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Title:  Senior Manager, TPRM ABAC (Canada) & ABAC (Canada), Enterprise Conduct Risk, Global Compliance




Requisition ID: 79347


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



Contributes to the overall success of Scotiabank’s Third Party Risk Management (“TPRM”) Anti-Bribery & Anti-Corruption (“ABAC”) Program for Canada ensuring specific individual goals, plans and initiatives are executed in support of the team's business strategies and objectives. Ensures all activities conducted are in compliance with governing regulations, internal policies and procedures.


  • Champions a customer focused culture to deepen internal client relationships and leverage broader Bank relationships, systems and knowledge.
  • Supports the Director, Enterprise Conduct Risk, Global Compliance in establishing a TPRM ABAC office and an ABAC office for Canada as the central points of contact for ABAC matters for all Canadian Business Lines and Canadian Corporate Functions.
  • Discharge the role of the TPRM ABAC Control Function for Canada.  Accountabilities of this role include, but are not limited to the following:
    • Providing oversight and challenge of TPRM ABAC Due Diligence Assessments;
    • Design and delivery of training material;
    • Development of communication materials to enhance employee awareness; and
    • Providing oversight and reporting of the TPRM ABAC Process for Canada.
  • Discharge the role of the ABAC Control Function for Canada.  Accountabilities of this role include, but are not limited to the following:
    • Providing advice and counsel on compliance with the various ABAC programs, and the interpretation of the requirements to support a consistent application;
    • Development and management of operational procedures to support the implementation of the various ABAC policies and programs;
    • Drafting of governance documentation for the various ABAC programs (e.g. policies, operating procedures) and managing the associated socialization, approval and communication processes;
    • Implementation and management of ABAC risk assessment processes;
    • Providing effective challenge to ABAC risk assessments (including New Initiative Risk Assessments, Compliance Risk and Control Assessments and Risk Control Self Assessments) for Canadian Business Lines and Canadian Corporate Functions;
    • Design of test plans for the various Canadian Business Lines utilizing SME knowledge of risks and controls;
    • Design and delivery of training material;
    • Development of communication materials to enhance employee awareness;
    • Monitoring industry and regulatory ABAC developments;
    • Support the design of, and develop various reports including program status reports, program dashboards, governance committee reports, Board-level reports and regulatory reports;
    • Identification and development of performance monitoring and risk monitoring metrics for the various programs; and
    • Developing analytical insights from the ABAC program data and metrics to support Board and Senior Management monitoring and oversight
  • Provide advisory services by researching and preparing responses to enquiries, information requests and/or audit/regulatory requests related to ABAC.
  • Undertake such other ABAC projects and initiatives, as directed by the Director, Compliance Conduct Risk.
  • Actively pursue effective and efficient operations of his/her respective areas, while ensuring the adequacy, adherence to and effectiveness of day-to-day business controls to meet obligations with respect to operational risk, regulatory compliance risk, AML/ATF risk and conduct risk, including but not limited to responsibilities under the Operational Risk Management Framework. Regulatory Compliance Risk Management Framework, AML/ATF Global Handbook and the Code of Conduct.
  • Champion a high performance environment and contributes to an inclusive work environment.

Education/ Experience/ Other Information:

  • Post-secondary education and/or professional designations;
  • At least 10 years of related experience in the financial services industry, preferably within a TPRM, ABAC or AML oversight function;
  • Ability to operate in high performing, flexible and small team environment;
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office software and database management;
  • Experience in managing several ongoing assignments and competing priorities concurrently;
  • Strong critical and problem solving skills,
  • Results-oriented and takes a data driven approach in decision-making;
  • Good judgment and attention to detail, in particular as it relates to reporting, but also in researching matters and  providing advice and counsel;
  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively both verbally and in writing;
  • Verbal and written fluency in Spanish highly desirable;
  • Strong administrative and good project management skills in order to maintain the currency of various databases and compliance documentation; and
  • Knowledgeable about Scotiabank organizational structure, risk management, operational procedures, and generally understand the business activities, products and services offered by the business units would be an asset.


  • Business Line level role that supports all Canadian Business Lines and Canadian Corporate Functions
  • Maintains current knowledge of regulatory requirements and monitors advancements in industry standards related to ABAC to guide organizational adaptation and compliance


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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