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Sr. Manager, Enterprise Risk Management

Req id:  18303

Richmond Hill, ON, CA

 

OPENTEXT - THE INFORMATION COMPANY

As the Information Company, our mission at OpenText is to create software solutions and deliver services that redefine the future of digital. Be part of a winning team that leads the way in Enterprise Information Management. 

 

 

THE OPPORTUNITY

 

The Senior Manager, Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) and Audit reports to the Vice President, Internal Audit and is responsible for coordinating enterprise risk management within the organization and overseeing the planning and execution of the ERM cycle, including risk framework updates, risk assessments, risk monitoring and reporting to key stakeholders.

The ideal leader will have strong program management, relationship management, change management and people leadership skills to apply towards directing the planning, implementation and execution of ERM solutions.

 

WHAT YOU WILL DO:

 

  • Act as the main point of contact for coordinating enterprise risk management within the organization and overseeing the planning and execution of the ERM cycle, including risk framework updates, risk assessments, risk monitoring and reporting to key stakeholders
  • Liaise effectively with internal providers of risk and assurance services to align activities, eliminate redundancies, ensure appropriate coverage
  • Assist in the development and roll-out of relevant risk management tools and guidance
  • Collaborate with other Internal Audit leaders to evaluate enterprise risk and compliance activities, and ensure that design and effectiveness testing results from audits are incorporated into risk information
  • Proactively develop and own relationships of our key stakeholders in the business, to ensure their needs are being met, and we are adding value in the right areas
  • Demonstrate highly developed and effective communication skills, particularly in the areas of group facilitation and presentation
  • Champion specific initiatives to enhance the quality and value of our service delivery including benchmarking, internal/external research, thought leadership, training & competency development
  • Create and present deliverables tailored to the needs of the audience, including highly visual creative content and stress testing for risk scenarios
  • Assist the VP, Audit in developing and maintaining an ERM methodology that ensures the quality of operations is conducted with due professional care.
  • Maintain professional audit staff with sufficient knowledge, skills, and experience and professional certifications
  • Assist with various special projects, as needed

 

WHAT YOU BRING: 

 

Education:

  • Undergraduate degree in business or other related disciplines
  • Minimum 8 years of relevant ERM or risk consulting experience, 3 of which are in a management role, with an advanced understanding of risk management theory and practice, and of strategic, operational, financial, compliance and risks and controls
  • Relevant certification in risk management or related field is an asset

 

Skills and Experience:

  • Relevant ERM and internal audit experience in a management role, with an advanced understanding of risk management theory and practice, and of strategic, operational, financial, compliance, and information system risks and controls
  • Strong knowledge of ERM governance and control frameworks such as COSO is essential
  • Must be committed to working the hours required to complete projects on time and in line with quality expectations
  • Strong customer service mindset with demonstrated success in business partnering to achieve organizational goals
  • Strong team player, understanding that you deliver as a team and it is always best when you collaborate to find solutions to problems
  • Excellent communication skills, including the ability to present information clearly and consistently, with effective listening and excellent writing skills. Strong report writing skills is a key requirement of this position
  • Demonstrated teamwork and leadership. This includes leading a team of at least 2-3 senior audit professionals
  • Excellent analytical skills – to identify and cover the highest risks with efficient and practical solutions
  • Ability to extract data and work with systems and software applications

 

 

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OPENTEXT - THE INFORMATION COMPANY

Our growing team is mapping the future of Information Management, and we continue to make new discoveries that expand its boundaries. Join us and be part of a winning team, where the opportunities for your career are limitless. 

From its innovative start as a research project by University of Waterloo professors in 1991, OpenText has grown into a global company with offices in more than 35 countries. Our high- performance culture has forged our growth and is an excellent fit for people looking to push themselves to learn and do more.

It’s our time to lead, and as part of our team, it will be your time too. Our continued growth will provide you the opportunity to explore, learn and chart an exciting career path while enjoying a good work-life balance. 

Perks 
If you thrive in a dynamic work environment, there is always a new horizon to explore. We are proud to offer excellent benefits, challenging work and competitive financial rewards. 

Benefits 
Our employee programs prioritize employees’ well-being and that of their families. We offer a comprehensive benefit plan, education assistance, a wellness/fitness reimbursement and time off to volunteer. 

Social events 
With offices around the world and flexible work arrangements, OpenText strives to make sure all our employees feel connected. Teamwork extends to our social lives too from local social events to company-wide activities, we want our employees to take time to relax and have fun.  

Corporate Citizenship  
Corporate Citizenship is more than a program for us, it is engrained in our purpose, impact, and approach to doing business. Through numerous volunteer initiatives, we support education and innovation for global change.

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