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VP Vendor Risk Management - Top Global Private Equity Firm
The Forum Group
January 13, 2018
New York, New York
Leading the Vendor Risk Management organization for The Firm
Leading the initial risk assessment process for new vendors and coordinating ongoing Vendor Risk Assessments
Managing and resolving exceptions and escalations
Coordinating ongoing reviews and open issues with Specialist Risk Groups (e.g. Information Security, Compliance, HR, etc.)
Developing and presenting updates to senior leadership as needed
Tracking key mitigating actions and forming / leading required forums to address issues
Maintaining VRM policy and procedure manual
Supporting business units through VRM processes
Maintaining vendor risk database and sending reminders to specialist risk groups for periodic reviews
Ensuring issues are well documented, accepted, and signed off, for accepted risks
Training, managing and mentoring junior team members Qualifications: Candidates should exhibit strong technical, analytical and leadership skills as well as exceptional communication skills. Candidates should be energetic, self-motivated, team-oriented individuals who are ready to build the group from the ground up.
10+ years of vendor or other third party-related risk management experience, having addressed various risk types, preferably within the financial services industry
Strong leader with solid business judgment
Strong analytical skills
Ability to communicate effectively with business partners and senior business leadership
Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships at all levels throughout the firm
Ability to multitask and complete difficult assignments with tight deadlines
BS/BA required, preferably Business, Finance, Risk Management, or Technology