Advisor - International Mobility

February 11, 2021

(Work place: Lévis, Montréal)

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.

Job Level

NV-08As an international mobility advisor, you carry out the tasks for obtaining and renewing work permits for Desjardins Group employees, primarily as part of the recruitment process, but also for existing employees.As an expert, you handle immigration files in their entirety and act as a resource for the organization's partners. The nature of the files and projects requires extensive knowledge of international mobility.You interact with stakeholders working in other fields. Highly developed interpersonal skills are therefore essential.

General Information on the Position

Main responsabilities

  • Take complete charge of the immigration process with partners

  • Work directly with managers and employees to obtain documents and information

  • Produce official documents and forms to submit to government authorities to obtain or renew work permits in Quebec and Ontario

  • Ensure that immigration files are in compliance and follow up on their status to support employees working under a work permit

  • Provide support for managers and employees encountering immigration problems prior to hiring or during employment to identify the best solutions possible

  • Respond to government audits by consolidating the required information and providing the applicable documents on time

  • Produce analyses and statistics from time to time in relation to operations

  • Coordinate the most complex files with immigration service providers

Other working conditions

  • Work place : Montreal or Lévis, according to the candidate’s preference

  • Number of jobs available : 2


  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field

  • Minimum of 2 years of experience in preparing work permit requests (LMIA, QCA, etc.)

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

Specific knowledge

  • Solid knowledge of Quebec's immigration rules (Ontario's would be an asset)

  • Legal knowledge of immigration matters

  • Knowledge of Excel (an asset)

  • Expert proficiency in English ans in French, both oral and written

Desjardins Cross-sector skills

Action oriented, Collaborates, Customer Focus, Innovation

Key competencies for the job

Business insight, Decision quality, Interpersonal Savvy, Plans and aligns

Work Location

Complexe Desjardins Montréal

Trade Union

Non Syndiqué

Unposting Date


Job Family

Human resources (FG)

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