Position title: Summer Student - Associate Ag Economist (two positions, four-month terms)
Location: Regina, Saskatchewan
Closing date: Wednesday, January 09, 2013
Division: Portfolio and Credit Risk
Language requirement: English
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Help ensure our lending activities are in line with events and trends in Canadian agriculture.
You’ll work with an experienced team of portfolio analysts and ag economists, analyzing the operating environment, interpreting the results and drawing conclusions about how circumstances may impact FCC and our customers.
You have strong analytical and communication skills and know office applications like Word, Excel and PowerPoint. You already have some work experience, and you’re pursuing post-secondary education in agriculture, commerce or business administration. Term is May 1 through August 31, 2013.
These competencies describe the required behaviours and expectations for the position:
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AgilityObserves organizational needs and makes a commitment to meet its objectives. Accepts differences in alternative approaches and responds appropriately based on the organization’s best interest.
Customer experienceMaintains clear communication. Identifies and refers to areas of mutual interest as a means of establishing positive and effective working relationships with customers and/or co-workers.
InitiativeTakes responsibility for own performance and takes action to meet goals set by others.
Learning and innovationChallenges the status quo. Further investigates situations by paying attention to the communication of others, asking questions and completing a thorough review of materials to gain additional perspectives in learning.
Solution focusRecognizes both the challenges and opportunities of a situation before resolving problems. Breaks problems into manageable parts and identifies the implications.
Teamwork and partnershipValues others’ input, experience and expertise and contributes own point of view. Highly involved as a team member or partner.
Analytical thinkingIdentifies cause and effect between different aspects of a situation and understands basic relationships. Makes clear logical plans.
Conceptual thinkingObserves patterns and trends based on experience when looking at information. Notices when a current situation is similar or dissimilar to a past situation and identifies those similarities and/or differences.
Effective communicationPays attention to what others are saying by listening actively and attentively. Remains calm and rational when challenged, and is able to understand other people’s points of view and respond in a practical and professional manner.
Intellectual curiosityPersonally investigates a situation. Seeks first to understand by questioning those closest to a situation to determine the facts and what may be the underlying source of the problem or issue.
Relationship buildingInitiates work-related contact and seeks out the expertise of others. Shares information as a means to enhance the relationship.