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Third Party Risk Analyst / Manager - Operations
Ref No.: 17-00283
Location: New York City, New York
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Role: Risk Analyst / Manager - Operations
Location: New York, NY 
Job Type: Contract/Contract to hire
Duration - 6-8 Months, with the potential to extend and/or hire

3-5 years of experience specialized in operational risk management, information security, crisis management, security standards / assessments, risk management, primarily in financial services

Job Description:
This position is primarily responsible for acting as a risk analyst, manager, and leader to expand operational risk management methodologies and reporting processes and capabilities for the organization.
This role performs operational and third party risk assessments in support of business operations (to include workflow, vendor, application, and associated dependencies and controls).
Promotes oversight and governance in the Risk Office across business operational areas throughout the organization.
This position plays a vital role in partnering with the business to assist them in effectively managing their operational risks and assessing risks associated with third party relationships.
This position will contribute to the enhancement in tools and methodologies used to assess risk, establish guidelines and tools to facilitate continuous improvement in the related initiatives, by performing business risk analysis and leadership to internal business partners.
Additionally, this position may be actively engaged to review key operational risk and participate in security implementation projects, engaging with project teams to strengthen the operational risk posture of organization and establish appropriate corporate operational risk & security standards.

Program Development:
Define and implement enhancements to risk management tools, metrics and dashboard reporting in coordination across the corporation for Operational risk assessment and reporting.
Business Analysis: Provide consultation on current business processes to redesign for risk reduction, best practice compliance with regulatory requirements, efficiency and effectiveness
Standards Development: Develop, document and maintain enterprise-wide policies, standards and guidelines for risk management across the organization
Risk Analysis: Performs risk analysis on key business processes and related dependencies (vendors, applications, vulnerability data) and provides independent oversight of security risk posture with ability to quantify identified risk areas.
Risk Oversight: Defines metrics, monitors and oversees sustainability of operational risk management and reporting processes
Risk Prioritization: Works closely with Corporate Security Office team and business to prioritize new phases of process improvement in a strategic fashion.

Education & Experience:
Strong understanding of compliance, fraud, risk mitigation, methodologies to enhance business operational efficiencies

Bachelors degree or equivalent experience required
Certification in risk management preferred