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Senior Advisor, Succession and Talent Development

  • Employer: iA Financial Group
  • Office: 1080, Grande Allee West
  • Location: Québec, Quebec
  • Other Possible Location(s): Vancouver, British Columbia; Montreal, Quebec; Toronto, Ontario
  • Job category: Human Resources and Continuous Improvement
  • Job ID: JR10014413
  • Job type: Permanent Job Full time
  • Apply before: 2022-10-10


Organizational development and Culture/Permanent role/French and English

Is the idea that the nature of work is radically changing thanks to digital advances, automation and artificial intelligence already a given for you? Do you have a passion for leadership development? Do you want to participate in iA’s transformation and have an impact on the company’s culture by equipping managers to meet these challenges? Our Learning and Development Centre of Excellence wants to put your talents to use!

In a constantly evolving environment, come live your passion and exercise your advisory role in the acquisition of new human and virtual behaviours!

Here’s what your new work week could look like:

In partnership with the Executive Vice-President, Talent and Culture, the members of the Executive Committee, Talent and Culture business partners and the advisors of the Learning and Development Centre of Excellence, come and contribute to building an innovative, agile value proposition that meets the organization’s current and future needs.

  • Drive the evolution of strategy and processes for succession planning and management in line with iA’s organizational directions and talent management strategy
  • Deploy the strategy and iterate to continuously improve it involving the various stakeholders concerned
  • Assume responsibility for deliverables related to succession planning, management and development in terms of quality, timelines, follow-up and communication of progress on initiatives and projects
  • Contribute to the development of the talent management strategy in collaboration with other HR teams (including Talent Acquisition, Development, Compensation and HR partners)
  • Contribute to the deployment of organization-wide career paths and development programs linked to business needs
  • Accompany Talent and Culture partners as well as managers regarding career paths through your expertise
  • Optimize collective intelligence and collaborate within a multidisciplinary team to enhance, align and share best practices across initiatives and projects
  • Fuel and develop practice for the Learning and Development Centre of Excellence and for the iA Group by sharing new trends/innovations in the market (market watch) in the area of skills and learning
  • Be involved in corporate initiatives aimed at the learning of new behaviours and mindsets among employees or managers
  • Support Learning and Development team members (in terms of expertise, solving operational challenges and improving agile operating methods)

You have:

  • 7-10 years of experience in an advisory role in organizational development, talent and succession management, and the deployment of career paths/programs across a large organization
  • A spirit of listening and collaboration and the ability to work in a team where the hierarchical structure is designed to make room for autonomy and collective intelligence
  • A good ability to take initiative, manage priorities, provide rigorous follow-up and handle multiple files simultaneously
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal relationship skills
  • Excellent command of French and English (oral and written) for frequent interaction with internal French- and English-speaking colleagues or partners across Canada and the United States
  • A very good read of the internal and external environment combined with analytical and critical thinking skills that allow you to understand issues and make data-based decisions
  • Experience and knowledge regarding various technology-based tools for collaboration, learning, facilitation and design thinking (e.g., Teams, Workday, MIRO, etc.)

Are you known for your spot-on advisory skills along with your creativity and practicality? Do you navigate well in ambiguity, enjoy delivering ambitious mandates and want to take an active part in an exciting digital and cultural transformation? We want to learn more about you and your achievements! Apply now for this career opportunity that will live up to your ambitions.

Note that the title that will be used internally is: Learning and Develpment Advisor.

At iA, we invest,
in you.

Our employees are our best investment and we have much to offer them.

Company Overview


iA Financial Group is the strength of a company with a human side, with its over 8,000 employees. Together, we have earned the trust of our more than four million clients and 25,000 advisors who have chosen us for their insurance, savings, and wealth management.

With over $200 billion in assets and half a billion invested in technological innovation, we’re a key player in the financial services industry in Canada and the United States. The secret to our success? Investing in you, one person at a time. Because, for over 125 years, we have believed that it’s by supporting our employees and surrounding ourselves with the most reputable leaders in the industry, we will continue to innovate.

At iA, we’re invested in you.

Our commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

At iA Financial Group, we support and celebrate diversity. We strive to provide a workplace that is recognized as inclusive for all, regardless of ethnic origin, nationality, language, religious beliefs, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, family situation, or physical or mental disability.

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