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Title:  Expedition, Women in Leadership Program - 2022




Requisition ID: 138694

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We are committed to investing in our employees and helping you continue your career at Scotiabank.



Start Date: Sept 2022



Why work for Scotiabank?


Scotiabank is among the largest banks in the world and is the most international bank in Canada. We are powered by our 97,000 high-performing (and awesome) teammates who make a real difference across the globe as a leading provider of advice, products, digital experiences, and financial services. Together with our Digital Factories around the world, we are dedicated to helping our 25 million clients become better-off.


This is a place where you’ll get to learn and develop your skills, while being recognized for your hard work. At Scotiabank, we’re passionate about bringing our whole selves to work, allowing us to create inclusive work environments for everyone to enjoy. Say hello to a career at Scotiabank.


The Expedition Women in Leadership Program at a Glance: 


Contributes to the overall success of Scotiabank of Canadian Banking, Wealth Management in Canada and Latin America and Global Risk Management, ensuring specific individual goals, plans and initiatives are executed / delivered in support of the team’s business strategies and objectives.  Ensures all activities conducted are in compliance with governing regulations, internal policies and procedures.


Scotiabank’s graduate development programs are designed to offer modern, skills-based learning and development that is centered around mentorship and experiential learning. People are our foundation and Scotiabank is committed to investing in its employees. We offer a blended learning and personal development curriculum that includes coaching, in-class workshops, team activities, e-learning, skill builds and other resources. We also offer a fast-paced stimulating environment along with an attractive salary/benefit package commensurate with experience.


The Expedition Women in Leadership Program is focused on identifying, developing and retaining high performing diversity talent. At the end of the 2-year rotational program, candidates will be equipped with the technical, analytical and leadership abilities to transition into senior level roles within different business lines. The program consists of three rotations, each 8 months in length.





  • Champions a customer focused culture to deepen client relationships and leverage broader Bank relationships, systems and knowledge.
  • Lead and develop strategy and effectiveness projects that solve business problems
  • Collaborate with business lines, delivery channels and support areas to identify and drive initiatives
  • Contribute to the business development of new products and/or enhancements based on market analysis
  • Work closely with senior management and a diverse set of stakeholders to drive client focused strategies
  • Provide innovative ideas and solutions to create new opportunities to build Scotiabank’s value proposition and grow client relationships.
  • Understand how the Bank’s 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 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
  • Champions a high-performance environment and contributes to an inclusive work environment
  • Recommends and executes data-driven changes to portofolio specific strategies and policy treatments
  • Actively works on initiatives and strategies that deal with data, technology, governance, reporting, policies and procedures, analytics and so much more



Program Requirements:


  • Master’s Degree or professional designation (i.e. CA, CFA, PMP) preferred
  • 3-5 years of relevant work experience
  • Experience in strategy, transformation, consulting, analytics or project management is an asset
  • The ideal candidate will demonstrate a strong interest in working in a Financial Institution


Apply Now!


For New Grads, we are focused on learning about who you are and what you’re interested in to uncover your true potential.  In short, we don’t believe resumes will provide us with an accurate depiction of what you’re truly about to properly assess your potential. Instead we want to get to know YOU and hear about the experiences that have shaped you. 



  1. Complete a short one-way video interview: Link to RIVS
  2. Apply to the role through our career site! When the application asks for your resume, feel free to upload a resume, though we do not rely on them to assess our candidates. Alternatively, or additionally, you can upload a word doc explaining why this program is for you. 


Recruitment Timeline: 


Deadline to apply is February 11th, 2022 at 11:59 pm EST




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.

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