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Business Development Assistant, Residential Mortgage Lending
(Metro Vancouver, BC )

The Role

Gentai is looking to build a mortgage solution for Canadians who want a fast, simple and personal experience with their mortgage lender. Reporting to the VP Residential Mortgages, the Business Development Assistant oversees the Gentai brand growth. This is a great opportunity for someone with a Mortgage Broker license to work closely with a seasoned business development executive to grow into a Business Development Manager role.

The role will report into the VP Residential Mortgages, Lending.


  • Assisting in preparing residential mortgage applications.
  • Providing assistance to VP Residential Mortgages, to package and prepare mortgage applications for Underwriting team.
  • Liaising between Broker and the Underwriting Team.
  • Communicating with Brokers on the status of their applications.
  • Sending out mortgage commitments.
  • Collecting documents from brokers and ensuring mortgage conditions are met.
  • Managing relationships with broker partners.
  • Regularly updating the status of each file in the pipeline.
  • Communicating with staff.
  • Assisting the VP Residential Mortgages in growing the BC, AB and ON portfolio.
  • Sourcing intel on trends and competitors.
  • Identifying potential growth strategies in line with business objectives.
  • Mediating and supporting relationships between partner Brokers channel and your operations team.
  • Identifying and attending key events. Some travel may be required.
  • Following corporate policies as they relate to behavior, communication, risk, relationships and personal conduct.


  • Post graduate degree with minimum two years of experience in the mortgage industry, preferably with an alternative lender.
  • Must hold a Mortgage Broker license.
  • Ability to manage high application volumes.
  • Ability to manage time effectively and prioritize tasks according to deadlines.
  • Advance skills in using and creating spreadsheets.
  • Business development experience.
  • Have leadership mentality with a track record of success.
  • Effective presentation, communication, listening and interpersonal skills
  • Understanding issues relating to the Canadian mortgage industry, including but not limited to: risk management, alternative lending over residential mortgages, default management etc.
  • Competence using spreadsheets

Compensation Details

  • Full-Time, Permanent Position
  • Competitive Annual Salary, Variable Comp Plan
  • Office-based position out of our Richmond location
  • Hours are Monday to Friday, 9:00am to 6:00pm
  • Extended Health Benefits paid for 100% by the company
  • RRSP matching

You will love working here:

Employees tell us that they love that we strike the balance in creating an incredibly professional, yet dynamic, collaborative, and enjoyable corporate culture. We work in a fluid and fast-paced environment that is supportive of energetic and motivated individuals who pride themselves on being flexible and results-driven. Despite these challenging times, our business is thriving and that means that our employees get valuable exposure, lots of learning opportunities, and can truly have an impact on our business. We are committed to providing our people with a challenging and rewarding career because our employees are what set us apart and we know it.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Gentai is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion. We are pleased to consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran’s status, Aboriginal/Native American status or any other legally-protected factors. Disability-related accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

We want to hear from you!

If you are confident that you would be a strong asset to our team, submit both a cover letter and resume today to [email protected]. Be sure to tell us why you believe yourself to be a perfect fit! We thank all applicants for their time in applying, however, we will only contact those selected for an interview. Consideration of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.