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Risk Management

Lead Operational Risk Management Oversight Specialist

in office job In-Office: Riverwoods, Illinois
job reference number R38097

About This Role

Discover. A brighter future.

With us, you’ll do meaningful work from Day 1. Our collaborative culture is built on three core behaviors: We Play to Win, We Get Better Every Day & We Succeed Together. And we mean it — we want you to grow and make a difference at one of the world's leading digital banking and payments companies. We value what makes you unique so that you have an opportunity to shine.

Come build your future, while being the reason millions of people find a brighter financial future with Discover.

Job Description:

At Discover, be part of a culture where diversity, teamwork and collaboration reign. Join a company that is just as employee-focused as it is on its customers and is consistently awarded for both. We’re all about people, and our employees are why Discover is a great place to work. Be the reason we help millions of consumers build a brighter financial future and achieve yours along the way with a rewarding career. 

Responsible for supporting the business with the development of, and enhancements to, their risk and control environment. Actively manages and escalates risk and customer-impacting issues within the day-to-day role to management. 

Responsibilities 

  • Executes upon established sustainable risk assessment framework, ensuring first-line execution aligns. Supports the business with the development of, and enhancements to, their control environment. 

  • Monitors and validates risk and control library changes. Develops and maintains library of enterprise-wide risk and control statements. 

  • Implements risk program activities to ensure the enterprise carries out activities according to requirements. 

  • Supports the business with developing requirements for the effective management of operational risk events. 

  • Monitors issues and action plans to ensure proper execution against relevant standards and policies. 

Minimum Qualifications 

At a minimum, here’s what we need from you: 

  • Bachelor's Degree in Information Technology, Finance, Business Administration and Management and Engineering, or related field 

  • 2+ years of experience in Compliance, Internal Audit, Business, Risk Management, Financial Services, Process Improvement, or related field 

  • In lieu of a degree, 6+ years of experience in Risk Management, Financial Services, Process Improvement, or related field 

Preferred Qualifications 

If we had our say, we’d also look for: 

  • 4+ years of experience in Compliance, Internal Audit, Business, Risk Management, Financial Services, Process Improvement, or related field 

  • In lieu of a degree, 8+ years of experience in Risk Management, Financial Services, Process Improvement, or related field 

  • CRISC, CISA, CISM, CISSP, or similar certification 

  • Project Management Professional 

Application Deadline:

The application window for this position is anticipated to close on Jul-15-2024. We encourage you to apply as soon as possible. The posting may be available past this date, but it is not guaranteed.

Compensation:

The base pay for this position generally ranges between $75,500.00 to $127,900.00. Additional incentives may be provided as part of a market competitive total compensation package. Factors, such as but not limited to, geographical location, relevant experience, education, and skill level may impact the pay for this position.

Benefits:

We also offer a range of benefits and programs based on eligibility. These benefits include:

  • Paid Parental Leave

  • Paid Time Off

  • 401(k) Plan

  • Medical, Dental, Vision, & Health Savings Account

  • STD, Life, LTD and AD&D

  • Recognition Program

  • Education Assistance

  • Commuter Benefits

  • Family Support Programs

  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan

Learn more at mydiscoverbenefits.com.

What are you waiting for? Apply today!

All Discover employees place our customers at the very center of our work. To deliver on our promises to our customers, each of us contribute every day to a culture that values compliance and risk management.

Discover is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. Discover is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or other legally protected status. (Know Your Rights & Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision)

Discover complies with federal, state, and local laws applicable to qualified individuals with disabilities and is committed to providing reasonable accommodations. If you require a reasonable accommodation to search for a position, to complete an application, and/or to participate in an interview, please email HireAccommodation@discover.com. Any information you provide regarding your accommodation needs will be kept confidential and will only be used to determine and provide necessary accommodation.

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