Senior Third Party IT Risk Management Professional

Recruiter
Request Technology - Anthony Honquest
Location
Virginia
Salary
120000.00 - 140000.00 USD Annual + bonus
Posted
16 Apr 2019
Closes
23 Apr 2019
Position/Level
CEO
Responsibilities
Information Technology
Contract Type
Permanent
Language
English

Senior Third Party IT Risk Management Professional
McLean, VA
$120-140K +Bonus

Information Technology Operational Risk Management (ITRM) is responsible for providing oversight of operational risks associated with all operating activities of Information Technology division. The primary responsibilities of ITRM include providing risk management, risk advisory, third party IT risk management, regulatory liaison, and policy/standards governance for the Information Technology division. This could include managing the review and publication of divisional policies and standards, defining and implementing risk management frameworks, monitoring and reporting risks and risk response, performing risk reviews and evaluations, and driving continuous improvement of risk management capabilities across IT. ITRM is led by the Vice President, IT Operational Risk & Governance.

ITRM is looking for an experienced senior risk professional to support the 1st line Third Party IT Risk Management team that will assist with the development, implementation and execution of an IT third party risk management program. The IT Risk Senior will report directly to the IT Third Party Risk Management Manager. Working closely with the teams that represent each IT Department, the Manager will manage teams that are responsible for the consistent and logical application of key components of the IT Risk Management Framework for the IT Division. This position requires that the applicant have a strong understanding of the risk frameworks, operational risks, and the execution of risk management processes and governance within a large institution.

Your Work Responsibilities:

Understanding how to develop and execute a Third Party IT Risk Management program

Understanding and managing Information and Technology risk associated with the operational processes for the IT division

Apply sound judgment in evaluating risks and controls; effectively challenge the business on the identification and acceptance of risks and the adequacy of controls

Perform risk assessments to reassess current risks and to identify emerging key risks (operational, compliance, technology, third party, etc.); Identify and assess control effectiveness and/or gaps

Providing transparency of risk exposures through implementing sound reporting for risk-based decision making

Advise the IT customers on means and methods to drive remediation of risk related issues and operational events

Provide mentorship to team of risk professionals

Reporting of IT risk metrics and data

Qualifications 5-7 years of experience working with SOX, practical experience in internal/external audits, risk management - methods and techniques for the assessment and management of risk

Bachelor's Degree or equivalent work experience

Ability to operate as a self-motivated, pro-active, and result-driven problem solver with excellent analytical and communication skills

Ability to understand IT business processes, management objectives, risk appetite and tolerances and impact of changes to risk profiles

Experience in IT governance and controls, including governance frameworks, COBIT, FFIEC, COSO, ISO-31000, etc.

Key to success in this role:

Self-starter and self-motivated.

Ability to work & collaborate effectively in a team environment.

Sense of urgency and able to apply risk based approach to prioritize work.

Ability to communicate clearly, effectively, persuasively with technology and business stakeholders.

Motivated to learn new technologies and identify process improvements and efficiencies.

Ability to adapt to change while continuing to deliver on assigned objectives.

Strong verbal and written communication skills.

Top 3 Personal Competencies to possess

Drive for Execution - Be accountable for strong individual and team performance

Partnership - Build trust and strong partnerships through your own and team's actions

Growth and Development - Know or learn what is needed to deliver results and successfully compete

Preferred Skills CISA, CPA, CIA, PMP, CISSP or other relevant professional certification

Financial Services experience

IT Risk management experience

Knowledge and skills across:

-COSO

-ISACA Risk IT framework

-ISACA COBIT 5.0

-ISO 31000-series and 27000-series, 13335

CANDIDATE DETAILS

Minimum Education - Bachelor's Degree

IDEAL CANDIDATE

5-7 years of experience working with SOX, practical experience in internal/external audits, risk management - methods and techniques for the assessment and management of risk
Bachelor's Degree or equivalent work experience
Ability to operate as a self-motivated, pro-active, and result-driven problem solver with excellent analytical and communication skills
Ability to understand IT business processes, management objectives, risk appetite and tolerances and impact of changes to risk profiles
Experience in IT governance and controls, including governance frameworks, COBIT, FFIEC, COSO, ISO-31000, etc.

Key to success in this role:
Self-starter and self-motivated.
Ability to work & collaborate effectively in a team environment.
Sense of urgency and able to apply risk based approach to prioritize work.
Ability to communicate clearly, effectively, persuasively with technology and business stakeholders.
Motivated to learn new technologies and identify process improvements and efficiencies.
Ability to adapt to change while continuing to deliver on assigned objectives.
Strong verbal and written communication skills.

Top 3 Personal Competencies to possess
Drive for Execution - Be accountable for strong individual and team performance
Partnership - Build trust and strong partnerships through your own and team's actions
Growth and Development - Know or learn what is needed to deliver results and successfully compete