• Sales Support Associate, Wealth

    Job Location CA-ON-Kanata
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(11/29/2018 1:21 PM)
    Job ID
    Great West Life
    Job Category
    Customer Service
    Job Type
    Full Time
    Job Industry
    Financial Services and Banking, Insurance
    Career Level
    Posted End Date
  • Job Description

    This role provides dedicated strategic partnership to directors/wholesalers in support of the execution of   business plans. Their goal is to clear the path for the sales team member to spend more time with advisors and clients.



    • Key enabler to impact sales with business subject matter expertise
    • Proactively support sales with activity management and supporting key sales functions within the sales roles
    • Supporting the execution of business plans
    • Support training in the region to remove barriers to doing business with us (train advisors/ops on product, process and platforms)

    Competencies & Behaviours

    • Post secondary education required (preferably within a business discipline)
    • Sales Support or related experience within Financial Services an asset
    • In-depth business and product knowledge
    • Progressive, creative and critical thinking skills with an aptitude for new ways of working
    • Skilled at building strong, collaborative relationships with multiple business partners across the region and country
    • Strategically connect with the right business partners to achieve business results
    • Strong written, verbal and virtual communication and influencing skills
    • Strong passion for working in a high performance, faced-paced sales environment.
    • Adept at working with professionals to execute on business plans and align to the national business plan
    • Sales driven self-starter who can be nimble and change direction when needed
    • Strong analytical skills, with the ability to sort through data and pull out meaningful intel that will support targeted sales strategies
    • Work with the team to ensure all roles are clear on how to put “the customer at the centre of what we do”
    • Ability to succeed and work well under pressure
    • Strong negotiation skills ability to adapt and an ever-changing business environment
    • Ability to prioritize activities to drive highest business impact
    • Goal oriented focused on achieving set targets

    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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