Tech Knowledge Solutions (TKS) has rebranded and is now Lavvi

Project Manager

Lavvi is an established SaaS company with deep insurance expertise who’s been delivering financial services software to long-standing clients since 2007

Our flagship life insurance sales distribution platform helps insurance companies find more ways to sell online and maximizes digital distribution by making them easier to do business with. 

With over 14 years’ experience selling insurance online, we combine our tech knowledge with niche experience navigating industry regulations to create effective sales solutions that generate more insurance company revenue. Through our omnichannel sales distribution platform, we help insurance companies reach more people, sell more policies, and safeguard more lives.

The calling

Our purpose is to inspire greatness. In ourselves, and in each other. 

The mission? To deliver technology that empowers people to reach their highest potential.

Our vision is to offer the most user-friendly insurance distribution platform on the market. 

About the team

As Project Manager your role will include technology consulting, participation in requirements identification and feasibility analysis, creation of project proposals, performance of project planning, execution, control, and closure of deliverables. You will lead a multi-disciplinary project team working within the project management guidelines. This role may include, but is not limited to, project status and change request reporting, maintenance of project plans, monitoring project budget, issue identification and resolution management, risk mitigation and resource management.

Opportunities to make an impact 

  • For assigned projects, generate technical solutions and design, coding, testing, quality assurance, implementation and all supporting project artifacts and documentation. 
  • Maintain ongoing contact with project team / program area to ensure that client needs are being addressed through timely delivery of results in the form of services and/​or information systems. 
  • Maintain open lines of communication between user/​client groups and project teams.
  • Interact closely with other team members, including other stakeholder organizations, to ensure successful delivery according to the project charter and schedule.
  • Work with assigned project teams and provide leadership to other staff in the execution of software development projects. 
  • As required, develop, and oversee quality assurance strategies and protocols for user acceptance and implementation of new and enhanced systems/​applications.
  • Work closely with project team(s) and Project stakeholders to ensure project deliverables and projects remain on track and are delivered on time.
  • Lead a multi-disciplinary project team working within the project management guidelines. This role may include, but is not limited to, project status and change request reporting, maintenance of project plans, monitoring project budget, issue identification and resolution management, risk mitigation and resource management.
  • Provide day to day supervision and mentorship to the development team assigned to the projects and acts as mentor and coach to supervised staff.
  • Effectively work with multiple organizations (clients, 3rd parties, or competitors) to deliver project objectives as required and when needed.
  • Ensure other Lavvi resources receive the required information to perform their assigned project related tasks, coordinate and ensure timely delivery of these assigned task deliverables.
  • Participate in the recruitment and evaluation of Lavvi staff, as well as the selection of external contractors as requested from time to time.
  • Develop and demonstrate a thorough understanding of Lavvi or Client provided development standards and methodologies, tools and techniques, and its underlying quality assurance principles and processes.
  • As required, work with project teams to plan, coordinate, develop and/​or deliver training to users.
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with other employees in external organizations.
  • Negotiate contracts, contract amendments (change requests) or overall business terms and conditions with other 3rd parties, including clients, or suppliers to Lavvi.

About you

Like us, you are dedicated to reaching your highest potential. 

You’re at your best when you work alongside other top performers. You are one of us: a humble hero driven to make the world a better place. You meet challenges head-on and inspire others to do the same. 

You are high achiever who welcomes failure as opportunity for growth. You engage in healthy striving, which allows you to enjoy the journey as much as the outcome. 

You are naturally inclined to work collaboratively with other teams and departments. 

We know the right attitude is just as important as the right skills, that’s why culture fit is our top priority. To learn more about our culture, values and what makes a successful Lavvi team member, visit our website. 

Your skills and experience 

  • Work outside your comfort zone.

  • Enhance team motivation and engagement.

  • Build strong relationships.

  • Thrive in working both independently and within a team environment.

  • 5 – 10 Years of experience or more

  • Certified PMI Project Management Professional (PMP).

  • Proven track record and an excellent work ethic.

  • Demonstrated ability to adapt to new situations, acquire new skills and achieve positive results.

  • Team player with excellent interpersonal, communication, facilitation, and leadership skills.

  • Ability to perform under pressure and maintain team focus on delivery.

  • Exercise initiative, judgment, and decision-making in solving problems and meeting project and organizational objectives.

  • Demonstrate skill in writing, clearly expressing ideas and facts and utilizing proper grammatical form.

  • Lead or participate in market research initiatives as required.

  • Perform or assist in the Research & Development of new product development as required.

  • Create or assist in the proposal of new client solutions as required.

  • Create or assist in the application of financial assistance programs for Lavvi, such as NRC IRAP, ACOA, BDC, etc.…

  • Four-year college diploma or university degree in information technology, management or equivalent.

What we offer – your career accelerant 

We provide the environment, challenges, and upskilling that will grow you as a leader or specialist. We attract and retain top talent by helping you springboard to the next stage of your career – whether with us or future opportunities. Our offering includes:

  • Opportunity to work alongside top performers

  • Creative and flexible compensation packages

  • Flexible remote work environment

  • A meaningful mission

  • Paid training opportunities

Join us

Work with like-minded top performers. Rise to the challenge and join us today. Superstar candidates need apply at talent@​lavvi.​com.