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Title:  Director, Regulatory and Business Initiatives Group (PMO)




Requisition ID: 151553

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


Is this role right for you? You will be responsible for:


  • Champion a customer focused culture to deepen client relationships and leverage broader Bank relationships, systems and knowledge. Build understanding of Bank’s risk appetite and risk culture to make effective decisions.
  • Develops and leads end to end delivery planning of assigned project(s) like ideation / interpretation of regulatory rules and business needs, business case approval, establish project governance, implementation plan and transition to BAU including budgeting & resourcing.
  • Influence the decision-making process and technical design to ensure alignment to business priorities, strategic technology architecture and resource allocation for assigned project(s).
  • Work independently, help define best practices and be a change agent.
  • Present strategic solutions to achieve desired outcome which align with overall business strategy, are cost efficient by design and which create operational efficiency within the bank.
  • Anticipates business changes and client needs; recommends interventions and continuous improvement initiatives
  • Manage governance forums as required with primarily business stakeholders, technology partners and other support functions.
  • Responsible for interactions with all key stakeholders from business, risk, operations & technology teams including stakeholders in different geographic locations.
  • Understands the regulatory and business environment across the industry and brings industry developments and market intelligence into RBI to help evolve the team’s approach
  • Actively pursue effective and efficient operations of his/her respective areas in accordance with Scotiabank’s 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.
  • Champion a high-performance environment and contributes to an inclusive work environment.


Do you have the skills you need to succeed? We'd love to work with you, if you have:


  • Bachelor’s Degree level or above education, ideally in a legal, financial or political subject
  • Must have or working towards their PMP certification
  • Must have experience in capital markets strategic initiatives project management
  • Experience of working within change management programs
  • Experience of managing senior stakeholders / running meetings/ preparing presentations
  • Experience of the global regulatory framework
  • Ability to use Microsoft Office



Location(s):  United States : New York : New York City 

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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