Take a Central Role
Do you like leading people? Would you like the opportunity to develop people within a strong and highly- motivated team and to promote a positive work environment? Would you like to collaborate with partner agencies, other central banks and international organizations on joint statistical programs, data initiatives and research on best practices? Do you have experience in a statistics or data management environment?
The Bank of Canada has a vision to be “a leading central bank—dynamic, engaged and trusted—committed to a better Canada.” We are reinventing central banking, renewing ways of doing business and reinforcing a culture of innovation. Join us, and be a part of this important mandate.
Join DSO’s team
The Data and Statistics Office (DSO) ensures that economists and researchers in the monetary policy and financial system departments at the Bank of Canada have easy access to accurate, coherent, relevant, timely and interpretable data, as well as the information technology tools required to effectively exploit the data.
About the position
Reporting to the Director, you will lead DSO’s Financial Institutions Statistics (FIS) team. FIS works collaboratively with internal and external partners to manage the collection of high-quality chartered bank data to meet the Bank of Canada’s requirements, as well as international reporting commitments. FIS maintains subject matter expertise in chartered bank financial data and reporting standard and guidelines, as well as a deep understanding of the uses of these data across the Bank. In addition, FIS manages complex data processing and reporting systems, and provides guidance and implements initiatives to support the relevance, coherence, accuracy and interpretability of these data and statistics.
Your future responsibilities
As the Senior Manager, you will lead the team in ensuring the collection of financial data from chartered banks meets the Bank’s needs. You will lead the team in providing high-quality collected data as well as derived analytics to Bank analysts and researchers. You will ensure the FIS technical systems required for processing, analysis, and reporting are efficient, resilient, and evergreened to meet evolving business requirements. Further, you will have a lead role in the relationships with partner agencies and international agencies to support the Bank in managing its data collection and external reporting requirements.
Finally, you provide advice to senior management on the use and interpretability of data, approaches to compilation of statistics and participation in domestic and international data initiatives. You contribute to DSO-wide work planning, strategic decision making, and development of data governance and quality frameworks.
Your education and experience
Your knowledge and skills
As a leader, you provide managerial direction and contribute to the leadership of the department by demonstrating a strategic outlook along with inspirational and intellectual leadership, while using sound judgement and decision making.
You bring experience working with data that feeds economic analysis and research, and have demonstrated ability to rapidly build an understanding of new types of data, and applying that understanding to enhancing the management and reporting of that data.
You create a healthy work environment for the team, build employees’ capabilities, support their professional development, and enable them to optimize their contributions. You have excellent communication skills, you adapt quickly to changing priorities and demands, and you plan, organize and manage multiple projects and tasks concurrently within tight time frames while setting and managing client expectations and delivering on commitments.
English and French essential (bilingual) with a minimum starting level of functional (level 4) in second official language. Training may be provided to help reach the required level of fully functional (level 5) in second official language.
What you can expect from us
This is a great opportunity to join a leading organization and be part of a high-performing team. We offer a competitive compensation and benefits package designed to meet your needs at every stage of your life and career.
For more information on key benefits, please visit www.bankofcanada.ca/careers/working-here.
We wish to thank all applicants for their interest and effort in applying for this position; however, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.