Director Technology Governance – Sault Ste. Marie News

GAME ON – OLG needs you

We’ve said GAME ON, and we mean it – OLG is rapidly transforming its organization to better serve Ontarians by delivering great gaming experiences through our digital, retail lottery, and land-based gaming channels. Over the course of fiscal 2022-23, OLG delivered a record $2.5 billion in net profit to the Province of Ontario. OLG is now expanding our horizons even further, with a new strategic direction, to become a world class gaming entertainment leader with a globally admired digital platform.

We are ready to take this game to the next level and need a passionate Director Technology Governance to lead Technology Governance, including strategic alignment, value delivery, performance management, and Risk governance. Responsible for leading and developing OLG IT Governance practice, optimizing and modernizing OLG IT governance practices including its IT governance framework, structures, systems, and processes. This ensures IT investments are aligned with business strategy and creating business value. The Technology Governance role is a catalyst for continuous process improvement, balancing regulatory compliance with creativity and agility..



Reporting to the VP Technology Planning & Architecture, you will be empowered to:

  • Develops, implements, and monitors compliance of Technology Governance processes, policies, and standards that guide the collection, management, manipulation, retrieval/publishing, and retention of OLG technology assets to meet business, legal, regulatory, and operational requirements

  • Oversees and drives the development of OLG’s Technology Governance strategy and framework to ensure a consistent approach to technology management in alignment with Enterprise Architecture

  • Ensures OLG’s Technology Governance framework is operationalized, and governance committees implement the supports for Enterprise Architecture, Information Security, Infrastructure & Cloud Operations, and Delivery Enablement teams in technology policy management and standards. This is to mitigate risk and ensure compliance across EIT with evolving regulatory standards and best practices

  • Advises the Technology product and project delivery teams on the application of technology management standards and policies

  • Collaborates with senior leadership and key subject matter experts across OLG to define governance transformation goals and objectives

  • Develop and implement strategies to transform and modernize OLG’s processes including (i.e., SDLC framework) critically examining and improving existing system development lifecycles

  • Collaborates with cross-functional delivery teams to facilitate change management initiatives associated with governance transformation and to adopt target state governance practices, procedures, and tools

  • Works collaboratively with stakeholders in technology and business functions to clarify scope, goals, and deliverables and ensure committees receive timely and relevant information related to strategic priorities, key risks, and issues

  • Be the driving force behind shifts in documentation processes and metrics towards agile ways of working, ensuring that necessary compliance and checks are maintained in the streamlined set-up

  • Continually evaluates and evolves technology governance framework, protocols, and processes. Introduces changes and improvements as necessary to stay ahead of a continuously evolving technology landscape

  • Evangelizes the importance of process excellence. Trains and empowers team members to embrace change and contribute to our collective success



Work Experience: •Minimum of seven (7) years’ experience in progressively advancing roles within IT or related function • Minimum five (5) years’ experience of relevant Information Management experience •   Minimum four (4) years’ or more experience in managing teams, either in a managerial or supervisory role 

Education: • Post-secondary degree, preferably in an information system, business administration and/or project management discipline, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience • Demonstrated knowledge in building, implementing and managing an effective data/information governance framework • Knowledge of an organization’s existing and planned Information Architecture and Information Management (IM) methodology; ability to collect and manage information from different sources and distributes this information to enhance operational efficiency. • Knowledge of tools and techniques of data governance and the ability to develop and maintain an organization’s data to meet business requirements. •   Knowledge around System and Technology Integration, Middleware, Data Administration, Data Warehousing, Data Movement / Repository Tools, Database Structures, Query & Database Access Tools, Object Relational Database Systems (ORDMS), Big Data Management and Analytics, Document/Content Management etc.

Critical Skills: • Analytical Thinking • Relationship Management • Creativity • Problem Solving • Decision Making and Critical Thinking • Impact and Influence • Continuous Learning • Team Orientation • Change Management

Negotiation and Influence: ability to negotiate and influence effectively while being open to perspectives and maintaining strong relationships

Strategic Thinker: strong strategic and critical thinker with ability to delve into unique challenges and find creative solutions

Collaboration & Fun: inclusive and collaborative work style while creating fun and excitement in our work

Integrity and Trust: do what’s right and operate with transparency and openness

Learn about OLG – GAME ON!

OLG’s purpose is to contribute to a better Ontario by delivering great entertainment experiences for our customers. We are a multi-billion-dollar organization with a wide array of business lines including, lottery, land-based casinos, digital lottery and casino, horseracing, and charitable gaming. OLG is amidst a massive transformation focusing on being customer obsessed and bringing our digital business to a whole new level.

The key to our success is our people. Our culture will be grounded in true, positive partnerships that embrace trust, clarity, and openness in all that we do. We are supporting and empowering employees and teams across the organization through greater accountability, leadership development and growth opportunities. OLG is embracing more flexible work options and family friendly work practices including hybrid work.

Equity, diversity, and inclusion are essential elements of our culture and cornerstones of the Five Truths that OLGers Live by.  At OLG, our employees have the space to be themselves and use their perspectives and skills to benefit the people and the Province of Ontario.

While we are re-shaping and growing our business, we are unwavering when it comes to living our purpose, and ensuring our business delivers meaningful benefits for the people of Ontario. OLG’s net profits are reinvested back into the province, contributing to the quality of life for Ontarians.

To learn more about OLG go to our website at  

We look forward to hearing from you, interested applicants please apply online by May 10, 2024.

OLG is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to providing employment accommodation in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act. Please contact Human Resources at [email protected] if you require accommodation at any time throughout the hire process.

We thank you for your interest in this opportunity; however only those individuals selected for an interview will be contacted.


Personal information is collected by the Ontario Lottery & Gaming Corporation (OLG) and/or its third party service provider(s) under the authority of the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation Act, 1999, SO 1999, c 12, Sch L and the Employment Standards Act, 2000, S.O. 2000, c. 41 (as amended) and will be used for the purpose of determining qualifications for employment with OLG and for recruitment modernization initiatives. The information will be managed in accordance with all applicable laws, OLG’s Protection of Privacy Policy (the Policy) and related policies and procedures. For any questions about this collection, please contact [email protected], 800-70 Foster Drive, Sault Ste. Marie, ON, P6A 6V2.


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