Associate Manager, Regulatory Oversight

Associate Manager, Regulatory Oversight

Credit Union Deposit Guarantee Corporation

Who we are:

Credit Union Deposit Guarantee Corporation (the Corporation) is the deposit guarantor for Saskatchewan credit unions and the primary regulator for Saskatchewan credit unions and SaskCentral, together, Provincially Regulated Financial Institutions (PRFIs). We work closely with these institutions to ensure they employ sound business practices to enhance the strength and stability of the Saskatchewan credit union system.

 

We are seeking a confident, highly motivated professional who enjoys working in a fast-paced environment to join our Regulatory Oversight division. Regulatory Oversight is responsible for regulatory policy and prevention initiatives, oversight of the deposit guarantee fund, and monitoring the performance and practices of PRFIs. Our employees benefit from gaining experience and exposure to a wide variety of aspects within the financial services industry.

 

What you’ll do:

As an Associate Manager, you will join a team of professionals that collaborate with internal and external system partners in support of the Corporation’s mandate to instill confidence in the Saskatchewan credit union system. You will:

  • monitor the performance of PRFIs to proactively identify risk and communicate actions required to mitigate risk to depositor funds and the guarantee fund
  • build, manage, and maintain effective strategic relationships to accomplish corporate objectives, with a primary focus on monitoring activities and effective PRFI self-regulation
  • review and approve regulatory requests from PRFIs to ensure compliance with legislative and regulatory requirements
  • research, develop, and implement regulatory policy to ensure an effective and responsible framework for the regulations of PRFIs
  • participate in the development and implementation of the Corporation’s preventive strategy to enhance the stability of the Saskatchewan credit union system
  • conduct ongoing research and analysis of the financial services industry, Saskatchewan credit union system, and the regulatory and economic environment

 

What you’ll need:

  • three to five years of experience in a related field, preferably with exposure to financial services or a regulatory environment
  • experience in the oversight of financial institutions, either internally through an institution’s oversight function (e.g., audit, compliance, risk, etc.) or externally through a regulatory body, would be considered an asset
  • undergraduate degree in commerce or business or an equivalent combination of education and experience
  • proven knowledge of policy development, governance, risk management, and financial analysis and reporting; strong research, communication, and writing skills are required

 

Core competencies focus on decision making, problem solving, teamwork, communication, relationship management, and conflict resolution.

 

What we offer:

We offer competitive benefits including immediate coverage of health and dental insurance, matched pension contributions, an employee wellness program, maternity/parental benefits, and education, training, and development opportunities. For more information on the Corporation, please visit our website www.cudgc.sk.ca.

 

The Corporation values and supports workplace diversity. We believe diverse ideas, opinions, and perspectives make our organization stronger.

 

Ready to Apply?

 

The position will be open until filled. Please submit your cover letter and resume stating competition number RO-ASMGR by to HR@cudgc.sk.ca. We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

VP Business Solutions

National Consulting Limited is a credit union – focused organization which provides products and services to assist credit union operations nationally. We are looking to hire a creative, energetic seasoned professional with proven business development abilities to lead a team in the delivery of products and services to credit unions across Canada.  This is a one-year term position, with potential to become permanent.

The Job

The successful candidate will have strong people leadership skills, be a strategic thinker, and be responsible for the business unit’s budgets and financial performance to attain targeted results.  Reporting to the CEO, the VP Business Solutions will provide strategic leadership and strong communication to lead a team in growing products and services to continually meet the needs of credit unions. Building relationships with credit unions will be essential to the success of the position. This position can work remotely and requires flexibility and some travel.

The Candidate

  • Ideal candidate will have progressive experience in a senior management role ideally gained in the financial services industry
  • A minimum of 5 years’ experience in the credit union or co-operative system, with a strong understanding of credit union operations
  • Undergraduate degree in Commerce, Business Administration, or a related field
  • Develop and maintain strategic relationships with stakeholders, vendors and partners.
  • Provide leadership and foster a positive culture that supports communication, collaboration and high performance as well as staff engagement, satisfaction and personal development.
  • Regulatory compliance or risk management experience or designations
  • Strong leadership and interpersonal skills, you will build trusting relationships with credit union management and deliver excellent client experience
  • Strategic thinker
  • Detail orientated with proven ability to handle multiple initiatives
  • Leading and managing to achieve targeted revenue and profitability
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills are key requirements for this role

Interested applicants should submit a resume and cover letter, in confidence, to humanresources@biggarcu.ca by Monday, July 29, 2022.

