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Managing Director

Location Toronto, ON
Job Type Full Time
Description Our client, a not-for-profit association located in Toronto, is looking for a dynamic, entrepreneurial-minded Managing Director to build brand awareness and to advocate for the organization. The group represents a Canada-wide body with a focus on promoting the highest ethical and technical standards for the investment industry.

The Managing Director (“MD”) will report to the Board of Directors for the organization and will be responsible for leading a small team that supports the group's activities. He or she will provide strategic leadership and operational oversight for the body, manage volunteer committees, and represent the membership in communications with policy makers, media, and industry groups. Other key aspects of the role include policy formation and advocacy regarding financial industry regulation, development of relevant research and thought leadership, promotion of professional standards, and outreach to government and industry related to building financial market integrity in Canada.

Ideal background:
  • A minimum of 10 years of experience in the investment management industry, including a minimum of five years in a leadership position.
  • A deep understanding of the Canadian financial services industry including the regulatory environment.
  • An entrepreneurial spirit
  • A proven ability to effectively contribute to, and to execute on, a strategic plan
  • An affinity for relationship-building
  • University degree in one of: business administration, economics, finance, politics, or law
  • CFA Charter required
  • CIPM designation would be considered to be an asset
  • Bilingual (English/French)
  • Willingness to travel (approximately 10%)
 

Please send your resume to Lisa Newey.

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