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Job Locations CA-ON-Oakville
Posted Date 2 days ago(10/22/2021 10:14 AM)
About GWL Realty Advisors GWLRA is a leader in both the commercial and multi-residential real estate industries. Driven by our values of Integrity, Ambition, Creativity, and Empathy, our vision is to be a sustainable company known for exceptional real estate management, trusted advice, and outstanding service by consistently fulfilling our mission to deliver strong, long-term results for our clients.    We’re looking for a maintenance technician for a multi-residential apartment building. With as many as 4-10 service requests per day, maintenance technicians must be prepared to respond to any of a variety of maintenance needs, often with very little advance notice and a variable degree of urgency expressed residents and management. The role includes bi-weekly on call responsibilities for building emergencies.   RESPONSIBILITIES PLUMBING - Includes the repair, replacement or installation of faucets, pipes, hot water tanks, toilets, garbage disposals, dishwashers, water-dispensing refrigerators, and washing machines. Investigation of leaks and plumbing issues within the building and/or suites. ELECTRICAL - Includes the repair, replacement or installation of power switches, fuses, wall sockets, ceiling lights, ceiling fans, climate control systems, and garage doors openers DRYWALL REPAIR - Includes filling in small holes caused by nails and minor dings from normal wear and tear; most commonly performed between the time a tenant vacates a unit and a new renter assumes occupancy PAINTING - Includes minor touch-ups following damage repair, upkeep of the common areas and new painting walls, as needed APPLIANCE REPAIR - Includes the minor repair, replacement or installation of major household appliances, such as refrigerators, dishwashers, range ovens, washers and dryers, microwaves, etc. GROUNDS KEEPING: - Includes winterization of terraces and common area, watering plants in office and pots, replacing light bulbs in common areas, exterior lighting and parking areas, power-washing terraces and entry, and any other duty if asked. CLEANING + HOUSEKEEPING - Includes maintaining a tidy appearance in maintenance storage, mechanical penthouse, parking garage, offices, reserved amenity spaces, fitness center and all common areas and also includes cleaning fixtures, floors and other surfaces in vacated units before new renters assume occupancy, as needed. CONTRACTOR MANAGEMENT - Includes escorting contractors into resident suites to allow them to perform repairs, ensuring that contractors are using proper gear and safety practices for the work they are performing, and reporting work completed by contractors in our Yardi work order system.  LIFE SAFETY + SYSTEMS MAINTENANCE - Includes maintaining all logs for mechanical components of the building, fire safety systems (extinguishers and smoke detectors), fall protection, Personal Protective Equipment maintenance and reporting any potential life safety issues to your Maintenance or Property Manager, completing annual inspections SNOW REMOVAL - Includes shoveling, blowing or plowing snow away from walkways, common areas and driveways, and laying down rock salt atop icy surfaces to prevent slipping, maintaining snow log CUSTOMER SERVICE - Includes professional, prompt and courteous correspondence with residents when scheduling and providing maintenance services, and with contracted vendors that provide additional facility services TIME MANAGEMENT - Includes maintaining an organized scheduling and tracking system, usually by paper, to effectively complete all maintenance requests in a timely manner and in the order by which they were received or by level of urgency QUALIFICATIONS - 2+ years of experience in a maintenance role - Property Management experience an asset - Must possess exceptional communication and interpersonal relationship skills - Strong attention to detail, problem-solving, and follow-up is required - Must be a self-starter with high degree of initiative, flexibility, and professionalism - Ability to work with a diverse group of people and interests while being culturally aware - Possess knowledge of health and safety practices - Ability to follow oral and written instructions and be able to maintain effective and cooperative working relationships - Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions - High School Diploma or General Education Degree (GED)  WHAT WE OFFER   - 3 Paid Personal Days per year - 3 weeks of vacation per year - Flexible work environment with some ability to work from home - Flexible Benefits - Collaborative team environment - Up to $2,000 annual Education Allowance - Up to $5,000 annual Mental Health Coverage - Up to $400 to use towards wellness annually to help support your financial, physical, and mental wellness Our Business Learn more about our commercial and residential businesses, our values, and careers at GWLRA! Our Commitment to Diversity GWL Realty Advisors is an equal opportunity employer. It prohibits discrimination based on age, color, disability, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, and any other legally protected class in accordance with applicable federal, provincial and local laws. We are committed to creating and maintaining an inclusive and accessible workplace. If you are contacted for an interview and require accommodation during the interviewing process, please let us know
Job ID
2021-21734
Job Locations CA-ON-Toronto
Posted Date 2 days ago(10/21/2021 2:49 PM)
  About GWL Realty Advisors   GWLRA is a leader in both the commercial and multi-residential real estate industries. Driven by our values of Integrity, Ambition, Creativity, and Empathy, our vision is to be a sustainable company known for exceptional real estate management, trusted advice, and outstanding service by consistently fulfilling our mission to deliver strong, long-term results for our clients.    In this role, you’ll have the opportunity to:   Be responsible for managing all aspects of the construction phase(s) of active development projects throughout the Eastern Canada Region, currently in the Toronto, Ottawa, and Montreal markets. A construction background with exposure to hi-rise residential development, understanding of industry standard construction contracts and their resulting administration and direct project management experience managing complex construction projects is essential. This position will require domestic travel, the extent of which will be determined in part by COVID restrictions and company policies.   REPONSIBILITIES Pre-Development Project Coordination: - Participate in and assist as necessary the pursuit of/and obtaining all municipal permits/approvals (building permits, SPA, neighbor agreements etc.) as required to achieve project schedules and objectives. - Management of contract administration and ensure appropriate progression through their respective reviews and approvals. - Contribute to and manage as required elements of the project consultant & construction manager procurement process; including the preparation of pre-qualifications, competitive tender documents and the subsequent evaluation/comparison of bid submissions ensuring the fair, transparent and non-biased recommendation to senior management as required. Planning & Scheduling - Manage all aspects of assigned development projects (including multi-family, commercial office/industrial, mixed use etc.) throughout their various construction phases. - Prepare and distribute accurate and timely project reports (for internal and external clients). Review and evaluate all changes to quantify their effect on schedule, cost and/or quality. - Provide appropriate recommendations to senior management for consideration and approval. - Review all construction documents and drawings to confirm compliance with overall project objectives. - Manage all ‘Letters of Credit’ issuance/releases, ensuring required obligations are completed and LC’s are released on a timely basis. Project Execution - Conduct regular site inspections to assess overall construction progress and ensure progress aligns with the approved schedule. - Manage and oversee 3rd party project managers, consultants and contractors and associated project administration as required. - Responsible for processing, approving project related invoices and monthly draws and cost coding appropriately for the project accounting software program (Yardi 7S). - Manage the receipt, coordination, and timely approvals of RFI’s, CCN’s CO’s, CD’s. - In cooperation with the property and asset management teams, develop the procurement strategy for all required fixtures, furnishings and equipment and coordinate delivery & installation thereof. - Coordination with the property management to co-develop the transition plan, taking the project from construction completion through occupancy. - Manage all ‘Letters of Credit’ issuance/releases, ensuring required obligations are completed. - Oversight of all Tenant construction or defined sub-projects as required. - Manage all aspects of the closeout/warranty/training phase and ensure comprehensive transition plans are developed in support of a smooth and orderly conversion from construction project to operating facility.   Budgeting & Financial Management - Monitor and provide regular forward-looking financial projections, comparing projected costs and cash flows compared to original budget assumptions along with associated variance explanations and supporting rationale. - Track and manage all financial commitments to aid in the preparation of accurate financial projections. - Responsible for record keeping of relevant key files such as soft cost, change orders and project reports. - Review and oversee project related expenses verifying work has been performed and completed satisfactorily such that payments may be released. QUALIFICATIONS - 5+ years of experience with a large-scale development, construction, or engineering firm. - University or College Degree / Diploma, ideally in either Engineering/Architecture/planning or Business Administration, Commerce or in an appropriate field of study - Possess or is actively working towards a PMP, RPA, FMA, SMA or similar designation(s). - Working knowledge of municipal planning entitlements & building permit process. - Able to read/interpret construction drawings (Architectural, Electrical, Mechanical and Civil) and experience with negotiating/management/enforcement of CCDC/CCA forms of contract. - Superior communication and organizational skills will allow you to successfully manage multiple priorities and projects under strict budget and schedule constraints and communicate status thereof to senior managers and stakeholders. - Your well-developed financial analysis and technical skills include a strong knowledge of MS Office suite (including, Excel, Word, Outlook, and MS Project) and knowledge of Yardi project management systems would be an asset. - Knowledge of/use of AutoCAD/BIM/Revit is considered an asset. - Previous experience with the successful implementation of measurable ‘value engineering’ techniques. - Exposure to “Intelligent” or “Smart” building technologies would be beneficial.   WHAT WE OFFER   - 3 Paid Personal Days per year - 3 weeks of vacation per year - Up to $2,000 annual Education Allowance - Up to $5,000 annual Mental Health Coverage - Up to $400 to use towards wellness annually to help support your financial, physical, and mental wellness   Our Business Learn more about our commercial and residential businesses, our values, and careers at GWLRA! Our Commitment to Diversity GWL Realty Advisors is an equal opportunity employer. It prohibits discrimination based on age, color, disability, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, and any other legally protected class in accordance with applicable federal, provincial and local laws. We are committed to creating and maintaining an inclusive and accessible workplace. If you are contacted for an interview and require accommodation during the interviewing process, please let us know   Position Type: Permanent Full Time
Job ID
2021-21726
Job Locations CA-ON-Toronto | CA-MB-Winnipeg | CA-ON-London
Posted Date 2 days ago(10/21/2021 3:31 PM)
