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Principal Risk Advisor (J.O#11006ie)

Job Opportunity Program
Toronto, Ontario

Last Day to Apply: November 09, 2018
Employment Type: Full Time



The Toronto Transit Commission (TTC) is North America’s third largest transit system and has been recognized as one of the top places to work in the GTA. Guided by a forward-thinking strategic plan, the TTC’s vision is to be a transit system that makes Toronto proud. The TTC’s recruitment efforts are directly aligned to its mission of providing “a reliable, efficient, and integrated bus, streetcar, and subway system that draws its high standards of customer care from our rich traditions of safety, service, and courtesy.”

We are currently seeking a Principal Risk Advisor.


  • Responsible for the development, promotion, implementation, co-ordination and continuous improvement of the TTC’s corporate risk management processes
  • Assists the Executive team in the achievement of the TTC’s core objectives, implementation of the corporate plan, ongoing monitoring and assessment of an enterprise risk management system and prioritization of the organization’s key initiatives
  • Provides leadership expertise to the corporate risk management team and is responsible for strategic decision-making and business case development based on the organization’s risk profile
  • Leads the development and implementation of an enterprise risk management system for the TTC
  • Works collaboratively with all stakeholders, internal and external, to identify, mitigate and control risk
  • Analyze activities associated with enterprise risk management in an effort to improve efficiency and meet the future needs of the TTC
  • Responsible for treating passengers and employees with respect and dignity and ensuring the needs of passengers and employees with disabilities are accommodated and/or addressed (if applicable and within their area of responsibility) in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code and Related Orders so that they can fully benefit from the TTC as a service-provider and an employer


  • Completion of a university degree in Engineering or a Business related discipline, combined with directly related experience in a risk management environment or technical field such as finance, auditing and/or engineering
  • Sound knowledge of, and experience in, the development and application of enterprise risk management and/or safety risk management tools and techniques
  • Knowledge of industry and best practices related to enterprise risk management and/or safety risk management.
  • Knowledge of relevant legislation governing workplace occupational health and safety, risk management and asset protection.
  • Extensive experience with facilitation and performance of qualitative and quantitative risk analysis, cost benefit analysis, risk profile development and reporting, risk monitoring/quality control, system change management, and risk-based auditing
  • Strong planning, risk identification, negotiation, decision-making and process improvement skills
  • Strong leadership skills, combined with previous experience managing and motivating technical staff
  • Demonstrated ability to build and manage productive teams and to foster positive team dynamics
  • Ability to understand, solve and communicate complex problems
  • well-developed oral and written communication skills and strong organization, analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Must have or rapidly acquire a comprehensive knowledge of the Ontario Human Rights Code and Related Orders including disability accommodation and accessibility requirements pertaining to passengers and employees

Annual Salary Range: $103,430.60 - $129,256.40 (Level 11SA) – 35 Hour Work Week

At the Toronto Transit Commission (TTC), we place a high value on establishing a workplace where people are challenged and respected every day, and we keep Toronto moving with a dedication to service, safety and convenience that is unparalleled in our industry. We invite you to join our team in delivering on our commitment to creating a transit system that makes Toronto proud.

Hiring and selection preferences are not given in the employment of an employee’s relatives. Relatives of current TTC employees cannot be hired, assigned transferred or promoted into positions, where there is a potential conflict of interest due to relationship. If you are qualified for the position for which you are applying, you will be required to disclose the name, relationship, and position of any relative who is a current TTC employee at the employment interview.

The TTC is committed to fostering a positive workplace culture with a workforce that is representative of the communities it serves. Committed to the principles of diversity and inclusion, the TTC encourages applications from all qualified applicants. Accommodation is available for applicants, including those with disabilities, throughout the recruitment process. Please contact Human Resource- Employment Services at (416) 393-4570.

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