Experienced Manager/Senior Manager, Risk and Controls, Government and Public Sector

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Date: Jul 15, 2022

Location: Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

Company: Deloitte

Job Type: Permanent 
Reference code: 109047   
Primary Location: Ottawa, Ontario, Canada 
All Available Locations: Ottawa 


Our Purpose


At Deloitte, we are driven to inspire and help our people, organization, communities, and country to thrive. Our Purpose is to build a better future by accelerating and expanding access to knowledge. Purpose defines who we are and gives us reason to exist as an organization.

By living our Purpose, we will make an impact that matters.

  • Partner with clients to solve their most complex problems
  • Be empowered to lead and have impact with clients, our communities and in the office.
  • Be part of a firm that leads the way and pushes themselves to look like contemporary Canada.

Leveraging our global network and in-depth industry knowledge, Deloitte helps our clients mitigate the risks associated with their ongoing operations, strategic transformations, internal system upgrades, business process updates, key project execution, and management of data and third-party reliance.  If you have the experience in these areas, and you’re ready to join Deloitte’s Risk and Controls team in Canada’s national capital Ottawa, now is the time to apply.

What will your typical day look like?

As a manager/senior manager in this group, you will provide strategic advice and guidance to clients, specifically the Government of Canada, on matters of risk mitigation related to strategic transformations and project execution, improvements to processes, systems and internal controls, as well as other areas such as data and governance.  You will have the benefits of working with a large and supportive team and be able to thrive through the variety of our client base and projects.  You will take a lead role in identifying opportunities, selling and delivering services - including leading sales pursuits and RFPs responses, overseeing project teams and building the practice. You will analyze issues, contribute to developing recommendations, and construct creative presentations to deliver insightful solutions. On top of this, you will find yourself part of a team of talented professionals who are passionate about putting the client first and getting to the right answer for the Government and for Canadian citizens.
You will enjoy the support, collaboration, and direction from our fantastic leadership team in Deloitte’s Risk & Controls practice and broader Government of Canada team.

About the team

We have a diverse team of professionals ranging in areas of expertise and experience.  We focus on our local marketplace, but leverage and utilize national and global resources to bring the best of Deloitte to our teams and clients.  Deloitte brings a supportive and team-oriented culture where we work together to help our people and our client succeed.  We try to create unique employment experiences for each person that is tuned to their individual objectives and allow them to be able to achieve their career objectives. We also actively work with our team members to identify career advancement and unique job opportunities within Deloitte.

Enough about us, let’s talk about you

You are someone with:
•    Depth of relevant experience within the public sector, specifically government.
•    At least 5 years of demonstrated experience in several risk management disciplines within a public sector context (such as transformation risk, IT risk, risk management, internal audit, controls)
•    A relevant professional designation, such as CPA, CISA, CISSP or CIA is a benefit.
•    Minimum of 2 years of management experience leading a team.
•    Able to develop and communicate new ideas and conceptualize innovative approaches and solutions
•    Able to manage and prioritize multiple projects simultaneously with a proven ability to sell, lead and deliver client engagements in Finance and Performance in a consulting capacity

The ability to qualify for Canadian federal government security clearance is mandatory. As such, current clearance with a Five Eyes country (Australia, Canada, New Zealand, UK, US) is a requirement.


Our promise to our people: Deloitte is where potential comes to life.


Be yourself, and more.

We are a group of talented people who want to learn, gain experience, and develop skills. Wherever you are in your career, we want you to advance.

You shape how we make impact.

Diverse perspectives and life experiences make us better. Whoever you are and wherever you’re from, we want you to feel like you belong here. We provide flexible working options to support you and how you can contribute. Be the leader you want to be.

Be the leader you want to be

Some guide teams, some change culture, some build essential expertise. We offer opportunities and experiences that support your continuing growth as a leader.

Have as many careers as you want.

We are uniquely able to offer you new challenges and roles – and prepare you for them. We bring together people with unique experiences and talents, and we are the place to develop a lasting network of friends, peers, and mentors. Our TVP is about relationships – between leaders and their people, the firm and its people, peers, and within in our communities.

The next step is yours


At Deloitte, we are all about doing business inclusively – that starts with having diverse colleagues of all abilities. Deloitte encourages applications from all qualified candidates who represent the full diversity of communities across Canada. This includes, but is not limited to, people with disabilities, candidates from Indigenous communities, and candidates from the Black community in support of living our values, creating a culture of Diversity Equity and Inclusion and our commitment to our AccessAbility Action PlanReconciliation Action Plan and the BlackNorth Initiative.

We encourage you to connect with us at accessiblecareers@deloitte.ca if you require an accommodation for the recruitment process (including alternate formats of materials, accessible meeting rooms or other accommodations). We’d love to hear from you!

By applying to this job you will be assessed against the Deloitte Global Talent Standards. We’ve designed these standards to provide our clients with a consistent and exceptional Deloitte experience globally.
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