Internship Opportunity


Associate IT Risk - OCTO

Number of Positions:
Application Deadline:
Jan 19, 2020
Start Date:
Feb 03, 2020
End Date:
Jun 05, 2020

Job Description:

Join the Global Community of Scotiabankers to help customers become financially better off.

Scotiabank is a premier financial institution and Canada’s most international bank recognized as a Best Workplace®, in Canada, Mexico, El Salvador, Costa Rica, Puerto Rico, Dominican Republic, Panama, Peru, Chile and Latin America by the Great Place to Work® Institute.


A Multinational Winning Team

Scotiabank is a leading multinational financial services provider and Canada's most international bank. Since welcoming our first customers in Halifax, Nova Scotia, in 1832, Scotiabank has continued to expand its global reach. Today, through our team of more than 86,000 employees[TM1] , Scotiabank and its affiliates offer a broad range of products and services, including personal and commercial banking, wealth management, corporate and investment banking, to over 21 million customers in more than 55 countries [TM2] around the world.


Corporate Social Responsibility

Scotiabank helps to build bright futures worldwide through ethical banking practices, environmental awareness and a commitment to communities.


POSITION: Associate IT Risk - OCTO                                                                         



The role is responsible for working closely with the Director IT Risk to support the VP IT Risk in defining and executing initiatives that support risk identification, monitoring and remediation of IT Risk. The Associate IT Risk will provide support to the Office of Chief Technology Officer, IT Risk team executing strategic goals defined within the IT Risk enterprise function target operating model. The role will often include reporting and development of presentations for senior management.


The role operates in a highly dynamic environment with multiple competing priorities and a broad range of duties as assigned.



Supporting the regular updates and enhancements of IT Risk Committee, Technology Risk Council and Technology Governance Council documents, meetings’ materials, presentations;
Supporting the development and maintenance of new projects requirements documentation;
Assist with documentation of methodologies and definitions on IT risk and performance indicators and metrics;
Assist with documentation of risk assessments methodologies, processes and templates;
Supporting the development of new reports and presentations as required within OCTO IT Risk mandate.



Self-Starter attitude, creative
Excellent communication skills
Strong project management skills
Positive attitude, seeking challenges, able to work towards conflicting timelines.



Business Casual Attire
Flexible Working Hours
On-site cafeteria, ATMs
Free parking (Scarborough location only)
Close to GO trains, subway and buses
Shuttle service to GO train and local malls (Scarborough location only)
Scotiabank Co-op Orientation: opportunity to meet and network with all co-op students working at Scotiabank each term.
Opportunity to get involved in the Scotiabank Co-op Social Committee.
Trade Floor Tours

Employer Question 1:

Are you legally eligible to work in Canada for the entire duration of this internship?

Employer Question 2:

Do you require any accommodations for the interviewing and recruitment process?

Employer Question 3:

No question - Applicants, please type N/A in the text box below when submitting your application.