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Project control officer, Project management

December 2 2021
Industries Bank, Insurance, Financial services
Categories Project Management, Business Analysis, Accounting, Finance, Banking, Economics, IT, Consulting, Business analyst, Human Resources, Business Process Analyst, Enterprise Business Analyst
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


As a project control officer, you help plan and monitor projects to meet objectives on time and on budget. You work alongside the project/agile leader and serve as point person for the team to help them meet their performance objectives. You are the resource person for project management tools, planning and performance monitoring.

You help the project/agile leader and their team monitor projects and ensure they are efficient. You plan, prioritize and coordinate work to meet objectives.

You anticipate issues and trends, suggest solutions and ensure they are implemented. Your initiatives require general knowledge of your speciality area. You are the point person for implementation of Project Delivery Office processes and requirements.

You are responsible for moderately complex projects that require analysis and general understanding of the organization and line of business and the ability to work on multiple initiatives at once.
Coordination is not central to the role, but you may interact with some stakeholders working in other fields.

You lead and serve as specialist to teams, decision-making bodies and external providers.

General Information on the Position

Main Responsibilities

  • Monitor project scopes, budgets and timelines in order to produce reports

  • Anticipate, identify and analyze trends and discrepancies and suggest solutions to help the team meet their performance indicators

  • Assist the team with risk, issue and document management

  • Ensure project management best practices are followed

  • Help the team update the timeline by keeping track of milestones and key dates for squads and contributors

  • Monitor and analyze the plan, make resource capacity recommendations and update the project plan

  • Monitor the timing of milestones and key dates for squads and contributors

Other working conditions

  • Workplace: Currently regular telework because of the pandemic. Position located in Lévis or Montreal, depending on the applicant selected. The work arrangement for the position is hybrid work

  • Number of jobs available : 1


  • Bachelor's degree in a related field

  • A minimum of two years of relevant experience

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

Desjardins Cross-sector skills

Action oriented, Customer Focus, Differences, Nimble learning

Key competencies for the job

Drive results, Engagement, Plans and aligns

Work Location

Complexe Desjardins Montréal network