Underwriter – Real Estate Financing – Business

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At Desjardins, we believe in equity, diversity and inclusion. We’re committed to welcoming, respecting and valuing people for who they are as individuals, learning from their differences, embracing their uniqueness, and providing a positive workplace for all. At Desjardins, we have zero tolerance for discrimination of any kind. We believe our teams should reflect the diversity of the members, clients and communities we serve.If there’s something we can do to help make the recruitment process or the job you’re applying for more accessible, let us know. We can provide accommodations at any stage in the recruitment process. Just ask!Job LevelNV-11As a Real Estate Business Financing Underwriter, you help serve, prospect for, solicit, and develop and maintain business relationships with members and clients. You help sell business products and services through multiple distribution channels based on member/client needs and current strategies and practices.You lead and influence clients and practitioners on sales and service development projects, initiatives and activities that significantly impact the entire organization. You take a strategic mindset to boost the organization’s development and profitability while retaining clients and stakeholders and ensuring their satisfaction.You draw on your networking skills and interpersonal savvy to develop and maintain business partnerships with prestige and key clients who have complex, diverse needs. Your highly complex, strategic initiatives require extensive knowledge of sales and service. You analyze extremely complex problems and develop and implement personalized solutions tailored to client needs.You serve as expert for your unit, members and clients and represent your unit before senior management committees and decision-making bodies. You represent Desjardins and enter the organization into important agreements with clients. You also have considerable leeway and many opportunities to establish and negotiate product and service terms.General Information on the PositionOther working conditionsThe work arrangement for the position is hybrid work #LI-HybridNumber of jobs available: 1QualificationsBachelor’s degree in commerce, business administration or in a related fieldA minimum of eight years of relevant experience in commercial real estate financeMaster’s degree in urban land economics/real estate, finance or equivalent (an asset)Please note that other combinations of qualifications and relevant experience may be consideredFor vacant positions available in Quebec, please note that knowledge of French is requiredSpecific knowledgeVery good knowledge of MS Excel and WordGood knowledge of commercial real estate analysis Good knowledge of the various stages of real estate development and construction projects Knowledge of the commercial real estate market Strong communication skills in French, both oral and written Advanced knowledge of English due to the nature of the duties or work tools or because the position involves interactions with English-speaking partners, members and/or clients Desjardins Cross-sector skillsAction oriented, Customer Focus, Differences, Nimble learningKey competencies for the jobInterpersonal Savvy, Networks, Strategic mindsetWork LocationComplexe Desjardins MontréalTrade UnionNon SyndiquéUnposting Date2023-02-2Job FamilyMember/client sales and service (FG)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.