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Manager, IT Risk Advisory

Full Time
Requisition ID: 131355

Join a purpose driven winning team, committed to results, in an inclusive and high-performing culture.

The Team
Contributes to the overall success of the Canadian Banking Technology team in Canada ensuring specific individual goals, plans, initiatives are executed / delivered in support of the team's business strategies and objectives. Ensures all activities conducted are in compliance with governing regulations, internal policies and procedures

The Role:
  • Champions a customer focused culture to deepen client relationships and leverage broader Bank relationships, systems and knowledge.
  • Advises and supports risk owners in day to day risk management activities and execution.
  • Acts as a primary interface and conduit between the risk owners and other risk groups to lead the facilitation and execution of risk management activities.
  • Identifies, assesses, prioritizes and reports on material IT risks for IT and aligned business areas.
  • Assists risk owners in adhering to policies, frameworks, standards and guidelines through active engagement, guidance and counselling.
  • Advises on the design of controls and remediation plans to mitigate risk. Problem solving skills needed to support interaction with stakeholders to identify risks, impact to the organization and solutions.
  • Ensure that Operational and IT Risk assessments and outputs are recorded in enterprise tools and in full compliance of all policies and common standards, including the IT Risk Management Policy and Framework.
  • Partners with other risk groups to assess, implement and communicate new/updated risk controls, frameworks, policies, risk indicators, metrics and limits.
  • Identify pervasive IT risk issues or issues that are common across the landscape.
  • Ensures implementation of a strong IT risk culture in partnership with the risk owners.
  • Perform various types of data analysis work and prepare monthly / quarterly reporting for senior management.
  • Monitor IT risk KPIs and KRIs within established tolerance. Providing guidance to risk owners, and escalation as needed to ensure timely remediation.

Is this role right for you?
  • 5+ years IT and risk management experience
  • 3+ years IT and cyber security experience
  • Strong communication and influencing capability supported by well-developed analytical competency
  • Cyber security certifications (e.g. CISSP, CISM, etc.)
  • Financial services experience
  • Nice to have International and Canadian national regulatory requirements on financial services

What's in it for you?
  • We have an inclusive and collaborative working environment that encourages creativity, curiosity, and celebrates success!
  • We provide you with the tools and technology needed to create beautiful customer experiences
  • You'll get to work with and learn from diverse industry leaders, who have hailed from top technology companies around the world
  • We foster an environment of innovation and continuous learning.
  • Dress codes don't apply here, being comfortable does
  • We offer a competitive total rewards package, that includes a base salary, performance bonus, company matching programs (pension & Employee Share Ownership), generous vacation; health/medical/wellness benefits; employee banking privileges, personal development funding, maternity leave top-up, parental leave and much more.


Location(s): Canada : Ontario : Scarborough

Scotiabank is a leading bank in the Americas. Guided by our purpose: "for every future", we help our customers, their families and their communities achieve success through a broad range of advice, products and services, including personal and commercial banking, wealth management and private banking, corporate and investment banking, and capital markets.

At Scotiabank, we value the unique skills and experiences each individual brings to the Bank, and are committed to creating and maintaining an inclusive and accessible environment for everyone. If you require accommodation (including, but not limited to, an accessible interview site, alternate format documents, ASL Interpreter, or Assistive Technology) during the recruitment and selection process, please let our Recruitment team know. If you require technical assistance, please click here . Candidates must apply directly online to be considered for this role. We thank all applicants for their interest in a career at Scotiabank; however, only those candidates who are selected for an interview will be contacted.

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