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Senior Business Systems Consultant – 12 Month Term

The Canada Life Assurance Company

This is a Contract position in Toronto, ON posted March 10, 2021.

Job Description

We are Canada Life


Being a part of Canada Life means you have a voice. This is a place where your unique background, perspectives and talents are valued, and shape our future success.


You can be your best here. You’re part of a diverse and inclusive workplace where your career and well-being are championed. You’ll have the opportunity to excel in your way, finding new and better ways to deliver exceptional customer and advisor experiences.


Together, as part of a great team, you’ll deliver on our shared purpose to improve the well-being of Canadians. It’s our driving force. Become part of a strong and successful company that’s trusted by millions of Canadians to do the right thing. 


Be your best at Canada Life.


We are looking for a Senior Business Consultant – 12 Month Term. 


Given the size and scope of our organization, we have the flexibility for this position to be located Canada-wide. 


This role leads consulting and implementation services to our clients within the corporate functions portfolio (Corporate Properties , HR, Finance, etc.). You will act as a trusted advisor supporting business as they evolve their technical footprint on their transformational journey and support return to work initiatives with our Corporate Properties team. 


What you will do:


Consulting & Advisory 

  • Acts as a trusted advisor to internal clients by proactively building relationships with the business, colleagues and external stakeholders to understand business as-is state and roadmap.
  • Works in partnership with preferred vendors to understand product roadmaps and recommend new solutions and ideas to enhance business model.
  • Uses industry consulting methodologies to understand business and technical requests/expected outcomes to translate and document them into requirements, prototypes and/or technical solutions.
  • Evaluates current business problems and provides advice on the applicability and usability of alternative technology products or solutions.
  • Leads conversations in ambiguous situations and influences discussions to guide clients to made decisions/ come to resolution on outstanding items/ issues.
  • Leads meetings to communicate technical landscape and complexities to all relevant stakeholders.
  • Works with businesses to identify prioritization conflicts and proposes alternative solutions or options.
  • Provide inputs in promoting and implementing best-practice solutions for business processes and product capabilities (Tririga, Angus Anywhere, Facilities systems, etc.).
  • Is actively plugged into external product communities, user groups, etc. and conducts research to develop knowledge and bring forward best practices and research ways to maximize business value for technical solutions.

Technical Collaboration & Execution 

  • Provides end to end technical direction and execution (analysis, design, development, configuration, testing, deployment) across various on cloud applications (Tririga, facilities management systems) for large-scale projects within the corporate properties portfolio.
  • Leads the overall analysis, scoping, estimating and planning for large / complex initiatives with the PMO.
  • Rationalizes and documents technology requirements that would match with proposed products/ services to address stakeholder needs.
  • Understands the as-is situation and goals of the client and contributes to roadmap design (processes, applications, systems, new functionality, systems architecture) as well as the appropriate operating concept based on product offerings to enhance efficiencies and technical landscape.
  • Works in partnership with internal colleagues and our external technical partners to investigate and research problems and provides solutions.
  • May work on multiple projects and meets deliverables through goal setting, time management, planning and leveraging practices and process to manage and simplify work.
  • Is comfortable working with ambiguity.

Transformation & Continuous Improvement 

  • Acts as a change agent by actively promoting the review and implementation of new department technologies, methods, practices and tools to evolve corporate technology’s product and service offerings.
    Proactively seeks out and recommends process, automation and system opportunities to reduce manual effort/time and decrease implementation time.
  • Fosters a collegial atmosphere by sharing knowledge and experience with members of the team to upskill and guide them on better ways of doing things.
    Pro-actively acquires new knowledge through online learning/training, knowledge transfers, research and/or external use community to apply innovative thinking to solve problems.
  • Applies a high level of detail to work and consistently looks for ways to improve the quality of a product.

Work Experience:

  • Minimum of 5 years of relevant experience as Sr. BSA/ Functional IT Consultant within IT, Finance or HR.
  • Minimum of 5 years providing consulting on large scale ERP technical/ SaaS implementations with Facilities management (e.g. CAFM, Tririga, SAP, Archbus, Novolo, etc.).
  • Minimum 2 years experience analyzing, configuring, testing and deploying facilities management or integrated workforce management systems.
  • Minimum 2 years experience working on RFP’s and business cases.
  • Demonstrated experience working within SDLC/Agile:  analysis, design, configuration, prototyping, testing deployment with cloud and on-premises applications.
  • Previous experience working in a vendor managed services model.
  • Experience working with demanding business areas, managing relationships and setting expectations.
  • Demonstrated ability to multi-task, juggling multiple priorities in a professional manner.
  • Ability to lead and collaborate remotely.


Education & Qualifications / Skills & Competencies:

  • Must have a positive, optimistic attitude- solution oriented focused on improvement.
  • Is a change agent, embraces and promotes change- is excited about adapting new tools and processes and assists with deployment.
  • Is passionate about technology, the user experience and the business, loves to learn and pass on learning to other and champions new ideas.
  • University degree or certification in computer science.
  • General knowledge of Facilities or workplace business processes/practices.
  • Demonstrated functional understanding of Facilities/ CAFM/ IWM systems
  • Demonstrated high level of personal ownership, collaborative team- work, holistic value-centric perspective, work adaptability and innovation.
  • Ability to work under pressure, working on multiple projects simultaneously and juggling priorities.
  • Must be open to travel.


Be your best at Canada Life- Apply today 


We are one of Canada’s top 100 employers!


Canada Life serves the financial security needs of more than 13 million people across Canada, with additional operations in Europe and the United States. As members of the Power Financial Corporation group of companies, we’re one of Canada’s leading insurers with interests in life insurance, health insurance, investment and retirement savings. We offer a broad portfolio of financial and benefit plan solutions for individuals, families, businesses and organizations.  


We are committed to providing an inclusive, accessible environment, where all employees and customers feel valued, respected and supported. We are dedicated to building a workforce that reflects the diversity of the communities in which we live, and to creating an environment where every employee has the opportunity to reach their potential.  



Canada Life would like to thank all applicants, however only those who qualify for an interview will be contacted