VP, IT Risk Program Manager (Leading Bank)

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Our client, a leading bank, is seeking an experienced VP, IT Risk to join their growing team in LA.

Our client's Information Technology Risk Management (ITRM) program is designed to ensure an effective risk management process is in place for Information Technology risk. The ITRM team supports that mission by serving as the second line and ensures the bank manages Information Technology risk effectively and efficiently, relative to its size and complexity. The ITRM Manager reports directly to the SVP of IT and Third-Party Risk Management and is responsible for managing the ITRM team. This position is responsible for driving the design, planning, socialization, adoption, and successful implementation of the Information Technology Risk Management program, as well as the program's ongoing operation and maintenance. The ITRM program elements include areas such as organization structure, processes, operational support, and technology. This role will be instrumental in driving and tracking ITRM program activities and effective communication with all stakeholders and senior management. The success of program outcomes will be measured by the implementation and fulfillment of the ITRM across the enterprise, including communication of ITRM objectives, maintaining a process for assigning risk ratings, management of the ITRM portfolio, and the identification, measurement, management, tracking and executive reporting of Information Technology risks.

Risk Management Division
This is a great opportunity to grow your career with a stable and expanding organization as a member of the Risk Management team. The focus is on ensuring business activities remain safe, compliant, and well-positioned for future opportunities and sustainable growth.

Bachelor's Degree Minimum 10 years in a combination of risk consulting, risk management experience or similar roles involving compliance, governance, risk and / or audit Minimum 8 years banking/financial services and/or technology industry experience
Skills and Knowledge
Bachelor's degree preferably in business, finance, or computer science, or with a concentration in information technology and / or information security Competency in customer focus, change & innovation, strategic thinking, relationship-thinking, relationship-building, negotiation, coaching, talent management, and be results-focused Must be extremely knowledgeable in all aspects of Information Technology Risk Management, including a strong understanding of regulatory requirements, and demonstrated understanding of other areas of risk management such as operational risk, third-party risk management, etc. Must have a strong professional presence with excellent communication and influencing skills to interact with peers, subordinates, internal and external stakeholders, and vendors to effect organizational change Advanced project management, analytical, facilitation, and presentation skills with an ability to drive tasks through to completion Exceptional ability to think ahead, solve problems, and to exercise solid judgment At least five years of experience working at a large complex commercial financial institution Must be knowledgeable with CNB's products and services Experience with governance, risk, and compliance (GRC) or vendor management tools Successfully handles multiple tasks, take initiative to improve his /her own performance, works intensely towards extremely challenging goals and persists in the face of obstacles or setbacks