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.
Desjardins General Insurance Group offers you a stimulating work environment that encourages commitment and skills development as well as the development of its employees. This flourishing company provides generous benefits and promotes work/life balance.
Reporting to the Manager, Claims Legal Counsel, you will represent Desjardins General Insurance Inc., its affiliates and its insureds before courts of first instance and courts of appeal and manage complex legal files that are more strategic and political in nature.
In addition, you will advise the Claims Division and other organization sectors regarding legal orientations pertaining to claims files. You will participate in various committees and will explain the legal impacts resulting from the decisions under consideration. You will also serve as coach for other Legal Affairs legal advisors with the objective of developing your colleagues’ skills. Lastly, you will serve in an advisory capacity in your field, supporting senior management and decision-making bodies.
The nature of the files will require in-depth expertise in your field.
Other working conditions
Please note that other combinations of qualifications and relevant experience may be considered
Thorough understanding of the property and casualty insurance claims sector , Independent speaker, intermediate knowledge of English (an asset)
Desjardins Cross-sector skills
Action oriented, Collaborates, Customer Focus, Innovation
Key competencies for the job
Communicates effectively, Complexity, Interpersonal Savvy, Strategic mindset
110, rue Georges suite 13 Gatineau