We are Canada Life   Being a part of Canada Life means you have a voice. This is a place where your unique background, perspectives and talents are valued, and shape our future success.   You can be your best here. You’re part of a diverse and inclusive workplace where your career and well-being are championed. You’ll have the opportunity to excel in your way, finding new and better ways to deliver exceptional customer and advisor experiences.   Together, as part of a great team, you’ll deliver on our shared purpose to improve the well-being of Canadians. It’s our driving force. Become part of a strong and successful company that’s trusted by millions of Canadians to do the right thing.     Be your best at Canada Life.   We are looking for an SAP HANA Analyst / Developer     Given the size and scope of our organization, we have the flexibility for this position to be located in the following head office locations: Toronto, London, Winnipeg.    Role description    Canada life is searching for an SAP HANA Analyst / Developer to join our Canadian Technology Team. We offer a high energy, professional yet casual work environment with the opportunity to make a difference every day. It's an environment where everyone’s contribution is rewarded and valued. We take pride in our ability to have fun and celebrate our successes together. In return, we are looking for individuals that can thrive in our environment, using technology to turn problems into opportunities to grow. If we are describing you, then consider being a part of the Canada Life Team!   Your Purpose at Canada Life:   As a member of the Canadian Technology Team, you will help us continue to stabilize our implementation of SAP Financial Products Subledger(FPSL) and continue to build further enhancements and functionality from that foundation. In this role you will work closely with regional actuarial and accounting customers, and internally with development teams to understand integration requirements of business data to and from the subledger system and ensure high quality design, development, and deployment at regular intervals. You will also provide incident support, manage issues, and defect escalations, drive problem resolution, support root cause analysis and provide tactical and strategic solutions. If you thrive in a fast-paced, ideas-led environment, you’re in the right place.   Ways you contribute: - Understand source system data integration requirements and design and configure data models and inbound integration within the Financial Products Subledger (FPSL). - Respond to issues and queries from stakeholders, provide short-term resolutions and work with relevant technology partners for long term remediation in a timely manner. - Work alongside sponsors, project managers, and architects to create and execute project plans. - Translate conceptual user requirements into software requirements. - Manage the design, development, and implementation of software requirements. - Document software and produce write-ups for other developers and/or end users. - Participate in application releases, from development, testing and deployment into production. - Oversee and mentor junior resources on the team. - Learn and be exposed to suite of corporate SAP technologies. Primary Qualifications: - At least 2 years experience with S/4 HANA - At least 2 years experience in data modeling and design - Understanding of the Bank Analyzer / Insurance Analyzer / FPSL data model and data structures - Understanding of Source Data Layer and Results Data Layer and related concepts   Additional Qualifications: - Experience translating business needs into clear designs and produce high-quality builds - Experience performing unit and functional testing of designs - Experience articulating functionality of systems to business and IT teams at various levels - Experience withSAP Fiori, SAPUI5, SAP HANA, SAP Cloud Platform, SAP integration technologies - Strong SQL Skills - Proven analysis and design skills experience - Proficiency with code versioning tools, such as Git - Strong ability to produce detailed documentation - Strong analytical and excellent problem-solving abilities - Good understanding in financial accounting and reporting practices - Excellent written and verbal communication skill with an emphasis on tact and diplomacy - Ability to own the role and provide deep functional expertise of system capabilities   Skills considered an asset: - Experience in SAP FICO - Basic understanding of IFRS17 concept - Experience with SAP BW Be your best at Canada Life - Apply today    We are one of Canada's top 100 employers!   Canada Life serves the financial security needs of more than 13 million people across Canada, with additional operations in Europe and the United States. As members of the Power Financial Corporation group of companies, we’re one of Canada’s leading insurers with interests in life insurance, health insurance, investment and retirement savings. We offer a broad portfolio of financial and benefit plan solutions for individuals, families, businesses and organizations.       We are committed to providing an inclusive, accessible environment, where all employees and customers feel valued, respected and supported. We are dedicated to building a workforce that reflects the diversity of the communities in which we live, and to creating an environment where every employee has the opportunity to reach their potential.           Canada Life would like to thank all applicants, however only those who qualify for an interview will be contacted  
Job ID
2021-21722
Job Locations CA-ON-Toronto | CA-MB-Winnipeg | CA-ON-London
Posted Date 2 days ago(10/21/2021 3:30 PM)
We are Canada Life   Being a part of Canada Life means you have a voice. This is a place where your unique background, perspectives and talents are valued, and shape our future success.   You can be your best here. You’re part of a diverse and inclusive workplace where your career and well-being are championed. You’ll have the opportunity to excel in your way, finding new and better ways to deliver exceptional customer and advisor experiences.   Together, as part of a great team, you’ll deliver on our shared purpose to improve the well-being of Canadians. It’s our driving force. Become part of a strong and successful company that’s trusted by millions of Canadians to do the right thing.     Be your best at Canada Life.   We are looking for an SAP HANA Analyst    Given the size and scope of our organization, we have the flexibility for this position to be located in the following head office locations: Toronto, London, Winnipeg.    Role description    As a member of the Canadian Technology Team, you will help us continue to stabilize our implementation of SAP Financial Products Subledger(FPSL) and continue to build further enhancements and functionality from that foundation. In this role you will work closely with regional actuarial and accounting customers, and internally with development teams to understand integration requirements of business data to and from the subledger system and ensure high quality design, development, and deployment at regular intervals. You will also provide incident support, manage issues, and defect escalations, drive problem resolution, support root cause analysis and provide tactical and strategic solutions. If you thrive in a fast-paced, ideas-led environment, you’re in the right place.   Ways you contribute: - Understand source system data integration requirements and design and configure data models and inbound integration within the Financial Products Subledger (FPSL). - Respond to issues and queries from stakeholders, provide short-term resolutions and work with relevant technology partners for long term remediation in a timely manner. - Work alongside sponsors, project managers, and architects to create and execute project plans. - Translate conceptual user requirements into software requirements. - Manage the design, development, and implementation of software requirements. - Document software and produce write-ups for other developers and/or end users. - Participate in application releases, from development, testing and deployment into production. - Oversee and mentor junior resources on the team. - Learn and be exposed to suite of corporate SAP technologies. Primary Qualifications: - At least 2 years experience with S/4 HANA - At least 2 years experience in data modeling and design. - Understanding of the Bank Analyzer / Insurance Analyzer / FPSL data model and data structures - Understanding of Source Data Layer and Results Data Layer and related concepts Additional Qualifications: - Experience translating business needs into clear designs and produce high-quality builds - Experience performing unit and functional testing of designs - Experience articulating functionality of systems to business and IT teams at various levels - Strong ability to produce detailed documentation - Strong analytical and excellent problem-solving abilities - Good understanding in financial accounting and reporting practices - Excellent written and verbal communication skill with an emphasis on tact and diplomacy - Ability to own the role and provide deep functional expertise of system capabilities Skills considered an asset: - Experience in SAP FICO - Basic understanding of IFRS17 concept Be your best at Canada Life- Apply today    We are one of Canada's top 100 employers!   Canada Life serves the financial security needs of more than 13 million people across Canada, with additional operations in Europe and the United States. As members of the Power Financial Corporation group of companies, we’re one of Canada’s leading insurers with interests in life insurance, health insurance, investment and retirement savings. We offer a broad portfolio of financial and benefit plan solutions for individuals, families, businesses and organizations.       We are committed to providing an inclusive, accessible environment, where all employees and customers feel valued, respected and supported. We are dedicated to building a workforce that reflects the diversity of the communities in which we live, and to creating an environment where every employee has the opportunity to reach their potential.           Canada Life would like to thank all applicants, however only those who qualify for an interview will be contacted  
Job ID
2021-21721
Job Locations CA-ON-Toronto | CA-MB-Winnipeg | CA-ON-London
Posted Date 1 day ago(10/22/2021 11:27 AM)
We are Canada Life   Being a part of Canada Life means you have a voice. This is a place where your unique background, perspectives and talents are valued, and shape our future success.   You can be your best here. You’re part of a diverse and inclusive workplace where your career and well-being are championed. You’ll have the opportunity to excel in your way, finding new and better ways to deliver exceptional customer and advisor experiences.   Together, as part of a great team, you’ll deliver on our shared purpose to improve the well-being of Canadians. It’s our driving force. Become part of a strong and successful company that’s trusted by millions of Canadians to do the right thing.     Be your best at Canada Life.   We are looking for a Senior Technical Support Specialist    Given the size and scope of our organization, we have the flexibility for this position to be located in the following head office locations: Toronto, London, or Winnipeg.    Role description    The Computing Services team is responsible for providing x64 and Active Directory operations and technical support services to meet the service requirements of the business for Canada Life.   The Senior Technical Support Specialist Server role reports to the Manager, Computing Services, and is part of a team responsible for providing 7x24 hour support and consultation in the Server environment.   What you’ll do:   The Senior Technical Support Specialist will provide support for Active Directory services across the enterprise, performing second level support and acting as a resource for technical infrastructure projects. Typical support activities include, but are not limited to, troubleshooting Active Directory and security issues, reporting, provisioning, patching and maintaining the Active Directory infrastructure for the Computing Services environment. - Provide day to day administration, operation and maintenance of the Active Directory environment - Provides 2nd level support of all the server shared services with a focus on the Active Directory environment. - Identifies resource utilization trends and recommends options for addressing capacity issues in order to meet business requirements and service level targets. - Works with teams to ensure smooth integration of application services with Active Directory. - Provides support to other Engineering & Operations Support Specialists regarding the integration of services with Active Directory. - Manages and monitors Active Directory performance and availability to ensure business service level expectations are met. - Identifies process improvements and opportunities within Computing Services. - Operate within the framework of enterprise architecture and technology standards. - Work with project teams to leverage Active Directory services. - Ensure systems are engineered to meet business service level expectations, as well as corporate I.S. standards. - Provide ‘level 2’ service desk support for Computing Services. - Acts as an Active Directory subject matter expert to projects as needed. - Conduct problem management for technical problems and issues. - Provides 7 x 24 on-call support on a rotational basis. Who you are: - Degree or diploma in a related discipline (computer science) or an equivalent combination of training and experience. - Minimum 5 years’ experience within a large-scale Information Services operation or a technical support organization. - Working experience as a Microsoft Windows Server systems administrator. - Working experience with Active Directory. - Working experience with Active Directory Federation Services (ADFS). - Strong analytical and problem-solving skills. - Strong communication and interpersonal skills. - Demonstrated ability to work effectively in a team environment. - Experience applying instrumentation and automation. - Knowledge of I.S. processes including change, incident, and problem management. - Knowledge of system management tools. - Knowledge of security management principles  What really sets you apart: - Working experience with scripting tools such as PowerShell and Python - Knowledge of automation tools such as Ansible - Working experience with VMWare - Knowledge of Network management principles   Be your best at Canada Life - Apply today    We are one of Canada's top 100 employers!   Canada Life serves the financial security needs of more than 13 million people across Canada, with additional operations in Europe and the United States. As members of the Power Financial Corporation group of companies, we’re one of Canada’s leading insurers with interests in life insurance, health insurance, investment and retirement savings. We offer a broad portfolio of financial and benefit plan solutions for individuals, families, businesses and organizations.       We are committed to providing an inclusive, accessible environment, where all employees and customers feel valued, respected and supported. We are dedicated to building a workforce that reflects the diversity of the communities in which we live, and to creating an environment where every employee has the opportunity to reach their potential.           Canada Life would like to thank all applicants, however only those who qualify for an interview will be contacted   #ind #indtech
