Export Development Canada (EDC)
FinDev Canada, established in January 2018 as a subsidiary of Export Development Canada (“EDC”), Canada’s export credit agency, is Canada’s development finance institution (“DFI”). Headquartered in Montreal, Quebec, FinDev Canada’s mandate is to contribute to the economic and social development of developing countries by providing financial solutions to local private sector companies.
Impact Officer – Gender – FinDev Canada
Req #: 0002R9
Primary Location: Montreal, QC
FinDev Canada is currently looking for a Gender Officer to support the implementation of FinDev Canada’s Development Impact Framework and support the work of the Investment team, fulfilling a variety of tasks critical to the success of the organization. The role reports to the Director, Impact Enablement. This is a unique opportunity to join a growing team of highly talented and committed professionals whose mission is build a successful, ground breaking organization whose activities will contribute to changing people’s lives in developing countries by supporting successful and impactful businesses.
Working closely with other team members, including from the Investment team, Risk team, and Strategy team, the role ensures that FinDev Canada’s transaction processes and portfolio management are aligned with our corporate impact objectives. As an expert resource on climate change mitigation and adaptation, the Impact Officer – Gender contributes to ensuring that FinDev Canada’s development impact tools, practices and processes incorporate leading approaches to climate change mitigation and adaptation in a private sector and emerging market context.
Diversity and inclusion make EDC a rewarding place to work and a company people want to do business with. Having a welcoming and collaborative workplace culture makes employees feel that they belong and helps ensure that they are comfortable bringing new ideas and different perspectives forward. EDC is committed to employment equity and actively encourages applications from women, Aboriginal people, persons with disabilities and visible minorities.
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