Job Posting Details

General Manager, Churchbridge Credit Union

Location:Churchbridge, Saskatchewan
Posting Date:December 2, 2019
Closing Date:January 31, 2020
Web Site:www.churchbridgecu.ca
Employment Type:Full-time

Churchbridge Credit Union is an independent progressive member-owned Saskatchewan Credit Union serving over 3,349 members and non-members with two branches and has total assets exceeding $200M.  In serving its members and their families, businesses, farms and communities, the Credit Union provides a wide-range of financial services including financial, investment, commercial, agricultural and personal loans and mortgages as well as insurance and wealth management services.  The credit union serve the communities and surrounding areas of Churchbridge, Langenburg, MacNutt and Bredenbury. 

Churchbridge is seeking a new General Manager (GM) to lead the Credit Union into the future upon the retirement of their long-time GM. 

Our GM provides a combination of strategic and operational leadership to the Churchbridge Credit Union by working with the Board of Directors and the executive management team to establish, implement and oversee the Credit Union’s short-term and long-term goals, strategies, plans and policies.  The GM also supports and advises the Board in fulfilling its fiduciary and strategic responsibilities. 

At the core of the Credit Union’s strategy is the premise that “it’s all about creating and maintaining value for Churchbridge members and other stakeholders”.  As the GM, you will continue to develop and grow Churchbridge as a full-service financial co-operative while sustaining our record of sound financial management.  You support and drive a culture of accountability by “leading by example” and you foster a successful organizational culture by balancing our commitments to:

  • our high standard of service for our members,
  • engaging, rewarding, and providing flexible and inclusive opportunities for our employees, and
  • actively participating in and supporting our communities as we maintain our leadership position within our marketplace.

You are a professional leader with a track record of successful strategic execution in financial services. You possess a high level of emotional intelligence and build strong relationships with all stakeholders. You have a passion for credit unions, the cooperative values and representing Churchbridge Credit Union through active involvement in the community.

Our ideal candidate is a proven leader who has:

  • Bachelor’s degree in business/financial sector; or equivalent experience; 
  • CPA an asset;
  • A minimum of 6 years’ experience at a senior management level with a retail financial services institution, preferably a credit union;
  • Extensive branch management experience, multi-branch operation, with a demonstrated track record for success in the development and implementation of management strategies to achieve organizational goals;
  • Experience working effectively with an elected Board of Directors;
  • Advanced knowledge of the following:

    o federal and provincial laws and regulations pertaining to credit unions
    o commercial/agricultural lending
    o credit union financial analysis, budgeting design and consumer credit;
  • Demonstrated expertise in strategic planning, decision making and organizational leadership skills to plan and manage resources;
  • Knowledge and understanding of digital services and technology as an organizational enabler, and the ability to embed technology into organizational strategies;
  • Superior leadership skills with demonstrated experience developing an executive management team through coaching and mentoring; 
    Experience driving culture change and increased accountability within an organization.

The Churchbridge and the Langenburg community is located 35 miles east of Yorkton near the Manitoba border.  Our community offers daycare, preschool and public schools.  There is a comprehensive range of healthcare providers including family doctors, nurse practitioners, and community health centres.  We are also conveniently located near a number of provincial and regional parks that offer boating, fishing, camping, golfing, hiking, etc.  Two potash mines along with a thriving agricultural and commercial business sector help drive our local economy.  Nearby, the communities of Yorkton and Esterhazy offer preschool, public and private schools, post-secondary and career colleges and training schools. They have a comprehensive range of healthcare providers including family doctors, nurse practitioners, hospitals, community health centres, family health teams, walk-in or after-hours clinics.  There are numerous cultural attractions and a wide range of sports and recreation activities.

To learn more about Churchbridge and Langenburg and surrounding communities, please visit:  http://www.churchbridge.ca/     http://www.langenburg.ca/

Churchbridge Credit Union offers a competitive compensation and benefits package and will consider relocation support for the right candidate. 

To learn more about Churchbridge Credit Union, please visit our website at www.churchbridgecu.ca

We encourage all interested applicants to send a resume and cover letter, no later than January 30, 2020 to: 

Gail Pearce
Consultant, People Solutions,  Central 1 Credit Union 
Email                           recruitment@central1.com 
Email subject:              Churchbridge Credit Union General Manager Opportunity