Chief Operating Officer

Prairie Centre Credit Union, Saskatchewan’s largest rural-based credit union, currently has a permanent full-time opportunity available for the position of Chief Operating Officer. Reporting to the CEO, the Chief Operating Officer is a key member of the executive leadership team and is responsible for all retail-related functions including Advisory Services, Retail Deposits, Retail Credit, Retail Support, and Corporate Credit. The successful candidate will be a self-motivated, dynamic leader and will play an integral role in supporting effective retail operations that result in an outstanding member experience.

Responsibilities:

  • Promote and support a relationship-based service environment by delivering sound advice that benefits both members and the credit union
  • Participate in the development, implementation, and achievement of corporate strategy
  • Provide oversight in the credit portfolio, approval process and loan administration
  • Lead merger activities and special projects in support of strategic initiatives
  • Provide leadership in the development and monitoring of annual operating plans and budgets, and transfer of such to division managers
  • Promote the credit union, participate in member and community events, and support community economic development initiatives
  • Ensure compliance with all federal and provincial legislative requirements
  • Oversee the development of policy and procedures in accordance with PCCU established guidelines
  • Coach, develop, mentor, and motivate direct reports

Qualifications:

  • Relevant degree, Associate of the Credit Union, or a combination of education and experience in the financial services industry (preferably credit union) with a minimum of 10 years industry experience
  • Demonstrated analytical abilities and operational knowledge with a sound understanding of retail operations and the sales process
  • Proven leadership and management at a senior level with escalating responsibilities and strategic involvement
  • Ability to lead, develop, and implement sales and service initiatives with a proven background in achieving sales/growth targets
  • Excellent interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills with an aptitude for relationship and team building

Prairie Centre Credit Union provides employees with the opportunity for personal and professional growth within an environment that promotes continuous learning. We offer a competitive compensation package, excellent employee benefits, and a matched superannuation plan.

For additional information on this opportunity, please contact Blair Wingert, Chief Operating Officer at 306-882-5562. To apply, please submit an electronic copy of your cover letter and resume by 5:00pm on Friday, January 14, 2022, to: Blair.Wingert@pccu.ca.

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those candidates being considered for an interview will be contacted.

Financial Analyst

Prairie Centre Credit Union, Saskatchewan’s largest rural-based credit union, is expanding the Finance Division by adding another permanent full-time Financial Analyst opportunity available. Reporting to the Vice President Finance, the Financial Analyst is responsible to provide expert resources related to all corporate investments, liquidity, cash flow, budget, and financial reporting. The successful candidate will be naturally inquisitive and analytical, have a love for numbers, and be extremely detail oriented.

Responsibilities:

  • Implement liquidity adequacy through preparation of reports, ensuring regulatory requirements are adhered to
  • Influence profitability through cash flow management and investment management
  • Based on the annual business plan, assist in the development of annual budget, and ensure approved budget is followed
  • Identify and recommend concepts and innovative approaches that leverage corporate resources and provide productivity efficiency improvements

Qualifications:

  • Diploma or Degree in Finance/Commerce or other relevant degree; or a combination of education and experience
  • Experience in budgeting, analysis, investing, and cash management are beneficial
  • Ability to create and interpret financial reports
  • Excellent interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills
  • Exceptionally strong organizational, critical thinking, problem solving, and decision-making skills
  • Expert level Microsoft Excel skills

Prairie Centre Credit Union provides employees with the opportunity for personal and professional growth within an environment that promotes continuous learning. We offer a competitive compensation package, excellent employee benefits including relocation assistance, and a matched superannuation plan.

For additional information on this opportunity, please contact Kath Frazer, Vice President Finance, at 306-882-5568. To apply, please submit an electronic copy of your cover letter and resume on or before Wednesday, January 19, 2022 to: careers@pccu.ca.

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those candidates being considered for an interview will be contacted.

