Manager, Risk Management

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Job Title:
Manager, Risk Management
Position ID:
J0320-0017
Job Type:
Permanent Full Time
Division:
Risk Management
Region:
Head Office
Posting Language:
E
Job Category:
Risk
Number of Positions:
1
Closing Date:
31/03/2020

Keeping You Moving

RSA is one of the world’s leading multinational insurance groups with over 300 years of experience and over 20 million customers worldwide.Our people are committed to building a dynamic internal culture where our people love what they do and feel motivated to keep things moving – for customers, for their colleagues and as part of their own growth and development. In RSA, employing positive people is how we achieve success. You will be working in an environment that encourages you to do great work and you constantly will be faced with fresh challenges that have a direct impact on our business. We believe your personality and passion will keep RSA and our business moving forward. At RSA we have a culture that supports and rewards high performance with a competitive reward policy for top performers. Our rewards package includes competitive compensation, work / life balance, opportunities to learn and the chance to make a difference working for a worldwide industry leader.At RSA Canada, our purpose is to Make Life Better Together and we do that every day through our commitments to our people, our customers and our partners. We are committed to fostering an inclusive, fair, and accessible environment where every team member has the opportunity to reach their full potential and where everyone feels comfortable being their true selves. We hire on the basis of merit and we are committed to inclusive, barrier-free recruitment and selection processes, as well as equal access to training and promotion opportunities.

Position Overview:

The successful candidate has a critical, senior role to play as part of a pro-active, forward-looking and market leading Risk and Compliance Function (Line 2). You will have the opportunity to use your influencing and critical thinking skills to build effective business partner relationships with RSA’s senior leadership, business and governance teams. Your role is to ensure that risks are identified, managed and controlled in line with the agreed risk appetite and relevant regulatory obligations. You will have opportunities to use and develop risk assessment tools, provide consultation and independent challenge.
Location for this position is Toronto, Ontario or St. John’s NFLD.

Who you are

Your enthusiasm is infectious. You challenge the status quo. You find solutions to problems. You go the extra mile to exceed customers’ expectations. You get things done the right way. You represent our brand with passion and pride. You are a team player. You have fun and you make work fun for those working around you.

What you will achieve in this role

• As a senior member of the team, you will plan and drive the coordinated development, implementation, and embedment of risk strategy across the business.
• You will support a strong enterprise-wide internal control framework, providing challenge and assurance that controls are working effectively.
• You will provide expert advice and guidance to senior management on risk management to educate and to help with effective risk based decision making aligned to Risk Appetite.
• You will bring your expertise and influence to support and drive effective and efficient Risk and Control Committees/ Forums.
• You will work with key stakeholders to identify organizational, strategic, and emerging risks across the organization and to critically assess and challenge areas of concern and/or opportunity.
• Facilitate Line 1 risk assessments for significant projects or arrangements (e.g., outsourcing, mergers, and acquisitions) or other significant change to the business.
• Ensure prompt action is taken to identify, address, and/or escalate non-compliance, agree remedial and mitigating actions, and/or provide early warning of issues and implications.
• You will support effective Risk reporting for key stakeholders, including Executive, Board, Regulatory bodies, external auditors, etc.
• Work closely with Group Risk and Compliance Functions on our Best in Class journey to share knowledge and thought leadership as well as identify and drive shared standards, risks and consistent practices.

What you bring to this role

• 5 + years’ experience in risk management, internal / external audit, or control development and testing within a financial institution, ideally an insurer or reinsurer.
• A relevant professional designation (e.g. CPA/CA, CIA, CISA, CFA, MBA, LL.B, CRM, or FCAS/FCIA), and / or technical capabilities within underwriting, claims, operations, actuarial or IT/IS disciplines.
• Knowledge of principles, techniques, current trends, best practices, laws, policies and programs related to risk management.
• Strong interpersonal and influencing skills from a non-authoritative position.
• High capacity for understanding and managing complex issues.
• Results oriented with the ability to prioritize tasks and responsibilities.
• Strong business acumen and confidence interacting with senior management and other key oversight functions.
• Ability to exercise discretion in dealing with confidential/sensitive information and issues.
• Strong aptitude for understanding and analyzing financial information.

Other Information

Applicants agree that by providing personal information in response to this ad, and otherwise in any recruitment process with RSA or its affiliated companies (the “Company”) such personal information may be retained and used for a period of one (1) year from the date of this application, for the purpose of consideration for employment opportunities which may arise during that time period, unless an applicant notifies the Company to the contrary.We thank all applicants. However, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.We invite you to learn more about us at our Career Site, www.rsagroup.ca, where you can apply on line. RSA group of Companies is strongly committed to diversity and welcomes applications from visible minority group members, women, Aboriginal persons, and persons with disabilities, members of the LGBT community, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.RSA group of Companies will provide reasonable accommodation for qualified individuals with disabilities in the job application process.If you have difficulty using our online application system and you need an accommodation due to a disability, please email AODA@RSAGROUP.CA or call us at toll free 1 (800)-855-0511. Please note this email is only for accommodation requests. Resumes sent to this email address will not be considered.

Applicants agree that by providing personal information in response to this ad, and otherwise in any recruitment process with RSA or its affiliated companies (the “Company”) such personal information may be retained and used for a period of one (1) year from the date of this application, for the purpose of consideration for employment opportunities which may arise during that time period, unless an applicant notifies the Company to the contrary.

Johnson is an equal opportunity employer. We thank all applicants for their interest. However, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.