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Senior Manager Risk Management

Apply now Job ID 45671152896 Date posted 03/08/2023

Primary Locations: Montreal, Quebec

Attendance: Hybrid

Employee Status: Regular

Schedule: Full-time

National Bank is currently undergoing the most significant transformation in its history and has many career opportunities to offer. As a Senior Manager, Risk Management for the Wealth Management sector, you will have a 360o view of the sector's operational risks.  It means rolling out operational risk management tools, influence risk management decisions, identifying drivers of change and emerging risks, and advising the line of business leaders on actions ought to be taken to mitigate risks.

Your role:

  • Ensure the deployment of the operational risk management framework within Wealth Management;
  • Have a good understanding of the business and the risk challenges within the sector;
  • Ensure the efficiency of operational risk management by prioritizing interventions according to the risks incurred;
  • Coach and supervise operational risk managers of the sector’s various business lines;
  • Maintain the sector's risk environment and ensure the deployment of the risk self-assessment plan for the sector's units and projects;
  • Manage the various operational events within the sector, including those generating losses; 
  • Conduct external event analysis and participate in scenario analysis;
  • Be a member of the corporate crisis cell and the coordinator of the sector crisis cell;
  • Coordinate the various activities related to the quarterly reporting and present the integrated risk report to the sector executive committee;
  • Interact regularly with various stakeholders such as Operational Risk Management (Corporate), Compliance, BISO (Business Information Security Officer), Internal Audit, various IT partners, Third Party Risk Management, Legal Affairs, Financial Governance, Fraud Risk Management, Business Continuity, Employee Experience,

Being the leader of the Risk Management team also means actively participating in the transformation of operational risk, at the organizational level, through the various projects underway. It also means working in close collaboration with the Risk Manager Leaders of the other Bank’s sectors and several corporate functions to evolve our practices. This position reports to the Vice President, Business Strategy - Wealth Management.

We want to contribute to your quality of life by offering you as much flexibility as possible in your work. For example, we offer hybrid work (remote and in the office), work schedule arrangements to help you achieve work/life balance and flexible leave that you can take when it’s important to you.

Competencies required

  • Bachelor's degree related to the industry and 10 years of relevant experience or master’s degree related to the industry and 8 years of relevant experience
  • Experience in operational risk
  • Knowledge of the regulatory environment
  • Knowledge of the Wealth Management industry
  • Bilingualism (English and French) required, as you will work closely with colleagues outside Quebec

Preferred competencies:

  • Political savvy and strong influencing skills
  • Leadership and thoroughness
  • Strong interpersonal and collaborative skills

Your benefits: 
In addition to competitive compensation, upon hiring you’ll be eligible for a wide range of flexible benefits to help promote your wellbeing and that of your family.
•    Health and wellness program, including many options
•    Flexible group insurance
•    Generous pension plan
•    Employee Share Ownership Plan
•    Employee and Family Assistance Program
•    Preferential banking services
•    Initiatives promoting community involvement
•    Telemedicine service
•    Virtual sleep clinic
These are a few of the benefits available to you. We have an offer that keeps up with trends as well as your needs and those of your family. 
Our dynamic work environments and cutting-edge collaboration tools foster a positive employee experience. We actively listen to employees’ ideas. Whether through our surveys or programs, regular feedback and ongoing communication is encouraged.

We're putting people first :  
We're a bank on a human scale that stands out for its courage, entrepreneurial culture, and passion for people.   Our mission is to have a positive impact on peoples' lives.
Our core values of partnership, agility, and empowerment inspire us, and inclusivity is central to our commitments. We offer a barrier-free workplace that is accessible to all employees. 
We want our recruitment process to be fully accessible. If you require accommodations, feel free to let us know during your first conversations with us.
We welcome all candidates! What can you bring to our team?

Ready to live your ambitions?


JobField: Risk Management

Unposting Date: 2023-03-27

Job Number: CRE000MH

Posting Date: 2023-03-10

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