Risk Manager Risk Manager …

in Milton, MA, United States
Permanent, Full time
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in Milton, MA, United States
Permanent, Full time
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Risk Manager
Job Opportunity Manager, Business Control & Risk Management Manager, Business Control & Risk Management -2000343 Description

The Manager of Business Control & Risk Management is responsible for leading the various activities related to risk management performance within various risk domains. The Manager will supervise a team that works to identify, assess and action various risks through the assigned business line by executing a defined risk program. The Manager will oversee the evaluation of processes through testing, review internal control/quality reports, participate in initiatives and lead opportunities for improved efficiency, effectiveness and/or risk reduction. S/he supports and monitors business line risks and compliance with Federal and State laws, corporate policies and line of business procedures. Strong people management skills and ability to champion change are required.

  • Assesses levels of adherence/execution and identifies risk/control improvements in areas with medium to high complexity

  • Assists with knowledge transfer of resources and processes to other Risk teams

  • Communicates regulatory requirements and risk mitigation strategies to lines of business

  • Conducts risk and control assessments on a regular basis to ensure segment/function meets corporate standards that specifically relate to internal operating controls

  • Defines scope and establishes team targets for project and day to day deliverables

  • Develops practical solutions to implement operational controls and risk management activities

  • Ensures the business functions have adequate processes and procedures in place to effectively monitor and manage risk

  • Identifies cross-segment solutions and collaborates across multiple areas to identify effective and practical controls and risk management techniques

  • Identifies, analyzes, monitors and minimizes business risks, and ensures proper control policies and procedures are in place

  • Leads and contributes to policies for developing, documenting and analyzing existing control procedures. Manages and coordinates analytical reporting needs for the business units

  • Monitors activities related to compliance with operational risk guidelines

  • Provides leadership, coaching and counseling to department members including assigning and developing department, team and individual goals and performance management

  • Provides thought leadership and expertise in risk management practices and subject matter knowledge

  • Bachelor's Degree: Accounting, Business, Risk Management, Finance, Economics or equivalent field, or equivalent experience

  • 5-9 years Risk Management
  • Previous management experience, required
  • Risk Certification, preferred but not required

Skills & Abilities

  • Ability to lead teams through changing environment while staying positive and focused on the goals

  • Ability to build and strengthen a team environment including putting the needs of the team ahead of your own.

  • Ability to handle diverse workload and competing schedules
  • High sense of urgency with ability to drive results.
  • Effective multi-tasking and prioritization skills
  • Ability to work across business groups and in a team environment
  • Demonstrable evidence of stakeholder management
  • Excellent verbal and written communication/presentation skills
  • High proficiency in PowerPoint, Word and Excel
  • Knowledge and working understanding of additional auditing standards, theories, concepts, and terms (including Sarbanes-Oxley and the COSO Integrated Control Framework).

  • Project management skills
  • Proven ability to apply strategic thinking to multiple, complex organizational and business issues, and has ability to translate into practical plans for project execution

  • Self-starter; highly motivated
  • Able to establish relationships and transcend multiple cross-functional/divisional boundaries, largely unaided

  • Strong collaboration and relationship management skills
  • Strong risk assessment, negotiation and problem resolution skills
  • Understands and communicates impact on line of business of all relevant enterprise/regulatory led initiatives

  • Minimal physical effort such as sitting, standing, and walking


  • Communicates in a timely and straightforward manner
  • Probes for additional information, clarifies assumptions and confirms agreed-upon actions

  • Keeps everyone involved informed about progress and issues
  • Communicates the importance and benefits of risk management to counterparts

  • Displays natural skepticism and curiosity to question the status quo and uncover issues

  • Adheres to a solid root cause analysis process
  • Creates a strong working environment in the team; works towards shared goals contributing ideas and accepting change

  • Provides assistance and coaches less experienced team members
  • Executes risk management process and procedures without management direction, and demonstrates awareness of expected results

  • Knows the relationship and impact of actions and results
  • Has full understanding of regulations impacting area supported
  • Follows through to meet commitments to others
  • Takes responsibility for achieving strong results, despite balancing multiple complex demands

  • Knows who to reach out to inside and outside of ones team to get work done

  • Takes action to enhance working relationships needed to achieve seamless work flow

  • Stays current with industry and regulatory trends and emerging risk issues

  • Understands current market and competitive landscape that the organization operates within

  • Uses information and data effectively to support a position and present a rational case

At Santander, we value and respect differences in our workforce and strive to increase the diversity of our teams. We actively encourage everyone to apply.

Job : Business Control Primary Location : Massachusetts-Dorchester-2 Morrissey Boulevard - 06367 - Columbia Park Organization:Consumer & Business Banking (1001) Schedule : Full-time Job Posting : Jan 27, 2020, 8:50:24 PM


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