Job ID
2021-21719
Job Locations CA-ON-Toronto | CA-ON-London
Posted Date 1 day ago(10/22/2021 6:53 PM)
We are Canada Life   Being a part of Canada Life means you have a voice. This is a place where your unique background, perspectives and talents are valued, and shape our future success.   You can be your best here. You’re part of a diverse and inclusive workplace where your career and well-being are championed. You’ll have the opportunity to excel in your way, finding new and better ways to deliver exceptional customer and advisor experiences.   Together, as part of a great team, you’ll deliver on our shared purpose to improve the well-being of Canadians. It’s our driving force. Become part of a strong and successful company that’s trusted by millions of Canadians to do the right thing.     Be your best at Canada Life.   We are looking for an Analyst, Data & Analytics     Given the size and scope of our organization, we have the flexibility for this position to be located in the following head office locations: Toronto or London.    Role description    As an important part of the Strategic data team, this role will support initiatives and projects as they pertain to the data warehouse environments and new Azure platforms, it will assist with managing client and advisor transactional data to ensure there is a ‘single version of the truth’ for Individual Customer. This role will also be responsible for bringing actionable analysis and insights to team members and key stakeholder groups.  They will become a subject matter expert and help guide the team in improving processes, products, and services through data mining and analysis.  An outward focus and ability to translate complex problems into simple concepts will be important to this role’s success.   What you will do  - Build, implement and maintain data models for custom reports and dashboards - Work with large data-sets that are not consistent, clean or fully modelled - Become intimately familiar with data-sets stored across several different systems - Ensure data consistency and accuracy. - Collaborate with the IC Technical team in strategic data initiatives as well as improve the quality of the IC data - Translating needs of various sales stakeholders into actionable analysis. - Derive insights from various sources of data with varying levels of integrity - Ensure best practices are followed with respect to data governance and structure What you will bring  - University or College degree in Math, Business, Financial, Database management or related field - 1-3 years in an Analyst role - Mix of proficiency with SQL, Power BI, Cognos, Tableau, Python, R - Proficiency in Databricks and/or Azure synapse is an asset - Strong presentation & communication skills - Proven ability to think at an abstract level - Knowledge of our organization, distribution channels, products, systems, and data is an asset - Background using analysis/analytic and visualization tools - Ability to provide leadership for various projects - Ability to work with little, to no documentation or instructions - Ability to think outside the box and identify solutions to overcome obstacles - Able to manage many complicated tasks at one time while prioritizing and managing to deadlines in a challenging work environment Be your best at Canada Life- Apply today    We are one of Canada's top 100 employers!   Canada Life serves the financial security needs of more than 13 million people across Canada, with additional operations in Europe and the United States. As members of the Power Financial Corporation group of companies, we’re one of Canada’s leading insurers with interests in life insurance, health insurance, investment and retirement savings. We offer a broad portfolio of financial and benefit plan solutions for individuals, families, businesses and organizations.       We are committed to providing an inclusive, accessible environment, where all employees and customers feel valued, respected and supported. We are dedicated to building a workforce that reflects the diversity of the communities in which we live, and to creating an environment where every employee has the opportunity to reach their potential.           Canada Life would like to thank all applicants, however only those who qualify for an interview will be contacted  
Job ID
2021-21716
Job Locations CA-ON-Toronto | CA-ON-London | CA-MB-Winnipeg
Posted Date 3 days ago(10/20/2021 12:24 PM)
We are Canada Life   Being a part of Canada Life means you have a voice. This is a place where your unique background, perspectives and talents are valued, and shape our future success.   You can be your best here. You’re part of a diverse and inclusive workplace where your career and well-being are championed. You’ll have the opportunity to excel in your way, finding new and better ways to deliver exceptional customer and advisor experiences.   Together, as part of a great team, you’ll deliver on our shared purpose to improve the well-being of Canadians. It’s our driving force. Become part of a strong and successful company that’s trusted by millions of Canadians to do the right thing.     Be your best at Canada Life.   We are looking for an Assistant Vice-President, Privacy    Given the size and scope of our organization, we have the flexibility for this position to be located in the following head office locations: Toronto, London, Winnipeg.    Role description    Reporting to the Chief Compliance Officer, Canada, the Assistant Vice-President, Privacy is responsible for  leading the 2nd Line of defence privacy program across the Canadian operations of Canada Life.   This role will assist the Chief Compliance Officer, Canada in the mandate to provide oversight of privacy regulatory compliance across the Canadian organization. In order to maintain and evolve a privacy framework, and to promote a culture of privacy in Canada, you will be expected to develop a deep understanding of the Canadian organization’s structure and  businesses.  Together with your team, you will provide oversight, subject matter expertise and advice to support the corporation achieving its goals while meeting customer and regulatory expectations.   You will also be expected to build strong relationships with the senior business leaders to ensure they have the appropriate advice and resources to allow them to execute on their strategic priorities and protect the personal information that has been entrusted to the organization.    This role is responsible for maintaining and continuously evolving Canada Life’s corporate privacy office to support the Canadian organization and provide effective oversight of all privacy related activity in Canada in collaboration with other Risk and Compliance partners.  This role will also work closely with legal, information security, technology and data governance areas to ensure best practices around governance and management of the personal information the organization holds.    To achieve this goal the Assistant Vice President, Privacy will:  - Support the Canadian Chief Compliance Officer in executing on the Compliance mandate. - Maintain and evolve a Canadian privacy framework to support the organization’s Privacy Policy, including consistent and meaningful reporting on the status of privacy compliance. - Ensure the operation of an effective privacy oversight model, to include monitoring and testing of business activities as appropriate, together with participation in strategic business initiatives. - Promote a culture of privacy and support the creation, retention and sharing of knowledge, and best practices across the organization in order to manage Privacy Risk. - Act as the privacy subject matter expert for the Canadian operations of Canada Life and its Canadian subsidiaries. - Liaise with regulators as necessary on privacy related matters, including responding or, as appropriate, providing guidance to the business on privacy related regulatory requests, investigations or examinations. - Review, respond and/or provide guidance to the business on escalated privacy related complaints. - Develop and execute on communication strategies to educate business unit leadership and employees on privacy risks - Assist the Canada Chief Compliance officer to develop annual training for Employees and, where appropriate, other stakeholders such as Third-party Representatives. - Ensure a coordinated and collaborative approach to privacy risk management between the Privacy team and the Information Security,  Data Governance, Technology, Procurement and business functions.   - Monitor trends and developments in privacy and related legislation, including privacy thought leadership and liaise with industry and global peers to keep current on best practices. - Provide comprehensive guidance and develop plans to assist the Canadian operations and business meet current and emerging legislative and regulatory requirements. - Develop protocols and conduct tabletop exercises relating to significant privacy breach incidents. - Coordinate and oversee privacy impact assessments for internal initiatives as well as for arrangements with third parties. - Provide support to the Global Chief Privacy Officer in executing on role accountabilities and actively participate in the Global Privacy Practice Group. Qualifications required to ensure success in this role include: - A relevant University degree - CIPP/C, CIPM, and/or CIPT designations preferred - At least 10 years relevant experience, preferably in a financial institution - Knowledge of information and data systems with some technology background and understanding of data management governance and protocols - Experience with the review and consideration of legislative and regulatory matters - Excellent communication and interpersonal skills - Strong analytical and problem solving skills - Strong management and organizational skills Be your best at Canada Life- Apply today    We are one of Canada's top 100 employers!   Canada Life serves the financial security needs of more than 13 million people across Canada, with additional operations in Europe and the United States. As members of the Power Financial Corporation group of companies, we’re one of Canada’s leading insurers with interests in life insurance, health insurance, investment and retirement savings. We offer a broad portfolio of financial and benefit plan solutions for individuals, families, businesses and organizations.       We are committed to providing an inclusive, accessible environment, where all employees and customers feel valued, respected and supported. We are dedicated to building a workforce that reflects the diversity of the communities in which we live, and to creating an environment where every employee has the opportunity to reach their potential.           Canada Life would like to thank all applicants, however only those who qualify for an interview will be contacted  
Job ID
2021-21713
Job Locations CA
Posted Date 4 days ago(10/20/2021 9:48 AM)
We are Canada Life   Being a part of Canada Life means you have a voice. This is a place where your unique background, perspectives and talents are valued, and shape our future success.   You can be your best here. You’re part of a diverse and inclusive workplace where your career and well-being are championed. You’ll have the opportunity to excel in your way, finding new and better ways to deliver exceptional customer and advisor experiences.   Together, as part of a great team, you’ll deliver on our shared purpose to improve the well-being of Canadians. It’s our driving force. Become part of a strong and successful company that’s trusted by millions of Canadians to do the right thing.     Be your best at Canada Life.   We are looking for a Lead Business Analyst   The Health and Dental Claim Solutions team is looking for an experienced, and passionate Lead Business Analyst with experience in business analysis of large-scale projects. The Business Analyst position is an exciting role that is pivotal in achieving our vision to become the best provider of health and dental solutions. This position allows you to work with many different teams within our Health and Dental organization and larger Group Division.    The Lead business analyst works on projects along with our Group Technology partners and various teams within the Group division to transform our operation. This position is suited to an individual who enjoys working in an environment with complex problems, challenging deadlines, drives problems to conclusion and has the desire to become a business and technical expert in the organization.   What you will do  - Actively participate in the creation of project business cases including cost benefit analysis as required to determine prioritization of projects and solutions. - Contribute to successful project completion within budget and on time by identifying risks and recommending mitigation strategies. - Facilitate stakeholder engagement through effective workshops and interviews to identify and document business needs. - Collaborate with GCT to ensure understanding of the business requirements, use cases and business designs, and obtain sign off on the various elements to ensure solution delivery is appropriate and meets the needs of the business. - Being a subject matter expert for our Health and Dental Systems - Create test plans and evaluate test case outcome including the documentation of results and defects - Presenting recommendations to senior leaders in the organization. - Leading resources on larger projects, providing guidance and direction to team members. May include developing a formal project plan, monitoring and managing the plan to ensure deadlines are met and project objective is achieved. - Coach, mentor and support the development of Business Analysts on assigned projects - Support Learning and Development with the development of internal training material.     