Business Risk Management Director Business Risk Management Director …

in Milton, MA, United States
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in Milton, MA, United States
Permanent, Full time
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Business Risk Management Director
Business Control & Risk Management, Director Req ID: 2001528 Date posted 04/22/2020 Business Control & Risk Management, Director -2001528 Description

The Director, Business Control & Risk Management operates within the first line of defense and is directly accountable to lead Business Control & Risk Management team(s) in the oversight and governance of business line execution against the Enterprise Risk Management Framework.

The Director is accountable for the evaluation and improvement of the control environment within the assigned Line of Business (LOB). The Director supports and leads the risk evaluation of the various business components including the operating functions across the collective and individual business, as assigned. Continuously evaluates the industry, market and regulatory environment to anticipate changes and help ensure appropriate alignment and control model with potential business scenarios that may change the business(es) line risk profile.

The Director leads a team that works to continuously identify, assess and action various risks throughout the assigned business lines following established risk program requirements. S/He will lead governance routines to report and escalate as necessary to executive management and corporate risk partners while driving a cultural awareness of risk management practices and interacts with all lines of internal risk management peers including other first line of defense teams, corporate risk functions and internal audit.


Drive Risk Culture: Establishes expectations, ownership and accountability for risk management within the Business Line. Provide risk expertise and control function feedback, as applicable, during performance review cycles and incentive plans of employees in the Business Line. Ensure awareness in the Business Line of risk frameworks, policies and standards

Communication & Training: Act as central point of contact for receipt and distribution of risk related information between SLoD risk teams and Business Lines. Maintain two way communications with SLoD. Facilitate training for Business Lines to provide awareness of risk frameworks, policies, programs, processes, etc.

Adherence to Risk Frameworks, Policies, and Standards: Partner with SLoD to provide input/review of frameworks, policies and standards. Facilitate Business Line awareness of and adherence to risk frameworks, policies, and standards through internal control testing and issue validation. Report and escalate exceptions and facilitate Business Line corrective actions

Continuous Monitoring: Continuously monitors all sources of risk existing within the Business Line and externally. Engage in research, peer networking, and experience to anticipate critical risk issues impacting the Business Line. Understand where credit, market/liquidity, operational, strategic, reputational, compliance, and model risks exist in the Business Line and continually assess and improve controls to mitigate those risks. Monitor Key Risk Indicators and report on negative/adverse trends in Business Line. Monitor risk profile to maintain tolerance within Risk Appetite.

Issue Identification, Management, and Risk Assessment: Conduct RCSA responsibilities including Process Mapping, Risk & Control Matrices, Inherent Risk Assessments, Internal Control testing and Heracles data/input. Engage and hold Business Line process owners accountable to identify and assess risks. Support Business Lines in risk identification (e.g. NPBA, change management, etc.) Ensure all issues (Self-Identified, IA, Credit Risk Review or Regulatory) pertaining to the Business Line are resolved within established timelines. Validate issues to ensure Business Line remediation is sufficient to address root cause and prevent recurrence.

Internal Control Testing: Implement and maintain internal control testing and control effectiveness monitoring in the Business Line. Validate the adequacy of controls, escalate deficiencies as appropriate. Identify root causes of control deficiencies/weaknesses and take appropriate action to ensure Business Lines remediate and prevent recurrence.

Exam Management: Liaison with the Business Line for all exam related activities including regulatory, Internal Audit and Credit Risk Review. Review materials, responses and validate Business Line remediation work (e.g. artifacts, action plans, etc.)

Qualifications Required Skills:
  • Financial Services Experience
  • Information Security and Infrastructure Technical Knowledge
  • Big 4 is a plus
  • Demonstrated knowledge of operating in a regulated entity
  • Ability to understand complex technical systems and the business processes they support; synthesize the corresponding risks and controls and recommend adjustments.
  • Ability to drive results and meet deadlines to reduce risks
  • Excellent communication skills, including an ability to influence stakeholders across the organization, to speak effectively in small and large-group settings, and to write clearly in internal memos, presentations and e-mails
  • Ability to manage complexity, including in troubleshooting problems or in developing process or other solutions
  • Strong attention to detail in a fast-paced work environment
  • Demonstrated people leadership experience, either through direct leadership or coaching/mentoring role
  • Strong ability to lead, partner, and influence across all leadership levels
  • Demonstrated people leadership experience either through direct leadership or coaching/mentoring role


  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent work experience in Accounting, Business, Statistics, Risk Management, Information Systems, Finance, Economics or equivalent field.
  • Master's Degree in Accounting, Business, Statistics, Risk Management, Information Systems, Finance, Economics or equivalent field a plus


  • CISSP certification is plus other certification CISA/CISM

At Santander, we value and respect differences in our workforce and strive to increase the diversity of our teams. We actively encourage everyone to apply.

Job :Business Control Primary Location :Massachusetts-Dorchester-2 Morrissey Boulevard - 06367 - Columbia Park-Corp Organization:Technology (5900) Schedule :Full-time Job Posting :Apr 22, 2020, 1:50:40 PM Share this job
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