We appreciate the interest of all applicants; however only those under consideration will be contacted.

National Consulting Limited is owned by a consortium of 26 Saskatchewan credit unions and partners with credit unions across Canada to provide expertise in Risk Services such as Compliance, AML, Fraud Protection, Privacy, Procurement, Banking and Card Services.

Loans Financial Service Administrator

Loans Financial Service Administrator

Reports to: VP-Retail Services / Asst VP-Corporate Services
Salary Pay Band: 9 ($38,670 – $51,560)
Last Revised: June 2022

Position Overview
The Summerland & District Credit Union (SDCU) Loans Financial Service Administrator (LFSA) plays an essential
role in support and assistance to Staff & members while providing service excellence and fostering
relationships with their positive attitude and excellent product knowledge. The LFSA understands
the importance of ensuring that lending documentation and processes are completed accurately and in
a timely manner. The successful applicant has a positive and adaptable approach with strong
attention to detail, excellent technology skills, excels in a flexible & fluid work environment,
and has effective relationship building skills both within the organization and externally with
member interactions.

A key function of the role is to ensure an exceptional level of service for staff and members to
enhance the brand of SCU throughout the region as a respected leader of financial solutions.

Key Responsibilities

Service Leadership
Creating value; growing member relationships; learning and development
• Provide lending support as needed, including processing, posting, auditing and verification of loan applications and related documentation to ensure accuracy in computerized loan systems and manual paperwork completion, or other related tasks providing appropriate documentation preparation, correction and processing within appropriate relative risk, legislation and/ or regulations
• Working with all SCU staff, adopt, implement, and maintain the best practices from established practices, procedures, and policies.
• Provide support for Lending departments, as well as other departments or positions as required
• Serve, inform, and educate Members with respect to their financial goals and opportunities through the provision of ongoing financial services, KYC annual reviews and other applicable compliance-mandated processes, and/or other Member contact processes, including routine merchant Mastercard inquires, or refer to Merchant Solutions as required
• Maintain loan security for personal loans and assist commercial department with other duties as required

• Keep apprised of changing rules and regulations pertaining to relevant legislation requirements, as well as keeping a current knowledge of all SCU lending, and deposit products and services.
• Act as internal auditor for all retail staff’s day work, checking accuracy against banking system and reports; reviews and corrects banking system anomalies identified on BI reports; tracks day work to identify serious errors, misuse, or training needs; reports exceptions to appropriate Manager
• Process all documents received from Retail Services, or other departments, as required
• Administer all applicable registered products, including all reporting
• Monitor and deliver exceptional performance with agreed upon goals; adopt and ensure ongoing personal development.

Member & Community Experience
Building member loyalty; staying informed; building community connections
• Understand and demonstrate commitment to our enterprise-wide Vision, Mission, and Values
• Build member loyalty and trust by exercising sound judgement and thoughtful consideration in delivering exceptional member experience
• Enhance own profile and professional image in the community by participating in community events, associations and/or partnerships.

Employee Experience
Engagement; teamwork; leadership; learning; commitment; accountability
• Maintain and expand technical knowledge of financial products, systems, and services
• Promote teamwork and cooperation as a peer leader; act as a mentor and role model to share knowledge and skills to assist and support talent development
• Maintain a positive, responsive, and respectful relationship with peers
• Support staff and encourage collaboration to accomplish common goals
• Expanding knowledge of digital imaging / repository processes to process documents and answer staff queries
• Recognize and celebrate team successes; encourage teamwork and collaboration.

