You manage a team of cross-sector professionals who serve as expert advisors on our international technical assistance projects. As Director, you play a key role in developing our service offer and business as well as in developing our intellectual capital through developing skills and promoting a culture based on evaluation and innovation. Your abilities to lead and influence, develop talent and drive results will be essential.
General Information on the Position
An overview of your day-to-day
Are you the person we’re looking for?
You hold a bachelor’s degree in a relevant field. A master’s degree would be an asset.
You have 8 years of relevant experience, including 3 years in managing cross-sector teams.
You’re familiar with the financial sector.
Your knowledge of the issues related to financial inclusion in emerging and developing economies is a very strong asset.
You’re a good negotiator and are recognized for your effective communication and influencer skills, in both English and French. You can also do this in Spanish? You’re the perfect candidate.
You’re known for your ability to quickly understand the issues and obtain results in line with the corporate strategy.
Your strength: you explore possibilities by thinking outside the box while managing constraints.
By working in international development, you get to build relationships and collaborate with colleagues and partners around the world. For the past 50 years, we have all shown ingenuity and open-mindedness and have used DID’s collective intelligence to make a daily difference in people’s lives while developing professionally and personally.
Founded in 1970, Développement international Desjardins (DID) is a Desjardins Group component whose goal is to strengthen the inclusive financial sector and provide populations of developing and emerging countries access to secure, diversified financial services that fit their needs.
Desjardins Cross-sector skills
Action-oriented, Collaborates, Customer Focus, Engagement, Innovation
Key competencies for the job