Vice President, Risk

With the recent merger between Westminster Savings Credit Union and Prospera Credit Union, Prospera is now the sixth largest credit union in Canada. It has $9 billion in assets and 27 branches from Vancouver through the Fraser Valley to the Okanagan.  Prospera is in the process of executing on a new corporate strategy and wants to be known for driving and supporting business enterprises. As part of this growth, the company is looking for a new VP, Risk to impact at a company-wide level. 

Reporting to the Chief Risk Officer, The Vice President, Risk is accountable for ensuring that Prospera has effective risk management practices, controls and management oversight that strikes an appropriate balance between value creation and preservation of member capital. The Vice President, Risk develops and maintains Prospera's Enterprise Risk Management Framework to ensure the credit union maintains a risk profile consistent with its vision, values and risk appetite. This role expands and upholds a strategic vision and enterprise-wide risk management strategy for Prospera's compliance, security, legal and regulatory risk dimensions that supports the short- and long-term business goals in tandem with enhancing member value. The Vice President, Risk also creates and maintains an effective, independent risk perspective that contributes insights and recommendations that enhances enterprise value through strategic, business, and process level risk-based decision making.

The ideal candidate brings progressive experience in a senior risk management role ideally gained in financial services, gaming, consulting or related. Highly strategic with a strong will to grow a business and build community, the preferred candidate is a true collaborator who brings outstanding relationship skills such that they are viewed as a trusted advisor by business partners throughout the organization. The ideal candidate also is committed to the highest standards of operational excellence and personal accountability, with the drive, integrity and systems thinking ability to contribute to a growing business.

This is a fulfilling executive position that would allow an influential risk leader to directly impact and build a healthy community. The Head Office is located in Surrey, BC.  The location of the role has a high degree of flexibility to work from home.

We thank all applicants for their interest in this position.  Please note that we will only be in contact with those individuals moving forward with our client.

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