Director of Credit

Established in 1957 with 28 members as a closed-bond institution, Northern Credit Union has evolved into a full-service, locally operated financial institution offering personal and commercial banking and financial planning expertise to more than 70,000 member shareholders. Holding over $1.7B in assets under administration, Northern now serves 28 communities in northern and north-eastern Ontario, and is committed to educating members in financial literacy, and providing tools to achieve their financial goals.

As the province’s 12th largest credit union, Northern has been making a series of significant, strategic investments over the past few years – by investing heavily in its operations, IT, people, culture, and brand, as well as establishing partnerships that have propelled it to be a key player in the financial services marketplace of Northern Ontario. It is within this exciting context that Northern is currently seeking its next Director of Credit.

Reporting to the Senior Vice President, Credit, the Director is an important member of Northern’s Management Team responsible for the overall operation of Credit Services including adjudication and recovery. The Director provides leadership and innovation in developing strategies to balance the organization’s credit risk with the needs of its members and the growth objectives of the organization. Collaborating with Northern’s Executive Team and serving as an advisor and resource across the organization, the Director enhances policies, adjudicates credits and provides feedback to the executive team and lending staff such that the risk in the commercial loans portfolio is managed within the established risk appetite.

Play a key role in building financial futures of communities across northern and north-eastern Ontario. To apply for this position, please visit: For more information, please email

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those under consideration for the role will be contacted.

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