  • Plan deliverables for the application and technology component. Estimate project costs, taking into account issues, complexity, practitioners and tie-ins with other projects.
  • Supervise and coordinate contributors involved in delivering the application and technology component. Ensure team performance and quality control and identify project-specific standards, methods and procedures.
  • Coordinate deliverables and ensure agreements, budgets and timelines are respected. Ensure performance of the application and technology component and alignment with priorities
  • Analyze risks and impacts for the application and technology component and develop strategies to address them.
  • Work with the project leader to manage change requests, solution testing and strategies for the application and technology component. Ensure availability of the application layer of infrastructure platforms.

Other working condition

  • Travel: 20% of the time
  • Number of jobs available: 1


  • Bachelor's degree in a related field
  • A minimum of eight years of relevant experience
  • Experience with projects in Agile mode

Please note that other combinations of qualifications and relevant experience may be considered

  • For vacant positions available in Quebec, please note that knowledge of French is required

Specific knowledge

Independent speaker, intermediate knowledge of English (an asset)

Desjardins Cross-sector skills

Action oriented, Customer Focus, Differences, Nimble learning

Key competencies for the job

Complexity, Drive results, Interpersonal Savvy, Plans and aligns

Work Location

Complexe Desjardins Montréal

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