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Manager - Business Initiatives

Toronto, Ontario
Manager – Business Initiatives

We have partnered with a recognized leader in the Canadian insurance industry looking for a Manager of Business Initiatives. The right candidate is a skilled and energetic leader, eager to design, develop and implement strategic business initiatives within our client’s Group line of business. 

Key Attributes:
  • You are a results-oriented, proven contributor with a track record of delivering what you promise.
  • You are analytical, taking initiative to seek out answers to key questions, process oriented and a proven problem solver.
  • You are passionate about delivering on project deliverables that deliver value against key strategic initiatives and priorities for the business.
  • You thrive in a fast-paced, dynamic environment and are willing to roll up your sleeves to get things done.
The candidate will be accountable for successful delivery and execution of key initiatives that are focused on the strategic evolution of the Group Life LOB. The candidate will work in partnership with key leaders and various functional areas, including product, operations, marketing, legal and compliance as required to drive key projects to completion.
Key Skills:
  • Minimum of five years of project leadership experience with successful record of accomplishments
  • Experience managing mid-sized projects and process reviews
  • Ability to work with delivery teams in a matrix organization to oversee the management of deliverables under time constraints
  • Strong relationship manager and a proven effective communicator and influencer with stakeholders at various levels of the organization
  • Excellent communication, planning, organizational and time management skills
  • Able to think and communicate conceptually, strategically and tactically
  • Ability to learn quickly and act decisively with acute attention to detail
Comfortable working in ambiguous situations, flexible to handle a fast-paced environment and easily adaptable to a variety of management styles

How to apply?
All interested and qualified applicants should apply directly to gord.marriage@talentlab.com or on our website at www.talentlab.com. Although we thank all applicants for their interest, only those in consideration will be contacted. 

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