Senior Advisor, Structure and Strategic Directions

December 03, 2020

(Work place: Lévis, Montréal)

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-11As Senior Advisor, Structure and Strategic Directions, you will take on a leadership and influencer role with stakeholders on complex, strategic files that require in-depth expertise in your field of activity. You will serve as a content specialist and resource person in guiding and influencing your Vice-President in drawing up the strategic plan. You will manage the performance of the business line and the project portfolio, and coordinate the strategic plan.You will advise and assist your Vice-President with the positioning, planning, development, execution and follow-up of various strategic mandates within the division. You will monitor the industry to understand and anticipate trends and make appropriate recommendations to develop best practices for the organization. In addition to developing performance indicators and monitoring approaches, you will also develop and update policies, standards, models and programs to support your sector’s strategic projects and initiatives. You will be required to frequently represent your sector in dealings with senior management committees and decision-making bodies.Your extensive knowledge of the sector will help advance the organization’s objectives. You are recognized for your ability to build official and informal networks. Your strategic mindset will help you see ahead to future possibilities and translate them into breakthrough strategies.You are client-oriented, and develop strong ties with clients and provide client-focused solutions. You build partnerships easily and work with others to achieve shared objectives. You are action- and results-oriented, and demonstrate a determined and efficient approach. You are driven by innovation, allowing for new or better methods for the organization to succeed.

General Information on the Position

Other working conditions

  • Number of jobs available: 1


  • Bachelor’s degree in administration or in a related field
  • A minimum of eight years of relevant experience

Please note that other combinations of qualifications and relevant experience may be considered

  • For vacant positions available in Quebec, please note that knowledge of French is required

Specific knowledge

Proficiency in French and English (spoken and written)

Desjardins Cross-sector skills

Action oriented, Collaborates, Customer Focus, Innovation

Key competencies for the job

Interpersonal Savvy, Strategic mindset

Work Location

Complexe Desjardins Montréal

Trade Union

Non Syndiqué

Unposting Date


Job Family

Administration (FG)

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