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Risk Manager - Senior
Ref No.: 18-05833
Location: Foster City, California
Job Title: Risk Manager
Job Location: Foster City, CA
Job Duration:
8 months, possible conversion

Job Description:

The primary purpose of this position is to evaluate incoming supplier engagements to ensure suppliers are accurately and efficiently risk evaluated initially and periodically thereafter during the lifecycle. This position will be responsible for assessing incoming supplier engagements for high risk exposure. This includes working with sourcing and/or business partners to ensure data is complete and accurate, inherent risks are correctly identified and residual risks are assessed correctly. To ensure risk is captured correctly, this role will require understanding various risk stakeholders programs (Anti-Bribery, Physical Security, Data Privacy, etc.) and their acceptable controls to conduct due diligence or determine any incremental due diligence and determine residual risk. This person will work closely with the Risk Stakeholder subject matter experts when issues arise to get them remediated or risk accepted and will partner with Business Owners and Sourcing leads wherever necessary to obtain clarification on open issues or incorrect input and record and document updates as evidences of change in engagement records. This role will need to ensure timely maintenance and updates for supplier profiles which includes performing ongoing risk assessment and analysis of supplier's holistic
• Have a strong understanding of Payment Systems and Supplier Risk to be able to
validate for accuracy and completeness of the requests for purchase of goods
and services from suppliers
• Have a broad understanding of multiple risk areas such as Anti-Bribery, information
security, business continuity, physical security, reputational and financial
• Understanding of inherent risks, controls, and residual risks as applicable for companies in
the financial services and technology industry to evaluate risk profiles to
determine if the responses for questions in request submitted by Business
Owners accurately represent the supplier risk posed to Visa by the requested
goods and services
• Have a solid understanding of Payment System Risk to evaluate engagements with risk
exposure to determine appropriate risk information is being captured and to be
able to explain the risk requirements and subsequent steps to all participants
of the Supplier Risk Management process
• Ability to act as a liaison between different stakeholders and business owners to
ensure accurate risk and control information related to the requested goods and
services is being documented
• Ability to quickly develop strong understanding of the process flow and risk logic
within the supplier manager tool to successfully support business and risk
stakeholder in completing risk assessments in an accurate and timely manner.
• Strong communication skills with ability to clearly communicate with senior executives
• Strong interpersonal and influencing skills
• Strong analytical skills
• Employer will accept Bachelor's in Information Technology, Business, Finance, or related
field; and 4-5 year(s) of work experience in job offered or 3 year(s) of work
experience in a senior risk analyst- related occupation. Education or experience must include:
• Executing risk programs, information security programs and/or audit program
• Experience with security and operational risk programs within the payment industry;
• Risk assessments and developing risk frameworks and process to determine the outcome
applied to entire population and demonstrating an effective result;
• Experience with leading projects/team across multiple groups;
• Conducting business and business process assessments involving selection of standards and
baseline values required to define a risk framework;
• Experience with supplier or vendor assessment framework and tools