Manager group risk

Full Time
  • Full Time
  • Toronto

Cognizant Technology Solutions

At Cognizant, our global community sets us apart-a collaborative and inclusive environment where everyone can thrive. And with projects at the forefront of innovation, you can build a varied, rewarding career and draw inspiration from dedicated colleagues and leaders. Cognizant is right where you belong.

Role overview

The successful candidate will be an integral part of a new Risk Marketplace team responsible for fulfilling the mandate by providing mentorship and participating in the identification, measurement, management, treatment, and reporting of risks, emerging issues, and regulatory changes. The successful incumbent will act as a trusted partner and proactively identify, challenge, document, and communicate risks in a manner which enables the entire platform team to make faster and better decision.

Must haves skills

  • Undergraduate degree or relevant work experience
  • Minimum 5 years of demonstrated ability in a risk management role preferably in the Financial Industry
  • Strong critical thinking and risk management skills
  • Project Management or BA experience
  • Compliance/Privacy/AML experience

What you’ll do

  • Own the risk/compliance oversight for assigned product groups/pods; finding the right balance between risk and reward, in conjunction with both internal collaborators and risk partners.
  • Develop and maintain a thorough knowledge and understanding of Servicing Platform capabilities with an emphasis on understanding the interplay between various capabilities as well as business segment
  • Actively engage 2nd line partners (ORM, GAML, Compliance, Legal, Privacy, Fraud and others as may be necessary) to review identified feature/project risks and planned controls.
  • Support timely sign offs from Risk & Control partners on requirements, processes and/or other artifacts, as required, to support implementation activities.
  • Lead deliverables operating under scaled Agile methodology.
  • Actively monitor any trends, findings, action plans to address gaps or identified remediation activities.

What we offer

  • The chance to work with impact . Here, you’re empowered to bring your biggest thinking to help our company and clients improve everyday life.
  • Ownership over your career . Stay at the top of your game through our award-winning learning and development ecosystem. And when your ambitions change, or we offer new opportunities, we help you shift by providing reskilling, on-the-job learning and mentorship to find new roles that might be a better fit.
  • The opportunity to grow with a high caliber team with heart . We celebrate each other’s experiences and perspectives and promote a sense of belonging through our affinity groups and diversity and inclusion initiatives.
  • A comprehensive total rewards package, including a competitive salary and pension plan with matching contributions.
  • Flexible health and financial benefits to support you and your eligible dependants -from day one.
  • True work-life balance. Be at your best through paid time off, flexible work arrangements, volunteering opportunities, social events, and so much more.

We believe hybrid work is the way forward as we strive to provide flexibility wherever possible. Based on this role’s business requirements, this is a hybrid position requiring 3 days a week in a client or Cognizant office in Toronto, Ontario. Regardless of your working arrangement, we are here to support a balanced work-life balance though our various wellbeing programs.

Note: The working arrangements for this role are accurate as of the date of posting. This may change based on the project you’re engaged in, as well as business and client requirements. Rest assured; we will always be clear about role expectations.

Cognizant will only consider applicants for this position who are legally authorized to work in Canada without requiring employer sponsorship, now or at any time in the future.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation at .

Employee Status : Full Time Employee

Shift : Day Job

Travel : No

Job Posting : Mar

About Cognizant

Cognizant (Nasdaq-100: CTSH) is one of the world’s leading professional services companies, transforming clients’ business, operating and technology models for the digital era. Our unique industry-based, consultative approach helps clients envision, build and run more innovative and efficient businesses. Headquartered in the U.S., Cognizant is ranked 185 on the Fortune 500 and is consistently listed among the most admired companies in the world. Learn how Cognizant helps clients lead with digital at or follow


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