Business Solutions Consultant, Bilingual (English/French)
London Life
London, ON, CA
4d ago

Job Description

We are looking for a results-driven individual to join our Business Solutions Consulting (BSC) team. In this role you have the opportunity to use your expertise in providing business coaching, tools, resources, and support to some of our top advisors and their teams.

Business Solutions Consultants support advisors to drive business growth by partnering with them to identify goals, opportunities and strategies to meet both their short and long-

term business objectives. We play a pivotal role to help advisors clarify the direction of their practice, develop practical solutions, and drive greater satisfaction for their clients and their teams.

As a Business Solutions Consultant, you will use your demonstrated understanding of, and experience with, entrepreneurial small businesses to help drive increased profitability for advisors’ practices.

You’ll bring the knowledge, experience, tools and guidance to help clarify what’s making advisors’ practices successful and what could be implemented to lead to even greater success.

This role requires frequent travel, concentrated in Quebec and Eastern Canada, to deliver consulting services to advisors in their place of business.

The environment is fast paced and results-oriented.

Accountabilities :

  • You’ll ensure advisors’ business strategies unify ideas, behaviours and teams to provide a strong foundation for their practice
  • You’ll help advisors refine strategies and tactics so that they’re getting the highest return from their investment of time and money in their marketing plan
  • You’ll examine advisors’ service model to ensure clients’ needs are met while balancing the needs of the advisors’ business
  • You’ll look at each practice’s profitability to help advisors penetrate their markets in a cost effective and profitable way
  • You’ll help advisors understand the culture of their practice, to enable them to attract, develop and retain the right people for their operations team
  • You’ll assess operational efficiencies to ensure the advisor practices are organized and executed in a way that effectively and consistently delivers on their strategy, marketing and service models
  • Participation in larger projects and / or facilitation at programs will be required at times
  • Qualifications and competencies :

  • Must be fluent in English and French
  • Ability to travel extensively 50% of the time
  • Minimum of 7 years of experience in business consulting or business entrepreneurship and ownership
  • Demonstrated track record of success communicating business concepts, processes and strategies to small to mid-sized business, preferably in a sales or marketing environment
  • Ability to guide advisors and their teams towards powerful decisions, and have the discipline and follow through to ensure the implementation is carried out
  • Ability to leverage your experience with small businesses to build credibility and trust with advisors
  • Proven track record of success coaching entrepreneurs to high performance levels
  • Exceptional interpersonal, presentation and coaching skills with an engaging leadership style
  • Driven towards high achievement in a fast-paced and results-oriented environment
  • Discover your opportunity .Apply today!

    Great West Life offers competitive compensation, great benefits such as medical, dental, life insurance, wellness account and personal days.

    If you’d like to join our team submit your information online and introduce yourself.

    Together Great-West Life, London Life and Canada Life serve 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.

    Great-West Lifeco would like to thank all applicants, however only those who qualify for an interview will be contacted.

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