Project Control Officer - Construction and Development

April 08, 2021

(Work place: Montréal)

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

NV-09As Project Control Officer, you will help plan and monitor projects to achieve the targeted objectives on schedule and on budget.Your role will be to advise and guide the Administrative Department with respect to the monitoring and efficiency of projects, programs, or a group of major projects. To this end, you will plan, prioritize and coordinate work to keep the commitments made in accordance with the targeted objectives. You will anticipate issues and trends, suggest solutions and ensure they are implemented. The nature of the files and projects will require in-depth expertise in your field of activity.You will help the team solve complex problems that require analysis and in-depth understanding of the line of business. Coordination is critical, and you will interact with various stakeholders who work in complementary fields of expertise. Therefore, you will need highly developed interpersonal skills.You will serve as the reference source and contact for your unit, work teams and external suppliers.You will serve as an advisor and coach for dedicated clients and partners as part of various significant intervention and development initiatives in your field. You will propose solutions for improving or optimizing standards, policies and programs. The nature of the files and projects will require in-depth expertise in your field of activity.

General Information on the Position

Main responsibilities

  • Support the project manager and their team in updating the project or program plan
  • Monitor project costs, including following up with internal and external suppliers, in order to respect the estimates and plans established with the project manager
  • Participate in producing progress reports in the format requested, and produce and analyze various performance indicators
  • Help prepare presentations, statistics, reports and other documents containing information on project financing, risks and issues and share them with various committees and decision-making bodies
  • Serve as liaison between stakeholders so as to ensure the monitoring and efficiency of projects, programs or a group of major projects; establish dependencies and links between projects and programs as needed

Other working condition

  • Number of job available : 1 


  • Bachelor’s degree in project management or other appropriate field
  • A minimum of four year of relevant experience
  • Experience in the construction sector

Please note that other combinations of qualifications and relevant experience may be considered

  • PMP-certified (an asset)
  • For vacant positions available in Quebec, please note that knowledge of French is required  

Specific knowledge

  • Good knowledge fo Ms Project
  • Independent speaker, intermediate knowledge of English

Desjardins Cross-sector skills

Action oriented, Customer Focus, Differences, Nimble learning

Key competencies for the job

Business insight, Communicates effectively, Interpersonal Savvy

Work Location

1, Complexe Desjardins Bureau 2822 Montréal

Trade Union

Non Syndiqué

Unposting Date


Job Family

Property management and material resources (FG)

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