Risk Management
Member confidence; risk/loss mitigation
• Ensure all documentation is prepared and/or executed in accordance with established policies, procedures, and relevant legislation by keeping apprised of changing rules and regulations as well as keeping a current knowledge of all SCU lending, and deposit products and services.
• Demonstrate a high level of risk management knowledge and ensure adherence to all legislative and regulatory requirements
• Maintain up to date and complete Member files with documentation in hardcopy and/or electronic form as required.
• Expanding knowledge of fraud management processes & anti-money laundering (AML) policies
• Electronic files are maintained utilizing approved software
• Adhere to all policies and procedures to mitigate risk of loss to Summerland Credit Union
• Display confidence and exercise sound judgement in decision making
• Take necessary action on issues or concerns arising from reviews and audits

Skills & Attributes
• Passion for delivering exceptional member/client service and dedicated to building strong relationships and connections in the community
• Committed to personal growth and development. Responsible for ensuring skills and knowledge are up to date to meet industry and position requirements
• Instills confidence and trust of others through thoughtful, clear, and open communication
• Demonstrates a good knowledge of computer skills, including MS Windows and Office program environments
• Demonstrates strong interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing
• Organizes work and assignment of tasks to maximize efficiency and responsibilities
• Displays strong awareness of policies, procedures, and practices as they relate to a lending environment to ensure requirements are met and improved as identified
• Understanding and confident ability to deal with lending, deposit, and insurance products
• Demonstrates strong attention to detail and accuracy in completing work and providing information
• Takes a proactive and respectful approach in addressing problems, issues, or conflict with a positive view to reaching new and better solutions

Experience & Education
• Minimum three (3) years in related job experience (financial, retail or hospitality industries)
• Secondary school diploma
• Completion of CUIC Fundamentals of Personal Financial Planning course
• Minimum one-year post-secondary formal education, or equivalent
• Maintain proficiency with developing systems, applications, and productivity programs
• Combined experience and post-secondary education in the areas that are directly related to industry will be considered

Compliance Consultant

Compliance Consultant

NATIONAL CONSULTING LIMITED

We are looking for a seasoned professional who would be part of a team that is responsible for the implementation and delivery of required compliance initiatives with Anti-Money Laundering (AML) and Anti-Terrorist Financing (AFT) compliance programs to meet the needs of our credit union clients.  You will also provide secondary support in the growing area of Fraud Management.

 

The Job

The successful candidate will be responsible for the ongoing maintenance and application of comprehensive compliance policies, procedures, and AML/AFT forms for our credit union clients as per our product offerings, as well as providing secondary operational support in the Fraud Management area. In this position you will be responsible to operate in all aspects of a compliance officer providing AML/AFT guidance and form support, risk assessments related to money laundering and terrorist financing and developing and implementing risk mitigation measures where the risk is high, monitoring medium to high-risk accounts and AML reporting requirements.  You will develop and facilitate specialized training for our clients and ensure an on-going compliance training program is available for employees as it relates to their job functions.  On-site annual visits to the credit unions will be required to work with their compliance department to ensure they are meeting all requirements of the AML Compliance Program as outlined by the regulators.  This position works remotely and requires flexibility and some travel.

 

The Candidate

  • Our ideal candidate will have a minimum of 5 years’ experience in the credit union or co-operative system providing operational support in the areas of Anti-Money Laundering (AML) and Terrorist Financing (AFT), Canadian Anti-Spam Legislation (CASL), and Privacy.
  • Experience with an AML and Fraud Detection Software. Verafin would be preferable.
  • A Canadian Anti-Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing designation
  • Other regulatory compliance or risk management experience or designations
  • Strong interpersonal skills, you will build trusting relationships with credit union management and deliver excellent client experience.
  • Strong organizational and facilitation skills along with solid verbal and written communication skills are key requirements for this role.

Interested applicants should submit a resume and cover letter, in confidence, to humanresources@biggarcu.ca by Monday, July 11, 2022.

National Consulting Limited is owned by a consortium of 26 Saskatchewan credit unions and partners with credit unions across Canada to provide expertise in Risk Services such as Compliance, AML, Fraud Protection, Privacy, Procurement, Banking and Card Services.

 

 

Chief Risk Officer

*Posting Deadline: Please submit your application by 11:59 PM PST, July 6, 2022*

Position Type: Permanent

Together, Let’s Do Great Things!

We’re the largest financial institution based on Vancouver Island and the Gulf Islands, and we’ve got an opportunity for you. We need a Chief Risk Officer so if you’re looking for an executive leadership opportunity and are passionate about organizational risk and strategic operations, we want to hear from you!

