Market Development Manager
3d ago

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Job Level

CL-04As a market development manager, you support Desjardins’s strategic priorities by leading your department, tapping into the full market potential and meeting the needs and expectations of members and clients.

You are responsible for the strategic and operational management of a team dedicated to selling financial products and services in a specific business line.

You build and maintain long-term business relationships with members and clients in your line of business.

You draw up and monitor a business plan that addresses priorities, challenges and objectives. You ensure sector performance, and sound and prudent risk management in accordance with standards.

You follow up on results. You draw on your ability to make quality decisions and drive results to effectively manage employees and your department’s performance.

You manage a team dedicated to members and clients. You oversee employees’ skills development and ensure high-quality service.

The ability to build effective teams and develop talent is therefore essential.

You serve as coach for your team members and provide advisory services and specific recommendations that take the needs of members and clients into account.

The complex work associated with your unit requires extensive knowledge of the organization and your line of business.

General Information on the Position

Main responsibilities

Support your immediate supervisor by helping to develop business strategies in line with Desjardins’s strategic priorities and the unit’s challenges.

Ensure the quality of services and business relationships, and manage the member / client experience.

Implement and monitor the action plan to achieve target results.

Put in place management and communication practices that promote talent acquisition and management, team synergy and change management, in keeping with Desjardins’s values.

Lead, coach and motivate your team to develop skills, boost engagement and empower employees.

Implement and develop a competitive, profitable service offer for your sector that incorporates partnerships with other components in order to provide an exceptional member / client experience.

Ensure the efficiency and continuous improvement of processes, and boost profitability.

Promote the Desjardins brand and strengthen the organization’s roots in the community.

Uphold Desjardins’s cooperative values.

Other working conditions

Work place : The work arrangement for the position is full-time hybrid work #LI-Hybrid

Number of jobs available : 1


Bachelor’s degree in a related field

A minimum of 6 years of relevant experience

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

Hold a Mutual fund sales representative certificate issued by the Autorité des marchés financiers

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

Specific knowledge

Strong communication skills in both French and English, both oral and written

Desjardins Cross-sector skills

Action oriented, Customer Focus, Differences, Engagement, Nimble learning

Key competencies for the job

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