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Senior Analyst, Technology Assurance and Advisory, Risk Advisory Services

  • Job
    Mid & Senior Level
  • IT & Cybersecurity
  • Brampton
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AI generated summary

  • You need a Bachelor’s degree in Business or IT, 3+ years of tech/risk experience, certifications like CISA, and knowledge of IT frameworks and controls. Strong communication, problem-solving skills, and a passion for making an impact are essential.
  • You will execute technology assurance and advisory engagements, work with stakeholders to present risks and opportunities, validate management action plans, build relationships, create visual reporting material, and proactively propose risk mitigation initiatives.


  • A Bachelor’s degree in Business, Information Technology, or a related field is preferred;
  • Strong technology and financial acumen, with one or more of the designations/certifications preferred: CISA, CPA, CISSP, CISM, CRISC, or CIA.
  • 3+ 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.


  • Execute advisory and assurance engagements which span across the technology risk spectrum at Loblaw. The Senior Analyst should have an understanding and exposure to some of these areas:
  • Cyber security, Privacy, and Penetration Testing
  • System, network, and technology infrastructure
  • Data governance
  • Knowledge and understanding of the three lines of defense model.
  • Knowledge and understanding of risk and control assessments supporting systems
  • Work directly with key stakeholders throughout the business to 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.
  • 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 is the main focus of the Senior Analyst, Technology Assurance and Advisory role?

The main focus of this role is to lead and execute high-impact assurance and advisory initiatives across the technology portfolios of various businesses within the organization.

What kind of skills and qualities are important for this role?

The ideal candidate should have technical depth in technology risk and assurance, a business-oriented mindset, strong interpersonal skills, and the drive to deliver engagements across multiple business functions.

What kind of projects will the Senior Analyst be working on?

The Senior Analyst will be working on a variety of strategic initiatives, assurance, and advisory engagements to support technology and infrastructure, governance, people, and programs across multiple businesses within the organization.

What kind of stakeholders will the Senior Analyst be liaising with?

The Senior Analyst will be liaising with cross-functional stakeholders in critical and strategic areas, including technology operations, regulatory compliance, and other related functions within the organization.

How does the organization support the professional development of its employees in this role?

The organization values diverse ideas, prioritizes a culture of inclusion, and develops talent from within. They provide challenging work, talented colleagues, and creative learning resources to fuel curiosity and support professional growth for employees in this role.

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.