Vice President, Credit Risk

May 10 2023
Industries Bank, Insurance, Financial services
Categories Credit, Collections,
Regina, SK • Full time

Are you ready to make a move?

Come work for a company who puts the financial well-being of its members first. It’s not just something we say at Conexus. It’s a promise delivered by our 900 employees each day. We are passionate about our members’ financial health, and our employees reflect that passion. At Conexus it’s about more than conducting a banking transaction, it’s about providing members with insightful content, tools, advice and products that help them look at their financial choices in new ways. We do this by keeping it simple and lending an ear to each member’s individual needs throughout Saskatchewan.

Our leaders and employees are authentic, bold, creative, and responsible. They are the reason we consistently deliver outstanding member experiences. They’re more than just individuals who come to work each day, each employee is a vital part of Conexus.

We acknowledge that our Conexus offices and facilities are located on Treaty 2, 4, 5, 6, 8 and 10 lands. These are the traditional lands of the Cree, Dakota, Dene, Lakota, Nakota and Saulteaux peoples, as well as the homeland of the Métis.

The bigger picture

We’re looking for a forward-thinking individual with a passion for the lending business and risk management to come on board as our Vice President, Credit Risk. This is the perfect opportunity for an innovator that is ready to challenge our status quo and willing to disrupt our current practices.

How you’ll be spending your time

  • Coaching and empowering your team to take calculated risks that balance member service with responsible risk management.
  • Ensuring that your team is in the know and can clearly communicate lending decisions to our members.
  • Developing new strategies and lending policies that are easy to understand, efficient, faster, and outside the box.
  • Leading the Portfolio Risk Management function including credit risk modeling.
  • Sharing insight, helping inform decisions, approving complex loans and occasionally resolving conflict around conditional approvals and credit declines.
  • Credit lead for the National network of Credit Union and Non-Credit Union lending syndications.

The way people describe you

  • A credit risk pro with business, agriculture and consumer lending experience.
  • A disruptor that looks beyond credit risk and incorporates enterprise risk into your decision-making.
  • A dedicated coach who guides teammates to grow and work through complex credit requests and sets them up with tools and knowledge for responsible risk management.
  • An influencer who'll make a meaningful difference on our member and employee experience by supporting and leading change.
  • A knowledge seeker who stays on top of the lending industry and looks for emerging risks and new opportunities for healthy business development.

The experience you bring

  • Senior professional in business and consumer lending.
  • Formal leadership experience with demonstrated ability to effectively lead a team.
  • Post-secondary degree in finance, economics, business administration or related discipline. Post-graduate education is an asset.

What you get in return

Our team works tirelessly to ensure the financial success of each of our members. We think such dedication deserves recognition. That’s why we’re proud to offer some of the most competitive job perks of any employer around. Come, join our crew, and find out just how sweet the rewards can be:

  • Competitive compensation and benefits package
  • Industry leading work-life balance and rewards
  • Formal and informal employee development
  • Meaningful work that makes a real difference in our members’ lives

We are excited to consider candidates with combined academic, professional and volunteer experience unique to them. Research shows that many applicants only apply if they meet every qualification of the role and we encourage you to consider the roles that most closely align with your skillset and experience. As we value diverse backgrounds and experiences and are focused on meaningfully building inclusive and diverse workplaces, you may be the new team member we've been looking for! This opportunity closes on May 30, 2023 so apply now on Conexus Careers page . If you have questions about this position, please contact us at

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