What’s the role?

As the Chief Risk Officer, you have advanced knowledge of credit and risk knowledge and methodologies; superior knowledge and experience pertaining to legal terminology, contracts, releases, and documentation; and have advanced understanding of credit union operations, principles, and values. You are responsible to develop and oversee the strategic direction of the credit union’s organizational risk, while providing leadership, management, and execution of strategy. Furthermore, as the Chief Risk Officer you are responsible for development oversight and continuous improvement of the organization’s three lines of risk defense.

This opportunity offers the ability to work remotely from anywhere in British Columbia.

What are we looking for?

  • Post-secondary business degree or diploma.
  • A risk management credential designation (such as CRM-E, FRM or CRMP) and/or equivalent combination of experience and education is an asset.
  • An MBA or CPA is an asset.

Ideally, you are a flexible, collaborative team player with:

  • Minimum 5 years of senior financial management, risk, or audit experience in a financial institution.
  • Minimum 7 years related experience in compliance, risk management and credit with an in-depth knowledge of lending, credit, and collections.
  • Minimum 10 years of progressive experience managing in a financial service environment, successfully developing and managing people and business development.
  • Knowledge of all applicable regulations.
  • Advanced knowledge of credit & risk management and methodologies.
  • Advanced understanding of credit union operations, principles, and values.
  • Superior knowledge and experience pertaining to legal terminology, contracts, releases, and documentation.
  • Proven experience in facilitating and leading of groups and/or teams of executive level positions.
  • Knowledge and experience of the functional and legal requirements of the Credit Union and its subsidiaries would be an asset.

If you’re an approachable problem solver who embraces self-development and life-long learning, you’ll be a great fit with us.

What we offer you:

  • Competitive salary
  • A comprehensive benefits package including MSP, dental, and extended healthcare
  • Employer paid RRSP benefit
  • Ongoing support for education and career development

Who are we?

Since first forming in 1946, Coastal Community has grown to become the largest financial services provider based on Vancouver Island. We’re proud of the legacy we’ve built and the things that make us who we are:

  • We’re 100% member-owned, with all decisions made locally—right here on Vancouver Island.
  • We’re a growing organization with over $4 billion in assets under management. Coastal Community helps improve the financial health of over 100,000 members and clients through our 24 branches, 16 insurance offices, 4 business centers, plus our wide range of online and digital services.

We believe in making meaningful contributions to the communities we call home. Each year, we give over half a million to community organizations and programs.

Chief Financial & Risk Officer

Are you a born numbers person who also likes to mitigate risk? Are you a visionary and future-focused leader, analytical thinker, and effective decision maker? We are looking for someone who is enthusiastic and wants to provide leadership that will make a meaningful impact on our members, employees, and organization.

Current Opportunity:

Radius Credit Union is currently seeking to fill the position of Chief Financial & Risk Officer (CFO/CRO). This position will be a full time, permanent position. Location of employment is flexible and depending on the candidate may be based out of any Radius Credit Union branch or a remote location.

Job Profile:

Radius Credit Union is looking for a strategic thinker to join their Executive Management Team in leading the finance and risk for the organization.

The ideal candidate brings progressive experience in a senior management role ideally gained in the financial services industry. The preferred candidate is a true collaborator who brings outstanding relationship skills such that they are viewed as a trusted advisor throughout the organization.

Reporting to the CEO, the Chief Finance and Risk Officer will develop and implement corporate policies with respect to finance, capital and liquidity management. The CFO/CRO will also manage, direct and monitor the risk (credit, interest rates, liquidity, operations) of the credit union. To add a little fun to the position, the successful candidate will also oversee the organizational technology plan and projects and ensure all regulatory compliance practices are in place.

The successful candidate will be creative, energetic, and have proven business development abilities, financial acumen and a strong commitment to service and clear understanding of the competitive environment. Communicating and engaging with various teams will be essential to the success of this position. The Executive Management Team is responsible for leadership and championing the corporate culture.

