Analyst, Strategic Partnerships
City : Montreal, Quebec
Category : Business Operations
Industry : Financial Services
Employer : PSP Investments
We’re one of Canada’s largest pension investment managers, with CAD$243.7 billion of net assets as at March 31, 2023.
We invest funds for the pension plans of the federal public service, the Canadian Forces, the Royal Canadian Mounted Police and the Reserve Force. Headquartered in Ottawa, PSP Investments has its principal business office in Montréal and offices in New York, London and Hong Kong.
Capturing and leading complex global investments requires us to work as one to seize valuable opportunities, in close collaboration with some of the world’s top companies. At PSP, you’ll join a team of motivated and engaged professionals, dedicated to propelling our organization further than ever before.
EXPERIENCE THE EDGE
At PSP, we encourage our employees to grow, forge powerful relationships, contribute and fuel inspired investment launchpads. We are committed to a culture that fosters collaboration and allows us to think beyond, in an interconnected way. We advocate for our employees to speak-up, learn, experiment, share, and be part of an inclusive work environment where diversity is embraced.
ABOUT THE TEAM
The Strategic Partnerships team is responsible for leading PSP’s transversal approach to partnerships across a range of partners, including banking, GP and peer relationships. The team works closely with investment teams and the PSP Executive Committee to add tangible value through our partnerships to support PSP’s strategic goals.
ABOUT YOUR ROLE
As an Analyst, Strategic Partnerships, you will support the team with activities required to:
Support the execution of an organization-wide Strategic Partnerships strategy to enhance connectivity, information sharing and PSP’s abilities to create and capitalize on synergies, utilizing technology to facilitate transversal communications and information sharing
Identify, build and cultivate high quality strategic relationships to drive value and complement PSP’s capabilities across our ecosystem
Maintain and evolve the PSP partner ecosystem, including relationship reviews and executive briefing prep, interacting with various teams transversally for proactive planning of activities
Serve as an ambassador, helping to develop and build upon PSP’s brand, promoting and clarifying our strategy and our approach to key partner relationships
Support the leadership team in communications and key messages around strategy and partnerships
Contribute to various initiatives as the Strategic Partnerships representative (strategy, governance, communication, process improvements, etc.), articulating the team’s needs and requirements from a partnership perspective
WHAT YOU’LL NEED
Bachelor’s degree with consistent outstanding academic record
Relevant work (up to 3 years) or internship experience (e.g., consulting, investment management, corporate planning)
Critical and strategic thinking, with demonstrated analytical skills
Relationship/interpersonal skills - ability to work collaboratively and transversally
Rigorous approach with strong attention to detail
Ability to work autonomously and navigate ambiguity in a high-performing culture, under pressure and with time-sensitive deadlines
Basic understanding of financial concepts. Considered an asset: relevant certifications (e.g., CFA, PMP)
High level of proficiency in PowerPoint and Excel
Strong verbal and written communications skills
Good communications skills in English and French (or willingness to learn) *Regular interactions in English with investment partners based outside of Quebec Example: peers, bankers, brokerage firms, etc. and PSP employees in our offices in Hong Kong, London and New York, and interactions in French with employees in our local offices in Montreal and Ottawa.
We offer a tailored employee experience and competitive total rewards and benefits package* designed to attract and retain global diverse talent, reward performance, and reinforce business strategies and priorities. Beyond salary and incentive pay eligibility, you have access to:
Investment in career development
Comprehensive group insurance plans
Unlimited access to virtual healthcare services and wellness programs
Competitive pension plans
Vacation days available on day one with additional days on milestone service anniversaries, and summer Friday afternoons off
Inclusive paid parental leave policy: up to 26 weeks for primary caregivers, 5 weeks for secondary caregivers
A flexible hybrid work model with a mix of in-office and remote days based on business groups, teams, and roles
A hybrid allowance to support any hybrid related needs
*Benefits package may vary based on your employee type.
At PSP, we aim to provide an inclusive workplace where we leverage diversity and where everyone feels valued, safe, respected and empowered to grow. As part of this leadership commitment, we strongly encourage applications from all qualified applicants and strive to offer an inclusive and accessible candidate experience. If you require any accommodation for any part of the recruitment process, please let us know.
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