 

Information Technology Analyst

Prairie Centre Credit Union, Saskatchewan’s largest rural-based credit union, currently has a new permanent full-time Information Technology Analyst opportunity available. At Prairie Centre, we do things differently.  Technology is changing the way we serve our members, and the Information Technology Analyst takes pride in offering complex technical support to non-technical people. Reporting to the Manager Information Technology, this position advocates for and provides an innovative level of support for all technology users across the organization.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide ongoing support for all technology stakeholders through proactive problem solving and responsive service delivery
  • Deliver optimized functionality to allow end users to provide world-class service in a timely fashion
  • Empower technology users to learn, be curious, and become energized by your passion to exceed expectations and maximize the value technology provides in the member service experience
  • Build value-based relationships with people around you, as you understand the importance of relating well with people across and outside of the organization
  • Provide technical support over the telephone, instant messaging, and in person to 22 locations and over 150 employees
  • Deploy, maintain, and support all types of hardware and technology infrastructure across the organization
  • Manage Windows server and VMWare virtual and physical server environments
  • Support local area networks, voice over IP, and IP networking
  • Provide guidance and support on internal applications and systems within the Credit Union
  • Ensure modern and sound practices around information security, data backups and restoration are implemented
  • Recommend and implement competitive and breakthrough technology strategies consistent with Prairie Centre’s strategic direction

Qualifications:

  • Post-secondary degree or diploma in Information Technology or related field or equivalent experience
  • Good working knowledge of Microsoft Windows, Microsoft Server, Microsoft Exchange, Microsoft Active Directory, Voice over IP, VMWare, and Networking infrastructure
  • Solid troubleshooting skills complemented by exceptional analytical abilities and attention to detail
  • Project management experience is an asset, notably with a goal of simplifying the end user experience
  • Eagerness to learn and acquire new skills through professional experience and technical training

Flexible and/or extended work hours may be required at times. Travel is required to support the organization’s systems and infrastructure and ensure a solid understanding of branch operations is maintained.

Prairie Centre Credit Union provides employees with the opportunity for personal and professional growth within an environment that promotes continuous learning. We offer a competitive compensation package, excellent employee benefits, and a matched superannuation plan.

For additional information on this opportunity, please contact Scott Cheston, Vice President Information Technology at 306-882-5643. To apply, please submit an electronic copy of your cover letter and resume on or before Monday, January 17, 2022 to: careers@pccu.ca.

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those candidates being considered for an interview will be contacted.

VICE PRESIDENT INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

Are you a talented, results-driven leader looking to mentor a team committed to delivering an exceptional employee and member experience? Do you have a natural passion for rural Saskatchewan and all that makes it unique? Are you a strategic, innovative thinker who can align strategies with multiple stakeholders to achieve corporate goals?

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Prairie Centre Credit Union, Saskatchewan’s largest rural-based credit union, currently has a new, permanent full-time opportunity for the position of Vice President Information Technology. Reporting to the Chief Information Officer, the Vice President Information Technology will be a key member of the senior leadership team. The successful candidate will oversee the information technology department and be responsible for implementing innovative and progressive technology solutions to the organization and its members, consistent with Prairie Centre’s vision, values, and strategic initiatives. He or she will be a self-motivated, dynamic leader with strong technical skills, and will promote exceptional relationships, both internally and externally.

The successful candidate will possess exemplary leadership, technical, strategic thinking, and project management skills.

Responsibilities:

  • Build value-based relationships with internal stakeholders to include direct reports, management, and staff
  • Create an environment which inspires the technology team and collaborate to develop creative and innovative approaches to problem solving and achieving results
  • Empower and encourage direct reports to think outside the box to maximize the overall member service experience
  • Develop, coach, motivate, and mentor the information technology team
  • Oversee implementation of strategy, planning, and priorities for the department, ensuring organizational support needs are being met in a timely fashion, while continuing to develop and implement innovative technology solutions
  • Manage budgets, contracts, vendor sourcing, and relationships
  • Conduct extensive research and collaboratively bring forth recommendations for sustainability and change to ensure the organization remains innovative and secure
  • Build strong partnerships internally and externally that can be leveraged to support change management, planning, and innovation

 

Qualifications:

  • Relevant undergraduate degree, or an equivalent combination of education and work experience
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in a related leadership or technology position with the demonstrated ability to meet departmental goals and targets, implement change, and develop creative solutions
  • Proven supervision of staff at a senior level with emphasis on coaching, accountability, and performance management
  • Exemplary critical thinking, problem solving, and decision-making skills
  • Exceptionally strong organizational, communication, change management, and interpersonal abilities
  • Strong technical skills with a proven ability to research and understand emerging technologies and ways of doing business

Prairie Centre Credit Union provides employees with the opportunity for personal and professional growth within an environment that promotes continuous learning. We offer a competitive compensation package, excellent employee benefits including relocation assistance, and a matched superannuation plan.

