The Global Risk Institute (GRI) acts as a global research hub, stimulating evidence-based debate between policy makers, regulators, practitioners, and academics engaged in risk with three focal points: Research, Events & Education

The events tackle risk-related themes in a global context and from multiple perspectives. Our research team is tasked with identifying new and emerging insights to better understand risks and trends for the financial services sector. And our educational programs build the talent necessary to sustain and grow Canada’s competitive advantage in risk management for the financial services industry.

Pension Hub Manager


The Pension Hub Manager will provide business support and assist the Managing Director, Research, in operationalizing the research and member value-add activities within GRI. GRI’s research activities involve several focus areas / themes that are coordinated in hubs. This role will focus on actively supporting our Pension Hub.

We are looking for an individual who can credibly engage with senior stakeholders including members, academia and industry thought leaders in the institutional asset management and pension sector. They will need excellent communication and organizational skills, in order to organize meetings, events, contracts and oversee research deliverable production.

The Pension Hub Manager reports directly to the Managing Director, Research.




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Senior Manager, Communications


The Senior Manager, Communications will guide a team of professionals with a mandate to deliver and execute various communication and marketing programs in support of the education, events and research initiatives undertaken by GRI.

Communications Mandate:

  • Create and maintain the editorial calendar in consultation with the Executive Team
  • Prepare newsletters for GRI membership
  • Work with external communications consultants to promote GRI in the media
  • Oversee the management of GRI’s website and social media communication channels

Marketing Mandate:

  • Engage in and lead the development of all collateral materials, stewardship of brand look and feel for all public documents, presentations and content, website management, social media and membership communication through various formats
  • Develop and execute social media strategies and drive marketing plans to support the overall business objectives
  • Engage external 3rd parties as needed in support of key initiatives
  • Apply a consistent and compelling approach to marketing communications including personality, visual identity, and brand standards
  • Maintain regular analysis and reporting of all marketing initiatives

Events Mandate:

  • Support the success of GRI events through the development of collateral, presentations and marketing materials.
  • Support the success of the development and delivery of the Annual Summit through collateral, material development, and communications execution.




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Research Analyst


The Research Analyst will report to the Managing Director, Research. His/her primary responsibility is to conduct in-house research projects and participate in external research projects supported by GRI.

Specific responsibilities include:

  • Build GRI’s value through our Research activities
  • Assist GRI's research team with projects, including benchmarking studies, industry analyses, surveys, whitepapers as well as academic research papers
  • Support all GRI research activities/events domestically and globally
  • Participate in several industry/academic research efforts with internal and external teams
  • Prepare and deliver briefings; meet GRI’s in-house research requests and requirements
  • Maintain and update research dashboard to track project progress; follow up with internal project leads if necessary
  • Deliver research reports for management and board in a timely manner
  • Perform other projects/duties as needed by management



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