ADGF Business Development Advisor

January 14, 2019

(Work place: Montréal)

Desjardins Group is the largest cooperative financial group in Canada, and one of the largest employers in the country. It offers a full range of financial products and services and is home to a wealth of expertise in property and casualty insurance, life and health insurance, wealth management, services for businesses of all sizes, securities brokerage, asset management, venture capital, and secure, leading-edge virtual access methods.

Job Level

NV-09As a business advisor, you help serve, develop and maintain business relationships with members and clients, particularly automobile and durable goods dealers. You help sell business products and services based on member/client needs and current strategies and practices.You develop and maintain business relationships with important clients. You drive results by advising clients on how to implement and use products and services. You create a specific business strategy for each assigned merchant to develop and maintain business volume for meeting territory objectives. You balance sales objectives, sound and prudent risk management, profitability and member/client satisfaction.You work with clients with complex and diverse needs who have significant development potential for your sector. You analyze member/client needs and develop and implement personalized solutions. Your complex work and initiatives require extensive knowledge of your line of business.You advise and assist current and potential members and clients. You help negotiate agreements with practitioners. Interpersonal savvy is therefore essential. You’ll also participate in trade shows and events with different merchants.

Other working conditions

  • Travel: 90% of the time
  • Work location: primarily on the road
  • Number of jobs available: 1


  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field
  • Minimum of four years of relevant experience

Please note that other combinations of qualifications and relevant experience may be considered

  • For vacant positions available in Quebec, please note that knowledge of French is required

Specific knowledge Independent speaker, intermediate knowledge of English

Desjardins Cross-sector skills

Accountability, Collaborates, Customer Focus, Innovation

Key competencies for the job

Drive results, Interpersonal Savvy

Work Location

450, boul. de Maisonneuve Ouest

Trade Union

Non Syndiqué

Unposting Date


Job Family

Member/client sales and service (FG)

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