 

For additional information on this opportunity, please contact Michelle MacDonald, Chief Information Officer, at 306-882-5571. To apply, please submit an electronic copy of your cover letter and resume on or before Thursday, August 12, 2021 to: careers@pccu.ca.

 

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those candidates being considered for an interview will be contacted.

 

Relationship Manager

Prairie Centre Credit Union, Saskatchewan’s largest rural-based credit union, currently has a permanent full-time Relationship Manager opportunity available. The successful candidate will be a self-motivated, dynamic individual and will play an integral role in the overall success of the Rosetown region. Reporting to the Senior Relationship Manager, the Relationship Manager will have a strong aptitude for relationship-building with internal teams as well as with current and prospective members. He or she will assist in the implementation of collaborative strategies to ensure top performance within the team, equating to exceptional service to our members.

Responsibilities:
• Build value-based relationships with regional team and members
• Collaborate with the regional team to develop creative and innovative approaches to achieving results
• Participate in business development, growth, and community engagement strategies
• Provide solutions that support the financial wellbeing of members, through the delivery of deposit, investment, and loan products
• Be an active member of the region’s leadership team, support branch operations, and provide regional coverage

Prairie Centre Credit Union provides employees with the opportunity for personal and professional growth within an environment that promotes continuous learning. We offer a competitive compensation package, excellent employee benefits including relocation assistance, and a matched superannuation plan.

Qualifications Required

• Undergraduate degree in Business or Agriculture, or an equivalent combination of education and work experience
• People-oriented with the desire to interact, work with, and develop relationships with co-workers, current and prospective members, and community
• Ability to take initiative with demonstrated experience in achieving sales/growth targets
• Knowledge of deposit and loan products and services is an asset
• Well-developed organizational and interpersonal skills

Job Reference Number

RMROSETOWN – PCCU – 20210521

Closing Date

May 21, 2021

Job Location

Rosetown

How to Apply

For additional information on this opportunity, please contact Adam Johb, Vice President Retail Relationships, at 306-882-5642. To apply, please submit an electronic copy of your cover letter and resume on or before May 21, 2021 to: careers@pccu.ca.

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those candidates being considered for an interview will be contacted.

 

Senior Relationship Manager

Prairie Centre Credit Union, Saskatchewan’s largest rural-based credit union, currently has a permanent full-time Senior Relationship Manager opportunity available. The successful candidate will be a self-motivated, dynamic individual and will play an integral role in leading the regional team. Reporting to the Vice President Retail Relationships, the Senior Relationship Manager will have a strong aptitude for relationship-building with internal teams as well as with current and prospective members. He or she will oversee the development and implementation of collaborative strategies to ensure top performance within the team, equating to exceptional service to our members.

Responsibilities:
• Build value-based relationships with regional team and members
• Play a lead role in collaborating with the regional team to develop creative and innovative approaches to achieving results
• Develop and implement business development, growth, and community engagement strategies
• Provide solutions that support the financial wellbeing of members, through the delivery of deposit, investment, and loan products
• Be an active member of the region’s leadership team, support branch operations, and provide regional coverage
• Develop, coach, and mentor the Relationship Managers within the region

Prairie Centre Credit Union provides employees with the opportunity for personal and professional growth within an environment that promotes continuous learning. We offer a competitive compensation package, excellent employee benefits including relocation assistance, and a matched superannuation plan.

Qualifications Required

• Undergraduate degree in Business or Agriculture, or an equivalent combination of education and work experience
• People-oriented with the desire to interact, work with, and develop relationships with co-workers, current and prospective members, and community
• Leadership, management, and supervision at a senior level with proven results
• Ability to take initiative with demonstrated experience in achieving sales/growth targets
• Well-developed organizational and interpersonal skills

Job Reference Number

SRMROSETOWN – PCCU – 20210521

Closing Date

May 21, 2021

Job Location

Rosetown

How to Apply

For additional information on this opportunity, please contact Adam Johb, Vice President Retail Relationships, at 306-882-5642. To apply, please submit an electronic copy of your cover letter and resume on or before May 21, 2021 to: careers@pccu.ca.

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those candidates being considered for an interview will be contacted.

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