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TD Bank Senior Group Risk Specialist in Toronto, Ontario

Work Location:

Toronto, Ontario, Canada



Line of Business:

Risk Management

Pay Details:

We’re committed to providing fair and equitable compensation to all our colleagues. As a candidate, we encourage you to have an open dialogue with a member of our HR Team and ask compensation related questions, including pay details for this role.

Job Description:

Department Overview: The Senior Group Risk Specialist provides a comprehensive and diverse range of risk management expertise to business and technology leaders. Facilitates the implementation of appropriate risk frameworks and performs independent oversight and challenge of related management activities to mitigate enterprise and/or business-wide risk exposures for key business segments or functional areas within the Bank. Furnishes commentary and recommendations based on risk strategy and industry leading practices.

Job Description:

  • Senior risk specialist providing oversight, challenge, and advisory services to executives,and business segment leaders to ensure that technology risk is appropriately managed throughout the full lifecycle

  • Integrates knowledge of the enterprise function or business segment strategy in leading the design and execution of technology risk management oversight and challenge activitiesacross a portfolio of coverage domains/programs

  • Anticipates emerging business trends and regulatory/compliance risk issues as a basis for recommending large-scale product, technical, functional, or operational improvements

  • Serves as a trusted advisor to senior management in field of specialty; may lead team(s) of related specialists/experts

  • Advises on risk management strategy and leads the design and execution of independent oversight capabilities for challenging risk-related decisions and activities

  • Solves unique and ambiguous problems with broad impact; oversees policies, standards, controlsprocedures, and operating methods that have significant technology and operational risk impact

  • Requires innovative thinking to develop new solutions whichimpact the technical or functional direction and resource allocation within an enterprise function or business segment

  • Works within general frameworks, policies, and industry guidelines

  • Engages stakeholders to take action; serves as a source of expert advice; influences change; frames information in a broader context that is consumable and actionable by stakeholders

  • Provides leadership guidance, makes recommendations, and collaborates with the business to ensure that technology risk is appropriately managed

  • Identifies and leads problem resolution for issues associated with complex projects/programs

Job Requirements:

  • Must be eligible for employment under regulatory standards applicable to the position

  • Undergraduate degree or technical certificate and/or 10+ years relevant experience

  • Extensive knowledge of technology risk management concepts and terminology combined with practical experience and demonstrated internal control acumen

  • Ability to formulate effective approaches for providing independent oversight and challenge across multiple interrelated technology domains/programs

  • Proficiency regarding technical policies, standards, and control procedures as well as regulatory/compliance requirements

  • Awareness of current and emerging industry, market, and competitor trends

  • Ability to influence strategic direction and provide advice to senior leadership

  • Skill in using advanced analytical software tools, data analysis methods, and specialized reporting techniques

  • Advanced ability to lead, plan, implement, and evaluate program/project activities to ensure completion and ongoing sustainability of risk mitigation initiatives

  • Ability to make an impact, influence, and achieve results through critical thinking, problem-solving, negotiation, and communication skills

  • Ability to communicate effectively in both oral and written form

  • Ability to work collaboratively and build relationships across a diverse population of stakeholders

  • Ability to work successfully as a member of a team and independently as an individual contributor

  • Ability to exercise sound judgement in making decisions

  • Ability to analyze, organize, and prioritize work while balancing multiple priorities, deadlines, and deliverables

  • Ability to handle confidential information with appropriate care and discretion

  • Skill in mentoring and coaching colleagues

  • Skill in using computer applications including MS Office

Who We Are:

TD is one of the world's leading global financial institutions and is the fifth largest bank in North America by branches/stores. Every day, we deliver legendary customer experiences to over 27 million households and businesses in Canada, the United States and around the world. More than 95,000 TD colleagues bring their skills, talent, and creativity to the Bank, those we serve, and the economies we support. We are guided by our vision to Be the Better Bank and our purpose to enrich the lives of our customers, communities and colleagues.

TD is deeply committed to being a leader in customer experience, that is why we believe that all colleagues, no matter where they work, are customer facing. As we build our business and deliver on our strategy, we are innovating to enhance the customer experience and build capabilities to shape the future of banking. Whether you’ve got years of banking experience or are just starting your career in financial services, we can help you realize your potential. Through regular leadership and development conversations to mentorship and training programs, we’re here to support you towards your goals. As an organization, we keep growing – and so will you.

Our Total Rewards Package

Our Total Rewards package reflects the investments we make in our colleagues to help them and their families achieve their financial, physical, and mental well-being goals. Total Rewards at TD includes a base salary, variable compensation, and several other key plans such as health and well-being benefits, savings and retirement programs, paid time off, banking benefits and discounts, career development, and reward and recognition programs. Learn more (

Additional Information:

We’re delighted that you’re considering building a career with TD. Through regular development conversations, training programs, and a competitive benefits plan, we’re committed to providing the support our colleagues need to thrive both at work and at home.

Colleague Development

If you’re interested in a specific career path or are looking to build certain skills, we want to help you succeed. You’ll have regular career, development, and performance conversations with your manager, as well as access to an online learning platform and a variety of mentoring programs to help you unlock future opportunities. Whether you have a passion for helping customers and want to expand your experience, or you want to coach and inspire your colleagues, there are many different career paths within our organization at TD – and we’re committed to helping you identify opportunities that support your goals.

Training & Onboarding

We will provide training and onboarding sessions to ensure that you’ve got everything you need to succeed in your new role.

Interview Process

We’ll reach out to candidates of interest to schedule an interview. We do our best to communicate outcomes to all applicants by email or phone call.


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We look forward to hearing from you!

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