The Risk & Controls Lead is a key part of the Global Program Operations Team Project Adon, which is responsible for driving transformation, performance improvement and project execution across Experian’s operational risk transformation project and establishing a controls organization.
This person will play a key role in developing the future state controls organization for Experian.
Role responsibilities :
Support team in driving implementation of an operational risk and controls improvement project.
Quickly analyze existing top risks and risk controls for completeness and quality, working across a number of regions and a large number of workstreams to undertake risk and controls gap analysis.
Identify and analyze key trends by pulling together disparate information and research to develop original and insightful analyses and next step recommendations.
Partner with business unit and market control owners to support understanding of controls, identification of activities and gaps and in maintaining their control documentation and assessments.
Support Policy owners in articulating control objectives and developing business implementation plans and supporting documentation to enable effective control operation.
Develop and implement risk and control improvement plans with global and regional leaders to quickly ensure any gaps are closed and controls are of required quality and coverage.
Provide coaching to policy owners, other 2LOD teams and 1LOD on controls best practice.
4 - 6 years’ experience in technology risk management, controls or audit role with at least 2-3 years of that time working in transformational projects or framework implementations.
Tier-1 / 2 consulting experience and / or work in a technology or similar company is a plus.
Experience to include key : transformation, risk and controls management, risk control design and implementation, c ontrols testing methodologies and implementation.
Beneficial : continuous improvement, program execution and change management.
Good understanding of best practice risk and control frameworks. Ideally undertaken previous risk and control review / audit & improvement project.
Experience of RSA ARCHER beneficial but not essential.
Self-motivated team player with an entrepreneurial yet pragmatic mindset and get-things-done mentality.
Ability to work within a global project, across multiple time zones, with different regions and many workstreams.
Demonstrated hypothesis-driven problem-solving orientation with exceptional ability to create structured quantitative and qualitative analyses.
Strong oral and written communication skills and ability to formulate insights around complex business problems with senior audiences.
Strong personal initiative and good judgment; desire to succeed in a demanding, innovative, and entrepreneurial environment.
Ability to adapt quickly and work independently.
Desire to continuously learn and develop skills.
Ability to assimilate information and synthesize a way forward quickly; takes an evidence-based approach.
Gravitas, comfortable expressing views in front of senior executives.
Team oriented and highly collaborative approach.
Able to work across a variety of topics and learn new areas.
Reliable and diligent personality with eagerness to contribute to the success of the team.
Excellent communicator, experienced in managing own performance and contributing to team spirit.