Senior HR Project Manager

Permanent contract|Montreal|Human Resources

Senior HR Project Manager

Montreal, Canada Permanent contract Human Resources


The Senior Project Manager manages projects and commits on delivering the end result expected by the sponsor. This individual organizes and manages her/his project as efficiently as possible to provide high quality of delivery with respect of budget allocated and timeline expected. This person ensures that his/her project contributes to (internal/external) customer service quality, organization efficiency and processes enhancements. He or She ensures effective and transparent governance and escalates issues and risks at the right level and at the right moment.

  • Core missions
    • Responsible for projects in the Human Resources division of Société Générale in the Americas.
    • Organization
    • Implement and Optimize Processes
    • Lead Strategic studies
  • Responsibilities
    • Use Project Management best practices: identify project scope, define project plan and workload, follow up and report regularly to projects sponsors (steering committee), escalate issues.
    • Strong analytical skills in order to assess, review processes by identifying strengths and weaknesses and suggest new work processes with a straight through processing approach (identify gains of productivity when possible).
    • Prepare, edit requirements, specifications, business processes and recommendations related to proposed solution respecting third party risk management, sourcing, risk, compliance and users requirements).
    • Lead testing efforts, define test conditions, and develop accurate and complete test plans. Train users on new business applications, edit user's procedures.
    • Supervise less experienced staff through regular meetings, review their documents, and coordinate with the project sponsors when necessary.
    • Lead change management activities
    • Share a common methodology within the team concerning project management by using a similar approach, template documents, time-tracking. Propose enhancements.
    • Ensure that issues are identified, tracked, reported

Profile required

                 Technical Skills:

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Knowledge of the human resources activities, processes and systems.
  • Deeper knowledge of Human Resources activities and systems in order to challenge project sponsors


  • Applies procedures and guidelines to ensure client is appropriately served
  • Estimates the risks or opportunities of own actions and initiatives
  • Shows willingness to try new ways of doing things
  • Follow up will clients to ensure they are satisfied
  • Identifies opportunities to increase efficiency
  • Willingly accepts challenging assignments
  • Understands and can explain why changes are being implemented
  • Favors solutions that can be re-used by others


Experience Needed:

  • 7+ years experience in a project management role
  • Experience working in a global banking environment

Educational Requirements:

  • Bachelor's Degree

            Desired / Plus:

  • Masters Degree
  • PMP Certification

Business insight

It is the mission of Human Resources to advance the overall mission of Société Générale through the acquisition, retention, and support of excellent employees. Human Resources achieves its mission by recruiting, employing, retaining, and developing employees by maximizing our superior employee relations and stellar personal and group performance through internal consulting, problem resolution, and the provision of efficient, cost-effective, customer-responsive human resource services.

At Societe Generale, we live by our 4 core values of commitment, responsibility, team spirit and innovation. We are engaged and demonstrate consideration for others. We act ethically and with courage. We focus our talent and energy on collective success. We experiment and propose new ideas. This way, we maximize our ability to serve client needs and anticipate market changes. Societe Generale is committed to strengthening bonds with colleagues, communities and the world in which we live, because relationships are at the heart of how we operate.

We are an equal opportunities employer and we are proud to make diversity a strength for our company. Societe Generale is committed to recognizing and promoting all talents, regardless of their beliefs, age, disability, parental status, ethnic origin, nationality, sexual or gender identity, sexual orientation, membership of a political, religious, trade union or minority organisation, or any other characteristic that could be subject to discrimination.

Reference: 21000CLJ
Entity: SG CIB
Starting date: 2021/06/14
Publication date: 2021/04/20