Job Description (EN):
A unique opportunity in our Investment Risk Management team to apply your strategic business acumen, technical expertise and strong communication skills to develop guidance and risk advice for senior stakeholders.
Great-West Lifeco is an international financial services holding company with interests in life insurance, health insurance, retirement and investment services, asset management and reinsurance businesses. We operate in Canada, the US and Europe under the brands Canada Life, Empower Retirement, Putnam Investments, and Irish Life. At the end of 2019, our companies had approximately 24,000 employees, 197,000 advisor relationships, and thousands of distribution partners – all serving our more than 31 million customer relationships across these regions.
Investment Risk Management team provides independent advice to senior management and the Board of Directors, and helps to support the oversight of market, credit and liquidity risks, and investment strategies across our group of companies. Our team is fast-growing and dynamic, enabling you to draw upon a diverse range of knowledge, experience and skills. We will continually encourage you to develop and excel in all areas of your role.
You will play a key role in supporting the development and management of Company’s enterprise-wide framework for investment risk by:
Preparing executive and Board-level material to effectively communicate technical concepts
Supporting independent assessments of business activities and external developments that would materially alter the company's risk profile
Performing risk analysis and supporting other elements of identification, measurement, management, monitoring and reporting of capital market risks
Strong academic achievements in working towards a university degree in mathematics, statistics, economics or finance
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
Proactive and self-directed with the ability to complete several tasks concurrently
Keen eye for detail
Superior analytical and problem-solving skills
Knowledge or interest in market risks, investments, ALM and life insurance
Technically proficient in Microsoft Excel, Word and PowerPoint
What's in it for you?
Rapidly develop your problem solving, relationship-building and communication skills
Work on challenging and innovative projects in a dynamic, collaborative and fast-growing team
Competitive and comprehensive rewards program
Canada Life is a leading insurance, wealth management and benefits provider focused on improving the financial, physical and mental well-being of Canadians. For more than 170 years, individuals, families and business owners across Canada have trusted us to provide sound guidance and deliver on the promises we’ve made.
As of January 1, 2020, Great-West Life, London Life and Canada Life became one company – Canada Life, and today, we proudly serve more than 13 million customer relationships from coast to coast to coast.
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Canada Life offers competitive compensation, great benefits such as medical, dental, life insurance, wellness account and personal days not to mention onsite cafeteria and fitness in our head office facilities. If you’d like to join our team submit your information online and introduce yourself.
Canada Life serves 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.
Canada Life would like to thank all applicants, however only those who qualify for an interview will be contacted