Strategic Program Portfolio Manager

Permanent contract|Montreal|IT (Information Technology)

Strategic Program Portfolio Manager

Montreal, Canada Permanent contract IT (Information Technology)


What are you applying to?

  • Providing oversight to the Regional Strategic Program portfolio on behalf of the US Executive Committee

  • Defining and validating Americas strategic program portfolio strategy and priorities

  • Developing and communicating risk mitigation plans

  • Defining and tracking value creation and optimizing program investment in the portfolio .

  • Working across all regional functions to perform a capacity prioritization process for new programs and scope.  

  • Monitoring and reporting on Americas portfolio of projects to US Executive Committee (Budget, Project plan, Delivery, Value and Quality)

  • Conducting project methodology controls.

  • Various program management assignments working with a senior Program Manager to develop practical experience.

What will be your day-to-day?

You will be responsible for aligning a portfolio of programs and sponsors to successfully deliver on key initiatives.  You will work on behalf of the senior executive project management oversight committee and a ~$30M program portfolio.  

  • Provide integrated view of progress and risk both in AMER and at Global level. Facilitate the design and implementation of program governance.

  • Embed key priorities into programs as articulated by senior executive project oversight committees.

  • Drive the annual planning process from inception, through justification into prioritization and program funding. 

  • Design and execute project methodology controls to improve success rates and risk management process. 

  • Share and challenge project’s portfolio management to ensure portfolio’s investment optimization and decide on action plan (plans, risk and change).

  • Drive benefit and value identification using financial and non-financial KPI and KRIs.  

  • Liaise with GBSU Senior Management and report on the annual strategic objectives fulfillment (Objectives Key Results).

Profile required

What you bring to our team:

  • Ability to build partnerships with program teams and be collaborative and proactive.   

  • Solid project and/or project management skills and ability to perform in all the PMBOK knowledge areas.

  • Some project budgeting and cost tracking experience is a plus.

  • Process oriented.

  • Fluent knowledge in the role of a Program Management Office function. (PMO)

  • Strong communications skills, written and oral.

Experience Preferred:

  • Experience in financial services industry project & program management, capital markets industry

  • Exposure or experience with Project or Program Management

Educational Requirements:

  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent

What we do differently at Société Générale

  •  Competitive compensation & benefits offering, including but not limited to:

  • Minimum of 20 days Vacation days + 4 personal days

  • Supportive Maternity, paternity, parental and adoption leave policy

  • Health spending ($2,000/year) and personal spending ($1,000/year) accounts with 75+ eligible reimbursement categories (health, training, electronics etc.);

  • Fully sponsored virtual healthcare assistance and Employee Assistance Program to you and your immediate family;

  • There are many Employee Resource Groups (ERG) to engage with such as Pride and Allies, American Women Network, Black Leadership Network, One planet, etc.

  • We foster a culture of continuous development by encouraging our employees to seek improvements through various training programs (online training and coaching platform such as Coursera, GoFluent, PluralSight, First Finance, and others)

Why join us

It is with a long-term approach that we are engaging with the world as it is today: a world in which economic development goes hand-in-hand with environmental and social progress.

As a result, we made Team spirit a central value at Societe Generale Canada. We work together to be able to offer each employee the tailored approach they require to grow.

As soon as you arrive, you will be integrated into our teams and will learn every day alongside experts, who will support you in your task.

Get ready to join an innovative company where you can bring your full self to work and evolve with forward-thinking individuals to build the bank of tomorrow!

Business insight

Expanding its activities in Montreal, Société Générale Group is a large multinational bank that counts 130 000 employees located in more than 60 countries around the globe.

At Société Générale, reimagining green IT impact with our focus on sustainable movement is how we interpret our mission as responsible bankers.

Société Générale has positioned itself as a frontrunner in supporting the energy transition and carbon net zero financing.

People are the drivers of change and the world of tomorrow will be shaped by our collective creativity, combined experiences, and diversity of opinions, so that together we can have a positive impact on the future!

Teamwork and collaboration are something that we don't only talk about but that we embody through our work and global initiatives.

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, 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: 22000H8R
Starting date: immediate
Publication date: 2022/06/16