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    Business Development Bank of Canada


    Business Development Bank of Canada Edmonton, Alberta

    Senior management and executives
    Reference : 59535
    Posted 9 day(s) ago | Still Open
    Permanent As soon as possible
    Business Development Bank of Canada


    No other bank is doing what we do.

    At BDC, we’re devoted to Canadian entrepreneurs. We’re also dedicated to our employees. Adaptable. Inspiring. Different. There’s a reason we like to work here and we think you’ll like it too.


    ABOUT BDC Capital:

    With more than $2 billion under management, BDC Capital is the investment arm of BDC, serving as a strategic partner to Canada’s most innovative and high potential firms. It offers a range of equity, venture capital and flexible growth and transition capital solutions to help Canadian entrepreneurs scale their businesses into global champions. To find out more, visit

    The Director of Growth and Transition Capital (GTC) responsibilities include the following: 1) originate, evaluate and underwrite financing and investment opportunities that are consistent with BDC Capital’s investment criteria;   2) actively monitor, develop and implement portfolio risk management strategies; 3)  proactively develop and implement value added plans for their portfolio including but not limited to leveraging external and internal resources to support portfolio clients to achieve their goals.

    Quality and pace of Investment:
    - Well-articulated financing and investment proposals
    - Source, structure, and recommend mezzanine debt and equity investments by formulating a proposal, confirming the opportunity through due diligence and managing the financing after closing until exit.
    - Provide post-closing value-add and throughout the life of the investment:
    - Pro-actively develop, implement and monitor value-adding proposals/recommendations and business introductions to Investee companies’ management and the entrepreneurs

    Robust monitoring and portfolio risk management:
    - Timely and thorough updating of quarterly/annual reporting on portfolio companies
    - Properly tracking identified portfolio companies milestones and post-closing plan achievement
    - Well-timed and articulated portfolio administration (amendments, repayments, annual reviews, risk evaluation)

    Actively engage and collaborate with key stakeholders within the business community:
    - Internal: build collaborative relationships within BDC to better serve clients with a BDC wide approach;
    - External: build relationships with entrepreneurs, associations, influencers, banks and co-investors to raise public awareness through proactive marketing and promotion of BDC and BDC Capitals offerings.

    Be accountable for individual planning process by creating and implementing:
    - High level marketing and visibility plan
    - Personal development plan identifying and addressing areas of professional development

    - Bachelor’s degree in Finance, MBA an asset
    - Professional designation is an asset (CPA,CBV and/or CFA)
    - 5+ years’ of progressive experience in equity, mezzanine, or senior debt financing with responsibilities for new transaction origination, client management and portfolio management
    - Demonstrated knowledge of leveraged finance transactions such as: cash flow lending, senior and junior debt structures and applicable underwriting and due diligence skills.
    - Professional experience in private equity, mid-market corporate finance, corporate development, corporate lending and alternative lending would be considered an asset.  
    - Proven business development skills and results
    - Demonstrated negotiating and deal making skills
    - Robust financial analysis, risk assessment and financial modeling and forecasting abilities
    - Sound financing, credit and investment judgment
    - Complex problem solving skills
    - Ability to negotiate legal documents, manage legal counsel to achieve stated goals and objectives
    - High attention to detail and accuracy
    - Strong ability to collaborate, influence and build trust with internal groups within BDC, clients and other stakeholders
    - Strong interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills

    - Team player, positive contributor to a peer based approach in deal review and portfolio management
    - Dynamic individual, driven by success
    - Enjoy a fast paced environment and variety of work
    - Organized and creative individual interested in proposing best practices to an emerging team
    - Comfortable operating with a high degree of ambiguity and autonomy
    - Entrepreneurial spirit and passion to help mid-market companies succeed  

    At BDC, we value diversity in our workforce and encourage all qualified candidates to apply. We appreciate all responses and advise that only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.


    November 1st, 2018


    This position reports to the Managing Director, GTC

    Benefits of the Staff Transfer directive may be provided if relocation is necessary, as per the Job Posting directive.

    Business Development Bank of Canada

    Business Development Bank of Canada

    BDC provides small and medium-sized businesses with flexible financing, affordable consulting services and venture capital. BDC supports the needs of entrepreneurs at every stage of growth. Canada’s Top 100 Employers for 2007, 2008, 2010,...

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