Ability to think analytically and bring a common sense approach to problem solving
Strong relationship manager
Must be able to work collaboratively within a complex organization, across multiple cultures, geographies and disciplines
Ability to communicate with a variety of stakeholders and articulate complex concepts in a clear manner
Should be able to identify risks and develop strategies for reducing risks.
Demonstrated ability to work well under pressure in a matrix organization and fast-paced environment
Experience effectively interacting and communicating with senior leaders
Knowledge of operational risk and the associated framework
Working knowledge of process flows and identification of control points
Advanced Microsoft Office skills
Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills
Strong analytical skills with high attention to detail and accuracy
Understanding of data analytics or management tool (PowerBi, Tableau, Python, etc..)
Hands-on experience with GRC tools (i.e., Archer)
Demonstrated ability to be a positive change agent, broker compromises and meet deadlines
Experience in developing and documenting governance processes supporting operational risk frameworks
PRIOR WORK EXPERIENCE
A minimum of 7 years’ experience working in an operational risk and/or financial institution setting
Working knowledge of financial services products and/or support activities.
Bachelors degree from a top tier College/University
Graduate degree in Finance or Risk Management
Working knowledge of French a plus
Independent from the Business Lines, the Risk Management (RISQ) Division's as second line-of-defense (2LOD) is to contribute to the development of the SG Group's activity by facilitating the objectives of the Business Lines while maintaining independent oversight through risk evaluation and monitoring. The RISQ division in the AMER supports all the activities in the Americas Region (US, Canada, and Latin America), which is primarily corporate and investment banking (GBIS) oriented.
The mission of Operational Risk Management department (RISQ/OPE) is to provide independent, objective and leading operational risk management challenge and oversight services to assist the firm in maintaining an effective system of risk management.
The team supports the Executive Committee in their oversight of the governance, risk and control frameworks and tolerances of Operational Risk, while achieving and maintaining the highest level of professional standards. An objective is to educate the employees on the importance of operational risk management which is based on the principle that “everyone is an operational risk manager.”
The team provides proactive advice to help management identify and measure key risks, and to help identify control gaps in existing and expanding businesses.