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Leader, Portfolio Management



Toronto, ON, Canada
Posted on Wednesday, June 19, 2024

Leader, Portfolio Management

At Interac, we design and deliver products and solutions that give Canadians control over their money so they can get more out of life. But that’s not all. Whether we’re leading real-time money movement, driving innovative commerce solutions like open payments for transit systems, or making advancements in new areas like verification and open banking, we are playing a key role in shaping the future of the digital economy in Canada.

Want to make a lasting impact amongst a community of creative thinkers, problem solvers, and high-performance application developers? We want to hear from you.

The Leader, Portfolio Management will be responsible for overseeing and optimizing the organization’s portfolio of initiatives, products, platforms and projects, ensuring alignment with strategic goals and outcomes. This role is a business partner-in-nature and helps, asks, channels, chases and audits.

You’ll be responsible for:

  • Leading, mentoring, coaching and motivating a high-performing team of Portfolio Managers and analysts ensuring alignment with enterprise objectives, encouraging professional development and modeling a culture of collaboration with the goal of being trusted strategic advisors to the business​.

  • Implementing a holistic portfolio view to support proactive portfolio management and prioritization in alignment with organizational priorities​.

  • Implementing frameworks and measurements for proposing, approving, and reviewing initiatives and projects and facilitating regular portfolio reviews including; Monthly Operating Reviews, Quarterly Business Reviews, Quarterly Board Materials and ad-hoc reporting to ensure initiatives are on tracking to and aligned with business objectives.

  • Implementing key performance indicators to measure and report on portfolio performance and health across the enterprise.

  • Developing reporting and continuous improvement of the Planview Platform to support strategic decision-making including, but not limited to, portfolio financial reporting on Value and Benefit realization in partnership with Finance, Board reporting, Enterprise Risk Management reporting​, Capacity / Resource allocation management and reporting with HR and Workday and other Organizational Metrics as reporting needs evolve.

  • Collaborating with the Risk team to ensure portfolio management and governance is conducted with Interac’s risk appetite statements and risk management methodology considerations.

  • Fostering a continuous improvement culture in the Portfolio Management and Agile Enablement teams, evolving and maturing methodology and skills in alignment with ongoing changes to the enterprise’s planning and delivery, and metric capabilities.

You bring:

  • Eligibility to work for Interac Corp. in Canada in a full-time capacity.

  • Proven experience and subject matter expertise in portfolio management - assessing project portfolios, prioritizing initiatives, understanding business goals/priorities and optimizing resource utilization to maximize value and achieve business goals.

  • A strong analytical mindset with the ability to think critically and strategically.

  • Exceptional interpersonal skills with a proven track record of fostering positive relationships with stakeholders, clients, and team members.​

  • Strong leadership skills with the ability to empower individuals and teams, foster a positive work culture and drive alignment towards common objectives. ​

  • Confidence in your ability to communicate detailed information in an impactful way.

  • A thoughtful, courteous manner when engaging team members, leadership, partners and suppliers

Interac requires employees to complete a background check that is completed by one of our service providers. We use this service to complete the following checks:

  • 5-year employment verification;
  • Canadian criminal record check;
  • Education verification;
  • Canadian ID cross-check;
  • Public safety verification; and
  • Credit inquiry

How we work
We know that exceptional people have great ideas and are passionate about their work. Our culture encourages excellence and actively rewards contributions with:

Connection: You’re surrounded by talented people every day who are driven by their passion of a common goal.

Core Values: They define us. Living them helps us be the best at what we do.

Compensation & Benefits: Pay is driven by individual and corporate performance and we provide a multitude of benefits and perks.

Education: To ensure you are the best at what you do we invest in you