Advocate

June 23, 2022

(Work place: Lévis, Montréal)

At Desjardins, we believe in equity, diversity and inclusion. We're committed to welcoming, respecting and valuing people for who they are as individuals, learning from their differences, embracing their uniqueness, and providing a positive workplace for all. At Desjardins, we have zero tolerance for discrimination of any kind. We believe our teams should reflect the diversity of the members, clients and communities we serve.

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Job Level

NV-10As an Advocate, you help protect the organization’s legal interests by ensuring it complies with all laws. You also play a key role in making sure that its rights are protected and obligations are met. You represent the organization in situations involving its legal interests. You may be responsible for one or more sub-specialties, such as contested matters and the Office of the Corporate Secretary (ethics and professional conduct, official registries, meeting minutes, the general meeting, etc.). You advise and assist clients and partners as part of intervention and development initiatives. You recommend solutions to improve or optimize standards, policies and programs. Your projects and initiatives require extensive knowledge of your line of work. You prepare recommendations, solutions and action plans based on the organization’s objectives and priorities. You help solve complex problems using your analytical skills and extensive knowledge of the line of business. Coordination is critical, so you frequently interact with stakeholders working in other fields. Interpersonal savvy is therefore essential.

General Information on the Position

Other working conditions

  • Workplace: Position located in Montreal or Lévis, depending on the applicant selected. The work arrangement for the position is hybrid work #LI-Hybrid

  • Temporary work: scheduled to end on September 02, 2023

  • Number of jobs available : 2

Qualifications

  • 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

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

Desjardins Cross-sector skills

Action oriented, Customer Focus, Differences, Nimble learning

Key competencies for the job

Business insight, Interpersonal Savvy

Work Location

6777, boul. Guillaume-Couture Lévis

Trade Union

Non Syndiqué

Unposting Date

2022-07-8

Job Family

Legal Affairs (FG)

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.

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