Investment Coordinator, Indigenous Initiatives

The Canada Infrastructure Bank (CIB) is an impact investor, working in partnership with governments, Indigenous communities and the private sector to invest $35 billion in infrastructure that benefits Canadians. By attracting and leveraging private sector and institutional investment in revenue-generating infrastructure projects in the public interest, we are building a portfolio of investments in key sectors including transit, clean power, green infrastructure, trade & transportation and broadband that will support action on climate change, foster economic growth, connect Canadians and help close the Indigenous infrastructure gap.

Working with a high performing team and reporting to the Senior Director of Indigenous and Northern Infrastructure, the Coordinator will play a critical role in supporting the needs of the Indigenous Investments Team. Using your strong oral and written communications skills and with a strong knowledge of MS Office, the ideal candidate will coordinate, plan, communicate and execute tasks related to Indigenous infrastructure projects and other initiatives. In this dynamic role, the Coordinator is responsible for managing multiple tasks and assignments that may run simultaneously with varying degrees of complexity.

The ideal candidate is driven, highly organized, detail oriented with the ability to adapt as priorities shift in a fast-paced environment. The Coordinator will be comfortable engaging directly with First Nations, Métis and Inuit development teams and leadership from across Canada, to appropriately triage projects from early development to project origination phase at the CIB.

Your responsibilities include

  • Coordinate, plan, schedule, report, communicate and execute tasks related to Indigenous investment projects
  • Coordinate the completion and execution, and track of Non-Disclosure Agreements
  • Receive, review for completeness, evaluate and provide feedback on applications for financing
  • Use Microsoft Dynamics 365 CRM system to support project intake, financial due diligence, technical due diligence, disbursement, and reporting process
  • Prepare progress reports, meeting agendas and minutes
  • Assist with document preparation, e.g. presentations and reports, including writing, proofreading and ensuring document consistency
  • Schedule management, including action item tracking and liaising with different team members on the status of projects
  • Conduct and synthesize industry research and analysis
  • File and maintain virtual document management
  • Receive, compile and report on investments outcomes
  • Any other tasks and special projects as required

The ideal profile

  • University degree in business or equivalent
  • Approximately 3 years of relevant work experience
  • Excellent Microsoft application skills (PowerPoint, Excel, Word, Outlook, and Teams)
  • Familiarity with project management and coordination tools for reporting
  • Familiarity with CRM systems used for managing a sales pipeline and interactions with existing as well as potential customers
  • Detail-oriented with an emphasis on quality of work
  • Organizational skills with proven ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks
  • Strong verbal communication and excellent writing skills
  • Professional follow up and information gathering skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively across all levels of the organization
  • Flexible and willing to perform other duties as required
  • Bilingual (French/English) is an asset
  • Strong capacity and desire for learning to master the Coordinator role and to expand skillset should the opportunity to advance to an Analyst or Asset Management role in Indigenous Investments be desirable
  • Experience with client communications is preferred
  • Experience working with a developer, investor, contractor, public sector entity, or financier is considered an asset but not required
  • Direct experience working with and understanding of the diverse Indigenous communities is crucial
  • Although preference will be given to qualified candidates who identify as Indigenous (including First Nations, Métis, and Inuit), all qualified candidates are encouraged to apply

To apply for this position, please email your resume to careers@cib-bic.ca with the Subject Line: Investments Coordinator-Indigenous Initiatives. We thank you for your interest. Only those selected for further screening or an interview will be contacted.

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