SENIOR ADVISOR, IMPACT DELIVERY OFFICE
City : Head Office / Siège Social
Category : Corporate Strategy and Development
Industry : Banking
Employer : BDC
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At BDC, we help Canada and its entrepreneurs create a prosperous, inclusive and green economy. Our mission is to help Canadian businesses thrive by providing financing, capital and advisory services. We’re devoted to Canadian entrepreneurs. We’re also dedicated to our employees. Adaptable. Inspiring. Different. There’s a reason we like to work here, and we think you’ll like it too. Join BDC and help make a difference!
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BDC recently completed a strategic review – setting a new ambition for the impact the bank wants to have on Canada and its entrepreneurs in the years ahead. BDC has also now set a bold aspiration to deliver on this purpose through a set of core missions that are central to Canada and its entrepreneurs. The Impact Program, along with BDC’s core activities, will elevate BDC’s contribution to the Canadian economy.
Part of the Impact Program Delivery office, the Senior Advisor we are looking for is a generalist, a change agent, a problem solver, a high achiever. They are structured, efficient and have the ability to work effectively in a fast-paced environment.
The person we are looking for is a trusted advisor that understands the business and provides real time support, analysis and added value to assist in decision making. The person we are looking for works closely with the Delivery office lead and colleagues, as well as all colleagues in accelerators and different workstreams, to clarify, coordinate and align.
CHALLENGES TO BE MET
Able to jump in and leads initiatives and special projects related to improving the operation of the office or the work of the accelerators
Can quickly understand, diagnose, and help generate impactful solutions to address the operational or strategic challenges faced by the accelerators, and work to remove barriers for their implementation
Support all communications related to Impact including preparation of materials to be communicated to a variety of audiences ranging from general status of the program for internal BDC communication to specific questions and supporting info for strategic discussion with the steering committee
WHAT WE ARE LOOKING FOR
Bachelor's degree in a relevant field, Master’s degree an asset
Minimum of 5 years of experience in diagnosing challenges, co-creating solutions, and building support and consensus for their implementation. Previous experience may include, but is not limited to: Consulting, Product Management, Strategy, Corporate Development
Strategic thinker with strong business acumen who is capable of driving and influencing business performance
Ability to work collaboratively in a team environment
Ability to work under pressure and deliver within tight deadlines in a fast-paced environment
Ability to build and deliver PowerPoint presentations in a structured and audience relevant manner
Familiarity with agile methodologies and workplaces is an asset
With us, you'll be able to achieve the work/life balance you're looking for, with competitive working conditions and above-market flexible benefits. This includes modern workspaces to work from when you are in our offices, and, for some specific positions, the ability to work remotely, on reserve, and/or within your community.
While we appreciate all applications, we advise that only the candidates selected to participate in the recruitment process will be contacted. If you are a candidate with a disability and need an accommodation to complete the application process, please email us at accessibility@BDC.ca, and include your full name, the best way to reach you, and the accommodation needed to assist you with the application process.