The Director of Risk will be responsible for coordinating and supporting risk activities across CAMH to ensure that the organization has robust and current risk management processes in place. The Director will lead Integrated Risk Management process activities across the organization, in addition to supporting incident reviews, conducting risk assessments and providing risk mitigation advice to clinical and corporate areas. The Director will work closely with CAMH Security Services and Legal Services in the identification, mitigation and management of risk situations across the organization. The Director will report to CAMH’s Vice President, Chief Legal and Risk Officer, and will provide regular updates to the CAMH’s Operations Committee with annual updates to ELT and the Audit, Finance and Resources Committee of the Board. The Director will work closely with leadership across the organization to ensure knowledge transfer of identified risk and mitigation strategies so to effectively manage risk and build capacity across the organization. This role supports a workplace that embraces diversity, encourages teamwork and complies with all applicable and regulatory requirements. This position is located at 100 Stokes St.
Build credibility within the organization such that risk is openly discussed and, through a culture of compliance and integrity, it is effectively managed.
Support the identification and ongoing assessment of key organizational risks (proactive processes such as ERM, audits, compliance audits, quality improvement, etc.) (reactive processes such as incident reviews, external reviews and findings, client relations, non-compliance reports, etc.)
Ensure appropriate standards are developed for assessing risk and developing risk mitigation plans
Support the organization in its ongoing compliance activities aimed at managing risk to ensure coordination, best practices and the application of CAMH’s core values
Maintain external risk management linkages within the healthcare and other relevant sectors, to access best practices, exchange and gather information and to pursue strategic partnerships that can enhance CAMH’s risk, emergency preparedness and security practices
Support the organization’s activities related to Emergency Preparedness and lend support to interdisciplinary teams as they develop, implement and maintain the organization-wide and department level Disaster Plans.
Bachelor’s degree in relevant area of study; postgraduate study in relevant area preferred.
5 years experience in risk management with specific expertise in overseeing Enterprise Risk Management programs considered an asset.
Experience in the public sector; specifically healthcare an asset.
Highly developed communication skills, both oral and written.
Demonstrable experience in building key stakeholder relationships.
Strong negotiation, interpersonal, communication and relationship management skills required
Proven leadership, analytical and problem-solving skills to respond to complex and sensitive issues
Ability to work independently as a member of a dynamic team
Demonstrated ability to organize, prioritize, align and oversee multiple projects and competing operational demands
Experience working with diverse clients and stakeholders
Ability to find the best approach or solution to highly diverse challenges.
Demonstrated flexibility and have the ability to adapt and manage changing priorities
Proficiency in the use of computer software applications including but not limited to Microsoft Office including Word, Excel, Power Point and Outlook are required.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English.
Excellent judgment, tact, diplomacy are required in working with diverse teams and stakeholders
Please Note: This full-time, permanent position is NOT part of any bargaining unit.
Salary Range: Competitive Salary and Benefits Package
CAMH is a Tobacco-Free Organization.
CAMH is fully affiliated with the University of Toronto and is a teaching hospital and research institute. As a CAMH employee you will be expected to actively support CAMH’s teaching and research activities, in addition to supporting the clinical work of the hospital.
As an employment equity employer CAMH actively seeks Aboriginal peoples, visible minorities, women, people with disabilities, (including people with who have experienced mental health and substance use challenges), and additional diverse identities for our workforce.
We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. If contacted for an interview, please inform us should accommodation be required.