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Risk, Operational Risk - Assessments, Vice President - SLC

Goldman Sachs
Salt Lake City, Utah, United States
Closing date
Apr 17, 2024

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Job Role
Risk Manager
Contract Type
Full Time
Operational Risk Management and Analysis (ORMA)

Risk & Control Self-Assessment (RCSA) Execution Team

Project Management Office (PMO) Vice President

The Operational Risk Assessment Execution team within Operational Risk (Risk Division) is responsible for developing and implementing a standardized framework to identify measure, monitor and assess operational risk across the firm.

The RCSA Vice President will work with the global team to engage stakeholders across multiple locations to establish and maintain a firmwide operational risk assessment program while establishing and helping manage the local team.

The Risk division is responsible for credit, market and operational risk, model risk, independent liquidity risk, and insurance throughout the firm.

Responsibilities include:

Leading aspects of the risk assessment process, including: managing senior stakeholders globally, setting and providing guidance on assessment methodology, enforcing assessment standards and deadlines, resolving escalated issues
Management of local team including recruiting, training, career development and feedback, staffing and coordinating with global team
Ensuring training and functional support are provided across a range of departments on the risk assessment methodology and use of the risk assessment application
Working with key stakeholders within ORMA and across the firm to design and implement process improvements to the risk assessment program to continue to evolve and progress the program
Working with systems project managers and business analysts to design and implement enhancements to the risk assessment applications to ensure they reflect both current methodology and future needs, are fit for purpose and user friendly
Working with the other ORMA Quantification teams to implement reporting infrastructure and design, enhance or modify reports on the assessment outputs
Providing risk assessment metrics and reporting to senior management and governance committees. The reporting will include: completion status of the assessments, trending and analysis of the output from the risk assessments, changes to the risk assessment profile at an entity or group level
Proactively thinking about changes in the business, how these impact the existing risk assessment program and working with the Operational Risk Coverage and Specialist teams to facilitate the assessment changes
Remaining current on business, regulatory and industry changes that may impact the business and the associated assessments
Leading efforts on Data Analytics and creating useful analysis/soundbites of key highlights and callouts for management
Project Managing and working with various stakeholders on the Implementation of key Assessment driven initiatives and uplifts


Minimum of 8+ years' experience within Financial Services
Strong project management and organizational skills with experience of working to deadlines within a highly dynamic environment
Proven track record in stakeholder management including exposure to senior stakeholders
Proven ability to work remotely across multiple geographies / time zones
Strong attention to detail and excellent data analysis skills
Knowledge of risk and control assessment methodology will be an added advantage
Enthusiastic, intellectually curious and seeks to understand the different areas of the firm
Ability to work in a fast paced environment, with a strong delivery focus
Strong verbal and written communication skills and able to present to senior stakeholders with impact and influence
Possess a Bachelor's Degree


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