Senior Manager, Third Party IT Risk

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City : Toronto

Category : Banking

Industry : Banking

Employer : RBC

What is the opportunity?


This position lies within the First Line IT Risk Management Team and is responsible for ensuring that RBC Suppliers are successfully assessed at the time of on-boarding. The team you support will also be monitoring existing suppliers to ensure their IT environments remain within RBC's risk appetite, and that significant changes to a supplier environment are assessed and filtered back into the re-assessment process. Your team is also monitoring to ensure that IT vulnerabilities have been satisfactorily addressed by the Supplier and that new and emerging risks have been identified. If this sounds like you, we want to see you!


What will you do?


  • Assess the security of RBC outsourcing initiatives, including onsite inspections and review of physical and logical controls
  • Provide support to other consultants through mentoring and peer reviews of work products as required
  • Track and archive assessment review documents
  • Develop and maintain key business relationships in order to provide expertise and oversight on new initiatives
  • Actively lead the evaluation and exploration of new technologies that will assist in improvements to existing IT risk assessment and continuous monitoring processes
  • Build and maintain a reporting metrics that provides our executives with information to make sound decisions in terms of our changing IT risk posture


What do you need to succeed?

Must Have:


  • University degree or equivalent
  • 5 - 10 years’ experience in a leadership role or equivalent experience
  • Solid experience in the financial services or other regulated industries
  • Sound knowledge of the Cyber and IT Risk Frameworks
  • Certification (or equivalent experience) in a recognized IT Risk Management program (e.g. CRISC, CISSP, CISM)
  • Experience in developing risk management strategy, roadmaps and control assessment programs
  • Excellent change management skills, demonstrating the ability to sort through  complex change, and generate actionable items that can be taken through to implementation
  • Strong interpersonal and relationship management skills, leading discussions and making sound and confident decisions




  • Exposure to Third Party IT risk experience in a cross section of environments
  • Understanding of new and emerging technologies that assist in IT risk management
  • General knowledge of Security technology; Access Control products, Authentication, Network security
  • Knowledge of Project Management (PMF) process/disciplines and Agile Development Methodology


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.


  • A comprehensive Total Rewards Program including bonuses and flexible benefits, competitive compensation, commissions, and stock where applicable
  • 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 
  • Opportunities to do challenging work
  • Opportunities to take on progressively greater accountabilities 
  • Opportunities to building close relationships with clients
  • Access to a variety of job opportunities across business and geographies


Learn more about RBC Tech Jobs

About RBC
Royal Bank of Canada is Canada’s largest bank, and one of the largest banks in the world, based on market capitalization. We are one of North America’s leading diversified financial services companies, and provide personal and commercial banking, wealth management, insurance, investor services and capital markets products and services on a global basis. We have over 80,000 full- and part-time employees who serve more than 16 million personal, business, public sector and institutional clients through offices in Canada, the U.S. and 37 other countries. For more information, please visit

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Inclusion and Equal Opportunity Employment
RBC is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion. We are pleased to consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veterans status, Aboriginal/Native American status or any other legally-protected factors. Disability-related accommodations during the application process are available upon request.

City: Toronto
Address: 330 Front St West
Work Hours/Week: 37.5
Work Environment: Office
Employment Type: Permanent
Career Level: Experienced Hire/Professional
Pay Type: Salaried
Required Travel(%): 0
Exempt/Non-Exempt: N/A
People Manager: Yes
Application Deadline: 08/03/2018
Req ID: 168210

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