Job Posting 70013

Manager, Enterprise Risk and Compliance
Federation of Canadian Municipalities
Ottawa area
closes in 8 days (Tue, 20 Apr)
full time  •  Salary Band: $89, 700 - $115,300

The Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM) is the national voice of municipal governments, representing the interests of cities and communities with the federal government.


Position:                      Manager, Enterprise Risk and Compliance

Department:                Corporate Services

Classification:             Level 6

Salary Band:                $89,700 - $115,300

Language:                   Bilingualism (English and French) is an asset




The Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM) is the national voice of municipal governments, representing the interests of cities and communities with the federal government. FCM’s Strategic Plan calls upon FCM to work collaboratively to: a) expand national understanding and support of the role local governments play in meeting national objectives; b) shape the national agenda by influencing decision-makers and opinion-leaders to ensure that the interests of municipalities are met or exceeded; c) build capacity and knowledge, thereby encouraging initiative and innovation, which in turn helps local governments rise to the challenges they face; and d) share its knowledge and experience on the world’s stage, so that others may improve the quality of life in their communities.


Major Purpose:

Reporting to the Head of Corporate Services, the Manager of Enterprise Risk and Compliance is responsible for the Organizational Enterprise Risk Framework including mitigating factors.  Responsibilities include management and oversight of policies, insurance requirements, corporate contract review, procurement and privacy compliance.  The Manager of Enterprise Risk is familiar with the NFP Act and annual filing requirements.  The role is also expected to be familiar and to advise on legislative changes while striving for continuous improvement in organizational excellence.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for development and oversight of the Enterprise Risk Framework, policies and identification of proactive solutions that will eliminate or mitigate risks.
  • Management, oversight and strategic advice related to corporate legal documents, contractual agreements, compliance and development of templates coordinating external expert legal counsel as required.
  • Ensure best in class practices in corporate policy development / maintenance including procurement and privacy in addition to serving as privacy officer.
  • Oversee and monitor Organization’s insurance coverage including security, safety, monitoring and decision risk matrix related to country activities (within and outside of Canada).
  • Responsible for assessing business processes and internal controls as it relates to risk management and organizational compliance. Identifying opportunities to improve the efficiency and effectiveness ensuring compliance with all NFP, Charity requirements and applicable legislation.
  • Engage in continuous knowledge development regarding rules, regulations, legislative changes, best practices, policies, tools, techniques and performance standards for the Organization. Ensure FCM staff has access to up-to-date privacy and compliance training materials.
  • Other duties as required.


Knowledge and Experience

  • Completion of a Law Degree (LL.B.), B.Sc. degree in Law, Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA) or Canadian Risk management (CRM) designation, or other equivalent designation or education
  • 5 to 7 years of relevant corporate or not for profit work experience, including:
  • contract review, analytical, writing, and negotiation skills inclusive of procurement requirements and agreements
  • performance of internal control improvements including internal compliance audits
  • developing risk management policies and frameworks
  • compliance, insurance, privacy requirements and policy frameworks
  • Knowledge of Not-for-Profit Act and Corporate Canada annual filing requirements
  • Strong computer literacy including effective working skills of Microsoft Office 365 platform


  • The ability to work in both official languages (English and French) is an asset.

The benefits of joining the FCM team include summer hours (Fridays off between July 1st and Labour Day); office facilities located in the ByWard Market; FCM’s commitment to employee development and a competitive range of employee benefits and services.  Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, FCM is currently under a temporary work from home protocol until further notice. The successful candidate must have the ability to work from home during this period.

For additional information on this posting, or for further information on FCM, access our website at


Visit the careers section of our website to apply. Deadline for applications is April 20, 2021.


We thank all candidates for their interest; however we will only contact those selected for an interview. All the applications will be kept in file for six month following the hiring.


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