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.
As Assistant Branch Manager, you will support the Manager in all the service centres’ operational and financial activities. In addition to providing oversight with respect to current regulations in the securities sector, you will be responsible for the service centres’ sound administrative management and you will contribute to their profitability. You will help implement management practices that favour employee engagement and create an innovative and stimulating work environment consistent with the organization’s values. You will also ensure employee development while taking into account regulatory obligations.
Contribute to service centre management by promoting an organizational culture that fosters a healthy and competitive business environment, in line with the best business practices in the industry.
Be responsible for the implementation and respect of the Desjardins Securities code of ethics, internal policies and procedures, as well as securities regulations, ensuring that service centres show impeccable compliance that will be shared by investment advisors and employees, based on an excellent understanding of clients and the risks associated with the products offered.
Support investment advisors in their activities so as to promote the achievement of their business development objectives, the development of their skills and the continuous improvement of their overall performance.
Maintain strong ties with Desjardins Group, particularly with the caisses’s management members, in order to build partnerships that will contribute to the achievement of business development objectives on both sides.
Assist in management and communication practices that foster engagement and an interest in participating in social events, as well as community involvement.
Participate in recruiting and selecting service centre employees, as well as managing individual and team performance in support of the business plan. Manage conflicts deftly and with discernment, as needed.
Assist in determining the service centre’s growth objectives for assets under management, business development and increased revenue.
Other working conditions
Occasional travel between different sites
Number of job available : 1
Bachelor's degree in a related field
A minimum of six years of a relevant experience in the securities industry, acquired mainly in full-service brokerage
Two years of management experience
Please note that other combinations of qualifications and relevant experience may be considered
Registered with the Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada (IIROC)
Completed or in the process of completing the Branch Managers Course, Effective Management Seminar, Derivatives Fundamentals Course, Options Licensing Course and the Options Supervisors Course.
For vacant positions available in Quebec, please note that knowledge of French is required
Strong communication skills in both French and English, both oral and written
Desjardins Cross-sector skills
Action oriented, Collaborates, Customer Focus, Engagement, Innovation
Key competencies for the job
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