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Scotiabank Manager, Global Procurement Engagement & Governance in Toronto, Ontario

Manager, Global Procurement Engagement & Governance

Requisition ID: 201709

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

Part of a dynamic team within the Procurement Strategy and Operations group that contributes to the overall success of the Global Procurement Services (GPS) globally by ensuring initiatives are executed and delivered in support of the department’s business strategies and objectives. The Manager reports to the Senior Manager and works with multiple stakeholders across the Bank. The role will govern and manage the effectiveness of the global procurement function internally, with providing quality assurance review and externally, by testing standards related to the governance of the Global Procurement Policy. The Manager will play an integral role in managing compliance and audit closure for GPS. The successful candidate will be adaptable to a range of challenging projects and have a strong interest in audit, compliance and governance, procurement, and financial services.

Is this role right for you? In this role you, will:

  • Champion a customer focused culture to deepen client relationships and leverage broader Bank relationships, systems and knowledge.

  • Support in the reporting, documentation and closure of all audit and regulatory requirements.

  • Understand the applicable regulatory requirements to ensure testing is adequately designed to identify potential control gaps and non-compliance with regulatory requirements, best practices, and internal policies and procedures.

  • Responsible for governing, coordinating, and improving the internal and external policies, procedures, and standards of the procurement function.

  • Execute work across procurement teams to deliver sound procurement practices that align to GPS’s strategic vision and audit requirements.

  • Monitor and analyzes operational data to identify trends, issues and opportunities, and provides feedback to their managers in search of analytical-based recommendations/solutions.

  • Support to establish a ONE GPS culture, through various channels of communications and standardization of process.

  • Prepare and present on GPS strategies/process using synthesis, data visualization, and storytelling.

  • Understand how the Bank’s risk appetite and risk culture should be considered in day-to-day activities and decisions.

  • 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,

  • Champion a high performance environment

Do you have the skills that will enable you to succeed in this role? - We'd love to work with you if you have:

  • Post Secondary Education

  • 3 + years’ previous experience in compliance, audit, governance, financial services, and/or procurement related field

  • Experience in Audit/regulatory compliance and resolution processes

  • Experience in project management methodology and techniques

  • Ability to analyze data and draw meaningful insights

  • Experience in governance and testing procedures

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills; ability to effectively communicate with senior management

  • Proven ability to balance multiple priorities, adapt to constantly changing business environment, work independently, drive projects to completion, and meet deadlines in a fast paced environment

  • Knowledgeable in financial services and regulations (e.g., OSFI, OCC, CFPB, UDAAP) and how they are applied to Third Party relationships is preferred

What’s in it for you?

  • The opportunity to join a forward-thinking company surrounded by a collaborative team of innovative thinkers.

  • A great opportunity for a position in Global Procurement at one of the leading Banks in the segment.

  • A rewarding career path with diverse opportunities for professional development.

  • Internal development to support your growth and enhance your skills.

  • A competitive compensation and benefits package.

  • An organization committed to making a difference in our communities– for you and our customers.

  • We have an inclusive and collaborative working environment that encourages creativity, curiosity, and celebrates success!

This position is located in Downtown Toronto

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, pleaseclick here (https://www.scotiabank.com/careers/en/careers/technical-support-for-applicants.html) . 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.