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Risk, Operational Risk, Vice President - SLC

Goldman Sachs

Goldman Sachs

Salt Lake City, UT, USA
Posted on Thursday, June 6, 2024

Job Description


Our Risk division develops comprehensive processes to monitor, assess, and manage the risk of expected and unexpected events that may have an adverse impact on the firm. Risk professionals execute critical day-to-day risk management activities, lead projects and contribute to the ongoing advancement of a robust risk management program. Effective coordination with executive management, business units, control departments and technology is critical for success.

Primary Responsibilities
  • Leading the advancement and/or execution of key firmwide operational risk programs and initiatives
  • Collaborating with stakeholders across the firm to further develop and strengthen the operational risk framework
  • Providing clear and concise verbal and written recommendations and guidance to internal stakeholders on matters of operational risk management
  • Staying apprised of and advising on industry and regulatory best practices with respect to risk management and control frameworks

This role requires an energetic self-starter that can liaise with a wide variety of senior stakeholders across the firm, both regionally and globally. Ability to lead and manage change management initiatives is necessary for this role.

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree and 10+ years of relevant experience working in operational risk, a control function (e.g., Compliance, , Finance/Controllers or Audit), or in change management capacity regarding risk/control initiatives
  • Change management experience, including project and/or program management
  • Ability to present with impact and build consensus across senior stakeholder groups
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with a focus on delivery
  • Proficiency in Excel and Powerpoint
  • Quick learner who can thrive working as part as a cross-regional team and individually

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience developing and deploying risk management frameworks
  • Experience developing risk and control programs, specifically within non-financial risk disciplines (e.g., operational risk, compliance)
  • Experience in process and framework design
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