The Credit Union/Organization:

Radius Credit Union is a rural based community focused credit union with seven (7) branches, assets over $500 million and nearly 50 employees serving over 4700 members. Radius Credit Union builds relationships by providing financial solutions and supporting its communities. Employee engagement is valued and there is ample opportunity for growth for career minded individuals. Our organization has branches in Avonlea, Ceylon, Ogema, Pangman, Radville, Torquay and Tribune.

Radius Credit Union offers a competitive compensation package including a 7% matched defined contribution pension plan administered by the Co-operative Superannuation Society, participation in a Variable Incentive Program, a full range of employee benefits including medical, dental, EAP, critical illness and life/disability insurance.

Recruitment and selection process for this position will begin immediately, with the position to be filled prior to the end of 2022. If you are interested in becoming a part of our team please submit your resume, in confidence, at your earliest convenience via email or mail to:

Radius Credit Union

PO Box 339

Ogema, SK    S0C1Y0

Attn: Michelle Leonard, HR & Marketing Coordinator

michelle.leonard@radiuscu.com

We appreciate the interest of all applicants; however only those under consideration will be contacted. This posting will remain open until a suitable candidate is hired.

General Manager, Insurance

Northern Savings Insurance Services, our insurance subsidiary, has an exciting career opportunity. Our current opening for a full time General Manager, Insurance may just be what you have been waiting for. General Manager, Insurance, is the leader of an insurance division and one business unit. The role oversees the daily operations of an insurance office as well the overall subsidiary’s performance.

Primary Purpose

The General Manager, Insurance provides strategic leadership to a multi-branch insurance agency including recommending and implementing strategies and programs to develop and grow the business. Will be responsible to lead the provision of exemplary customer service, provide for engagement of employees, manage the operations to be efficient and effective, take action to mitigate current and emerging risk, and provide for financial health of the unit while contributing to the operational and financial health of Northern Savings Insurance Services and the Credit Union as a whole.

The General Manager, Insurance professionally demonstrates positive leadership within their business unit and insurance division, the Credit Union and externally in the community. The role is responsible to develop and implement strategic and operational business objectives related to the delivery of insurance services. They are accountable for producing insurance specific financial results and customer service excellence. This role acts to inspire employees of Northern Savings Insurance Services to produce results that are in the best interest of the Credit Union, while respecting the needs of its customers and members. The General Manager, Insurance leads the development and training of employees so that they can meet their goals and achieve their maximum potential

Key Accountabilities

Knowledge of Market and Industry:

  • Maintains knowledge of internal and external insurance market with regards to services, products, rates and fees.
  • Maintains knowledge of economic factors and their implications for the business.
  • Maintains awareness of competition in the market.
  • Maintains knowledge of Credit Union products and services in order to refer customers to the branch, Businesses Services and Financial Planning.
  • Provides leadership recognition for the Credit Union through the identification of subject matter experts at Northern Savings who can share their knowledge in the community at local events or engagements
  • Identifies initiatives to facilitate the Credit Union’s corporate social responsibility in the community and works with staff and community leaders in fulfilling commitments.

Customer Service:

  • Organizes the delivery of products and services to achieve customer service excellence.
  • Monitors the changing customer needs and expectations and adapts to those needs.
  • Ensures professional image of business unit to members and internal customers.
  • Collaborates with staff in addressing services issues and customer concerns.
  • Advises Corporate Office on challenges in delivery of products and services to maximize customer service and on changing member needs and expectations.
  • Is an advocate for Northern Savings Credit Union in attracting new members in order to build the membership base.
  • Actively seeks new customers for the insurance subsidiary and actively seeks to provide additional insurance for a customer’s full needs.

Employee Engagement:

  • Builds a positive, capable team to meet the mandate of the business unit.
  • Builds a positive work environment that is motivating to staff.
  • Works with direct reports in establishing annual personal goals and targets and supervises progress on meeting or exceeding those goals.
  • Provides coaching to enhance employee performance with respect to sales, quality of customer service, processing and delivery of policies, handling of claims, and interpersonal skills.
  • Establishes performance targets for agency branches; monitors performance and provides coaching and direction o agency branches to facilitate achievement of goals.
  • Fosters a culture consistent with the Credit Union’s values and service philosophy.
  • Delivers effective ongoing performance feedback for staff.
  • Identifies training and development needs to assist knowledge level of staff and facilitates delivery.
  • Collaborates with management team colleagues and with Corporate Office staff and leaders.

