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Title:  Wealth Management-Business Initiatives Co-op




Requisition ID: 122021

Join a purpose driven winning team, committed to results, in an inclusive and high-performing culture.




Position Title: Business Initiatives Co-op, Global Wealth Management

Location: Toronto, ON

Work Term: January – April 2022

Department: Global Wealth Management 




Position Summary

Working with the Manager, Business Initiatives, the Co-Op student will support the Global Wealth Management executive office with various strategic initiatives. This includes business development projects, change management and real estate planning and support on the advancement of diversity and inclusion initiatives. 

The team is looking for an engaged student who is keen to actively learn and contribute to a high-performing business, gain professional development opportunities and valuable work experience. 


Key  Accountabilities

⦁    Collaborate with internal and external stakeholders on various business initiatives
⦁    Support key change management initiatives for Global Wealth Management employees
⦁    Assist with various presentation and communication materials 
⦁    Involvement in any projects or initiatives for the business – at any given time it could be in scoping/analysis, development or implementation depending on the business cycle
⦁    Conduct and coordinate financial, product, market, operational and related research to support strategic and business planning within various departments 
⦁    Assist GWM Diversity and Inclusion team with various priority initiatives 
Skills, Experience and Functional Competencies
⦁    Professional experience in business analytics or business operations
⦁    Strong analytical problem solving skills with sound business judgement
⦁    Analytical skills: Strong MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint 
⦁    Strong communication and interpersonal skills
⦁    High degree of organizational skills and ability to multi-task and prioritize
⦁    Ability to work in a fast-paced and tight deadlines environment
⦁    Desire to learn and grow professionally
⦁    Ability to work independently as well as part of a team



Education and Other Requirements

Currently enrolled in a Post-Secondary Degree (Bachelor’s degree in Commerce, Economics, Engineering preferred). 



How do I Apply?


For students, we are focused on learning about who you are and what you’re interested in to uncover your true potential.  In short, we don’t believe resumes will provide us with an accurate depiction of what you’re truly about to properly assess your potential. Instead, we want to get to know YOU and hear about the experiences that have shaped you. We know… this might sound crazy but for students applying to one of our co-ops, internships, or TILT new grad programs we are no longer requiring resumes. Instead, we ask that as part of your application, you complete the below:


  1. Complete your PLUM Profile   
  2. Complete a short one-way video interview  
  3. Apply to the role through our career site! When the application asks for your resume, instead upload a screenshot of your plum to show us you’ve completed it, we have full access to your entire profile from Plum and won’t use the screenshot but it’s a great reminder for each of you to have completed it. Alternatively, you can submit a resume if you want, we just will not be relying on it when we assess you.



We thank you all for your interest in Scotiabank!  However, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. If you require accommodation during the recruitment and selection process, please let us know. We will work with you to meet your needs


**In order to be considered for student opportunities at Scotiabank and/or Tangerine, you must submit your PLUM Assessment and Video Interview. **



Location(s):  Canada : Ontario : Toronto 

Scotiabank is a leading bank in the Americas. Guided by our purpose: "for every future", we help our customers, their families and their communities achieve success through a broad range of advice, products and services, including personal and commercial banking, wealth management and private banking, corporate and investment banking, and capital markets.  

At Scotiabank, we value the unique skills and experiences each individual brings to the Bank, and are committed to creating and maintaining an inclusive and accessible environment for everyone. If you require accommodation (including, but not limited to, an accessible interview site, alternate format documents, ASL Interpreter, or Assistive Technology) during the recruitment and selection process, please let our Recruitment team know. If you require technical assistance, please click here. Candidates must apply directly online to be considered for this role. We thank all applicants for their interest in a career at Scotiabank; however, only those candidates who are selected for an interview will be contacted.

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