IT Risk Manager
Scarborough, ON
1d ago

Job Description

Story Behind the Need :

  • The International Technology Risk team manages the risk and regulations for Caribbean, Central America and Uruguay (CCAU) markets.
  • The department contributes to the overall success of International Technology Risk including specific individual goals, plans and initiatives are executed / delivered in support of the teams business strategies and objectives.

    The successful candidate will ensure all activities conducted are in compliance with governing regulations, internal policies and procedures.

  • Reason for request : Mat Leave Coverage
  • Candidate Value Proposition :

  • The department has a great team dynamic. The successful candidate will have a supportive Senior Management team that will be involved in new and evolving function within the Bank.
  • Typical Day in Role :

  • Champions a customer focused culture to deepen client relationships and leverage broader Bank relationships, systems and knowledge.
  • Prepare requested materials, coordinate and attend meetings with internal and external auditors.
  • Track requests during audits and raise issues / concerns as necessary.
  • Monitor and track issues raised by Internal Audit and Regulators, assist issue owners to ensure remediation is completed within pre-defined timelines and risk is addressed appropriately.
  • Respond to requests for information technology assessments and questionnaires, providing information technology related responses within required time.
  • Co-ordinate SOX control testing for Caribbean. Facilitate evidence collection and escalate conflicts or roadblocks to Senior Manager, IT Risk.
  • Prepare quarterly attestations.

  • Assist with IT Risk assessments and ensure that IT Risk assessments and outputs are recorded in enterprise tools.
  • Support IT Risk control testing and monitoring (as applicable).
  • Understand how the Banks risk appetite and risk culture should be considered in day-to-day activities and decisions.
  • Actively pursues effective and efficient operations of his / her respective areas in accordance with Scotiabanks Values, its Code of Conduct and the Global Sales Principles, while ensuring the adequacy, adherence to and effectiveness of day-to-day business controls to meet obligations with respect to operational, compliance, AML / ATF / sanctions and conduct risk.
  • Champions a high-performance environment and contributes to an inclusive work environment.
  • Candidate Requirements / Must Have Skills : 1) 4 - 7 years IT and Risk management experience : systems design, security, availability, disaster recovery, third party risk management, change management, release management.

    2) Knowledge and understanding of Risk / Control frameworks and best practices (SOX, ISO, COBIT, COSO). 3) Strong communication and influencing capability, supported by well-developed analytical competencies.

    4) Good knowledge of multiple global banking businesses including related systems and procedures. 5) Good ability to balance competing or conflicting goals of various departments and stakeholders which requires a mature, diplomatic approach and highly developed negotiation and influencing skills.

    Nice-To-Have Skills :

  • Bilingual English / Spanish speaking is a major plus
  • Global Banking Experience
  • Exposure to cloud controls and third-party management controls
  • Degrees or certifications :

  • Bachelor' s degree in a technical field such as computer science, computer engineering or related field required
  • Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) : or
  • Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP); or
  • Certified in Risk and Information System Control (CRISC)
  • Candidate Review & Selection

  • 2 Step Process : 1 Behavioural with Manager, 1 meet the team
  • Additional Notes

  • Spanish speaking Risk Managers will be prioritized. International IT exposure within Banking will also be also prioritized.
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