The Risk Oversight organization within Global Risk,Banking, and Compliance (GRBC) is responsible for identifying and managing riskacross all processes and geographies at American Express.
The incumbent will report to the Head of Risk EMEA,Spain Chief Risk Officer (CRO), and support the CRO on establishing the secondline of defense for the newly created legal entity in continental Europe.
The incumbent will identify, assess, measure, andmanage risk across all processes. The incumbent will be responsible forconducting independent risk assessments, providing effective challenge to firstline teams, and ensuring that significant risks are promptly identified.
Conduct quantitative analysis on risk management datato drive insights and recommendations for first line teams
Conduct independent reviews of risk processes andprovide effective challenge to first line teams
Identify risk metrics (e.g. key risk indicators) tocontinuously monitor and oversee risk
Establish governance process to collect data andinformation to support the Risk Appetite Framework
Develop risk committee charter and produce monthlyescalation materials.
Offer of employment with American Express isconditioned upon the successful completion of a background verification check,subject to applicable laws and regulations.
Business acumen with a risk-reward controlperspective;
1 to 3 years of experience in financial services andrisk management is a plus;
Experience in interacting with regulators andfamiliarity with local market regulatory requirements is a plus;
Project management experience is a plus;
Proven ability to learn skills and knowledge on demandin a compressed timeline;
Excellent organizational and time-management skills tosuccessfully drive results timely in a fast paced environment with constantlychanging priorities;
High degree of attention to detail and strong track recordwith data and report accuracy;
Excellent inter-personal relationship skills and ahighly professional approach for interactions with all levels of management andacross business units;
Self-directed individual who can work independentlywith minimal supervision as well as in a team environment;
Fluent in English and Spanish, and outstanding writtenand verbal communication skills in both English and Spanish;
Proficiency with Microsoft Office software includingexperiencing building and using large-scale reports and databases such as usingpivot tables;
Advanced degree in Business, Engineering, Legal, MBA,similar field of study, or equivalent work experience is preferred.
Why American Express?
There’s a difference between havinga job and making a difference.
American Express has been making adifference in people’s lives for over 160 years, backing them in moments bigand small, granting access, tools, and resources to take on their biggestchallenges and reap the greatest rewards.
We’ve also made a difference in thelives of our people, providing a culture of learning and collaboration, andhelping them with what they need to succeed and thrive. We have their backs asthey grow their skills, conquer new challenges, or even take time to spend withtheir family or community. And when they’re ready to take on a new career path,we’re right there with them, giving them the guidance and momentum into the bestfuture they envision.
Because we believe that the best way to back ourcustomers is to back our people.
The powerful backing of American Express.
Don’t make a difference without it.
Don’t live life without it.
Talk to our people and you’ll find out what we’re really all about.Open, creative, risk-taking, collaborative and innovative are just some of theexpressions you’ll hear. It’s our culture that makes American Express anoutstanding place to work, and a big part of why we regularly win bestworkplace awards all over the world. If you’re ready to take on a challenge andmake an impact, you owe it to yourself to launch or grow your career here.
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Schedule (Full-Time/Part-Time): Full-time
Date Posted: Sep 25, 2019, 10:45:37 AM