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Title:  Senior Manager Information Security - Scarborough, ON


Requisition ID: 35230

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

Position Title: Senior Manager


Purpose of Job

The Senior Manager Information Security, Enterprise Advisory Services is responsible for ensuring that the team effectively provides Security consultation for projects with a goal of producing the required artifacts related to assessing risk and where necessary make recommendations for risk mitigation.


Key Job Accountabilities

  • The incumbent is responsible to deliver a broad range of information security consulting services to lines of business, technical support and operating groups in the Scotiabank Group, including subsidiaries and affiliates, where appropriate. Leverage current standards, industry best practices and the expertise of others within Information Security & Control to deliver, wherever possible, leading edge solutions to future (and current) project and operational information security issues.
  • The incumbent is responsible for building and maintaining a strong working relationship with peers/management within client business lines partnering with stakeholders/teams to translate business strategies/requirements and identify appropriate solutions to deliver on project and operational objectives.
  • Continually acquire and enhance knowledge of the Bank's business strategies and policies, risk management practices and methodologies, product offerings, financial markets, financial instruments, regulatory requirements, Back Office processes, and rapidly changing technology to be able to provide effective security solutions and services to the end user clients.
  • The incumbent must effectively lead and oversee staff by setting performance expectations, monitoring performance, providing performance feedback including the preparation of performance appraisals, and as needed, providing counsel and coaching. This also includes assisting in the recruitment of qualified information security and technical staff.


Functional Competencies

  • The incumbent must be a strong leader with good interpersonal, communication, and negotiation skills in order to build consensus and obtain co-operation from both users and senior management.
  • The individual requires oral and written communication skills to: make presentations to varied groups; deal with all levels of line management up to the Senior Vice-President (individually or in committee); He/she must have an authoritative ability to balance opposing or conflicting goals of various departments/stakeholders, requiring a mature, respectful approach and highly developed negotiation and influencing skills.
  • Strong influencing skills and negotiation skills are also critical in order to negotiate with project team members/management to acquire/maintain support and to negotiate priorities with full consideration and awareness of potential impact on business needs and outcomes.
  • The position is expected to have extensive knowledge of emerging technologies, product development methodologies and technical architectures pertaining to information security.



A recognized post-graduate degree in Business, Computer Science, Information Systems or a related discipline, along with 6-8 years of practical experience. Must have CISSP certification.

Location(s):  Canada : Ontario : Scarborough

As Canada’s International Bank, we are a leader when it comes to inclusion. We are a diverse and global team, speaking more than 100 languages with backgrounds from more than 120 countries. 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. Candidates selected for an interview will be contacted directly.  If you require accommodation during the recruitment and selection process, please let us know. We will work with you to provide as seamless a recruitment experience as possible.



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