Job #: 908

Title: Risk Coverage Officer


  • New York City, NY
  • Job Type:

  • Permanent
  • Function:

  • Management
  • Salary Range:
  • $150,000 to $175,000

    • Anywhere
    • Posted 2 years ago

    Risk Coverage Officer for Practice Area Groups (PAG)- IWST and IPSIT organizations.  Partner and collaborate with senior MSWIM Risk management on expansion and maturing the Risk coverage model across the department facilitating change and development of a proactive risk culture

    ·         Banking advocate for IT Risk Management Framework and adherence to Technology & Data Policy / Standards

    ·         PAG will begin to develop and roll out new technology to clients.  The Risk Officer will play a key role in assessing risks, interfacing with TIR and AppDev  teams, and ensuring that the appropriate risk reduction/mitigations are put in place. Risk officer will maintain risk management relationship with ongoing technology as well.

    ·         Provide direction, support and oversight with respect to identification and management of “top risks” to PAG core systems and applications

    ·         Monitor risk and report on risk agenda to PAG senior management

    ·         Represent, coordinate and respond to PAG deliverables from the risk central team, e.g. co-chair bi-weekly Risk Coverage working group meeting, bi-weekly issue tracking / status meetings etc

    ·         Assessment support as it relates to MS Risk Assessments e.g. ARA, RCSA, SSAE16, ISRA etc

    ·         Entitlement Program support

    ·         Provide Information Security (InfoSec) coverage, respond to data leakage incidents, facilitate risk acceptance / exception (secure build) requests that are related to InfoSec

    ·         Internal Audit / Regulatory support as it relates to PAG risk coverage functions

    ·         PAG Risk & Issue management, e.g. Internal Audit, SecArch, ILM, NAC, PenTest, SRMP (iPRAM) etc

    ·         Support regulatory inquiries and internal audits requests across the PAG silo, e.g. Request For Information (RFI) coordination with RiskRFI and Internal Audit teams

    ·         BCP / DR support / compliance, e.g. Risk / Post mortem analysis

    ·         Data Integrity, e.g. TAI validation

    Skills Required

    ·         Understanding of Operational Risk and associated regulations (e.g., Dodd Frank, Basel, SOX etc), and the associated application to a technology division within Financial Services and Banking.

    ·         Project / Program Management experience.

    ·         Excellent oral and written communication skills, as the role involves a high amount of interaction with senior management across multiple divisions, including Business, Technology, Firm Control organizations (e.g. Compliance & Legal).

    ·         Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.

    ·         Proficiency in MS Office and related applications (Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Access, Visio, Project)

    ·         Self-starter with a can-do approach.

    Skills Desired

    ·         General banking industry knowledge, including capital markets

    ·         Prior experience in software development, risk analysis or audit reporting.

    ·         Familiarity with SDLC and Project Management methodology a plus.

    ·         Comfort working with ambiguity, managing and resolving complex issues.

    ·         CRISC, CISA, CISM certifications a plus

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