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Director, Enterprise Productivity

Requisition ID: 105010Join a purpose driven winning team, committed to results, in an inclusive and high-performing culture.



Job Purpose:

The Director, Enterprise Productivity contributes to the overall success of the Lean & Smart Automation program globally ensuring specific individual goals, plans, and initiatives are executed / delivered in support of the team’s business strategies and objectives.  The incumbent will oversee and be responsible for rolling out multiple productivity initiatives to various teams across the enterprise.  The incumbent is expected to bring a significant level of knowledge in order to identify, evaluate and recommend improvements to organizational structure, process and productivity.  The role spans activities from coaching individuals within the support areas, coaching and leading a team of analysts during the productivity rollout, organizing and conducting opportunity review sessions, driving critical diagnostics, facilitating value stream mapping with large teams, developing future state design and potential benefits, to leading 2-3 concurrent implementations at any given time.  The incumbent will also be expected to present recommendations/solutions/project status to Executive Leadership.
 Key Accountabilities:

•    Leads and drives a customer focused culture to deepen client relationships and leverage broader Bank relationships, systems and knowledge.
•    Partner with CIO areas to identify improvement opportunities across the Lean program’s core components; Efficient Processes, Management Systems, Mindsets and Behaviors, Skills and Capabilities and Client Focus utilizing various tools and techniques, including, but not limited to:
o    Time in Motion Analysis
o    Demand, Flow and Capacity Analysis
o    Key Performance Indicators
o    Customer Demand Analysis (Voice of the Customer)
o    Detailed Problem Solving
o    Waste Analysis
•    Analysis, mapping and re-engineering of business processes
•    Develop hypotheses, synthesize findings, and communicate opportunities for improvement
•    Develop strategies and recommendations, including business benefits and costs, implementation and training strategies/plan
•    Work with business partners to develop a pipeline of new projects
•    Lead all aspects of the diagnostic, design and implementation states by working with cross functional teams
•    Manage multiple complex client relationships to effectively deliver value and present findings results to Executive Leadership
•    Lead all aspects of the diagnostic, design and implementation stages by working within cross functional teams.
•    Lead change management activities within one ore more program waves
•    Oversee several project teams to complete required objectives within a wave to achieve desired targets
•    Provides subject matter expertise to team members and clients
•    Understand how the Bank’s risk appetite and risk culture should be considered in day-to-day activities and decisions.
•    Actively pursues effective and efficient operations of his/her respective areas, while ensuring the adequacy, adherence to and effectiveness of day-to-day business controls to meet obligations with respect to operational risk, regulatory compliance risk, AML/ATF risk and conduct risk, including but not limited to responsibilities under the Operational Risk Management Framework, Regulatory Compliance Risk Management Framework, AML/ATF Global Handbook and the Guidelines for Business Conduct.
•    Builds a high performance environment and implements a people strategy that attracts, retains, develops and motivates their team by fostering an inclusive work environment; communicating vison/values/business strategy and managing succession and development planning for the team.
 Functional Competencies:

•    Certified in Lean Six Sigma and/or PMP is an asset
•    Strong interpersonal, verbal and written communication, problem solving and project management skills
•    Work effectively in a team environment and independently as required
•    Understanding of IT services, operating models, application development lifecycle is an asset
•    Knowledge in the following would be an asset: Agile, Smart Automation, ITIL, Change Management
•    Highly proficient in Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint

•    Post-secondary degree in business, information technology or related discipline
•    Masters/MBA or graduate/professional designation such as CFA/CA is considered an asset
•    Experience in technology/management consulting or a related function in industry is an asset
•    Spanish is an asset
•    10+ years of relevant experience, including cost reduction/productivity improvement expertise
•    Solid management experience in leading multi-stakeholder complex initiatives, proven track record of meeting deliverables on time and within budget

Location(s):  Canada : Ontario : Toronto Scotiabank is a leading bank in the Americas. Guided by our purpose: “for every future”, we help our customers, their families and their communities achieve success through a broad range of advice, products and services, including personal and commercial banking, wealth management and private banking, corporate and investment banking, and capital markets.  At Scotiabank, we value the unique skills and experiences each individual brings to the Bank, and are committed to creating and maintaining an inclusive and accessible environment for everyone. If you require accommodation (including, but not limited to, an accessible interview site, alternate format documents, ASL Interpreter, or Assistive Technology) during the recruitment and selection process, please let our Recruitment team know. If you require technical assistance, please click here. Candidates must apply directly online to be considered for this role. We thank all applicants for their interest in a career at Scotiabank; however, only those candidates who are selected for an interview will be contacted.

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