Senior Advisor- Training and Skills Development

June 07, 2019

(Work place: 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-10Desjardins Group Business Services Executive Division is looking for a Senior Advisor, Training and Skills Development. As such, you will help analyze the needs and develop, design and logistically plan the training. You will lead and influence various stakeholders (your team and internal partners) in terms of the issues and projects involving the development of training that relates to the business sector’s strategic initiatives to build the skills needed for front-line positions. In this regard, you will assist in developing and recommending the direction to take and the skills to develop. The nature of the files requires a strong business sense, creativity, expertise in adult learning strategies and an understanding of the emerging technologies used in skills development. You will position the methods used to train and develop skills in projects with a very high degree of operational and conceptual complexity and in which an analysis and a comprehensive, in-depth understanding of business and the organization is required. Coordination will be critical, and you will be called upon to interact with many expert stakeholders in a variety of fields.Therefore, highly developed interpersonal skills are key.You will serve not only as a specialized advisor and content expert in your field, but also as a contact and coach.

Other working condition

  • Number of job available :  1


  • Bachelor's degree in a relevant field
  • Training in adult education (an asset)
  • Six 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  

Specific knowledge

Proficient speaker, advanced knowledge of English

Desjardins Cross-sector skills

Accountability, Collaborates, Customer Focus, Innovation

Key competencies for the job

Business insight, Complexity, Interpersonal Savvy, Tech savvy

Work Location

Complexe Desjardins Montréal

Trade Union

Non Syndiqué

Unposting Date


Job Family

Human resources (FG)

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