What you will bring  - Post-secondary education related to business. Other degrees that demonstrate focus on critical thinking are also valuable. - Demonstrated Business Analysis experience (5+ years) - Solution focused – enjoys the challenge of problem solving. - An enthusiastic team player who enjoys sharing knowledge, experience and ideas, and is open to the ideas and input of others - Well-developed verbal and written communication skills, able to tailor communication style to the audience. - Commitment to self development. - Experience in coaching, training or assisting other staff. - Knowledge of Group Health & Dental claims and Group Insurance systems is a definite asset. - Effective time management skills; Able to work independently and manage multiple deadlines/projects - Experience in applying skills using Word, Excel, Access and Visio software. Be your best at Canada Life- Apply today    We are one of Canada's top 100 employers!   Canada Life serves the financial security needs of more than 13 million people across Canada, with additional operations in Europe and the United States. As members of the Power Financial Corporation group of companies, we’re one of Canada’s leading insurers with interests in life insurance, health insurance, investment and retirement savings. We offer a broad portfolio of financial and benefit plan solutions for individuals, families, businesses and organizations.       We are committed to providing an inclusive, accessible environment, where all employees and customers feel valued, respected and supported. We are dedicated to building a workforce that reflects the diversity of the communities in which we live, and to creating an environment where every employee has the opportunity to reach their potential.           Canada Life would like to thank all applicants, however only those who qualify for an interview will be contacted   *LI-KL1 #Ind
Job ID
2021-21711
Job Locations CA-MB-Winnipeg | CA-ON-Toronto | CA-ON-London
Posted Date 3 days ago(10/20/2021 8:30 PM)
We are Canada Life   Being a part of Canada Life means you have a voice. This is a place where your unique background, perspectives and talents are valued, and shape our future success.   You can be your best here. You’re part of a diverse and inclusive workplace where your career and well-being are championed. You’ll have the opportunity to excel in your way, finding new and better ways to deliver exceptional customer and advisor experiences.   Together, as part of a great team, you’ll deliver on our shared purpose to improve the well-being of Canadians. It’s our driving force. Become part of a strong and successful company that’s trusted by millions of Canadians to do the right thing.     Be your best at Canada Life.   Technology redefines the way we work and deliver to meet business needs and elevate the customer experience. You’ll be part of an organization that is embracing modern technology, innovation and agile ways of working.    Our Canada Technology team is a strategic partner in our business – with an ambition to be a forward-thinking, agile technology organization delivering secure, resilient and leading solutions that support Canada Life and the well-being of millions of Canadians.   We are looking for an AVP of Platform Engineering   Given the size and scope of our organization, we have the flexibility for this position to be located in the following head office locations:  Toronto, London, Winnipeg.    Role description    The AVP of Platform Engineering is accountable for leading the development, operation, and continuous evolution of the Canada Life cloud platform. You will be responsible for evolving the roadmap, building strong foundational capabilities, managing operational support and continuous improvement in accordance with Canada Technology LOB and I&O objectives. In this role you will direct and provide leadership for platform architecture, solution design, automation, and operation of a highly programmatic (Terraform, Ansible, etc.) cloud ecosystem, including Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS), Platform-as-a Service (PaaS) onboarding, establishing patterns and operationalizing service, building secure and operationally sustainable services (Codified policies, monitoring, ITSM integration, etc.), operating processes, and continuous optimization. You will be responsible to reflect an experiential mindset, drive velocity, consistency, and transformation adoption with measurable progress against the Canada Life overall strategies.     What you will do  - Oversee technology products in the cloud roadmaps, including architecture, development, automation and implementation - Drive an agile mindset within the product stack that measures progress over perfection - Work with Business and IT stakeholders to ensure Product roadmaps are accurate and achievable - Develop and maintain senior level relationships with stakeholders, application development teams, external vendors and industry forums for the purpose of influencing product and technology directions, promoting effective collaboration and leading change management efforts - Hold yourself and your team accountable to contribute to the overall modernization of the organization - Ensure solutions are enhanced, secured and upgraded to evolve the roadmap - Ensure effective and efficient use of financial and people resources - Implement and maintain best practice standards and guidelines with custom and out-of-the-box software development, integration, and deployment of solutions - Oversee the establishment of a framework with other related teams for integrating into new stack - Ensure standards are in place for integration of third-party applications into new stack - Ensure security standards are in place for current and future development - Drive productivity improvements in areas such as process, procedures, tools, and practices - Work with Vendor Relations on vendor procurement, contract negotiation and vendor onboarding for delivery of business capabilities and solutions - Management of integrators/partners and technology services - Drive a high-performance culture for staff and promote culture changes within the organization. - Set clear goals and ensure clarity of accountability - Balance staffing levels with external augmentation to meet business delivery needs - Ensure leaders, staff and vendors work together to drive performance and deliver to high expectations - Identify and invest in opportunities (processes, training, systems) to enhance individual and team effectiveness What you will bring  - 8+ years’ experience in a senior engineering/technology leadership position - Experience with modern technology/engineering practices such as microservices, data services, event-streaming, and cloud hosting - Experience working in financial services or a comparable industry at similar size, scale and complexity - Experience leading through transformations - Experience with technology vendor relationship management - Bachelor of Computer Science, Engineering or equivalent - Agile delivery experience - Project delivery experience   Additional Capabilities: - Ability to flex between and be comfortable with influencing, advising, and collaboration - Inspires a vision that adapts to new realities, articulating meaningful expectations and creating clear pathways to desired outcomes - Ability to provide insight into the relationship between technology and business strategy - Ability to use knowledge of industry, business and systems to solve business problems - Strong understanding of business unit people, products and processes - Strong communication and relationship building skills - Using credibility and trusted advice, fosters collaboration - Promotes innovation with customer centric outward thinking - Ability to deal with ambiguity and flexibility of approach - Drives results and changes processes to improve performance; creates a culture of accountability - Has a bias toward action - Assesses issues and provides strategic direction; devises tactical solutions to iteratively advance strategies - Technology and systems expertise - Attracts, motivates, and develops talent to build the right team - Ability to manage and challenge vendor relationships to meet quality, cost, and performance goals - Understanding of internal economy and financial processes - Ability to oversee and manage financials Be your best at Canada Life- Apply today  We are one of Canada's top 100 employers!   Canada Life serves the financial security needs of more than 13 million people across Canada, with additional operations in Europe and the United States. As members of the Power Financial Corporation group of companies, we’re one of Canada’s leading insurers with interests in life insurance, health insurance, investment and retirement savings. We offer a broad portfolio of financial and benefit plan solutions for individuals, families, businesses and organizations.       We are committed to providing an inclusive, accessible environment, where all employees and customers feel valued, respected and supported. We are dedicated to building a workforce that reflects the diversity of the communities in which we live, and to creating an environment where every employee has the opportunity to reach their potential.           Canada Life would like to thank all applicants, however only those who qualify for an interview will be contacted   #ind #indtech
Job ID
2021-21708
Job Locations CA-MB-Winnipeg | CA-ON-Toronto | CA-ON-London
Posted Date 3 days ago(10/20/2021 8:25 PM)
We are Canada Life   Being a part of Canada Life means you have a voice. This is a place where your unique background, perspectives and talents are valued, and shape our future success.   You can be your best here. You’re part of a diverse and inclusive workplace where your career and well-being are championed. You’ll have the opportunity to excel in your way, finding new and better ways to deliver exceptional customer and advisor experiences.   Together, as part of a great team, you’ll deliver on our shared purpose to improve the well-being of Canadians. It’s our driving force. Become part of a strong and successful company that’s trusted by millions of Canadians to do the right thing.     Be your best at Canada Life.   Technology redefines the way we work and deliver to meet business needs and elevate the customer experience. You’ll be part of an organization that is embracing modern technology, innovation and agile ways of working.    Our Canada Technology team is a strategic partner in our business – with an ambition to be a forward-thinking, agile technology organization delivering secure, resilient and leading solutions that support Canada Life and the well-being of millions of Canadians.   We are looking for an AVP of Delivery & Enablement   Given the size and scope of our organization, we have the flexibility for this position to be located in the following head office locations:  Toronto, London, Winnipeg.    Role description    The AVP of Delivery & Enablement is accountable for leading the development, operation, and continuous evolution of the Canada Life Integration services. You will be responsible for evolving the roadmap, managing API/microservice delivery, service integration, driving organizational maturity and adoption of DevOps, the evolution of the continuous integration/continuous delivery supply chain (CI/CD), leading the modernization and integration of test automation services, managing datastores and the integration of data sources. In this role you will direct and provide leadership for the strategies, architecture, design, development, maintenance, and implementation of technology and processes to enable new ways of working. You will be responsible to reflect an experiential mindset, drive velocity, consistency and transformation adoption cross functionally with measurable progress against the Canada Life overall strategies.     