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Business Leaders - Rotational Leadership Development Program (RLDP) - 2020

Sep 18, 2019
$48,900 - $64,450
Across Canada
Entry Level

Our student and new graduate programs offer a chance to explore Sun Life from the inside. You'll make a difference in the lives of our customers and communities, while building the skills and experience that allow you to grow in a meaningful and rewarding way.

Job Description:

Opportunities for upcoming Commerce and Business Program University Graduates – 2020

Locations: Toronto, Montreal, Waterloo

Embark on a bright future!

We are looking for talented, high potential new graduates to join Sun Life for a fulfilling career. Our ideal candidate has a desire to learn, embrace challenge and change, and is eager to explore different roles and business areas. Natural leadership skills and an ability to work independently while thriving in a team setting are key attributes for success.

What's it like to work at Sun Life?

We strive to hire only the best, so you will be working with bright people in a dynamic, professional and highly collaborative work environment. At Sun Life, continuous learning and career mobility within our various business units is encouraged!

Program details

The Sun Life Business Leaders Program, under the Rotational Leadership Development Program (RLDP) umbrella, develops future, cross-functional business leaders through exploration of major business areas so participants become versatile, well-connected leaders. You will have a unique opportunity to gain diversified experience in an accelerated leadership development program.

Through three one-year rotations across different business units and/or job families and robust development training you will gain the critical skills and experiences needed to become a future leader at Sun Life. Our rotations allow participants to gain a broad understanding of Sun Life's products, clients and business strategy and the insurance and financial services industries overall. .

Placements may be available in any one of our Business Units or functional areas including Innovation, Digital and Data Analytics, Strategy, Finance, Investments, Marketing, Human Resources, Project or Program Management. Rotations are located in Canada, with participants working out of the Waterloo, Toronto or Montreal office

Career Development

The accelerated nature of the program provides individuals with early leadership opportunities and interaction with the Canadian Executive team and other senior leaders in Canada. Upon completion of the three-year program, your next role in the organization will depend on your career aspirations, the needs of the business, and your standing over the course of the program. The program team within Sun Life will provide support to you in launching into a full time, permanent role.

Education, Experience and Competencies Required:

  • Currently enrolled in an accredited undergraduate university program
  • Exudes a passion for learning, takes initiative and works collaboratively across various cultures to achieve results
  • Experience in formal or informal leadership roles in school and/or extra-curricular activities
  • Client and customer focused
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Self-starter with a drive to succeed and eager to take on responsibility
  • Accepts accountability and ownership for work performed
  • Applies mindset of continuous improvement and innovation
  • Shifts gears comfortably and displays energy for things that are challenging
  • Demonstrates analytical, problem solving and conceptual thinking skills
  • Well-rounded experiences in academics and extra-curricular activities
  • Strong work ethic and professionalism
  • Bilingual skills (English and French) are an asset
  • Willingness to explore different roles and business areas and to relocate to any one of our Canadian offices as part of the rotation process

*If you are interest in this opportunity, please submit your cover letter, resume and grade transcript when you apply.

For more information about the Business Leaders Program, please visit us at

Salary: $48,900 - $64,450

The Base Pay range is for the primary location for which the job is posted for. The Base Pay which you will be considered for will vary depending on the Campus program you are selected for.

Eligible Sun Life employees for various Campus Graduate programs will also participate in various incentive plans, payment under which is discretionary and subject to individual and company performance

Diversity and inclusion have always been at the core of our values at Sun Life. A diverse workforce with wide perspectives and creative ideas benefits our clients, the communities where we operate and all of us as colleagues. We welcome applications from qualified individuals from all backgrounds.

Persons with disabilities who need accommodation in the application process or those needing job postings in an alternative format may e-mail a request to

We thank all applicants for showing an interest in this position. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Job Category: Rotational Leaders

Posting End Date: 18/09/2019