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Lead IT GRC Analyst(Workers Council)

Req id:  37040

Waterloo, ON, CA Richmond Hill, ON, CA Mississauga, ON, CA



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: 


OpenText’s CIO IT Governance team is looking for a knowledge and experienced Lead Analyst to support the further build out of the team in IT Governance, Risk, Compliance, Disaster Recovery and Workers Council activities. The role will sit in the second line of defence. 


What You Are Great At:


  • Experience in managing workers council relationships and processes.
  • Minimum of 8 years of various experience and knowledge of IT Governance, Risk and Compliance processes and tools.
  • Experience in IT Audit/Assurance and SOX control testing, either as part of internal audit teams or consulting/Big4.
  • Experience in managing IT Disaster Recovery (Governance) activities.
  • Experience in developing, implementing, and managing new IT governance processes.
  • Experience in various IT risk analysis and assessments.
  • Ability to assess, prioritize and track remediation activities of issues from start to finish.
  • Ability to work across multiple silos within the organization, manage relationships with senior stakeholders to successful outcomes and an ability to address complex situations into actionable plans.


What It Takes To Excel:


  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to earn trust, maintain positive and professional relationships, and strengthen our culture of inclusion.
  • Motivated self-starter
  • Results and solutions oriented.
  • Strong interpersonal and collaborative problem-solving skills 


Desired Skills:


  • Undergraduate/Graduate degree in Management Information Systems, Business, or other relevant degree
  • Internationally recognized certifications such as CISA, CISM/CISSP, CRISC or similar




OpenText's efforts to build an inclusive work environment go beyond simply complying with applicable laws. Our Employment Equity and Diversity Policy provides direction on maintaining a working environment that is inclusive of everyone, regardless of culture, national origin, race, color, gender, gender identification, sexual orientation, family status, age, veteran status, disability, religion, or other basis protected by applicable laws. If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during the application or recruiting process, please contact us at


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. 

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. 

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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