*This role is open for both contract and permanent.
This is your opportunity to join a blue-sky innovation and strategic design team at Great-West Life, one of Canada’s oldest and most well-respected companies.
Within Great-West Life is the Innovation Centre - a dynamic team that sits at the centre of the business, alongside the strategy, marketing, and digital teams. We dream big. Our job is to envision the future of our industry and our business, and to make it happen. We use design thinking to find opportunities for growth - whether it’s a new untapped market, a new product/service, or a better way to serve Canadians - and we work with the business to rapidly prototype, test, and implement our ideas.
Who are we?
We are Great-West Life, and you might know us through our other brands, including Canada Life, London Life, and Freedom 55.
Our mission is to improve the physical, mental, and financial well-being of Canadians, and our reach is enormous: we serve nearly 1 in 3 people across the country. We do that by offering an incredible range of products - from health insurance and life insurance, to retirement plans and investments - through employee benefit programs and through a nation-wide network of advisors who work directly with consumers. And through Portag3 Ventures, our global fintech venture capital fund, we’re shaping the future of digital healthcare, insurance, and financial services through major investments in leading tech start-ups like Wealthsimple, Koho, and Borrowell.
What’s the job?
We’re looking for a few good Design Researchers, Strategists, and Service Designers to join the Innovation Centre and bring their design thinking skills to all stages of the innovation process, from research to prototyping to implementation. Responsibilities include:
What does it take?
To be successful in this role, you’ll need:
Why is this a great role?
This is a unique and exciting opportunity for several reasons:
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.