What you will do  - Oversee technology product, data and cloud roadmaps, including architecture, development and implementation - Drive an agile mindset within the product stack that measures progress over perfection - Work with Business and IT stakeholders to ensure product roadmaps are accurate and achievable - Develop and maintain senior level relationships within stakeholders, application development teams, external vendors and industry forums for the purpose of influencing product and technology directions, promoting effective collaboration and leading change management efforts - Hold yourself and your team accountable to contribute to the overall digital modernization of the organization - Ensure solutions are enhanced, secured, and upgraded to evolve the roadmap - Ensure effective and efficient use of financial and people resources - Implement and maintain best practice standards and guidelines with custom and out-of-the-box software development, integration, and deployment of solutions - Oversee the establishment of a framework with other related teams for integrating into new stack - Ensure standards are in place for integration of third-party applications into new stack - Ensure security standards are in place for current and future development - Drive productivity improvements in areas such as process, procedures, tools, and practices - Work with Vendor Relations on vendor procurement, contract negotiation and vendor onboarding for delivery of business capabilities and solutions - Management of integrators/partners and technology services - Drive a high-performance culture for staff and promote culture changes within the organization. - Set clear goals and ensure clarity of accountability - Balance staffing levels with external augmentation to meet business delivery needs - Ensure leaders, staff and vendors work together to drive performance and deliver to high expectations - Identify and invest in opportunities (processes, training, systems) to enhance individual and team effectiveness   What you will bring  - 8+ years’ experience in a senior engineering/technology leadership position - Experience with modern technology/development methods; API Gateway, API development, event streaming, CI/CD supply chain, data integration, DevOps methods and practices. - Experience working in financial services or a comparable industry at similar size, scale, and complexity - Experience leading through transformations - Experience with technology vendor relationship management - Bachelor of Computer Science, Engineering or equivalent - Agile delivery experience - Project delivery experience   Additional Capabilities: - Ability to flex between and be comfortable with influencing, advising, and collaboration - Inspires a vision that adapts to new realities, articulating meaningful expectations and creating clear pathways to desired outcomes - Ability to provide insight into the relationship between technology and business strategy - Ability to use knowledge of industry, business and systems to solve business problems - Strong understanding of business unit people, products and processes - Strong communication and relationship building skills - Using credibility and trusted advice, fosters collaboration - Promotes innovation with customer centric outward thinking - Ability to deal with ambiguity and flexibility of approach - Drives results and changes processes to improve performance; creates a culture of accountability - Has a bias to action - Assesses issues and provides strategic direction; devises tactical solutions to iteratively advance strategies - Technology and systems expertise - Attracts, motivates, and develops talent to build the right team - Ability to manage and challenge vendor relationships to meet quality, cost, and performance goals - Understanding of internal economy and financial processes - Ability to oversee and manage budgets Be your best at Canada Life- Apply today    We are one of Canada's top 100 employers!   Canada Life serves the financial security needs of more than 13 million people across Canada, with additional operations in Europe and the United States. As members of the Power Financial Corporation group of companies, we’re one of Canada’s leading insurers with interests in life insurance, health insurance, investment and retirement savings. We offer a broad portfolio of financial and benefit plan solutions for individuals, families, businesses and organizations.       We are committed to providing an inclusive, accessible environment, where all employees and customers feel valued, respected and supported. We are dedicated to building a workforce that reflects the diversity of the communities in which we live, and to creating an environment where every employee has the opportunity to reach their potential.           Canada Life would like to thank all applicants, however only those who qualify for an interview will be contacted   #ind #indtech
Job ID
2021-21707
Job Locations CA-ON-Toronto | CA-ON-London | CA-MB-Winnipeg
Posted Date 3 days ago(10/20/2021 2:51 PM)
We are Canada Life   Being a part of Canada Life means you have a voice. This is a place where your unique background, perspectives and talents are valued, and shape our future success.   You can be your best here. You’re part of a diverse and inclusive workplace where your career and well-being are championed. You’ll have the opportunity to excel in your way, finding new and better ways to deliver exceptional customer and advisor experiences.   Together, as part of a great team, you’ll deliver on our shared purpose to improve the well-being of Canadians. It’s our driving force. Become part of a strong and successful company that’s trusted by millions of Canadians to do the right thing.     Be your best at Canada Life.   Technology redefines the way we work and deliver to meet business needs and elevate the customer experience. You’ll be part of an organization that is embracing modern technology, innovation and agile ways of working.  Our Canada Technology team is a strategic partner in our business – with an ambition to be a forward-thinking, agile technology organization delivering secure, resilient and leading solutions that support Canada Life and the well-being of millions of Canadians.   We are looking for a bright and passionate Technology Advisor to be a part of the Infrastructure & Operations (I&O) leadership team. Working closely with the CTO and I&O leaders, we are undertaking exciting work in several key areas which cross the I&O organization.  Key areas of focus include improving operational excellence, maturing our processes, changing the ways in which we work, reducing risk and improving resiliency all of which are targeted at driving improved business system performance and customer & advisor experiences. In I&O we are changing, adapting and realigning in greater support of customer and business expectations.  Through a systematic and focused approach we are looking to move forward change incrementally using agile approaches. Initial areas of focus are around our processes, procedures and ways of working to improve service resiliency and reduce service risk.     We are looking for a Cloud Technology Advisor   As a Technology Advisor you are a true change agent -- responsible for guiding I&O teams through the process start-to-finish. You remove impediments to achieving operational readiness.  You coordinate roll-out in close partnership with all technical teams. You have a deep understanding of the I&O organization and seek to drive continuous improvement with a outcome agnostic mindset centred around business value.   Given the size and scope of our organization, we have the flexibility for this position to be located in the following head office locations: Toronto, London, Winnipeg.    What you will do  - Working directly with the I&O leaders and technology areas seek out key areas of improvement, identify team members and guide them through to the desired sustainable outcome.  - Remove/facilitate removal of impediments and ensure team has what it needs to succeed from driving approvals to ensuring the team has required training, coaching and resources. - Facilitate alignment with all key partners to ensure readiness for rollout and adoption, including business value measurement and feedback loops to measure success. - Help develop transformation roadmap including identifying and planning proofs of concepts which could be piloted.   What you will bring  - A broad network in the organization to pull the right connections and get things done - A strong background in I&O with a keen understanding of all IT areas - A knowledge of Agile and the ability to dynamically tailor your approach to the situation - The ability to communicate complex issues and trade-offs and tell a compelling story - Strong leadership skills and the ability to influence a diverse group of stakeholders - The ability to quickly structure and break down problems and push the team towards a solution - Strong coaching skills with considerable experience in coaching large teams with various profiles - A challenger mindset with a passion to challenge status quo to find new solutions and drive out of the box ideas - Believes in a non-hierarchical culture of collaboration, transparency, and trust across the team   Be your best at Canada Life- Apply today    We are one of Canada's top 100 employers!   Canada Life serves the financial security needs of more than 13 million people across Canada, with additional operations in Europe and the United States. As members of the Power Financial Corporation group of companies, we’re one of Canada’s leading insurers with interests in life insurance, health insurance, investment and retirement savings. We offer a broad portfolio of financial and benefit plan solutions for individuals, families, businesses and organizations.       We are committed to providing an inclusive, accessible environment, where all employees and customers feel valued, respected and supported. We are dedicated to building a workforce that reflects the diversity of the communities in which we live, and to creating an environment where every employee has the opportunity to reach their potential.           Canada Life would like to thank all applicants, however only those who qualify for an interview will be contacted   #ind #indtech
Job ID
2021-21705
Job Locations CA-ON-Greater Toronto | CA-ON-London | CA-MB-Winnipeg
Posted Date 4 days ago(10/20/2021 8:59 AM)
Assistant Vice President Office of the Advisory Network and Industry Affairs EVP   We are Canada Life   Being a part of Canada Life means you have a voice. This is a place where your unique background, perspectives and talents are valued, and shape our future success.   You can be your best here. You’re part of a diverse and inclusive workplace where your career and well-being are championed. You’ll have the opportunity to excel in your way, finding new and better ways to deliver exceptional customer and advisor experiences.   Together, as part of a great team, you’ll deliver on our shared purpose to improve the well-being of Canadians. It’s our driving force. Become part of a strong and successful company that’s trusted by millions of Canadians to do the right thing.     Be your best at Canada Life.   We are looking for an Assistant Vice President Office of the Advisory Network and Industry Affairs EVP in the provinces of Manitoba or Ontario with flexible work from home capabilities. This role reports directly to the Executive Vice President, Advisory Network & Industry Affairs.   As AVP Office of the Advisory Network and Industry Affairs EVP, you’ll be responsible for optimizing the EVP’s effectiveness in their commitments across the organization, the board, executive leadership, staff, advisors and clients.  This is a critical role within the Canada Life Advisory Network, and you will be responsible for partnering with Communications, HR Business Relations, and Sales Effectiveness & Performance teams.    Responsibilities: Key responsibilities include but not limited to: - Leadership and/or coordination of Advisory Network-initiated projects, commitments, and priorities. Ensure alignment among project stakeholders, assist with project oversight, and collate and harmonize stakeholders’ project updates. Provide advice and recommendations to the EVP and interact with and as required present to CanadaLife senior leadership. - Support key projects or commitments that will enable Canada Life to have a market-leading value proposition and drive earnings growth/protection - Assist the EVP and Communications team with the preparation of various communications from the Office of the EVP, including the EVP’s external communications (Meetings, presentations, and releases) and internal communications (management meetings, employee communications, executive personnel changes). - Manage organizational, regulatory, and reputational risk associated with communications issued by the EVP. - Foster and support collaboration, transparency, and productivity among senior leadership to effect change without direct authority. Support the executive leaders in their ability to raise critical issues with the EVP and to receive needed responses, guidance and decisions. - Provide proactive support/guidance on risk issues that could impact the successful execution of the EVP’s commitments. Including the elevating of issues and recommending ideas to resolve the problem/mitigate the risk. - Support the preparation for and facilitation of critical path EVP meetings. This includes ensuring meeting objectives are realistic, preparation is appropriate, and that the EVP is well prepared. The Chief of Staff may attend such meetings to capture major action items, work with responsible stakeholders to ensure timely completion of action items and provide status reports to the EVP. - Administration of the Office of the EVP encompassing oversight of administrative support, new executive onboarding support, and support associated with HR cycle activities. Key Attributes Required:  - Highly developed written and verbal communications skills and interpersonal savvy. - Ability to impact and influence across various stakeholder groups with no formal authority. - Organizational agility with strong strategic and financial analysis skills. - Ability to negotiate effectively. - Results oriented with strong Project Management skills and experience leading both strategic and tactical projects to successful execution. - Ability to navigate with ambiguity in a fast-paced environment. - Effective and proven judgement towards sensitivity when dealing with senior executives and major corporate initiatives. - Leadership experience in insurance, wealth, finance, or business strategy needed. - Knowledge of and experience working with advisors and within distribution a plus   Be your best at Canada Life- Apply today    We are one of Canada's top 100 employers!   Canada Life serves the financial security needs of more than 13 million people across Canada, with additional operations in Europe and the United States. As members of the Power Financial Corporation group of companies, we’re one of Canada’s leading insurers with interests in life insurance, health insurance, investment and retirement savings. We offer a broad portfolio of financial and benefit plan solutions for individuals, families, businesses and organizations.       We are committed to providing an inclusive, accessible environment, where all employees and customers feel valued, respected and supported. We are dedicated to building a workforce that reflects the diversity of the communities in which we live, and to creating an environment where every employee has the opportunity to reach their potential.           Canada Life would like to thank all applicants, however only those who qualify for an interview will be contacted  
