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VP, Enterprise and Operational Risk Management

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Added 2018-09-16 15:07:28


Job Summary:
Under limited direction, uses extensive knowledge and skills obtained through education and experience to set the strategic direction of the Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) and Operational Risk Management (ORM) discipline(s), translate business strategy into comprehensive risk assessment programs and manages the work of other staff in conducting reviews and developing risk profiles in a variety of functional areas. Oversees staff who lead large or multiple projects with significant scope and impact. Manages others in performing difficult assignments that are broad in nature requiring originality and ingenuity with appreciable latitude for unreviewed actions or decisions. Provides comprehensive solutions to escalated complex problems. Results are evaluated at agreed upon milestones for effectiveness in achieving specified results. Extensive contact with executive management and is required to lead others in identifying, researching, analyzing and resolving complex issues.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Sets the strategic direction for Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) and Operational Risk Management (ORM)at the firm.
  • Represents assigned risk discipline’s program to management, regulators, and the Board of Directors.
  • Oversees the production of key reporting activities and drives the execution on monthly and quarterly risk reporting and board reporting packages.
  • Serves as a key contributor to the requirements and implementation of the firm’s Governance Risk and Compliance (GRC) system.
  • Leads the team and collaborates extensively with peer risk areas to ensure a cohesive approach.
  • Directs risk and control reporting and oversight methodologies.
  • Applies comprehensive expertise in one or more of the firm's businesses and leverages this knowledge into a leadership role in one or more teams.
  • Directly manages Managers and staff and performs human resource management activities, including identifying performance problems and approving recommendations for remedial action; evaluating performance; and interviewing and selecting staff.
  • Attracts, develops, and retains talent within the Risk Management organization and the Firm.
  • Maintains strong relationships with senior leaders, including executive management, and related control groups.
  • Uses excellent communication skills in order to influence a wide range of internal audiences including respective product, function, and executive management partners.
  • Holds entire team accountable for meeting deliverables, adhering to internal criteria and utilizing consistent methodology.
  • Ensures consistency of standards, appropriate level of rigor, and timeliness of risk management activities.
  • Evaluates existing governance programs for effectiveness and for consistency with regulatory expectations and industry leading practices.
  • Participates in complex business initiatives and pro-actively advises and assists the business on change initiatives.
  • Viewed as an expert in evolving industry and regulatory changes impacting the business and provide insight and guidance to business as needed
  • Performs other duties and responsibilities as assigned.


Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Knowledge of:
  • In-depth understanding of risk management practices and methodologies, including risk assessment and a solid understanding of internal control and mitigation strategy concepts.
  • Specific subject matter expertise regarding Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) and Operational Risk Management (ORM) disciplines and an advanced understanding of Raymond James products and services, especially those associated with the area of responsibility.
  • . Oversight reporting including Board of Directors, Risk Management Committes, and Executive Leadership.
  • Principles of banking and finance and securities industry operations.
  • Financial markets and products.
  • Governance, Risk, and Compliance (GRC) technology solutions.
Skill in:
  • Implementing advanced risk theories and concepts.
  • Critical thinking, problem solving, and creativity.
  • Managing direct reports including managers and staff.
  • Demonstrated ability and success in interacting with and influencing senior leadership, including executive management.
  • Experience in managing against deadlines associated with an annual project plan.
  • Strong analytical skills particularly with regard to assessing the probability and impact of a control weakness.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, with the ability to present complex and sensitive issues to management in a persuasive manner.
  • Enthusiastic, self-motivated, effective under pressure and willing to take personal risk and accountability.
  • Proven ability to produce comprehensive risk reports.
  • Ability to work well individually, and in teams, share information, support colleagues and encourage participation.
Ability to:
  • Explain complicated topics/risk concerns to any audience.
  • Influence and guide across departmental boundaries.
  • Interpret, analyze, and apply technical information.
  • Perform human resource management activities.
  • Plan, assign, monitor, review, evaluate and lead the work of others.
  • Coach and mentor others.
  • Identify training needs and develop subordinates.
  • Balance conflicting resource and priority demands.
  • Facilitate meetings, ensuring that all viewpoints, ideas and problems are addressed.
  • Incorporate needs, wants and goals from different business unit perspectives into risk management engagements and recommendations.
  • Attend to detail while maintaining a big picture orientation.
  • Gather information, identify linkages and trends and apply findings to assignments.
  • Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
  • Read, interpret and apply information from business periodicals and professional journals.
  • Lead others in providing a high level of customer service.
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships at all levels of the organization.
Educational/Previous Experience Requirements:
  • Bachelor’s Degree (B.A.) and a minimum of twelve (12) to fifteen (15) years of experience in a related field, including people management experience.
  • Any equivalent combination of experience, education, and/or training approved by Human Resources.

  • CPA, CFE, CRMA, CIA, CBCP, CISSP, CRISC, Series 7 preferred.

Specific details

Employment Type Full time
Degree 4 Year Degree
Salary Range ---


Florida, United States, North America
Saint Petersburg


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