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AIMCo is one of Canada’s largest and most diversified investment managers, with approximately $100 billion of assets under management for 32 clients, a diverse group of Alberta public sector pension plans, endowment funds, and government accounts representing all Albertans. Our culture is defined by our core values: Excellence, Transparency, Humility, Integrity, and Collaboration.

Our success as an organization is as dependent on the growth of our people as it is our investments. We provide opportunity to our employees, embrace talent with new ideas and are committed to a culture of continuous learning.

 

 
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Manager, Enterprise Risk Management (010743)
 
Job Number: 010743
Job Title: Manager, Enterprise Risk Management
Number of Openings: 1
Job Type (Employment Type): Regular
Country: Canada
State/Province: Alberta
City: Edmonton
Job Schedule: Full Time
Job Category: Investment Operations
Minimum Level of Education: Degree
Years of Relatable Experience: 7
Application Deadline: 2019/12/01
 
Position Summary

Watch Aquino Nguyen, Senior Manager, Corporate Accounting as he describes the critical role the Manager, Enterprise Risk Management plays at AIMCo!

Are you an expert at broadening the traditional conversation of enterprise risk management to include innovative, forward looking and out of the box thinking? Do you want to contribute to the financial security of hundreds of thousands of Albertans? Are you searching for a work environment where there is a stimulating pace? If you have answered yes, the role of Manager, Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) might your next step!

Highly successful risk managers share many of the same characteristics. They possess a sound understanding of the organization’s vision and mission, deep knowledge of the core business and are skilled relationship builders. Often, they are system-thinkers and quickly understand interrelated risks across complex organizations, are attuned to the risks that impact strategy and performance and easily identify opportunities for an integrated, holistic approach. Exceptional communicators, risk managers provide independent advice and oversight on how risks are managed, with confidence and a proactive spirit.

Working with senior management the ERM Manager will contribute to the development of a strategic vision for the ERM program, including governance, reporting, tools, analytics, metrics and dashboards. They will also focus on reporting for a broad array of bottom-up investment and non-investment risks that may impact AIMCo’s ability to effectively execute its corporate mandate and achieve its goals. Professionally curious, the ERM Manager will remain abreast of emerging changes and trends within the investment industry.

Responsibilities will include:
• Partnering with business departments to provide education, training, tools and methodologies to identify and measure investment and non-investment risks
• Preparing comprehensive ERM reports
• Providing thought leadership to support the adoption of leading risk management practices at AIMCo
• Contributing to a culture of risk awareness and transparency

Year One Success will be based upon the ERM Manager’s ability to create and identify key risk metrics. The ERM Manager will also contribute to a risk management mindset throughout the organization and contribute to evolving AIMCo’s risk management practices to the desired level of maturity. Overtime, the ERM Manager will focus on developing key risk thresholds.

Our Ideal Candidate
• Possesses a Bachelor’s degree in a related field
• Holds a minimum of 7 years’ relevant experience in comprehensive enterprise risk management ideally within investment management organization or experience working in investment management, risk or investment operations
• Uses quantitative (scenario analysis, stress testing) and qualitative approaches (impact and likelihood) to measuring risks as well as designing key risk indicators
• Communicates with a high degree of sophistication and has demonstrated experience preparing senior management or board reports
• Influences senior management and peers, is comfortable speaking up and providing counterbalance, while simultaneously maintaining collaborative relationships
• Takes initiative, quickly grasps new concepts and has determination
• Possesses experience with eGRC, Sharepoint and PowerBI software
• Adapts when faced with a need for change and responsive to shifts in priorities and deadlines
• Thrives when exploring new, faster or better approaches to improving performance but equally as comfortable working within established processes
• Coaches, manages and mentors direct or indirect team members to new levels of personal and team success
• Encourages and supports a risk culture committed to continuous improvement
Application Instructions
NOTE: Final candidates will be asked to undergo a security screening, which includes a credit bureau and a criminal record investigation, the results of which must be acceptable to AIMCo.

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