Job ID
2021-21704
Job Locations CA-ON-Toronto | CA-ON-London | CA-MB-Winnipeg
Posted Date 4 days ago(10/19/2021 8:56 PM)
We are Canada Life   Being a part of Canada Life means you have a voice. This is a place where your unique background, perspectives and talents are valued, and shape our future success.   You can be your best here. You’re part of a diverse and inclusive workplace where your career and well-being are championed. You’ll have the opportunity to excel in your way, finding new and better ways to deliver exceptional customer and advisor experiences.   Together, as part of a great team, you’ll deliver on our shared purpose to improve the well-being of Canadians. It’s our driving force. Become part of a strong and successful company that’s trusted by millions of Canadians to do the right thing.     Be your best at Canada Life.   We are looking for a Manager, Insurance Risk Management.     Given the size and scope of our organization, we have the flexibility for this position to be located in the following head office locations: Toronto, London, Winnipeg.    Position Overview:   The Insurance Risk Management Function, which is part of the Corporate Risk Function, provides independent risk oversight and advisory support for all insurance risk-taking activities across Great-West Lifeco.  Insurance Risk Management is responsible for the development and implementation of the insurance risk components of the ERM framework and monitoring compliance with them.  This includes the key insurance risk categories of mortality, longevity, morbidity, policyholder behaviour, expense and property damage. The Manager, Insurance Risk Management will provide key analysis, technical assistance and project organization to support the accountabilities of Insurance Risk Management.  This will include helping to ensure that effective processes are in place for the identification, measurement, management, monitoring and reporting of significant current and emerging insurance risks across the Company. The scope of the role includes insurance risks associated with individual insurance, wealth management, group insurance and reinsurance.  This includes insurance risk management for existing business and processes, as well as new initiatives (i.e. new product development).  What you will do: - Develop tools for the purpose of calculating and analyzing insurance risk (including the calibration of stresses); this will require review of relevant internal and external experience - Provide analysis to assist in the validation of insurance components of risk models as part of the Company’s model risk management and validation process - Assess the impacts to insurance risk due to special circumstances such as new business or strategy changes - Support thematic reviews on various insurance risks - Support the review of insurance risk assessments in product design and pricing - Support the review of underwriting and claims adjudication processes and documents developed by the business units - Support the review of reinsurance ceded risk management processes and documents developed by the business units - Assist in the monitoring and analysis of evolving insurance risk events (e.g. COVID-19) What you bring: - Fellow of the Canadian Institute of Actuaries (or nearly qualified) - Effective communication skills, which includes being able to clearly communicate complex results to others - Able to work well in a cross-functional team - Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills - An ability to work under pressure to meet challenging deadlines - Able to prioritize effectively and adjust to changing requests   Be your best at Canada Life - Apply today    We are one of Canada's top 100 employers!   Canada Life serves the financial security needs of more than 13 million people across Canada, with additional operations in Europe and the United States. As members of the Power Financial Corporation group of companies, we’re one of Canada’s leading insurers with interests in life insurance, health insurance, investment and retirement savings. We offer a broad portfolio of financial and benefit plan solutions for individuals, families, businesses and organizations.       We are committed to providing an inclusive, accessible environment, where all employees and customers feel valued, respected and supported. We are dedicated to building a workforce that reflects the diversity of the communities in which we live, and to creating an environment where every employee has the opportunity to reach their potential.           Canada Life would like to thank all applicants, however only those who qualify for an interview will be contacted  
Job ID
2021-21703
Job Locations CA-MB-Winnipeg
Posted Date 2 days ago(10/22/2021 9:45 AM)
We are Canada Life   Being a part of Canada Life means you have a voice. This is a place whereyour unique background, perspectives and talents are valued, and shape our future success.   You can be your best here. You’re part of a diverse and inclusive workplace where your career and well-being are championed. You’ll have the opportunity to excel in your way, finding new and better ways to deliver exceptional customer and advisor experiences.   Together, as part of a great team, you’ll deliver on our shared purpose to improve the well-being of Canadians. It’s our driving force. Become part of a strong and successful company that’s trusted by millions of Canadians to do the right thing.     Be your best at Canada Life.   We are looking for an Assistant Manager, Financial Operations.    The Assistant Manager, Financial Operations, is a leader and a key financial resource for the Member Health and Ability team. The incumbent will be responsible for the development of financial models that will provide the basis of the expense budget and other financial initiatives. The financial information and analysis provided will enable the Life and Disability, Health and Dental, and Group Financial Management senior management team to manage the various aspects of the business. The incumbent will lead the expense analysis, disability tax, and health and dental reporting teams.   What you will do:   - Live our values of integrity, partnership, excellence and continuous improvement. - Coordinate and manage the annual expense budget process including development and maintenance of budget models and assumptions, volume projections and expense targets. - Oversee the reporting and analysis of expense variances and re-projections on a monthly basis.   - Assist in responding to questions related to new and large group plans by providing cost analysis and staffing analysis. - Develop and provide analysis on financial initiatives of interest to senior management. - Determine and achieve team goals and support two supervisors in monitoring staff goals and objectives (including staff performance and recruitment). - Oversee the group disability tax team responsible for reporting tax information to the government. - Oversee the group health and dental reporting team in delivering timely and accurate information to assist senior leadership in decision making.     What you will bring:   - University degree with a professional accounting designation and a minimum of four years of related experience. - Strong analytical, problem solving and decision making skills. - Proficiency in MS Excel and MS Word; proficiency in MS Access an asset. - Proven leadership abilities. - Strong interpersonal and team player skills. - Well-developed oral and written communication skills. - Knowledge of Group Insurance, Group Health and Dental, and Group Disability processes and systems would be a definite asset. Be your best at Canada Life - Apply today    We are one of Canada's top 100 employers!   Canada Life serves the financial security needs of more than 13 million people across Canada, with additional operations in Europe and the United States. As members of the Power Financial Corporation group of companies, we’re one of Canada’s leading insurers with interests in life insurance, health insurance, investment and retirement savings. We offer a broad portfolio of financial and benefit plan solutions for individuals, families, businesses and organizations.       We are committed to providing an inclusive, accessible environment, where all employees and customers feel valued, respected and supported. We are dedicated to building a workforce that reflects the diversity of the communities in which we live, and to creating an environment where every employee has the opportunity to reach their potential.           Canada Life would like to thank all applicants, however only those who qualify for an interview will be contacted   #Ind
Job ID
2021-21702
Job Locations CA-MB-Winnipeg
Posted Date 2 days ago(10/21/2021 11:58 AM)
We are Canada Life   Being a part of Canada Life means you have a voice. This is a place where your unique background, perspectives and talents are valued, and shape our future success.   You can be your best here. You’re part of a diverse and inclusive workplace where your career and well-being are championed. You’ll have the opportunity to excel in your way, finding new and better ways to deliver exceptional customer and advisor experiences.   Together, as part of a great team, you’ll deliver on our shared purpose to improve the well-being of Canadians. It’s our driving force. Become part of a strong and successful company that’s trusted by millions of Canadians to do the right thing.     Be your best at Canada Life.   We are looking for an Associate Manager, Banking Operations.    The Associate Manager, Banking Operations is responsible for the overall day-to-day operations of the Treasury unit for Canada Life and its subsidiaries.   What you will do  - Responsible for all daily cash transactions for Canada Life and its subsidiaries, including collections, disbursements, associated journal vouchers and accounting entries. - Oversee the daily investment reporting process with Bond Investments to allow for the timely forecast and completion of investment transactions. - Oversee the daily bank reconciliation process for Canada Life and its subsidiaries.  This includes the monthly sign-off process for bank reconciliations and quarterly balance sheet review process. - Responsible for all bank administration policies and processes, including the opening/closing of bank accounts, letter of credit administration and completion of other legal documentation as required by our financial institutions. - Supervise, lead and mentor staff including the coordination, delegation, and prioritization of departmental tasks.  - Responsible for overseeing the development of the annual bank fee expense budget and monthly allocation of bank fee expenses. - Responsible for completion of internal/external audit requests and testing, ICOFR documentation and testing and quarter and year-end reporting requests. - Participate in and complete special/ad hoc projects and reports, as required. - Collaborate with other business units to support business priorities and drive continuous process improvements. - Other duties as assigned. What you will bring  - Completion of a University degree and a professional accounting designation or nearing completion (CPA, CA, CGA, CMA), or equivalent combination of education and work experience - Excellent time management and communication skills, with the ability to meet strict deadlines. - Strong analytical, problem solving and decision-making skills, with a focus on accuracy and attention to detail.  - Ability to work independently and as part of a team. - 5+ years of proven leadership, supervisory and customer service experience is required. - 5+ years of accounting experience, including treasury experience is an asset. - SAP, corporate mainframe and experience working with various banking software applications is required. - Proficient with Microsoft Office (Excel, Outlook, Teams and PowerPoint). Be your best at Canada Life- Apply today    We are one of Canada's top 100 employers!   Canada Life serves the financial security needs of more than 13 million people across Canada, with additional operations in Europe and the United States. As members of the Power Financial Corporation group of companies, we’re one of Canada’s leading insurers with interests in life insurance, health insurance, investment and retirement savings. We offer a broad portfolio of financial and benefit plan solutions for individuals, families, businesses and organizations.       We are committed to providing an inclusive, accessible environment, where all employees and customers feel valued, respected and supported. We are dedicated to building a workforce that reflects the diversity of the communities in which we live, and to creating an environment where every employee has the opportunity to reach their potential.           Canada Life would like to thank all applicants, however only those who qualify for an interview will be contacted   #Ind
Job ID
2021-21697
Job Locations CA-MB-Winnipeg | CA-ON-Toronto | CA-ON-London | CA-QC-Montreal
