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Sr. Risk Governance Project Manager

Job Description

  • Location: New York, NY
  • Type: Contract
  • Job #74165

Our client, a leading financial services company is hiring a Sr. Risk Project Manager on a long-term contract basis.

Work Location:

New York, NY

Summary:

  • Support the Risk Governance Committees team in the curation, execution, review of content presented, recording of minutes, and tracking of action items at the Risk Management Committees. These committees also provide comprehensive firm-wide coverage of credit and market risk in the trading book and escalate/report into the Board Risk Management Committees.

  • Manage an integrated forward calendar for the committees to help ensure coverage is comprehensive across all committees and aligned with committee charter and applicable regulatory requirements.

  • Lead the coordination of agendas, stakeholder communications, and material development supporting the committees, working to improve alignment and coordination across all committees, demonstrating robust escalation and corporate governance processes.

  • Manage and monitor governance responsibilities for the committees, track coverage of top risks and oversee follow-up items.

  • Interact and communicate with senior management to identify key topics of interest.

  • Advise internal stakeholders on presentation materials submitted to ensure effective, appropriate, and accurate communications.

  • Synthesize key findings and recommendations into clear and succinct presentations for the Risk Management Executive Council as well as other internal & external forums.

  • Drive high priority strategic/regulatory ad hoc projects for the Risk Governance Committee function across their lifecycle by identifying and structuring problems, analyzing root causes, developing solutions, communicating project results, and obtaining buy-in for change.

  • Develop strong working relationships and effectively partner with key stakeholders and subject matter experts across the organization (business & functions) to accomplish goals.

  • Help define improved Risk Governance Committee controls in line with expanded Manager Control Assessment expectations, which will require ongoing execution and monitoring.

  • Update and maintain of all standards and procedures for the Risk Governance Committee department.

  • Coordinate Internal Audit (IA) activities for risk governance, including new anticipated IA coverage requirements tied to new IA to cover controls over board governance reporting.

  • Support for regulatory validation activities tied to transformation requirements.

  • Pay range is $80 – $103 per hour.

Required Skills:

  • 10+ years of experience in the Financial Services industry, preferably in a role that requires superior problem solving, analytical thinking / capabilities and excellent oral / written communication skills

  • Strong working knowledge of the principles of credit, market, liquidity, strategic, operational and compliance, and / or reputational risks

  • Familiarity with risk management metrics and measures (e.g., OSUC, NCL, LLR, CVA, VaR)

  • Excellent executive presence with success influencing, facilitating, and partnering at these levels

  • Ability to build strong internal and external relationships

  • Superior writing skills, able to effectively present in text or slide format

  • High attention to detail, ability to work under pressure and tight deadlines

  • Flexible work schedule, adapting to the needs of very senior level executives operating in a global environment

  • Excellent problem solving, organizational, and time management skills

  • Previous experience in project management a plus

  • Ability to quickly learn new concepts and pick up business knowledge

  • High proficiency in MS office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Teams)

Education:

Undergraduate degree

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