Head - Governance, Operational Risk & Compliance Management


USA - New York


20 Years - 25 Years


Banking and Financial Services

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Job Description

Role : Chief Risk Officer

Do you have extensive experience in risk management or control related to a financial services and securities business? Have you conducted rigorous risk assessments and owned remedial activities? Can you enhance control frameworks to be consistent with banking and securities laws and regulations? Do you enjoy problem solving under tight time frames? Are you interested in process transformation?

We\\\'re looking for someone like you who can:

  • Manage and conduct formal risk assessment processes and ongoing independent oversight of risk taking activities
  • Advise business on their effectiveness in maintaining a sound risk management framework
  • Help us meet our risk assessment and corporate governance requirements
  • Identify and remediate control deficiencies
  • Ensure timely reporting to senior management
  • Partner with colleagues from different functions to meet tight and unexpected deadlines

Ideal Candidate & Qualifications

  • 15+ years of legal, regulatory, compliance and/or risk compliance experience in the financial services industry
  • In-depth understanding of the regulatory environment of financial institutions
  • Experience with operational risk frameworks and risk assessment methodologies
  • Strong leadership and motivational skills
  • Exceptional management and communications skills

  • Bachelors degree in Information Systems, Information Technology, or equivalent
  • Industry certifications such as CISA, CISSP.
  • 10 years of experience as a security practitioner or consultant
  • 5 years of experience in a leadership role
  • Broad strategic and IT risk management experience - e.g., policy definition to control implementation.
  • Experience working closely with technical engineers and developers
  • Strong interpersonal and communications skills; able to work in a collaborative, team-oriented environment
  • Strong understanding of governance, risk, and compliance programs
  • Able to create, implement, and manage innovative security frameworks and programs
  • Strong understanding of emerging technologies and implications on policy and operations
  • Proficient in agile/scrum methodologies

You are:

  • An influencer, easily prioritizing high-volume workloads with multiple deadlines
  • Capable of navigating a diverse and multi-dimensional matrix organization
  • Self-driven, with a proactive and solution-oriented working style
  • Analytical, with unwavering attention to detail


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