Senior Director, Risk Assessment & Control Testing
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
24d ago

What is the opportunity?

Responsible and accountable for the execution of effective and efficient risk assessments of technologies and suppliers, for maturing control testing capabilities, contributing to the definition of controls, implementing new or enhanced processes and methodologies, and ensuring assessment and testing activities are aligned to regulatory, policy, standards and best practice requirements.

Work at an enterprise level to define target operating models and to contribute to policies, standards and procedures in conjunction with the second line of defense and critical functional partners.

What will you do?

  • Acts as the authority and central point of contact for all aspects of risk assessment and control testing work on our technology and suppliers
  • Build or evolve critical interactions and relationships with functional partners and key stakeholders such as Global Technology Infrastructure, Information Security, Protection Services, Privacy, IT Risk, Strategic Transformation Services, Supplier Management and Governance, Procurement and HR
  • Partner with many enterprise stakeholders to deliver seamless support and education to user groups
  • Chair or contribute to committees and other forums to educate and integrate changes and best practices
  • Make risk based decisions about key areas of focus or contention related to assessment and testing practices, and about risk and control issues identified on specific technologies or suppliers during assessment and tests
  • Ensure support for the business regarding operational remediation and critical action plans
  • Ensure our program monitoring is effective and supports resolution of non-compliance in a timely manner
  • What do you need to succeed?

    Must-have :

  • 5+ years of People Management experience with recognized leadership and coaching abilities
  • Ability to partner with diverse stakeholders including technology and supplier teams in complex scenarios
  • Ability to impact and influence a diverse client base
  • Excellent communication, facilitation and presentation skills
  • 12 to 15 years of experience in IT, with a recent focus on risk and / or security
  • Undergraduate degree in technical field or equivalent (e.g. BASc or equivalent)
  • Nice-to-have :

  • Relevant technical certifications are preferred
  • Significant business knowledge and experience
  • Experience managing in a global organization
  • 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 bonuses and flexible benefits, competitive compensation
  • Leaders who support your development through coaching and managing opportunities
  • Ability to make a difference and lasting impact
  • Work in a dynamic, collaborative, progressive, and high-performing team
  • About RBC

    Royal Bank of Canada is Canada’s largest bank, and one of the largest banks in the world, based on market capitalization.

    We are one of North America’s leading diversified financial services companies, and provide personal and commercial banking, wealth management, insurance, investor services and capital markets products and services on a global basis.

    We have over 80,000 full- and part-time employees who serve more than 16 million personal, business, public sector and institutional clients through offices in Canada, the U.

    S. and 37 other countries. For more information, please visit

    Inclusion and Equal Opportunity Employment

    RBC 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 veterans status, Aboriginal / Native American status or any other legally-

    protected factors. Disability-related accommodations during the application process are available upon request.

    City : Toronto

    Address : 88 Queens Quay West

    Work Hours / Week : 37.5

    Work Environment : Office

    Employment Type : Permanent

    Career Level : Senior Manager / Director

    Required Travel(%) : 0

    Exempt / Non-Exempt : Non-Exempt

    People Manager : Yes

    Application Deadline : 08 / 28 / 2018

    Req ID : 168882

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