Requisition ID: 94417
Join the Global Community of Scotiabankers to help customers become better off.
POSITION TITLE: Foundation Associate, Research
LOCATION: Toronto, ON
DEPARTMENT: Scotia Wealth Management -Operations
WORK TERM: 4 month summer work term (May 2021 – August 2021)
You are curious and a problem solver but know that the pathway to success is paved with user feedback. You craft a research plan to peel back the layers of the problem to understand the core issues. Many different tools may be used in executing the research, including tools from such disciplines as:
You are a well-rounded researcher, skilled in both qualitative and quantitative research methodologies. You love going beyond the surface to understand true human needs and are able to identify when we need to go deep versus gather learning at scale.
You work collaboratively with diverse teams of various stakeholders, including designers, researchers, strategists, product managers, and tech partners and balancing different priorities.
You believe the best solutions are the product of creative collaboration and are open to and seek out feedback from others.
You have a talent for knowing how to get to the truth. You know the right questions to ask to get to the heart of an issue / challenge. You know who to ask and where to look for the right information.
You are comfortable working on ambiguous or fuzzy problems. You adapt well to unexpected situations and changing your approach on the fly. You balance research rigor with other constraints, and can find creative solutions to problems.
You love complex problems and synthesizing findings. You are able to connect the dots between different data points and combine qualitative and quantitative data to arrive at more compelling, grounded insights.
You are an inspiring storyteller, who is able to present research to a variety of stakeholders with varying levels of research understanding.
HOW TO APPLY
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