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Director of ERM Operations

  • Location

    Detroit, MI

  • Sector:

    Financial Services and Banking

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  • Salary:

    $125,000 - $150,000 plus bonus

  • Contact:

    Matt Lang

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  • Published:

    7 days ago

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A banking client is looking for an experienced Enterprise Risk Operations Director to join its business. This person will be responsible for strategic direction and tactical execution in the design and implementation of the bank’s Enterprise Risk Management program and Second Line of Defense (2LOD). This person will become a member of the Senior Management team and report directly to the Chief Risk Officer.


  • Design and deploy the bank's Governance, Risk and Compliance (GRC) platform, including user administration and support, risk module development, and reporting processes.
  • Facilitate an annual enterprise risk assessment.
  • Establish a formal Risk Control Self-Assessment (RCSA) program.
  • Develop risk reports, including both quantitative analytics and qualitative narrative discussion.
  • Establish a formal Model Risk Management program.
  • Support the development, vetting, and distribution of ERM Committee and Board materials.
  • Maintain a centralized issues management framework and prepare analyses on emerging risks.
  • Perform risk consulting assignments and process improvement analyses, which may require a high degree of knowledge of banking regulations and business unit operations (e.g., Retail Banking, Residential Lending, and back-office operations).
  • Establish and maintain ongoing governance of the bank's policies and procedures process.
  • Execute on special projects and other assignments as requested by the CRO and Executive Management.
  • Develop and maintain effective working relationships with Senior Management.
  • Liaison with internal/external auditors, consultants, and regulators regarding all work performed.


  • Bachelor's degree
  • 10+ years’ experience in enterprise risk management or in a specific risk management capacity for a financial institution.
  • Prior experience with database management and reporting a plus.
  • Prior experience in performing process improvement projects.
  • Prior experience interacting with regulators, independent auditors or Internal Audit departments.

If this opportunity interests you, please get in touch!