Posting Closing Date

September 30, 2024

Employment Type


Contract Type


Company Info

At Fidelity, we’ve been helping Canadian investors build better financial futures for over 35 years.  We offer individuals and institutions a range of trusted investment portfolios and services – and we’re constantly seeking to find new and better ways to help our clients.  As a privately owned company, we boldly embrace innovation in all areas as we continue to grow our business into the future.

Working with us means you’ll be part of a diverse and dedicated group of people who make a real difference for our clients and communities every day. You’ll have a wide range of opportunities to grow and develop your career in an inclusive environment where you’ll feel valued and supported to be your best – both personally and professionally.

Job Description & Responsibilities

Fidelity Private Wealth offers high net worth clients a holistic wealth management experience. As a new business, there are multiple ongoing projects to develop the business into a competitive enterprise in wealth management.

The Private Wealth Program Manager will be responsible for providing ongoing project management support on larger projects of strategic or business importance by providing planning, strategic thinking and alignment between the departments and partners on these projects. This role is a key contributor in building robust partnerships and will liaise with business leaders and colleagues, including but not limited to technical teams, legal, risk, audit, compliance, finance, marketing, service teams and operations, to ensure successful delivery and operational excellence.

The Private Wealth Program Manager will be a key contributor in developing goals and metrics for the team, tracking them on an ongoing basis, and ensuring team members and partners contribute in-line with the success metrics established while exhibiting strong relationship building and influencing skills to advance Private Wealth initiatives.

How You’ll Make an Impact

-Establish structure and proactively manage portfolio of projects through strong project governance and control

  • Establish project governance structure and prioritization for a portfolio of projects primarily focused on Private Wealth business initiatives.
  • Collaborate with business leads to plan initiation of projects, including estimation, timing and resourcing of prioritized initiatives.
  • Lead continuous enhancements of project governance and ensure that project management standards, processes and procedures are adhered to.
  • Collaborate with all internal business and technology partners, providing adequate communication, transparency, and reporting on Private Wealth portfolio of projects to the established project governance forums, including ITEC, SET and steering committee as required.

-Define complex business initiatives and is responsible for project management and coordination of activities in projects between groups of stakeholders

  • Manage complex initiatives, including co-ordination of project workstreams to other project managers or business leads.
  • Utilize a variety of program management techniques to manage interrelated projects for a specific functional department, service unit or line of business to provide consistent project management expertise across a group of initiatives, coordinate inter-project and intra-project dependencies and resolve project and program issues.
  • Maintain focus on cost, scope and timelines, providing transparent and timeline reporting on project progress to project sponsor(s) and business stakeholders, including escalation of issues.
  • Proactively works on proposing solution to the project goals and resolution of issues, and chooses adequate project management approach, including agile, waterfall, or any appropriate hybrid solution

-Actively engage with project teams, working committees and external vendors

  • Manage vendors’ involvement when 3rd parties are engaged to provide professional services for the project execution or are being engaged to establish ongoing managed services.
  • Prepare effective communications and presentations for senior management, including SET, steering committee, executive and project sponsors, and business project owners.
  • Liaise with internal project managers on information & technology related projects, and coordinate efforts with broad array of teams and departments to move business initiatives forward.
  • Compile and share progress reports and upcoming deadlines with stakeholders.
  • Ensure commitment and deliverables are communicated and supported

-Program lead for the implementation of solutions to deliver exceptional client experiences, operational excellence and change management

  • Accountable for problem investigation and resolution as it relates to processes or tools impacting day-to-day operations
  • Develop and manage process and procedures manuals for key business processes
  • Responsible for providing the project details and rationale to all key stakeholders and developing progress updates with key milestones, roadblocks, and risk considerations
  • Collaborative and develop mutually beneficial working relationship with partners across the organization to ensure the optimal implementation and support of projects and initiatives

This is a hybrid role with a mix of remote and in-office working. Current work authorization for Canada is required for all openings.


What You’ll Need

  • Detail oriented – with the ability to analyze and synthesize information to identify and understand issues and solutions
  •  Strong organization and time management skills
  • Ability to foster and maintain strong working relationship and work cooperatively with others, including managers and leaders across multiple departments
  • Private Wealth knowledge/experience and ability to learn processes quickly and gain an understanding of the Fidelity Private Wealth Operations Model
  • Excellent communication skills both verbal and written; ability to convey complex business needs and interests to broad group of stakeholders
  • Expert knowledge of project management and development methodologies
  • Drive for results, with the ability to deal with and bring consensus to contentious issues
  • Independent, curious, risk taker – can thrive in fast-paced environment where business conditions and projects continually change
  •  Ability to influence and persuade

What We’re Looking For

  • Completion of a University degree or equivalent work experience
  • 5+ years in project management roles
  • Project management experience in financial industry, specifically wealth management
  •  Experience and demonstrated ability to organize complex programs, with strong attention to details, time management, people management, and technology support.
  •  Experience with cross-functional, cross-hierarchy work, including communication and relationship building.
  • Proficiency in PowerPoint and the ability to illustrate key concepts/processes/structures in compelling and easy-to-understand slides
  • Experience in strategy and business planning is an asset
  • Experience working with software/technology

Additional Information

Fidelity Canada is an equal opportunity employer

Fidelity Canada is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive workplace. We will consider all qualified applicants for employment regardless of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national or ethnic origin, age, disability, family status, protected veterans’ status, Aboriginal/Native American status or any other legally-protected ground.

Accommodation during the application process

Fidelity Canada welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in the selection process. If you require an accommodation, please email us at

No telephone inquiries or agencies please. We thank all applicants for their interest, please be advised that only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Why Work at Fidelity?

We are proud to be recipients of the following:


Canada’s Top 100 Employers
o    Greater Toronto’s Top Employers
o    Canada’s Top Family-Friendly Employers
o    Canada’s Top Employers for Young People

Great Place To Work™ Certified

  • Best Workplaces for Inclusion
  • Best Workplaces for Mental Wellness   Best Workplaces for Today’s Youth
  • Best Workplaces for Women
  • Best Workplaces in Financial Services & Insurance
  • Best Workplaces in Ontario
  • Best Workplaces with Most Trusted Executive Teams

Human Resource Director (HRD) – Best Place To Work
o    HRD – 5-Star Benefit Program
o    HRD – 5-Star Diversity & Inclusion Employer

•    Canadian Compassionate Companies – Certified
•    Benefits Canada’s Workplace Benefits Award – Future of Work Strategy
•    TalentEgg National Recruitment Excellence Award – Special Award for Diversity & Inclusion in Recruiting


  • A Canadian Compassionate Company
  • Great Place to Work (Dec 2022 – Nov 2023)
  • Best Workplaces for Women 2023 by Great Place to Work

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