Bilingual Senior Project Manager (Remote)

Company Overview

Lavvi is a growing InsurTech driven by a mission to make the world a better place. We develop life insurance distribution solutions with a purpose. 

Life’s unexpected challenges can strike without warning, leaving families vulnerable and in need of support. We dream of a future where no one would ever have to witness another heart-wrenching crowd-sourced fundraising campaign for a funeral or family members left behind without financial support.

Our vision is a world where there is financial security for all, and our mission is to deliver software that amplifies the reach of life insurers across North America, helping them and their advisors close the gap on the under-insured. 

For over 16 years, life insurance companies have trusted us to deliver software and strategies that increase their online distribution reach and ultimately safeguard more lives.

Position Overview:

As a Senior Project Manager (Bilingual), you will work with various teams across our organization to coordinate delivery efforts. Ultimately, the Senior Project Manager is accountable for the successful delivery of our contracts and service agreements and the revenue associated with them. You will lead, manage and deliver multiple projects ensuring they are on time and on budget. You will be a champion of all internal and external stakeholder management providing updates on timelines, budget constraints (if any), project planning, and closure of deliverables. 

You will lead a project management team ensuring best practices are met and team members are empowered where needed to ensure the successful delivery of all projects. This role may include, but is not limited to, project status and change request reporting, maintenance of project plans, issue identification and resolution management, risk mitigation and resource management.

Nuts & Bolts:

  • Start date: immediately
  • Status: Full time (40+ hours)
  • Location: Remote
  • Reports to: Sherry Pyle, Director of Operations
  • Career path advancement: Senior Project Manager > Director of PMO 

Other responsibilities:

  • Direct and manage assigned contracts/​service agreements/​projects from beginning to end within the allotted scope, time, and budget.
  • Develop, maintain and monitor a Project Schedule and Cost Performance throughout the life cycle of the project.
  • Proactively manage changes in project scope.
  • Build, develop, and grow any business relationships vital to the success of the project (internal and external).
  • Display proactive willingness to learn and understand software and the mechanics of their implementation and deployment.
  • Develop and deliver progress reports, proposals, requirements documentation, issue logs, action item registers, and presentations, as required.
  • Contribute to further best practices and tools for project execution and management.
  • Set and continually manage project expectations with team members and other stakeholders.
  • As required, develop, and oversee quality assurance strategies and protocols for user acceptance and implementation of new and enhanced systems/​applications.
  • Coach, motivate, mentor and supervise project team members and contractors, and influence them to take proactive action and accountability for their assigned work.

The experience and skills we feel you need:

  • At least 6+ years of experience as a software project manager in a fast-paced work environment.
  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal.
  • At least 4 years of experience in external stakeholder management or consulting experience.
  • Demonstrated ability to problem solve and think on your feet with minimal supervision.
  • Experience managing software delivery projects and sound understanding of software delivery lifecycle (SDLC).
  • Thrive working with a ton of ambiguity and you take extreme ownership of your work…no task is too big or too small.
  • Excellent time management, organization and critical thinking skills.
  • Bilingual in French and English.

The experience and skills we feel would be nice to have, not required:

  • PMP certified or working towards certification
  • Experience using agile methodology

As well as a great team, you will have…

  • The ability to work from anywhere in Canada. 
  • $500 annual home office stipend.
  • Strong work/​life balance.
  • A supportive and collaborative work culture.
  • Team socials.
  • Work with a team of high performers.
  • A ton of opportunities for career growth and advancement.
  • Continuous training and professional development opportunities.

Compensation & Benefits:

  • $100,000 – 130,000 CAD

Additional perks:

  • Comprehensive benefits package, including health, dental, life and vision from day 1.
  • 25 days of paid time off.
  • An Employee Assistance Program (EAP) with access starting from day 1.
  • Option to participate in a group RSP program from day 1, employee-side.

Interview Journey

  • A pre-assessment behavioral test (56 mins) and cognitive test (15 mins) shared via email.
  • Initial interview with our People Ops. team to learn about your background and provide high-level information about the role.
  • Interview with the hiring manager to dive deeper into your professional background and the position. 
  • Group interview with managers from other teams i.e Product and Tech team.
  • Final interview round with our CEO and COO.

At Lavvi, we’re committed to fostering an environment that allows you to come to work as your whole-self (& best-self). We believe it’s important to actively recognize, embrace, and celebrate our differences to make Lavvi an inclusive, equitable, and diverse workplace.

We want to build a team of people who make conversations rich with perspective and experience. We are committed to listening to every voice to learn and grow because doing this will allow us to meet the needs of the diverse community of helpers that Lavvi serves.

We do not tolerate discrimination, prejudice, or oppressive isms of any kind. Employment is decided based on role expectations, qualifications, and experience. We encourage anyone who requires accommodation or adjustments throughout the interview process to let us know, and we will do our best to support you.

If you describe yourself to be someone who is an experienced software project manager, bilingual in French and have excellent stakeholder management experience, we encourage you to apply for the Senior Project Manager role at Lavvi. 

Join us on the mission to driving innovation and delivering game-changing solutions to life insurance companies in Canada and the United States!

To learn more about us, visit our career page:


If you are interested in this role, please apply here.