Establish formal communications to increase the awareness, understanding and training where required regarding the Vendor Information Risk Management to all stakeholders involved with Vendor Lifecycle Management.
Quarterly reviews of divisional Vendor Risk Assessments to ensure the associated methodology has been followed precisely.
Implement consistent risk management and full second line of defense oversite on all significant project and change initiatives.
Assist in setting strategy, goals, and targets for our team and for Informational Risk Management for the Global IS function and leverage the VIRM framework to measure & report on the achievement of vendor informational risk management goals.
Collaborate with other Vendor Lifecycle stakeholders including the Procurement Office, Legal Counsel, Audit Services and peer Technology Risk Management leads globally.
University Degree (Computer Science, Business or Finance preferred).
Seven years or more of progressive experience in one or more of the following disciplines: Operational Risk Management, Information Technology/Systems, Information Risk Management, Project Management, Audits, Information Security ideally with some of that time spent in a large, complex organization.
Professional certifications or designations in security, IT auditing, or risk analysis a plus, but not a requirement.
Excellent communication skills (oral and written) including presentation skills and demonstrated ability to present at all organizational levels.
Researches and investigates independently new issues and innovations to maintain currency of technical expertise
Develops tools and approaches to improve efficiency and quality of task execution
Balances competing demands with little management direction/support
Innovative problem solving skills with the proven ability to exercise flexibility and judgment.
Proven ability to build relationships, engage and influence others, work with a diverse internal and international user community, as well as vendors.
Strong interpersonal skills, including demonstrated ability to be sensitive and professional when communicating across geographical and cultural boundaries.
Effective influencing and negotiation skills with the aptitude to achieve consensus in a federated environment.
Ability to work independently and collaboratively simultaneously, while managing multiple priorities within tight deadlines.