Skip to content

Chief Advisor Data Risk and Governance

Job Number
Senior Professional
Status: Permanent
Type of Contract
Schedule: Full-Time 
Full Time / Part Time?
Posting date
Location: Montreal, Quebec
Area of Interest: Risk management
A career as a Chief Advisor in data risk and governance gives you a unique opportunity to join a team of passionate people who want to change the banking world. We are client-centric and play a major role in high-impact big data projects.

Your role
  • Participate in the Bank’s data transformation and enhancement strategy and lead risk management initiatives in this area
  • Help implement roadmaps and activities for the stewardship and supervision of data collection, access and use
  • Offer guidance on strategic and operational focuses and on needs related to data governance tools
  • Act as a data risk management specialist for the various business sectors
  • Draw up policies and standards, recommend them for approval and ensure compliance with them
  • Influence and guide the development of risk data aggregation and risk reporting practices (RDARR – BCBS-239) while helping to implement the principles in different sectors
  • Participate in operational risk assessments with respect to data as a second line of defence
  • Assess the Bank’s data risk posture and help produce risk monitoring indicators and dashboards
  • Act as a coach and professional resource person for management and the Chief Data Officer’s team
  • University degree and around 7 years of relevant experience
  • In-depth experience of data governance and risks related to data use and exploitation
  • Participation in large-scale data transformation and/or data governance projects/programs
  • Experience in external audit, internal audit or regulatory compliance, working in an advisory role with senior executives and managers
  • Knowledge of one or more data manipulation languages: SAS, Python, SQL, etc, an asset
  • Knowledge of RDARR standards (Risk Data Aggregation and Risk Reporting – BCBS-239), an asset


Big Data Communication Data Governance Data Management Data Quality Data Security Diversity & Inclusion Empathy Governance Risk Initiative Learning Agility Risk Analytics Risk framework oversight Risk Management Teamwork

Your benefits

In addition to competitive compensation, upon hiring you’ll be eligible for a wide range of flexible benefits to help promote your wellbeing and that of your family.

  • Health and wellness program, including many options
  • Flexible group insurance
  • Generous pension plan
  • Employee Share Ownership Plan
  • Employee and Family Assistance Program
  • Preferential banking services
  • Opportunities to get involved in community initiatives
  • Telemedicine service
  • Virtual sleep clinic
These are a few of the benefits available to you. We have an offer that keeps up with trends as well as your needs and those of your family. 

Our dynamic work environments and cutting-edge collaboration tools foster a positive employee experience. We actively listen to employees’ ideas. Whether through our surveys or programs, regular feedback and ongoing communication is encouraged.

We're putting people first:

We're a bank on a human scale that stands out for its courage, entrepreneurial culture, and passion for people.   Our mission is to have a positive impact on peoples' lives. Our core values of partnership, agility, and empowerment inspire us, and inclusivity is central to our commitments. We offer a barrier-free workplace that is accessible to all employees. 

We want our recruitment process to be fully accessible. If you require accommodation, feel free to let us know during your first conversations with us. We welcome all candidates! What can you bring to our team?

Come live your ambitions with us!

Why work at National Bank?

For an environment that supports your career path

There are many varied opportunities for you to progress and develop, and move ahead in your career. This includes on-the-job learning and training, co-development and pairing with other employees, professional support and mentoring, internal career days or discussion forums with our leaders.

See more

For an inclusive and diverse environment

We foster inclusion in an environment where each person’s unique qualities, whether visible or invisible, are celebrated and valued. We welcome all candidates! What can you bring to our team?

See more

Discover our culture

Duration: 1 min 25 sec
Inclusive Environment
Inclusive Environment

Join our talent community

Sign up to get information on what’s new for your career and our events.

Access your profile

Complete your profile for a personalized experience and search made easy with job alerts relevant to you.