Operational Effectiveness:

  • Provides for effective functioning of Northern Savings Insurance Services and attaining stated objectives.
  • Identifies process improvements and implements such within unit and shares with other applicable units and with Corporate Office.
  • Facilitates communication between senior management and staff.
  • Contributes to the setting of the business unit’s strategic direction.
  • Addresses day to day administrative issues on a timely basis and facilitates resolutions.
  • Proactively identifies inherent risk to products and operations and implements appropriate risk responses to mitigate to acceptable tolerance.

Risk Management and Financial Health:

  • Sets unit objectives that are aligned with Credit Union’s strategic direction.
  • Actively monitors level of policy renewals and new policies, commissions, and expenses and takes action to meet established financial goals and/or advising sound reasons for adjustments required.
  • Provides referrals to other business units, i.e. Retail, Business Services, Financial Planning.
  • Ensures operations meet compliance and regulatory requirements as well as abiding by corporate level policy.
  • Proactively identifies inherent risk to products and operations and implements appropriate risk responses to mitigate to acceptable tolerance.
  • Maintains approval authority for transactions outside staff limits and delegate appropriate limits to staff members.

Minimum Qualifications

Education:

  • Completion of post-secondary education required.
  • Completion of sales training required.
  • Level 3 Nominee License

Experience:

  • Previous insurance sales and service experience is required.
  • Requires an advanced knowledge of insurance products, services, and regulations
  • Previous leadership experience is required.
  • Combination of education and/or experience will also be considered.
  • Demonstrated past community involvement is preferred.

Skills:

  • Effective coaching skills, strong leadership behaviours that motivate and inspire others to achieve directed outcomes and goals. Demonstrated sales skills.
  • Expert knowledge of insurance products and services required.
  • Expert knowledge of insurance software applications is required.
  • Ability to prioritize, organize work within time constraints, under pressure and competing priorities.
  • Ability to communicate and liaise professionally with customers, potential customers, community groups and co-workers while maintaining confidentiality.
  • Working knowledge, skills, and experience in Microsoft Office.

Travel is a requirement of this position.

Senior Credit Adjudicator

We are expanding our team to help us evolve through the next stage of our growth journey, and we hope that you can help shape our future. We now have a career opportunity for a Full Time Senior Credit Adjudicator. This position may work remotely within Saskatchewan or onsite at our Saskatoon or Regina location.

As the Senior Credit Adjudicator you will be….

Responsible for providing credit analysis and adjudication services, primarily for commercial (small and medium-size business) credit requests, in adherence to the credit management framework. You will participate in the management of the syndicated loan portfolio and contribute to the success of TCU through the management of credit risk.

As the Senior Credit Adjudicator you are ….

  • An accomplished, motivated professional with a thorough understanding of credit analysis and adjudication, particularly as it pertains to commercial lending.
  • A credible, knowledgeable specialist with strong inter-personal skills necessary to develop and maintain foundational relationships with TCU’s internal and external partners.
  • An adept negotiator, capable of protecting TCU’s interests and margins while maintaining positive relationships with our partners.
  • An analytical thinker, proficient in objectively analyzing data, research and financial statements to substantiate decisions.
  • A highly ethical decision maker, with the ability to remain objective and independent when making decisions.
  • A positive and driven self -starter, with clear determination to ensure both personal and departmental success.

If you are motivated by the thought of this challenge ….

And can demonstrate success through a minimum of 3-5 years of experience in the commercial lending field along with a post-secondary degree in Commerce or Business Administration and formal training related to general lending/commercial lending, this position may be for you!

Get to know us

TCU Financial Group is a Saskatchewan credit union who, for over six decades, has been dedicated to helping our members and our own TCU Team reach their goals. Our roots and our commitment to fostering financial health in our communities run deep.

Rewarding times ahead

We’re growing and evolving our organization – and we need talented people who are passionate about creating and delivering meaningful financial solutions for our members. In addition to providing competitive compensation, benefits and pension programs, we support our TCU Financial Group Team and their families by providing an enhanced vacation program to enjoy time doing what they love outside of work.

