• Field Development Manager

    Job Location CA-ON-London | CA-MB-Winnipeg
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(7/3/2018 12:28 PM)
    Job ID
    Great West Life
    Job Category
    Sales and Development
    Job Type
    Full Time
    Job Industry
    Financial Services and Banking, Insurance
    Career Level
    Posted End Date
  • Job Description

    With Customers Being at the Centre of What We Do, this is a great opportunity to join a team that is at the centre of supporting and developing our Group Customer Business Development organization.


    The Associate Manager, Business Development Solutions will develop and deliver strategies that drive adoption and use of digital tools, such as Salesforce, within our Business Development sales and service offices across Canada. 


    In this role you will work with various partners across Group Customer, Individual Customer and Strategic Customer Marketing to implement digitally enabled solutions, that will foster engagement, streamline processes, enhance our customer value proposition, and drive sales within Business Development. It is a great opportunity for someone who’s innovative and enjoys working through challenges and multiple priorities to get things done. Given the size and scope of our organization, we have the flexibility for this position to be located in the following head office locations; Winnipeg, MB or London ON.



    • Focus on increasing digital enablement through effective and efficient use of technology
    • Provide training and support on digital tools used within Business Development
    • Effectively manage relationships with multiple stakeholders within all levels of the organization
    • Work closely with Digital Services, Group Customer Technology and our Salesforce Centre of Excellence teams on the implementation of digital solutions
    • Act as a subject matter expert in representing the interests of our sales and service teams when consulting with various internal business partners
    • Identify opportunities to introduce and leverage emerging technologies
    • Leverage relationships with field management, staff and head office partners on opportunities, challenges and initiative assessment
    • Research and analyze processes and undertake needs analyses; project management and development of new processes, practices and systems-related enhancements
    • Works as a change ambassador, is people focused and solutions oriented 

    Qualifications and Competencies:

    • 5 to 10 years’ experience in a sales, service or technology environment
    • Strong knowledge of group insurance and/or group retirement a definite asset
    • Demonstrated understanding of digital trends and their ability to enable business productivity 
    • Experience working with Salesforce would be considered a definite asset
    • Experience in training on technology process and practices
    • Effective planning and organizational skills with the ability to adapt to change and perform effectively under pressure
    • Strong communication and interpersonal skills with a demonstrated ability to work effectively in a team environment
    • Proven ability in working with business partners and senior leaders
    • Ability to act in a leadership capacity with respect to advising on technology directions
    • Strong technical aptitude with understanding of the Microsoft office suite, including excel and access
    • Early adopter; keeps on top of emerging digital trends
    • Strong project management skills
    • Conceptual, analytical and problem solving skills – strategic, critical, big picture thinking backed by an added focus on details and tactical implementation
    • Decision-making – demonstrated experience at making good business decisions 

    Discover your opportunity….Apply today!


    Great-West Life offers competitive compensation, great benefits such as medical, dental, life insurance, wellness account and personal days not to mention onsite cafeteria and fitness facilities.  If you’d like to join our team submit your information online and introduce yourself.


    Together Great-West Life, London Life and Canada Life serve the financial security needs of more than 13 million people across Canada, with additional operations in Europe and the United States. As members of the Power Financial Corporation group of companies, we’re one of Canada’s leading insurers with interests in life insurance, health insurance, investment and retirement savings. We offer a broad portfolio of financial and benefit plan solutions for individuals, families, businesses and organizations.


    We are committed to providing an inclusive, accessible environment, where all employees and customers feel valued, respected and supported. We are dedicated to building a workforce that reflects the diversity of the communities in which we live, and to creating an environment where every employee has the opportunity to reach their potential.



    Great-West Lifeco would like to thank all applicants, however only those who qualify for an interview will be contacted.



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