Posted Date 5 days ago(10/18/2021 2:59 PM)
We are Canada Life   Being a part of Canada Life means you have a voice. This is a place whereyour unique background, perspectives and talents are valued, and shape our future success.   You can be your best here. You’re part of a diverse and inclusive workplace where your career and well-being are championed. You’ll have the opportunity to excel in your way, finding new and better ways to deliver exceptional customer and advisor experiences.   Together, as part of a great team, you’ll deliver on our shared purpose to improve the well-being of Canadians. It’s our driving force. Become part of a strong and successful company that’s trusted by millions of Canadians to do the right thing.     Be your best at Canada Life.   We are looking for a Lead Business Analyst.   The Business Analyst position is an exciting role that is pivotal in achieving our vision to become the best provider of disability management solutions. This position allows you to work with many different teams within our Disability organization and larger Group Division.    This business analyst works with our front-line field organization and system partners to recommend the changes that will transform our operation – either through business process re-engineering or system re-design.  This position is suited to an individual who enjoys working in an environment with complex problems, challenging deadlines, drives problems to conclusion and has the desire to become a business and technical expert in the organization.   What you will do  - Supporting current disability systems by providing technical and process assistance to field inquiries. - Working with business users to thoroughly identify and document business requirements using a variety of methods.  The Business Analyst is responsible for ensuring all impacts of solution are understood, and risks have been identified. - Presenting recommendations to senior leaders in the organization. - Identify quality and efficiency issues and determine and implement solutions. - Leading resources on larger projects, providing guidance and direction to team members.   May include developing a formal project plan, monitoring and managing the plan to ensure deadlines are met and project objective is achieved. - Developing acceptance test strategy and coordinating execution of test plans. - Developing implementation plans; may include development and delivery of training to users and maintaining project and department documentation. - Mentoring other business analysts. What you will bring  - Post-secondary education related to business. Other degrees that demonstrate focus on critical thinking are also valuable. - Solution focused – enjoys the challenge of problem solving. - Solid communication skills, both verbal and written.  Group presentation experience an asset. - Commitment to self development. - Experience in coaching, training or assisting other staff. - Knowledge of Group Health & Dental, Group Insurance systems, or disability claims processes is a definite asset. - Experience in applying skills using Word, Excel, Access and Visio software. - Prior experience working on large system development projects is a definite asset. - You will consent to a criminal background check as well as the Government of Canada enhanced security screening, the cost will be covered by Canada Life. - Previous disability claims or case management experience would be an asset Be your best at Canada Life- Apply today    We are one of Canada's top 100 employers!   Canada Life serves the financial security needs of more than 13 million people across Canada, with additional operations in Europe and the United States. As members of the Power Financial Corporation group of companies, we’re one of Canada’s leading insurers with interests in life insurance, health insurance, investment and retirement savings. We offer a broad portfolio of financial and benefit plan solutions for individuals, families, businesses and organizations.       We are committed to providing an inclusive, accessible environment, where all employees and customers feel valued, respected and supported. We are dedicated to building a workforce that reflects the diversity of the communities in which we live, and to creating an environment where every employee has the opportunity to reach their potential.           Canada Life would like to thank all applicants, however only those who qualify for an interview will be contacted   *LI-KL1 #Ind
Job ID
2021-21696
Job Locations CA-ON-Toronto | CA-MB-Winnipeg | CA-ON-London
Posted Date 3 days ago(10/20/2021 4:12 PM)
We are Canada Life   Being a part of Canada Life means you have a voice. This is a place where your unique background, perspectives and talents are valued, and shape our future success.   You can be your best here. You’re part of a diverse and inclusive workplace where your career and well-being are championed. You’ll have the opportunity to excel in your way, finding new and better ways to deliver exceptional customer and advisor experiences.   Together, as part of a great team, you’ll deliver on our shared purpose to improve the well-being of Canadians. It’s our driving force. Become part of a strong and successful company that’s trusted by millions of Canadians to do the right thing.     Be your best at Canada Life.   We are looking for a Senior Information Security Analyst.   Given the size and scope of our organization, we have the flexibility for this position to be located in the following head office locations: Toronto, London, Winnipeg.    Our Canada Technology team is a strategic partner in our business – with an ambition to be a forward-thinking, agile technology organization delivering secure, resilient and leading solutions that support Canada Life and the well-being of millions of Canadians.    We are looking for an Information Security Analyst who will be part of the first line of cyber defense team, working with I.T. and business partners to help them understand and manage information security risks and comply with the organizational information security policies. The role also supports the delivery of analysis-based cyber security services to our internal clients across Canada including threat intelligence and vulnerability assessments. These positions may be either Information Security Analyst II (intermediate) or Information Security Analyst III (senior) depending upon experience and other qualifications.   These positions report to the Manager, Information Security and supports Technology Risk, Canada Technology.  This position is being offered in Toronto, and London, Ontario and/or Winnipeg, Manitoba.   What you will do   - Focused on providing information security consulting to the business and IT clients - Accountable for information security risk assessments - Leads security awareness activities - Conducts threat analysis, including researching evolving threats and providing recommendations - Develops and conducts vulnerability assessments, penetration tests and documenting findings in reports - Strong desire to work collaboratively in an unconventional and non/linear way to problem solve unique solutions - Be customer focused and delivery oriented to drive change in ambiguous situations - Work proactively with internal clients to understand their needs and deliver creative solutions. - Strive for continuous learning and can influence others What you will bring   - Bachelor degree from an accredited college or university or equivalent experience. - Minimum five years’ experience as an information technology professional with at least two of those in information security demonstrating the accountabilities as listed above. - Holds at least one information security certification or actively working towards at least one security certification (e.g. CISSP, CISM). - Strong working knowledge of threat risk assessment methodologies NIST, ISO, IRAM2, etc. - Strong technical background with exposure to multiple aspects of information technology, networks, server, application dev, architecture, storage, cloud etc. - Excellent communicator including demonstrated presentation and negotiation skills. - Experience with security solutions for multi-tier cloud based application on Microsoft Azure. - Experience with DevSecOps and/or Agile would be an asset. - Experience interpreting and consulting around meeting the requirements of the Information Security Policies and Standards for a large organization. - Strong knowledge of IT control frameworks such as COBIT, ISO 27001, and the NIST cyber security framework. - Working knowledge of IT Audit processes, including design of control test procedures. - Demonstrated ability to foster relationships and build trust. - Ability to work independently and deliver on commitments. - Strong analytical and problem-solving skills. - Experience in risk assessment methodologies.   Be your best at Canada Life - Apply today    We are one of Canada's top 100 employers!   Canada Life serves the financial security needs of more than 13 million people across Canada, with additional operations in Europe and the United States. As members of the Power Financial Corporation group of companies, we’re one of Canada’s leading insurers with interests in life insurance, health insurance, investment and retirement savings. We offer a broad portfolio of financial and benefit plan solutions for individuals, families, businesses and organizations.       We are committed to providing an inclusive, accessible environment, where all employees and customers feel valued, respected and supported. We are dedicated to building a workforce that reflects the diversity of the communities in which we live, and to creating an environment where every employee has the opportunity to reach their potential.           Canada Life would like to thank all applicants, however only those who qualify for an interview will be contacted  
Job ID
2021-21694
Job Locations CA-MB-Winnipeg | CA-ON-Toronto | CA-ON-London
Posted Date 5 days ago(10/18/2021 4:16 PM)
We are Canada Life   Being a part of Canada Life means you have a voice. This is a place where your unique background, perspectives and talents are valued, and shape our future success.   You can be your best here. You’re part of a diverse and inclusive workplace where your career and well-being are championed. You’ll have the opportunity to excel in your way, finding new and better ways to deliver exceptional customer and advisor experiences.   Together, as part of a great team, you’ll deliver on our shared purpose to improve the well-being of Canadians. It’s our driving force. Become part of a strong and successful company that’s trusted by millions of Canadians to do the right thing.     Be your best at Canada Life.   We are looking for an Assistant Vice-President, Technology - Finance & Actuarial Given the size and scope of our organization, we have the flexibility for this position to be located in the following head office locations: Toronto, London, Winnipeg.    Our Lifeco Corporate Technology group is looking to hire an Assistant Vice-President, Finance and Actuarial portfolio leader who will report to the Vice President and CIO - Lifeco Corporate Technology. This role acts as the single point of entry and engagement for all technology enablers/services supporting the business unit, with a high degree of collaboration with other business and technology units.    The AVP, Technology - Finance and Actuarial will be accountable to enable business strategy through the development and delivery of technology solutions. This AVP contributes to business strategies and sets the technology strategy and culture of their team. This role will be accountable for all aspects of technology planning, strategy and delivery, liaising with platform and dev ops teams and, the principle point of contact for business units.   What you will do: - Develop an integrated and collaborative view with business leadership teams on how technology platforms can best deliver automation and insights - Accountable for collaborating and challenging Senior Leaders and Business Units (BU) to see the needs/functions of technology platforms while maintaining relationships that allows the BU’s to meet their priorities for the year. - Be a visible change agent, a champion of diversity, equity & inclusion, and a trusted advisor. - Lead a strategic long-term vision and technology that are responsive to changing business priorities and conditions - Drive business and technology innovation through proactive and timely evaluation and adoption of emerging technologies. - Ensure the efficient and effective use of financial, people and technology resources - Responsible for financials related to the delivery of solutions/services. - ensuring the efficient and effective use of financial and people resources and the ongoing continuity of expertise to support technology delivery and services for the business unit. - Ensure leaders, employees and vendors work together to drive performance and that high expectations are delivered within the values of the organization. - Drive effective collaboration between cross functional and geographically diverse teams - Attract, recruit, retain and motivate a team of high skilled professionals, ensure talent embraces current and emerging technologies. - Ensure succession and retention plans are developed and executed on.  What you will bring: - You will have demonstrated a high level of innovation, the ability to utilize and implement best practices, as well as creating new ways of working, rolling out and implementation across a group. - 10+ years’ experience  specifically in Finance and Actuarial Technologies and Platforms such as SAP and Actuarial valuation platforms. - Experience working in a large, complex enterprise organization with geographically dispersed teams. - Specialized Knowledge/Experience with cloud, modern architectures, analytics, Dev Ops, and sound financial knowledge and knows how to apply to a Technology area.  - Computer Science, Management or Engineering degree; or equivalent work experience.  Capabilities: - Demonstrated ability to work through change management as well as the rolling out new ways of working. - Finding the right balance between building relationships and driving necessary change. - Budgeting and financial management consistent with Technology Business Management (TBM). - Implementation of new tools, methodologies, techniques and principles, that will increase effectiveness, staff productivity and customer experience. - Due to high regulations in our industry the individual must be able to navigate these appropriate and collaborate and work with the appropriate experts in these areas. - Responsible for attracting, retaining and developing employees in a diverse and inclusive environment. Will need to be able to understand the requirements and translate that into the appropriate resources required.   Be your best at Canada Life- Apply today    We are one of Canada's top 100 employers!   Canada Life serves the financial security needs of more than 13 million people across Canada, with additional operations in Europe and the United States. As members of the Power Financial Corporation group of companies, we’re one of Canada’s leading insurers with interests in life insurance, health insurance, investment and retirement savings. We offer a broad portfolio of financial and benefit plan solutions for individuals, families, businesses and organizations.       We are committed to providing an inclusive, accessible environment, where all employees and customers feel valued, respected and supported. We are dedicated to building a workforce that reflects the diversity of the communities in which we live, and to creating an environment where every employee has the opportunity to reach their potential.           Canada Life would like to thank all applicants, however only those who qualify for an interview will be contacted  
Job ID
2021-21692
Job Locations CA-MB-Winnipeg | CA-ON-London | CA-ON-Toronto
Posted Date 5 days ago(10/18/2021 4:16 PM)
We are Canada Life   Being a part of Canada Life means you have a voice. This is a place where your unique background, perspectives and talents are valued, and shape our future success.   You can be your best here. You’re part of a diverse and inclusive workplace where your career and well-being are championed. You’ll have the opportunity to excel in your way, finding new and better ways to deliver exceptional customer and advisor experiences.   Together, as part of a great team, you’ll deliver on our shared purpose to improve the well-being of Canadians. It’s our driving force. Become part of a strong and successful company that’s trusted by millions of Canadians to do the right thing.     Be your best at Canada Life.   We are looking for an Assistant Vice-President, Technology - Governance, Risk & Compliance   Given the size and scope of our organization, we have the flexibility for this position to be located in the following head office locations: Toronto, London, Winnipeg.    Role description    Our Lifeco Corporate Technology group is looking to hire an Assistant Vice-President, Technology - Governance, Risk & Complaince portfolio leader who will report to the Vice President and CIO - Lifeco Corporate Technology. This role acts as the single point of entry and engagement for all technology enablers/services supporting the business unit, with a high degree of collaboration with other business and technology units.    The AVP, Technology - Governance, Risk & Compliance will be accountable to enable business strategy through the development and delivery of technology solutions. This AVP contributes to business strategies and sets the technology strategy and culture of their team. This role will be accountable for all aspects of technology planning, strategy and delivery, liaising with platform and dev ops teams and, the principle point of contact for business units.   What you will do: - Develop an integrated and collaborative view with business leadership teams on how technology platforms can best deliver automation and insights - Accountable for collaborating and challenging Senior Leaders and Business Units (BU) to see the needs/functions of technology platforms while maintaining relationships that allows the BU’s to meet their priorities for the year. - Be a visible change agent, a champion of diversity, equity & inclusion, and a trusted advisor. - Lead a strategic long-term vision and technology that are responsive to changing business priorities and conditions - Drive business and technology innovation through proactive and timely evaluation and adoption of emerging technologies. - Ensure the efficient and effective use of financial, people and technology resources - Responsible for financials related to the delivery of solutions/services. - ensuring the efficient and effective use of financial and people resources and the ongoing continuity of expertise to support technology delivery and services for the business unit. - Ensure leaders, employees and vendors work together to drive performance and that high expectations are delivered within the values of the organization. - Drive effective collaboration between cross functional and geographically diverse teams - Attract, recruit, retain and motivate a team of high skilled professionals, ensure talent embraces current and emerging technologies. - Ensure succession and retention plans are developed and executed on.  What you will bring: - You will have demonstrated a high level of innovation, the ability to utilize and implement best practices, as well as creating new ways of working, rolling out and implementation across a group. - 10+ years’ experience specifically in Governance, Risk & Compliance Technologies and Platforms such as MetricStream. - Experience working in a large, complex enterprise organization with geographically dispersed teams. - Specialized Knowledge/Experience with cloud, modern architectures, analytics, Dev Ops, and sound financial knowledge and knows how to apply to a Technology area.  - Computer Science, Management or Engineering degree; or equivalent work experience.  Capabilities: - Demonstrated ability to work through change management as well as the rolling out new ways of working. - Finding the right balance between building relationships and driving necessary change. - Budgeting and financial management consistent with Technology Business Management (TBM). - Implementation of new tools, methodologies, techniques and principles, that will increase effectiveness, staff productivity and customer experience. - Due to high regulations in our industry the individual must be able to navigate these appropriate and collaborate and work with the appropriate experts in these areas. - Responsible for attracting, retaining and developing employees in a diverse and inclusive environment. Will need to be able to understand the requirements and translate that into the appropriate resources required.   Be your best at Canada Life- Apply today    We are one of Canada's top 100 employers!   Canada Life serves the financial security needs of more than 13 million people across Canada, with additional operations in Europe and the United States. As members of the Power Financial Corporation group of companies, we’re one of Canada’s leading insurers with interests in life insurance, health insurance, investment and retirement savings. We offer a broad portfolio of financial and benefit plan solutions for individuals, families, businesses and organizations.       We are committed to providing an inclusive, accessible environment, where all employees and customers feel valued, respected and supported. We are dedicated to building a workforce that reflects the diversity of the communities in which we live, and to creating an environment where every employee has the opportunity to reach their potential.           Canada Life would like to thank all applicants, however only those who qualify for an interview will be contacted  
Job ID
2021-21691
Job Locations CA-ON-Toronto | CA-MB-Winnipeg | CA-QC-Montreal | CA-ON-Ottawa | CA-ON-London
Posted Date 5 days ago(10/19/2021 9:04 AM)
We are Canada Life   Being a part of Canada Life means you have a voice. This is a place where your unique background, perspectives and talents are valued, and shape our future success.   You can be your best here. You’re part of a diverse and inclusive workplace where your career and well-being are championed. You’ll have the opportunity to excel in your way, finding new and better ways to deliver exceptional customer and advisor experiences.   Together, as part of a great team, you’ll deliver on our shared purpose to improve the well-being of Canadians. It’s our driving force. Become part of a strong and successful company that’s trusted by millions of Canadians to do the right thing.     Be your best at Canada Life.   We are looking for a Corporate Law Clerk - 12 Month Contract   Given the size and scope of our organization, we have the flexibility for this position to be located in the following head office locations: Montreal, Toronto, London, Winnipeg, and Ottawa.    Position Overview   This 12 month contract position will be reporting to the Assistant Manager, Corporate Law Clerk and Legal Ops.  The primary purpose of this role is to support the efficient delivery of legal services to our clients, where the client needs may be met by a member of the team who is not a lawyer.  This position requires interaction with staff and management at all levels of the Organization, external legal counsel, regulators, and other contacts within the industry. The successful candidate must consistently demonstrate professionalism, diligence, tact, discretion, and reliability.    You will be accountable for: - Providing law clerk support for the trademark (TM) and intellectual property (IP) legal portfolio, which will include: - handling all new trademark applications - handling trademark renewals - monitoring trademark journals - monitoring trademark watch service - reviewing domain watch service alerts - monitoring (internal) client requests - registering and renewing domain names - maintaining and updating trademark and domain portfolio inventories - handling all associated invoicing and accounting - Handling internal and external business communications on behalf of the lawyers. This may include drafting, revising, formatting and proofreading documents such as letters, memos, legal agreements, reports, and email correspondence. - Intake, triage, and handling of client issues via email, phone and other as applicable; escalating issues appropriately. - Ability to perform legal research and follow direction. - Appropriately preparing and handling sensitive and confidential material. - Managing matters and file materials using M-files and eCounsel (our comprehensive legal information systems). - Effectively addressing and responding to internal and external incoming calls and emails with professionalism, courtesy, and patience. - Providing administrative support to the TM/IP lawyer team. - Adhoc responsibilities as necessary Required Competencies and Behaviours: - Good working knowledge of intellectual property law concepts and ability to apply them, with a focus on trademarks and domain names. - Strong analytical skills and attention to detail. - Critical thinker with sound judgement. - Strong time management, organizational, and multi-tasking skills. - Strong interpersonal skills with a history of building collaborative internal and external relationships, and the desire to work as part of a multi-disciplinary team in a positive, constructive, cooperative and respectful environment. - Proficient knowledge and use of Office 365, including Outlook, Word and Excel. - Willingness and aptitude to learn new technology and computer systems. - Able to handle the pressures of meeting deadlines (often times competing deadlines), fluctuating workloads, and changing priorities with a professional approach. - Able to work independently and take initiative. - Able to work collaboratively with other members of the Law Department legal staff team. - Interest in learning about our organization and operations. - Experience with the Canadian Intellectual Property Office and domain name registrars is considered an asset. - Preference will be given to graduates of a recognized Law Clerk diploma program or equivalent education and/or trademark and intellectual property related experience.   Be your best at Canada Life - Apply today    We are one of Canada's top 100 employers!   Canada Life serves the financial security needs of more than 13 million people across Canada, with additional operations in Europe and the United States. As members of the Power Financial Corporation group of companies, we’re one of Canada’s leading insurers with interests in life insurance, health insurance, investment and retirement savings. We offer a broad portfolio of financial and benefit plan solutions for individuals, families, businesses and organizations.       We are committed to providing an inclusive, accessible environment, where all employees and customers feel valued, respected and supported. We are dedicated to building a workforce that reflects the diversity of the communities in which we live, and to creating an environment where every employee has the opportunity to reach their potential.           Canada Life would like to thank all applicants, however only those who qualify for an interview will be contacted  
Job ID
2021-21690