Investment and Retirement Planning (irp) Associate - North Shore Market - (mandarin language skills required)

March 16 2023
Industries Bank, Insurance, Financial services
Categories Marketing, Communications, Public Relations
Vancouver, BC • Full time

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Whether you’re helping clients find new opportunities, developing new technology, or providing expert advice to internal partners, you will be doing work that matters in the world, in an environment built on teamwork, service, responsibility, diversity, and integrity.

Job Title

Investment and Retirement Planning (IRP) Associate - North Shore Market - (Mandarin Language Skills required)

Job Description

What is the opportunity?

As an Investment and Retirement Planning (IRP) Associate, you provide direct client and sales support to the Financial Planners, Investment and Retirement Planning, to enable them to focus on planning, advice activities and acquisition of new clients. You contribute to a differentiated client experience by providing value added support and problem resolution. In this role, you collaborate with partners across the organization to identify and meet client needs and goals and expand the network of your team. As a member of the Financial Planning, Investment and Retirement Planning Team, you bring innovative ideas to grow market share and enrich the success of the team.

*MANDARIN language skills required*

*Work Environment - Home Office / Virtual

What will you do?

  • Enable Financial Planners, Investment and Retirement Planning, by assisting with preparations for client meetings, and supporting the fulfilment of simple investment solutions and referrals to appropriate partners
  • Maintain a superior level of client experience and service with all clients whether they visit our branches or contact us by phone/email
  • Provide support to client requests, act as a point of contact for client concerns, and ensure accuracy of documentation with follow-ups, as required
  • Leverage routines to ensure efficient and effective completion of client tasks, identifying areas for improvement to realize efficiencies
  • Maximize opportunities to effectively identify client needs, make referrals, acquire new investment clients and assets, and track and review progress against the teams’ annual plan
  • Exercise due diligence in following all policies and procedures, and identity/correct areas of operational risk
  • Support Financial Planners, Investment and Retirement Planning, with administrative activities and proactive client contact

What do you need to succeed?


  • Mutual Funds accreditation (e.g., Investment Funds in Canada, or the Canadian Securities Course)
  • Previous experience in investments
  • Demonstrated success working in a fast paced environment with the ability to manage competing priorities, as well as multi-tasking and problem-solving skills
  • IT literacy including the Microsoft Office suite of products, and digital knowledge
  • Excellent communication skills including the ability interact with partners effectively in person, via email and on the phone
  • Flexibility, eagerness to learn, strong personal ethics, and a hunger for success
  • Ability to work both independently and in a team environment, demonstrating strong collaboration skills
  • Mandarin language skills (fluency)


  • Proven track record of building rapport and developing client relationships
  • Experience in proactive retail sales

What’s in it for you?

We thrive on the challenge to be our best, progressive thinking to keep growing, and working together to deliver trusted advice to help our clients thrive and communities prosper. We care about each other, reaching our potential, making a difference to our communities, and achieving success that is mutual.

  • A comprehensive Total Rewards Program including competitive compensation, bonuses, and flexible benefits
  • Continued opportunities for career advancement
  • Support from a dynamic, collaborative, progressive, and high performing team, as well as world-class tools, coaching, and development opportunities
  • Opportunity to achieve great success and grow your career with RBC



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WEST VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Canada





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