Adjoint (e) à la direction générale

January 11, 2021

(Work place: Caisse Desjardins des Deux-Rivières de Sherbrooke)

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-06The incumbent supports the general manager and all managers of a large caisse in carrying out various administrative support and secretarial tasks. Activities include overseeing the planning and coordination of management activities.

General Information on the Position

Main Responsibilities

  • Manage and follow up on the general manager's schedule, phone calls, emails, and mail, based on established priorities. Process a variety of requests according to general instructions.
  • Consult, consolidate, and assemble documents of a strategic nature. Establish priorities and make the recommendations required for delivering these documents.
  • Coordinate the delivery of various files to the Management Committee, Board of Directors, Board of Supervision, Board of Ethics and other committees.
  • Prepare for and attend various meetings, including those of the Management Committee and the Board of Directors. Take minutes and follow up with any business that arises.
  • Participate in organizing logistics for various events (e.g. team meetings, committees, general meetings, training courses, telephone conferences, travel, public relations activities).
  • Provide support in coordinating internal caisse communications (e.g. employee meetings, annual general meetings, special meetings).
  • Perform various internal management administrative tasks (e.g. tracking sales, maintaining the scorecard, monitoring expense accounts, managing inventory and equipment, conducting performance evaluations).
  • Manage documents and update records related to general management (e.g. filing, purging and storage) in accordance with current practices and regulations.
  • Perform various secretarial duties including drafting, formatting, updating, creating and revising the language of information documents for the general manager.
  • Support the general manager in retrieving information, carrying out business processes and using information systems.

Other combinations of qualifications and relevant experience may be considered

  • Knowledge of French spelling and grammar
  • Understanding of the philosophy and fundamentals of financial services cooperatives
  • Knowledge of service standards
  • Standing alone
  • Professionalism and attention to detail

Desjardins Cross-sector skills

Action oriented, Collaborates, Customer Focus, Innovation

Key competencies for the job

Communicates effectively, Plans and aligns, Situational adaptability

Work Location

Caisse Desjardins des Deux-Rivières de Sherbrooke

Trade Union

Non Syndiqué

Unposting Date


Job Family

Administration (FG)

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