New job at Sun Life Financial (via |

GRS Implementation Project Manager

September 20 2020
Industries Bank, Insurance, Financial services
Categories Project Management, Business Analysis, Bank, Insurance, Financial Services, Insurance
Montreal, QC

You are as unique as your background, experience and point of view. Here, you’ll be encouraged, empowered and challenged to be your best self. You'll work with dynamic colleagues - experts in their fields - who are eager to share their knowledge with you. Your leaders will inspire and help you reach your potential and soar to new heights. Every day, you'll have new and exciting opportunities to make life brighter for our Clients - who are at the heart of everything we do. Discover how you can make a difference in the lives of individuals, families and communities around the world.

Job Description:

GRS Implementation Project Manager

The Group Retirement Services Implementation Project Manager is accountable for the accurate and timely installation of new clients, and major revisions to existing clients. They are responsible for managing all components of their assigned projects, working in partnership with our clients, Advisors, Consultants, Business Development, and all internal stakeholders to deliver quality business solutions.

What will you do?

  • Define quality business solutions, using standard offerings and service capabilities
  • Manage all phases of assigned projects from initiation to closure, applying Project Management best practices e.g. planning, scheduling, and risk management
  • Define plan structures and map all client requirements
  • Create and maintain project plans and timelines that clearly outline task assignments/ownership, deliverables and targets allowing for coordinated execution and control
  • Proactively manage project changes, risks, issues and actions
  • Manage client, Advisor and Consultant relationships to ensure project delivery expectations are specified and met
  • Communicate project updates regularly and effectively to ensure all internal and external stakeholders are kept up-to-date (meetings, status updates, etc.)
  • Work with multi-site project teams
  • Utilize strong leadership, influencing and facilitation skills to coordinate and drive projects to successful completion

What do you need to succeed?

  • Sound knowledge of project management techniques, tools and methodologies
  • Proven experience leading and managing projects
  • Excellent problem solving and decision making skills
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to prioritize a wide range of tasks over multiple projects
  • Solid understanding of Group Retirement Services and administrative practices
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills (written and verbal)
  • Customer focus
  • Proven ability to develop and nurture relationships, both internal and external
  • Positive, energetic attitude at all times
  • Ability to travel, if needed (must have access to a car)


  • PMP certification or equivalent
  • Previous experience in Group Retirement Services Operations and/or Sales & Service environment
  • Bilingual is an asset but not required (French/English)

?Notes / Unique Requirements:

  • Ability to manage a flexible work schedule
  • Overtime may be required to meet project deadlines

The Base Pay range is for the primary location for which the job is posted. It may vary depending on the work location of the successful candidate or other factors. In addition to Base Pay, eligible Sun Life employees participate in various incentive plans, payment under which is discretionary and subject to individual and company performance. Certain sales focused roles have sales incentive plans based on individual or group sales results.

Diversity and inclusion have always been at the core of our values at Sun Life. A diverse workforce with wide perspectives and creative ideas benefits our clients, the communities where we operate and all of us as colleagues. We welcome applications from qualified individuals from all backgrounds.

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We thank all applicants for showing an interest in this position. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Salary Range:

67 400/ - 110 100/

Job Category:

Customer Service / Operations

Posting End Date:

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