Senior IT Project Manager

  • Full Time
  • Toronto

Company 1 - The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company


Within Manulife’s Canadian Segment, the Technology Planning & Delivery team is seeking a hardworking Senior IT Project Manager to join the team.

This is the role for you if you like to…

  • ‘Lead the epics’ – understand the work and be the central point for all impacted application and delivery teams
  • ‘Be the glue’ – lead sophisticated interdependencies and keep multiple collaborator groups in sync
  • Drive the appropriate priorities – represent the outcome and key results, helping delivery teams prioritize accordingly in their backlogs
  • Be responsible for progress and reporting according to established critical metrics or KRIs
  • How will you build impact?

    The successful candidate will join a team of established IT Project Mangers. You will drive outcomes that ensure the safety, reliability and efficiency of platforms and applications across Manulife’s Canadian Segment.

    What motivates you?

  • You obsess about customers, listen, engage and act for their benefit.
  • You think big, with curiosity to discover ways to use your agile approach and enable business outcomes.
  • You thrive in teams and enjoy getting things done together.
  • You take ownership and build solutions, focusing on what matters.
  • You do what is right, work with integrity and speak up.
  • You share your humanity, helping us build a diverse and inclusive work environment for everyone.
  • What we are looking for

  • Strong Project Management skills (PMP and/or Agile certifications are a plus!)
  • 5 + years of professional experience
  • Ability to zoom in to delivery details but also operate at a cross functional oversight level
  • Willingness and proactive thinking to jump in wherever needed to support the team
  • Experience with Organizational Change Management and/or Leading by Influence
  • Attention to detail, especially with multiple interdependencies
  • Strong communication, facilitation and reporting skills – comfortable with audiences at all organizational levels
  • Tech savvy: strong curiosity about technology and how it drives efficiencies; ability to understand it and communicate with tech people as well as non-tech people
  • What can we offer you?

  • A competitive salary and benefits packages.
  • A growth trajectory that extends upward and outward, encouraging you to follow your passions and learn new skills.
  • A focus on growing your career path with us.
  • Flexible work policies and strong work-life balance.
  • Professional development and leadership opportunities.
  • About Manulife and John Hancock

    Manulife Financial Corporation is a leading international financial services group that helps people make their decisions easier and lives better. With our global headquarters in Toronto, Canada, we operate as Manulife across our offices in Asia, Canada, and Europe, and primarily as John Hancock in the United States. We provide financial advice, insurance, and wealth and asset management solutions for individuals, groups and institutions. At the end of 2022, we had more than 40,000 employees, over 116,000 agents, and thousands of distribution partners, serving over 34 million customers. At the end of 2022, we had $1.3 trillion (US$1.0 trillion) in assets under management and administration, including total invested assets of $0.4 trillion (US $0.3 trillion), and segregated funds net assets of $0.3 trillion (US$0.3 trillion). We trade as ‘MFC’ on the Toronto, New York, and the Philippine stock exchanges, and under ‘945’ in Hong Kong.

    Manulife is an Equal Opportunity Employer

    Salary & Benefits

    The annual base salary for this role is listed below.

    Primary Location

    Waterloo, Ontario

    Salary range is expected to be between

    $92,190.00 CAD – $171,210.00 CAD

    If you are applying for this role outside of the primary location, please contact for the salary range for your location. The actual salary will vary depending on local market conditions, geography and relevant job-related factors such as knowledge, skills, qualifications, experience, and education/training. Employees also have the opportunity to participate in incentive programs and earn incentive compensation tied to business and individual performance.

    Manulife offers eligible employees a wide array of customizable benefits, including health, dental, mental health, vision, short- and long-term disability, life and AD&D insurance coverage, adoption/surrogacy and wellness benefits, and employee/family assistance plans. We also offer eligible employees various retirement savings plans (including pension and a global share ownership plan with employer matching contributions) and financial education and counseling resources. Our generous paid time off program in Canada includes holidays, vacation, personal, and sick days, and we offer the full range of statutory leaves of absence. If you are applying for this role in the U.S., please contact for more information about U.S.-specific paid time off provisions.


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