Technology Risk Manager - Ventures

RBC - Toronto, ON (30+ days ago)

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What is the opportunity?

RBC is in the process of changing how people think about and interact with the bank on a daily basis. No longer do we want to be transactional and episodic, but instead find interesting ways to be a part of everyone’s daily lives in some way. In order to achieve this, RBC Ventures will be thinking and acting like startups to find interesting new ideas that will be in many cases, completely unrelated to traditional banking products.

The Technology Risk Manager will be responsible in managing and assessing Ventures technology risks to support RBC Ventures achieve its business goals while protecting RBC. The mandate would also require the incumbent to support the education, training and communication of RBC risk process and tooling for the team.

What will you do?

Manage and assess technology risk

Work closely with Technology stakeholders to manage risk by reviewing, assessing and inputting risks in the Archer system and coordinate with the Risk Owner to move risks through the appropriate workflow and provide oversight on risk closure/acceptance
Work as the point of contact for Ventures Technology Leadership, Cyber Security and Digital Risk & Compliance for RBC tools such as IIPM and Archer and liaison with the various risk partners including the Risk Reviewer, GRM IT Risk, etc.
Manage Cloud Exception Process and other risk and compliance adherence and support operational risk activities and ensure they are effectively managed and addressed

Education, training and optimization

Educate and train the Ventures technology team on RBC process and risk management tools and standardize how we use RBC tooling (Archer, IIPM etc.) across the Ventures Platform
Proactively identify risk management and optimization initiatives

Reporting and communication

Prepare risk related presentations for VPs and Directors to various audiences (e.g. senior management and executives, business and technology partners, and Ventures employees)
Track control functions such as audit items, security exemptions and proactively monitors and ensures risk management deadlines are met and issues are resolved
Facilitate communication across the Ventures Technology team for IT risk related items

What do you need to succeed?

Must Have's:
5 to 7 years of related experience in supporting teams with focus on technology risk
University Degree in Business Management or equivalent experience
Technology Risk background
Experience with RBC Tools (or equivalent) Archer and IIPM

Understanding of other types of risk – business risk, market risk etc.

What’s in it for you?

We thrive on the challenge to be our best, progressive thinking to keep growing, and working together to deliver trusted advice to help our clients thrive and communities prosper. We care about each other, reaching our potential, making a difference to our communities, and achieving success that is mutual.

Leaders who support your development through coaching and managing opportunities
Ability to make a difference and lasting impact
Work in a dynamic, collaborative, progressive, and high-performing team
A world-class training program in financial services
Flexible work/life balance options
Choice of computer: Windows or Mac
Casual dress code
Agile work environment
Work with a highly engaged and motivated team


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City: Toronto
Address: 20 Bay Street, 17th Floor
Work Hours/Week: 37.5
Work Environment: Office
Employment Type: Permanent
Career Level: Experienced Hire/Professional
Pay Type: Salary + Variable Bonus
Required Travel(%): 0-25
Exempt/Non-Exempt: N/A
People Manager: No
Application Deadline: 02/29/2020
Platform: Technology and Operations
Req ID: 216796
Ad Code(s): RBC Ventures