Advisor - Operational Risks

June 29, 2020

(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-09As an advisor, operational risks (third-party risks), you will advise and assist clients and partners as part of your line of business’s initiatives.

You will help carry out operational risk analyses and work related to third-party operational risks in the sector assigned to you. You will make recommendations on the development and execution of operational initiatives and projects. Coordination is critical, so you will interact with stakeholders working in many other fields. Interpersonal savvy is therefore essential.

You will contribute to internal projects aimed at improving third-party risk management practices. You will join working groups, which will enable you to expand your knowledge.

This is an opportunity to work for a dynamic team, where collaboration is critical to our success. Our team is part of a learning environment in which we are committed to helping members grow by offering them a learning path in terms of knowledge, know-how and interpersonal skills.

Main responsibilities

  • Support the sectors in managing their operational risks and, more specifically, third-party (suppliers and partners) risks.
  • Analyze and conduct third-party operational risk assessments.
  • Issue recommendations.

Other working conditions

  • Number of jobs available : 1


  • Bachelor's degree in an appropriate discipline
  • A minimum of four years of relevant experience
  • Financial experience (an asset)

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

Knowledge of oral and written English at intermediate level

Desjardins Cross-sector skills

Action oriented, Collaborates, Customer Focus, Innovation

Key competencies for the job

Communicates effectively, Interpersonal Savvy, Plans and aligns

Work Location

Complexe Desjardins Montréal

Trade Union

Non Syndiqué

Unposting Date


Job Family

Risk management (FG)

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