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Manager, Corporate Security | Gestionnaire, sécurité d’entreprise (Full-time Permanent)


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Job Description

Date Posted: 2/2/2024

Location: Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

Reference No.: 2024-683

Position Type: Full-time Permanent

About us

We are an organization driven by purpose. We are a passionate and deeply committed organization driven by purpose: protecting the hard-earned savings of Canadians when it matters most. We live our promises and commitments every day by serving Canadians as one, and we have their best interest at heart. We strive to build an inclusive, accepting culture with commitment, determination, and a bias for action.


The right challenge is waiting for you! Discover how valuable your experience can be and join our team.


    About the role
    As a Manager, Corporate Security, you will work directly with the Director, Business Integration ("the Director"). Collaborating with other subject matter experts within CDIC’s operational security programs, the Manager will oversee the broader corporate security program, including the enhancement of policies and procedures, personnel security, security event management, training, testing and awareness.

This role will be performed from our Ottawa or Toronto office following a hybrid model approach. This is a full-time permanent opportunity. #LI-Hybrid

    We trust you will be up to the challenge
    • Manages and improves CDIC’s Corporate Security Programs, liaising with operational security risk owners across the organization.

    • Identifies and manages corporate security risks.

    • Plans and manages the day-to-day operations of CDIC’s corporate security programs, ensuring compliance with policies and procedures.

    • Plans and manages the day-to-day operations of CDIC’s personnel security program, including oversight of security clearances, ensuring compliance with policies and procedures.

    • Develops, improves and maintains the corporate security policies and procedures.

    • Supports CDIC’s business continuity program.

    • Builds and maintains effective working relationships with CDIC staff and management as a recognized security authority. Provides expert guidance and advice on corporate security trends and acts as a change agent to create an organization culture which embraces the benefits of a secure business/working environment.

    • Coordinates with operational security risk owners and stakeholders (most notably Office Services, Information Governance and Cybersecurity) to ensure effective cross-functional risk management.

    • Chairs and/or participates in various internal and external working groups/committees as a recognized corporate security authority.

    • Leads the investigation of highly sensitive corporate security incidents, involving appropriate external agencies as necessary. Develops and presents findings and recommendations to the Director and senior management.

    • Creates, maintains and delivers the security training and awareness campaigns for the corporation, in collaboration with the operational security risk owners.

    • During security events, delivers a defined lead role. Provides authoritative advice and updates and participates in post evaluation exercises.

    • Works with other teams (Simulations, Internal Audit, Cybersecurity etc.) on the development of simulation exercises to prepare for security events.

    • Prepares draft budgets and forecasts for the Corporate Security department for the Director’s review and approval.


About You

You take pride in your work and are passionate about having an impact. You face challenges head-on, are an excellent communicator and collaborator, and act with integrity.


We trust you will bring your expertise

    • Specialized and expert knowledge, and significant experience in corporate security management and controls, frameworks and methodologies of risk management and incident management.

    • Strong written and communication skills to communicate with all levels across the organization.

    • Strong problem solving and decision-making skills.

    • Experience as a people leader in corporate security, providing advice, guidance, direction and assessing performance

    • Experience in creating and delivering training and awareness campaigns.


    Must have

    Language Requirements: BBB (bilingualism in French & English, intermediate level)

    Security Clearance: Eligibility to obtain a Secret Level Security Clearance


    Sound like you?

    If you are passionate about serving Canadians and see yourself as our future Manger, Corporate Security, please click the "apply now" button below.

CDIC is committed to working with the best and brightest people from the broadest talent pool possible. We provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and will reasonably accommodate persons with disabilities during the recruitment, assessment and hiring process.

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