The Risk Manager (Senior Advisor, Enterprise Risk & Performance) is responsible for leading delivery of activities related to the effective execution and management of the Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) and Performance Management (PM) programs. The Senior Advisor will lead and/or directly work on key risk and performance man.agement transformation initiatives and support enterprise initiatives as the risk management subject matter expert.
The role’s Performance Management (PM) accountability is to lead the ongoing development, implementation and support the oversight of the PM program to assess the efficiency and effectiveness with which the IESO executes its corporate strategy and business plan.
What you'll do
Advancing Enterprise Risk Maturity
ERM Program Delivery
Performance Management (PM)
Other Duties (As Required)
What you need to succeed
The Senior Advisor role entails demonstration of leadership in the values of collaboration and purposeful engagement. The Senior Advisor is a skilled communicator who can independently facilitate execution of the ERM program deliverables. The role demands a high degree of communication to explain complex concepts to stakeholders and stay connected with risk and performance measure owners throughout the reporting cycle. Working proactively with senior management, the Senior Advisor will enable business partners to identify, assess and mitigate risks and uncertainties across the business. This role helps ensure the risk management process remains appropriately sized to the organization’s needs, is practical and repeatable in order to successfully achieve the IESO’s strategy and business plan objectives.
Customer orientation, problem solving and adaptability are key competencies for success in this role. The Senior Advisor will exemplify a high degree of customer focus by proactively seeking first-hand customer information and using it for delivering reports and service enhancements. The Senior Advisor must be comfortable using rigorous logic and methods to solve difficult problems with effective solutions. Achieving high performance will include providing a variety of options to stakeholders that probes all fruitful sources for answers and can see hidden problems in advance. Being comfortable working with risk and performance data, the Senior Advisor is willing to look beyond the obvious and doesn't stop at the first answers. Demonstrates openness to change while using experimentation to continuously improve and find solutions.
The following education and experience are assets for the role:
Canadian Risk Manager (CRM) designation or equivalent preferred.
Requires a knowledge of business principles and processes to conduct strategic business assessments, conduct research, support the development of quality management performance measures and targets, and contribute to the provision of high-quality risk and performance reports, direction, guidelines and recommendations for achieving effective management systems and business processes.
This knowledge is considered to be normally acquired through the completion of four-year University education in the appropriate field (accounting, business, economics, finance, law) or by having the equivalent level of education.
A period of over 8 years and up to and including 10 years is considered necessary to gain this experience.
What’s in it for you
• A comprehensive total rewards program, including best-in-class benefits and a flexible workplace
• A challenging, fast-paced and collaborative team environment, where your perspectives and experiences matter
• Leaders who support your growth and success through regular feedback and coaching
• The opportunity to work with some of the brightest minds in the industry
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Note: The successful candidate must be eligible to work in Canada and will be subject to a background check.