Director Operational Risk Governance & Methodologies

Scotiabank (Toronto ON, Canada) 1 day ago

Requisition ID: 94434

Join the Global Community of Scotiabankers to help customers become better off.

Purpose of Job

The Director, Operational Risk Methodology and Governance is a key senior role within Operational Risk to direct and lead the team to deliver on i) global operational risk methodology and governance ii) global communication and training iii) coordination and reporting of non-financial risk information to a senior audience iv) manage external industry and internal relationships to improve the Bank's overall operational risk governance including incorporation of leading practice and v) present at VP+ level forums of Bank executives.

Key Job Accountabilities

  • Responsible for developing, enhancing and maintaining the Bank's operational risk methodology and governance documents such as risk appetite, risk management framework and associated methodologies and management standards (e.g. RCSA, KRI, Scenario Analysis, NIRA, operational risk event reporting, taxonomies etc). This includes global oversight of local methodology and governance documents to provide consistency and advice and counsel.
  • Responsible for design, improvement, coordination and reporting of non-financial risk information to senior management and committees.
  • Responsible for implementation and sustainment of an enterprise communication and training program related to operational risk management.
  • Responsible for representing and contributing on behalf of the Bank in external engagements with peers and industry. Responsibilities include keeping abreast of leading practices and leading change in the Bank's methodology and governance.
  • Responsible for representing and contributing on behalf of Operational Risk in managing internal relationships with the Operational Risk Oversight team and key business line and control function stakeholders and their key initiatives.
  • Lead and coach a team to deliver on business priorities.
  • Lead and manage initiatives that improve the efficiency and effectiveness of Operational Risk such as lead change/projects, identify process improvements, etc., as assigned.

Skills, Experience and Functional Competencies

  • Experience in risk management, methodology, governance, or process improvement.
  • Experience in reporting to the Board and Senior Executives.
  • Experience leading teams.
  • Fluency in written and spoken Spanish is preferred.
  • Expert interpersonal and relationship building skills and strong communication skills are essential to influence and collaborate effectively with others.
  • Superior written skills, high degree of judgment, and attention to detail.
  • Ability to work on complex projects independently, within tight deadlines, adapts to changing deadlines and delivers materials. Excellent organizational skills are required to manage multiple and concurrent deliverables.

Location(s):  Canada : Ontario : Toronto 

As Canada's International Bank, we are a diverse and global team. We speak more than 100 languages with backgrounds from more than 120 countries. Our employees are committed to a superior customer experience and use the Bank’s six guiding sales practice principles to ensure they act with honesty and integrity.

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.

Director Operational Risk Governance & Methodologies

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