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Title:  Manager, Strategic Insights




Requisition ID: 146845

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


Purpose of Job:


The Manager, Strategic Insights is responsible of providing financial analyses, monitor portfolio performance of the bank and its global peers, make portfolio credit recommendations, improve profitability and ensure adherence to the Bank’s Retail Credit Risk Appetite. The role leverages the use of statistical analytic tools and methodologies to perform analytics and forecasting that generate ideas and identify opportunities to support, clarify and formalize project objectives to the Global Retail Risk Management team. Close interaction with other Global Risk Management units is required to collaboratively develop and recommend comprehensive perspectives on current and forward looking state of the retail portfolios, while leveraging partnerships across other areas of the organization.


Job Responsibilities:


  • Measure and monitor risk composition of the bank through analytics to ensure compliance with risk limits and risk-appetite constraints, while assessing market opportunities and capital requirements.
  • Monitor peer banks result releases to analyse key retail risk metrics across the market and provide recommendations to executives
  • Automate and simplify processes to provide 'best practices' monitoring dashboards in an self-service analytics model
  • Support Retail Credit Risk reporting deliverables to ensure that all reporting is delivered on a timely basis with a high degree of accuracy
  • Provide forward looking challenges and its strategic implications for the credit portfolio, and recommend actions to business leaders


Job Requirements:


  • Minimum 3 years of proven experience in an analytic role, with experience in retail portfolios
  • Proficient with statistical analysis and data mining tools/languages such as SAS, R or Python
  • Ability to access complex data sources, manipulate data and execute code/queries to provide high quality analysis using SQL
  • Familiarity with BI tools and data visualization tools such as Power BI and Tableau
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Proactive, self-directed, and able to work independently as well as collaboratively in a team
  • Solid interpersonal and communication skills with an ability to convey complex technical issue
  • Graduate or undergraduate degree in quantitative discipline such as management analytics, statistics, mathematics, operations research, economics, computer science, or engineering; Masters degree preferred
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills – both verbal and written
  • An understanding of performance and risk measurement concepts and methodologies
  • Excellent analytical skills and ability to interpret results for the business and derive insight • Intellectually curious, with strong business judgment


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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