Product Owner, Financial Crime Projects

October 13, 2020

(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 a product owner, financial crime projects, you work closely with the project promoter and the business analyst to ensure that the solution meets user needs and the project's expected benefits are delivered. You manage relationships with the project's various stakeholders. Your ability to engage others will therefore be an essential skill.You advise and assist dedicated clients and partners as part of key intervention and development initiatives in your field. You propose solutions for improving or optimizing standards, policies and programs. Your projects and initiatives require extensive knowledge of your line of work.You develop recommendations, solutions and action plans in line with the organization's objectives and priorities. You help solve complex problems that require analysis and an in depth understanding of the line of business. Coordination is critical, so you frequently interact with stakeholders working in other fields. Interpersonal savvy is therefore essential.

Additional responsibilities

  • Establish the product backlog for projects, mandates and development activities.

  • Develop and help implement goals, solutions and action plans.

  • Ensure that the solution is aligned with business needs.

  • Determine priorities in order to maximize business value delivered.

  • Analyze information, conduct studies, develop and propose recommendations, and draft summaries.

  • Regularly monitor the business sector and digital realities.

  • Design, update, implement and monitor legal and regulatory compliance action plans, programs, solutions and tools to balance business needs, requirements and best practices.

  • Diagnose issues, challenges, needs and problems in your field to determine target outcomes.

  • Help represent internal and external partners and practitioners.

Other working conditions

  • Temporary work: scheduled to end on November 12, 2021

  • Work place: Montreal or Levis, depending on the candidate's preference

  • Number of jobs available: 2


  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field

  • A minimum of four years of relevant experience

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

  • Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (CAMS) (an asset)

  • For vacant positions available in Quebec, please note that knowledge of French is required

Specific knowledge

  • Independent speaker, intermediate knowledge of English

  • Knowledge of anti-money laundering

Desjardins Cross-sector skills

Action oriented, Collaborates, Customer Focus, Innovation

Key competencies for the job

Action oriented, Business insight, Collaborates, Customer Focus, Innovation, Interpersonal Savvy

Work Location

400, boul. de Maisonneuve Ouest Montréal

Trade Union

Non Syndiqué

Unposting Date


Job Family

Legal Affairs (FG)

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