Portfolio Manager, Private Equity and Illiquid Assets

July 21, 2021

(Work place: Lévis)

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-11The Desjardins Group Pension Plan (DGPP), Canada’s fifth largest private pension fund, manages an asset portfolio of close to $20 billion.As Portfolio Manager, you will develop and implement strategies as well as an investment plan for the portfolios under your management, as approved by the Investment Committee. You will manage and monitor investments and portfolios under your responsibility and monitor the DGPP’s financial performance in accordance with the strategic orientations and decisions made by the Investment Committee.You will work for the Desjardins Group Pension Plan and report directly to the Vice-President.

General Information on the Position

Main responsibilities

  • Develop and implement on an annual basis specific investment strategies and the overall investment plan for portfolios under your management.

  • •Oversee the due diligence work leading to the provision of appropriate recommendations made to the Investment Committee concerning investments.

  • Manage and monitor investments under your responsibility, attend advisory committees and/or boards of directors of funds and direct investments, if applicable, and carry out follow-up and reporting activities.

  • Execute the sectoral investment plan to obtain added-value transactions for the DGPP.

Other working condition

  • Number of job available : 1


  • Bachelor's degree in a related field

  • A minimum of 8 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, Complexity, Decision quality, Interpersonal Savvy, Situational adaptability, Strategic mindset

Work Location

Caisse Desjardins de Lévis

Trade Union

Non Syndiqué

Unposting Date


Job Family

General finance and accounting (FG)

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