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Title:  Manager, Global Sanctions Policies, Procedures & Training (Bilingual: Spanish)




Requisition ID: 129839

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



The incumbent is a key resource to support cross-functional intergration under Global Sancitons Program Risk. In particular, this role establishes and maintains enterprise-wide sanctions policies, standards, procedures, guidance, and related frameworks and tools in both English and Spanish. The role also supports Global Sanctions training efforts, in collaboration with all Business Lines and operational units, across the enterprise. 


Key Accountabilities 

Policies and Procedures 

  • Support the process to develop, issue, and periodically update Global Sanctions-owned enterprise policies, standards, procedures, guidance, and related documents and tools:
    • Develop and maintain an internal inventory of enterprise-level documents owned by Global Sanctions.
    • Partner with key stakeholders (e.g., 1A, 1B, and 2A) to define and document processes intended to mitigate the Bank’s sanctions exposure. 
    • Support key stakeholders (e.g., 1A, 1B, and 2A) in assessing the scope and impact of policy decisions on the Bank’s operations and resolving implementation challenges. 
    • Engage subject-matter experts (i.e., General Counsel, IT&S, among others) and owners of enterprise-level processes (e.g., AML Ops) for Global Sanctions initiatives that may have cross-functional impact and require multidisciplinary input, to provide support and guidance in the development of these initiatives.
    • Serve as a point of contact for inquiries related to the interpretation and application of Global Sanctions-owned enterprise documents across the Bank’s Business Lines and Jurisdictions.
    • Coordinate with, and provide support to, other Global Sanctions workstreams to establish enterprise-wide standards that facilitate the Bank’s compliance with sanctions laws and regulations.
    • Collaborate with all Global Sanctions’ internal teams, according to the Global Sanctions RACI
    • Ensure Global Sanctions’ compliance with processes established at the enterprise level (e.g., AML Document Management Standards), for the development and approval of enterprise-level documents owned by Global Sanctions, notably those that could have an impact on the 1Ls.
  • Coordinate with Global Policy & Standards (GPS) to ensure alignment between Global Sanctions and Enterprise AML-owned documents and programs. 
  • Assist in developing a comprehensive regulatory change management framework to identify legal and regulatory developments and changes pertaining to relevant Bank-wide policies and procedures that impact the Bank’s sanctions compliance.  



  • Support the Global Sanctions Training & Communications Lead, as needed, in developing training and related tools/guidance to facilitate the effective implementation of the Enterprise Sanctions Policy and related standards:
    • Developing training materials and ensuring alignment and consistency with various Bank-wide policies
    • Coordinating and delivering trainings to appropriate Bank-wide audiences
    • Tracking execution of trainings against the training plan
    • Maintaining training records for the Global Sanctions programs

Program Risk


  • As directed by the Director, Global Sanctions Program Risk, provide support to internal workstreams within Global Sanctions Program Risk, with activities that require writing, reading and speaking Spanish language skills (e.g. proofreading, delivery of presentations, responding to queries, participate in calls, among others)

Experience / Education:


•   Minimum Bachelor’s degree in law, public policy or business and related fields
•   Minimum of 5 years in policies and procedures, or other related function in financial services
•   Thorough written and verbal skills required to prepare communications and interact effectively with other Bank departments and external parties
•   Strong analytical, organizational, project management, and planning skills
•   Advanced skills in Microsoft Office suite, including Excel, Access, and PowerPoint
•   Advanced skills in Microsoft Project or other project management and reporting tools
•   Knowledge of business, products, operations, systems, and organization for financial services sector
•   Experience in a Sanctions compliance role is an asset
•   Fluency in both English and Spanish is required



Location(s):  Canada : Ontario : Toronto 

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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