Strategic Advisor

September 13, 2019

(Work place: 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 a senior business strategy advisor, you help develop plans and business intelligence; monitor business plans and performance; set targets; identify opportunities to improve service delivery; and design and deliver business strategies and solutions aligned with the business architecture of various initiatives, including the organizational transformation and shift. More specifically, you will support the Vice-President in the management of various strategic files. You will manage files to be presented to decision-making bodies and ensure coordination between management committees and administrative departments.You lead and influence development projects and complex, highly innovative strategic initiatives involving multiple sectors. You help develop and recommend strategic directions and business positions. Your initiatives require extensive knowledge of your field. You make recommendations on the planning and execution of operationally and conceptually complex projects and initiatives that require comprehensive analysis and understanding of the organization and line of business. Coordination is critical, so you frequently interact with stakeholders working in a wide range of other fields. Interpersonal savvy is therefore essential. You serve as expert advisor and subject matter expert, as well as resource person and coach for senior management and decision-making bodies.

Other working conditions

  • Number of job available : 1

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field
  • Master’s degree in a relevant field (an asset)
  • A minimum of eight years of relevant experience
  • Experience coordinating files
  • Experience playing an influential role through contact with senior management

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

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

Specific knowledge

Proficient speaker, advanced knowledge of English

Desjardins Cross-sector skills

Accountability, Collaborates, Customer Focus, Innovation

Key competencies for the job

Communicates effectively, Interpersonal Savvy, Organizational savvy, Strategic mindset

Work Location

450, boul. de Maisonneuve Ouest, Montréal

Trade Union

Non Syndiqué

Unposting Date

2019-09-23

Job Family

Administration (FG)

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