Thank you for your interest in exploring your future with us!

The deadline for this career opportunity is Friday, June 3, 2022.

Please submit your resume and cover letter to:

Human Resources Department
TCU Financial Group
Email: hr@tcu.sk.ca
Web site: www.tcufinancialgroup.com

Director, IT Examinations

Organization: Credit Union Deposit Guarantee Corporation, Newfoundland & Labrador
Position Title: Director, IT Examinations
Reports to: Chief Executive Officer
Location: St. John’s, NL
Travel: 20%
Closing Date: May 23, 2022

Who we are
The Mandate of the Credit Union Deposit Guarantee Corporation (CUDGC) is to provide risk-based regulatory oversight and deposit guarantees to enable a safe and sound credit union system in Newfoundland & Labrador.

The primary role is to:
• Provide a guarantee of deposits held with NL credit unions
• Regulate NL credit unions and enforce the Credit Union Act, 2009
• Review, advise and direct credit unions on matters related to legislative compliance and sound business practices
• Monitor credit union performance and implement appropriate actions to improve performance and reduce risks

The Opportunity
We are seeking an experienced individual who can bring new knowledge and skills to the Examination Team and take the lead role in assessing, planning and executing the assessment of credit unions in the areas of Information Technology and Cybersecurity which manage/mitigate the risk to depositor funds and the deposit guarantee funds.
The Director, Information Technology Examinations is a key member of the senior management team and operates with a high degree of autonomy reporting to the Chief Executive Officer. The position develops the risk based Examination plan and the identifies emerging IT security risks to ensure that risk-based supervision activities are applied according to the Corporation’s values and operating principles. In addition, the position is responsible for legislation and regulations interpretations and the effective strategic management of relationships with credit union CEOs and senior management.

Primary Responsibilities
• Leads the design and execution of the risk-based monitoring program that serves in the protection of deposits and recognition of emerging risks
• Creates positive change in IT and risk management practices by facilitating the understanding of review results, making recommendations for improvement and gaining the commitment of the credit union’s board of directors and senior management to evolve their practices
• Manage strategic relationships with credit unions to align with corporate values of co-operation and collaboration
• Identify and advise management on the use of data analytics and other advanced techniques and tools in order to improve efficiency and effectiveness of examination assessments
• Maintains information security competency through ongoing professional development and staying abreast of emerging technologies, risks and controls in information and cyber security

Experience and Qualifications
• 7 years of information and cyber security experience
• 5+ years’ experience as an IT Auditor and strong understanding of IT audit methodologies.
• Minimum post-secondary degree or diploma in computer science, information systems, business or a related field
• CISA, CISSP or equivalent is preferred
• Experience in the assessment of threats and risks over IT processes and assets.
• Experience and knowledge working with security frameworks, including NIST and CIS.
• Experience working in a highly computerized environment and demonstrates an understanding of information technology functionality, architecture, structure and controls.
• Experience working with Technology platforms and must be familiar with performing audits of network, operating systems, applications, databases and other technical areas such as 3rd Party Management
• Knowledgeable in areas such as network security architecture, vulnerability assessments, Data Loss Prevention and web application security
• General understanding of the Canadian financial services regulatory environment would be considered an asset
• Advanced team leadership, relationship management and change management skills
• Excellent relationship building skills with the ability to communicate both verbally and in writing with a wide variety of people
• Demonstrated ability to exercise sound judgement and apply an analytical approach to problem solving and decision making
• An equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered

Salary Information:
Commensurate with qualifications and experience

Conditions of Acceptance
• The Credit Union Deposit Guarantee Corporation values diversity in the work place and is an equal opportunity employer.
• Disability related accommodations and alternate formats are available upon request at any stage of the recruitment process
• The successful candidate will be required to provide a recent Certificate of Conduct.
• Please note that, while we appreciate the interest of all candidates, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
• Applicants agree that by providing personal information in response to this ad, they consent to the collection, use and disclosure of personal information required for the purposes of recruitment. Personal information will be used solely for the purpose of recruitment considerations for a period of one year following closing date of this competition, unless otherwise noted by the applicant.

Please apply via email to anitawilkins@gov.nl.ca with resume and salary expectations.

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