Periodically review and validate key processes against leading practices, regulatory requirements and internal policies and procedures.
Assess and provide feedback on IT 3rd party risk processes, including scoring models and ongoing monitoring practices.
Participate and provide guidance for activities geared towards implementing awareness programs to ensure employees embrace their operational risk responsibilities.
Provide oversight and guidance to ensure business resumption plans and testing strategies incorporate the bank's third party partners as appropriate.
Coordinate and liaise with other departments within the company and external auditors for information sharing.
Participate in monitoring governance as we work with cloud providers to ensure we maintain our requirements with these solutions.
Establish KPIs / KRI's, and dashboards for assessing the effectiveness of the program through key benchmarks both in the planning, implementation, and operation of the function.
Review and provide feedback on training for employees across the enterprise regarding policies and practices.
Assist with collection of data, analysis of information and drafting of operational risk primary risk assessment for items related to 3rd party IT risk and business resumption services.
Monitor change in the regulatory landscape.
Participate in corporate risk projects as needed.
Provide consultative support in the development and administration of business continuity contracts and subscriptions, including service level agreements with business continuity service providers.
Perform regular reviews of existing contracts to ensure they provide all required equipment and services.
Maintain expertise in industry best practices and implement within company as appropriate.
Skills and Qualifications :
10+ year work experience
Bachelor's degree preference : Business or IT related field.
Excellent analytical skills.
Project Management / Leadership experience with demonstrated implementation success.
Proven problem solving skills.