Senior Manager, Strategic Initiatives, Physical Security, Financial Crimes Unit

BMO Financial Group - Toronto, ON (30+ days ago)

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100 King Street West

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Customer Shared Services

The Financial Crimes Unit (FCU) brings together our Cybersecurity, Fraud and Physical Security capabilities to address the ever-growing and increasingly complex global security environment. It is a highly collaborative effort that greatly enhances BMO’s ability to rapidly prevent, detect, respond to, and recover from all security threats. This position offers a unique experience to learn from experienced leaders in the industry, join a team building the 21st century model for security and helping grow the good by protecting our customers and communities.

Provides physical security advice and expertise to an assigned business / group to support the development and execution of physical security programs, policies, and practices and minimize the potential impact of criminal risk. Provides response and expert management of reported physical security events.

Provides strategic input into business decisions as a trusted advisor.
Makes recommendations to senior leaders on strategy and new initiatives, based on an in-depth understanding of the business/group.
Acts as a subject matter expert on relevant regulations and policies.
May network with industry contacts to gain competitive insights and best practices.
Leads the execution of operational programs; assesses and adapts as needed to ensure quality of execution.
Acts as a trusted advisor to assigned business/group. Influences and negotiates to achieve business objectives.
Builds effective relationships with internal/external stakeholders.
Ensures alignment between stakeholders.
Reviews existing processes for efficiency opportunities and technology improvement/automation opportunities
Develops strategy for modifying existing processes and ensuring staff are trained and managed through the process
Performs administrative/management duties for threat intelligence team when Director is unavailable
Provides advice and guidance to assigned business/group on the implementation of solutions based on an understanding of the business strategy and stakeholder needs.
Utilizes Tableau to visualize data and present recommended data modification designs
Knowledge of SAS, SQL and relational databases beneficial
Designs and produces regular and ad-hoc reports, and dashboards.
Monitors and tracks performance, and addresses any issues.
Breaks down strategic problems, and analyses data and information to provide insights and recommendations.
Conducts independent analysis and assessment to resolve strategic issues.
Leads change management programs of varying scope and type, including readiness assessments, planning, execution, evaluation and sustainment of initiatives.
Identifies business needs, designs/develops tools and training programs; may include delivery of training to audiences.
Adheres to all protocols and policy requirements including, collecting evidence, assessing the risk profile of the incident and implementing appropriate action steps to address identified risks.
Collaborates in the periodic reviews of processes developed; understands industry trends, analyzes the impact and effectiveness of the program, provides insights, makes recommendations for enhancements and executes changes as required.
Operates at a group/enterprise-wide level and serves as a specialist resource to senior leaders and stakeholders.
Applies expertise and thinks creatively to address unique or ambiguous situations and to find solutions to problems that can be complex and non-routine.
Implements changes in response to shifting trends.
Broader work or accountabilities may be assigned as needed.
Typically 7+ years of relevant experience and post-secondary degree in related field of study or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Knowledge of the business/group processes/procedures – Expert.
Knowledge of physical security practices – Moderate
Knowledge of Health & Safety workplace requirements – Expert.
Knowledge of the operation / maintenance of building and physical security equipment – Entry Level
PC skills (MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint) – Expert.
Project management/program management skills – Expert.
Knowledge of applicable risk and regulatory requirements and the impact on the business/group – Expert.
Seasoned professional with a combination of education, experience and industry knowledge.
Verbal & written communication skills - In-depth / Expert.
Analytical and problem solving skills - In-depth / Expert.
Influence skills - In-depth / Expert.
Collaboration & team skills; with a focus on cross-group collaboration - In-depth / Expert.
Able to manage ambiguity.
Data driven decision making - In-depth / Expert.

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At BMO we are driven by a shared Purpose: Boldly Grow the Good in business and life. It calls on us to create lasting, positive change for our customers, our communities and our people. By working together, innovating and pushing boundaries, we transform lives and businesses, and power economic growth around the world.

As a member of the BMO team you are valued, respected and heard, and you have more ways to grow and make an impact. We strive to help you make an impact from day one – for yourself and our customers. We’ll support you with the tools and resources you need to reach new milestones, as you help our customers reach theirs. From in-depth training and coaching, to manager support and network-building opportunities, we’ll help you gain valuable experience, and broaden your skillset.

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BMO is committed to an inclusive, equitable and accessible workplace. By learning from each other’s differences, we gain strength through our people and our perspectives. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process. To request accommodation, please contact your recruiter.