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Director - Independent Risk Management, Risk and Control Leader (Hybrid)

Job Req ID 23709726 Location(s) Tampa, Florida Job Type Hybrid Job Category Risk Management
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The Independent Risk Management (IRM) Business Risk and Control Leader is a key member of the IRM's Head of Controls Organization.

The IRM Business Risk and Control Leader is accountable for monitoring and reporting on the effectiveness of IRM's controls framework execution. The role will interact extensively with senior IRM management, the Group Global Control Officer organization, Independent Compliance Risk Management, Internal Audit and participate in updates to Senior Management. The role requires the individual to have a strong controls background as well as experience managing control frameworks in Risk. Specifically, the individual should have proven success building Data and Reporting Control Frameworks as well as developing testing and monitoring activities for Data/Reporting Controls. The individual should be a strong leader with proven experience driving complex horizontal programs across a matrix environment. Excellent communication skills required in order to negotiate internally, often at a senior level.  Some external communication is typically required.  Provides advanced judgment and conducts in-depth quantitative or qualitative analysis to solve problems and develop new, innovative solutions.  Required to think beyond existing solutions, assumptions or current knowledge of business areas.


Engage with IRM management to ensure:

  • Control designated staff are actively involved in designing, implementing and enhancing controls for all key processes
  • Controls are developed as a risk mitigation strategy to address significant risks
  • Partnership is happening in the management of compliance, conduct, reputation, strategic, and operational risks inherent to the planning, execution, and reporting of control effectiveness
  • Consistent processes are followed in response to regulatory findings
  • Assist in the management and reporting on the identification of issue root cause, partnering with control and process owners to recommend holistic corrective actions and improvements, provide check and challenge to ensure appropriate escalation in according with Issue Management and Escalation Policies.
  • Review Operational and Compliance Risk in accordance with established Policy requirements.
  • Work with the Global Controls organization and Operational Risk Management (ORM) to support IRM’s transformation efforts to streamline, automate and strengthen governance of the overall control environment particularly in relation to the Control Framework, MCA, Compliance Risk Management, Root cause analysis and improvements in automated testing and more timely reporting.
  • Determine approaches to ensure adequate governance and training are in place to support management of Risk profiles.
  • Assist in the implementation of standards and procedures that conform to enterprise requirements and support sound operational and compliance risk management.
  • Apply knowledge of the business, products or services to identify and implement control points and processes throughout the IRM.
  • Liaise with ICRM and ORM to support aggregation of risks and determination of adequacy of controls and oversight of control gap remediation
  • Liaise with IA on upcoming exams, alignment on remediation and closure processes


  • 15+ years of experience
  • Outstanding communication and presentation skills required.
  • Demonstrated sound business judgment.  Proven track record in risk and control oversight (including significant experience in identifying risks, control issues, implementing corrective actions and best practices). Track record leading Control related projects and programs.
  • Experience in Data/Reporting control frameworks
  • Proven ability to drive successful outcomes while leading horizontally across a matrix.


  • Bachelor’s/University degree, Master’s degree preferred


  • Bachelor's/University degree, Master's degree preferred.


Job Family Group:

Risk Management


Job Family:

Business Risk & Control


Time Type:

Full time


Primary Location:

Tampa Florida United States


Primary Location Salary Range:

$170,000.00 - $300,000.00


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