Intact

Toronto, Ontario

Product Owner

ASAP
Competitive
Across Canada
Entry Level, Early Career

At Intact, insurance is not about things. It's about people.  It's what we believe, and it shapes everything we do.  It's why we strive to provide a second-to-none experience for our customers and create an inspiring workplace for our employees to thrive in.

As Canada's largest provider of property and casualty insurance, we're not only leading our industry, but we're redefining what it means to work for it.  As a recognized top employer, we're committed to living our values and supporting our dedicated people who bring their best to work each day because they know their work matters.

Your Job

We're looking for a Product Owner to join our growing team!

As a Product Owner , you will work closely and collaboratively with business stakeholders to identify opportunities to continuously improve the customer experience. Acting as the vital link between Operations, Software Engineering/Intact Lab/Data Lab partners, you will ensure the product specifications and delivery align with steering vision through deep understanding of strategy, deep collaboration with all partners and constantly looking for opportunities. Your ability to articulate complex matters in simple terms, laser-focused approach to planning and calm demeanor will contribute to the success of assigned strategic initiatives. Additionally, you will co-ordinate and provide support to the various teams, develop roadmaps and roll-out strategy for the implementation.

Key responsibilities:

  • You will identify and own requirements and act as the go-to source for an agile team.
  • Partner with teams and executives to facilitate projects and collect requirements
  • Lead and inspire a multidisciplinary agile team from ideation to execution
  • Conceive vision and /or translate vision into specifications
  • Build roadmaps for initiatives
  • Lead workshops to document business processes and technical systems
  • Write clear agile stories that help propel engineering work
  • Obtain and consolidate feedback from various subject matter experts
  • Assist with change management
  • Communicate project progress to stakeholders
  • Work with leadership to maximize engagement and efficiency of the team
  • Produce any documentation required to help move product forward
  • Participate in planning, demos, committees and retrospectives.
  • Integrate client feedback and analytics insights into roadmaps.
  • Ensure everything is aligned to make the initiative happen.

Workplace: Montreal (2020, Blvd. Robert-Bourassa) or Toronto (700, Univeristy Ave.)

Your Skills
  • Experience working in an agile Scrum / matrix environment an asset
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Bilingual (French and English)
  • P&C Insurance  and claims experience an asset
  • Project Management and facilitation skills
  • Strong Presentation skills - skilled at MS PowerPoint and MS Visio (Nice to have)
  • Prior PO experience an asset
  • Prior Coaching/Leadership skills an asset
  • Prior Design Thinking and Customer Journey mapping experience an asset
  • Prior business transformation experience an asset
  • Lean/Six Sigma experience or accreditation an asset

Here are a few reasons why others have joined our team:

  • An award-winning, inspiring workplace that supports its people and recognizes great work (Canada's Top 100 Employers, Aon Platinum Best Employers, LinkedIn Top Company, Glassdoor Best Place to Work & Top CEO, Indeed Top-Rated Workplaces)
  • Stimulating, challenging projects and development opportunities to help you grow your skills and career
  • Flexibility in how and where you work
  • A comprehensive financial rewards program that recognizes your success
  • An extensive, flexible benefits package
  • An industry leading Employee Share Purchase Plan where we match 50% of net shares purchased
  • A casual 'dress for your day' culture that encourages you to be yourself
  • A $350 annual wellness account that promotes an active lifestyle
Closing Statement

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer

At Intact, our values guide everything that we do.  We celebrate our differences and appreciate our similarities.  That's why we are committed to building an inclusive and inspiring environment for all employees.  If you need a specific accommodation during the recruitment process, please let us know and we will be happy to provide.

Background Checks

As an employer and publicly traded financial services company, the best interests of our customers, employees and shareholders are important to us.  We want Intact to be a great place to work!  This means that you'll be asked to consent to background checks so we can learn more about you. Please note that for positions with access to financial data or funds, your credit must be in good standing.

Eligibility

It's important that you are legally eligible to work in Canada at the time an offer of employment is made.  You may be requested to provide proof of eligibility at that time.

How to Apply