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Manager, Technology Assurance and Advisory, Risk Advisory Services

  • Job
    Mid & Senior Level
  • IT & Cybersecurity
  • Brampton
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  • You need a Bachelor's degree in IT or related field, 4+ years of tech/risk experience, certifications like CISA/CPA, knowledge of IT frameworks/standards, strong communication skills, and a passion to make an impact. Excel in a fast-paced, results-oriented environment.
  • You will lead technology assurance engagements, assess risks, analyze data, and communicate findings to stakeholders. You will manage projects, validate action plans, build relationships, and present visual reports to senior management.


  • A Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology or a related field such as IT Systems, Computer Science, Technology Management, Data Analytics, or Engineering.
  • Strong technology and financial acumen, with one or more of the designations/certifications preferred: CISA, CPA, CISSP, CISM, CRISC, or CIA.
  • 4+ years of technology and/or risk related experience (e.g. in a combination of technology and/or cyber security roles – technology consulting/Big4 firms, internal audit, cyber-security, IT risk management, etc.).
  • Knowledge of assurance, governance, risk and control frameworks including COBIT, ISF, NIST, ISO, and Service Organization Controls (SOC) Reporting standards (e.g. CSAE 3416, Section 5025, AT 101) sufficient to provide subject matter expertise in applying IT risk and control concepts.
  • Experience auditing large enterprise technology implementations with knowledge of project methodologies (Agile, Iterative etc.) including project risks and controls.
  • Strong communication skills, and a demonstrated ability to effectively communicate with stakeholders at all levels, particularly through the development and delivery of highly visual and impactful presentations.
  • Highly proficient with Microsoft Office applications, including advanced Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Enthusiastic learner with demonstrated ability to thrive in a fast-paced agile work environment.
  • Proven problem-solver, with an innovative and entrepreneurial mindset, and ability to think outside the box.
  • Strong work ethic and solutions-based mentality with a focus on delivering results for our stakeholders.
  • Passion and exceptional desire to make an impact on the business and community.


  • Lead and execute advisory and assurance engagements which span across the technology risk spectrum at Loblaw. The Manager should have an understanding and technical exposure to some of these areas:
  • Cyber security (including top industry risks and trends), Privacy, and Penetration Testing
  • System, network, and technology infrastructure
  • Data governance
  • Data analytics and visualization
  • System implementations, including cloud applications/services
  • Knowledge and understanding of the three lines of defense model.
  • Knowledge and understanding of risk and control assessments supporting systems, including SAP ECC, application security and identity access management.
  • Work directly with key stakeholders throughout the business to lead, produce, and present highly visual presentations which connect the dots in a simple and business-oriented way, capturing current and emerging risks, potential issues, opportunities, and mitigating activities.
  • The Manager should have project and team leadership abilities, be able to manage junior team members, and manage key stakeholders.
  • Regularly follow up with and validate management action plans with action owners to ensure timely remediation where significant risks exist.
  • Build and maintain strong relationships with internal/external partners and co-workers to understand current and emerging challenges impacting our business and propose fresh ways to use this information to our competitive advantage.
  • Develop creative and visual reporting material for Senior Management and the Board of Directors.
  • Proactively raise ideas where data and process driven initiatives may add value or mitigate risk.
  • Perform any ad-hoc requests by management as necessary.


What businesses will the Manager, Technology Assurance and Advisory be supporting?

The Manager will support Loblaws, PC Bank, Shoppers Drug Mart, Choice Properties and George Weston Limited.

What kind of candidates is the company looking for this role?

The company is looking for candidates with technical depth around technology risk and assurance, entrepreneurial and business-oriented mindset, who are self-driven and possess the right interpersonal skills and drive.

What kind of initiatives will the Manager be responsible for executing?

The Manager will be responsible for executing high-impact and high-visibility assurance and advisory initiatives to support the technology portfolio across all businesses.

What kind of relationships will the Manager be responsible for driving?

The Manager will be responsible for driving relationships and projects across all businesses and liaising with cross-functional stakeholders in strategic, technology operations, and regulatory areas.

What kind of team values does the Risk Advisory team have?

The Risk Advisory team values diverse ideas, prioritizes a culture of inclusion, and develops talent from within.

At Loblaw, we're developing innovative products and solutions. Our focus is on empowering Canadians to Live Life Well.

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Mission & Purpose

Our Purpose – Live Life Well Loblaw Companies Limited is Canada’s food and pharmacy leader, the nation’s largest retailer, and the majority unit holder of Choice Properties Real Estate Investment Trust. Loblaw – and its portfolio of grocery, health and beauty, financial services and apparel businesses – provides Canadians with an unparalleled mix of value, assortment and convenience, and offers Canadians two of the country’s most recognized brands – President’s Choice and no name. The acquisition of Shoppers Drug Mart, along with the powerful Life Brand and Optimum brand, has only served to reinforce our leadership position in the marketplace. As well, our PC Plus program, omni-channel efforts and multicultural merchandising offerings continued to be points of differentiation for our customer experience. In 2019, Loblaw has been recognized as one of Canada’s Top 100 Employers, Best Diversity Employers by Mediacorp Canada Inc.