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Title:  Senior Manager, Central Oversight Team






Requisition ID: 67114


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Purpose of Job:

Scotiabank is seeking a Senior Manager, to manage the Central Compliance Testing Oversight Team. The incumbent will work closely with the Global Compliance Testing Leads and provide oversight over the Compliance Testing activities to deliver consistent standards and best practices. This role will report into the Director – Global Compliance Testing within Enterprise Compliance Operations.



  1. Leverage business process knowledge to develop, maintain and implement global standards / procedures for Compliance testing.
  2. Provide oversight and coordinate the development of annual/multi-year Compliance test plan including change management. 
  3. Perform quality checks on the Compliance plans to ensure consistency, completeness and comprehensiveness of the plans submitted by the Business Unit Compliance groups.
  4. Consolidate global annual/multi-year test plans and coordinate status reporting on Compliance Testing; Work with the Reporting group to facilitate Senior Management/CCRO reporting on annual planning and Compliance testing.
  5. Develop and deliver training workshops and coordinate the delivery of internal or external training on Compliance testing to ensure that Compliance staff have the required skills to effectively execute the Compliance Testing Plan.
  6. Implement / maintain tools and administrative processes on an on-going basis to support the Compliance Testing program. Ensure that the tools capture essential elements of the Compliance Testing and the underlying data has integrity.
  7. Act as a key liaison and coordinate Compliance testing globally; Ensure Compliance units adequately coordinate  testing across all the lines of defense.
  8. Work closely with internal and external stakeholders to build partnerships and create a shared vision of excellence. Play a leadership role and effectively communicate deliverables to stakeholders; ensure deliverables are on-time and of high quality.
  9. Coach team members and help with their development.
  10. Champion high performance culture; Foster an inclusive work environment.

Education & Experience:

  1. An undergraduate degree with professional designation /degree such as CPA, MBA
  2. 10-15 years of Compliance Testing/Auditing experience
  3. Expert knowledge of MS Access, Excel, Visio, Word and Tableau
  4. Proven track record of training / presenting to large stakeholder groups
  5. Ability to write clearly and concisely
  6. Strong strategic, analytical, problem-solving and critical thinking skills
  7. Results oriented and driven individual with a deep passion for developing a leading, best-in-class Compliance function
  8. Enthusiastic leader, who can thrive in a dynamic team-oriented environment
  9. Experience in GRC systems preferred
  10. Fluency (writing and speaking) in Spanish language would be an asset

Working Conditions:

  1. Work in a standard office-based environment; non-standard hours are a common occurrence.  Limited travel globally may be required.
  2. Work may have high demands and volumes and unpredictable deadlines, time constraints, and pressure situations which occur frequently.
  3. Agile work environment.



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. 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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