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TIAA Sr. Manager- Business Unit Risk Management in CHARLOTTE, North Carolina

Company Overview:

TIAA is the leading provider of financial services in the academic, research, medical, cultural and government fields. We offer a wide range of financial solutions, including investing, banking, advice and education, and retirement services.

Position Summary:

The Sr. Manager is responsible for execution of business goals while overseeing risk identification, analysis and mitigation in alignment with corporate standards. Also responsible for implementing and embedding the risk framework and processes for defining, assessing, measuring, monitoring and reporting risks for the TIAA Financial Solutions (TFS) line of business and support areas.

This position will be part of the Risk Professionals Program, where associates have exposure to several businesses within TFS and have the ability to leverage cross-training opportunities broadening knowledge, experience and skill sets in an effort to foster career development.

Key Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Assistin the creation and ongoing rollout of the Risk Professionals Program

  • Actively assist the“first line of defense” with risk identification and analysis, in creating riskmetrics and in designing mitigation solutions

  • Overseeaccuracy and quality of risk identification, and all other required activitiesunder enterprise risk standards

  • Work with businessareas to perform “deep dive” reviews as required, assessing and summarizingrisks and proposed mitigation actions

  • Assist inproviding an independent view of the level and instances of risks in businessand support areas that are in focus

  • Assist inoverseeing mitigation programs and projects to ensure they are beingimplemented effectively

  • Assist increating written and metric-based reports and dashboards to highlight key riskissues, trends and potential impacts

  • Buildrelationships with the key stakeholders in businessand support areas toactively promote a culture sensitive to identifying, measuring, mitigating andmonitoring risks

  • Useinfluence and keen risk judgment to help Business make risk/reward tradeoffs,remediate issues and adapt to emerging risks

  • Developstrong working relationships with colleagues in Control Groups to leveragesynergies and ensure that we are efficiently focusing the “first line ofdefense” on the key risk issues and in conducting assessments and collectingand assessing risks

  • Managecomplex, cross team projects, including those to improve risk approaches, andrespond to audit and regulatory exams as required



  • Bachelor Degree

  • 10+ years of experience in risk,compliance, operations, audit, and/or legal

  • Experience with risk register/RCSA, inherent/residual risk, use oftaxonomies and/or risk treatment


  • Experience with RSA Archer eGRCFramework is a plus

  • Experience defining/documenting businessprocesses and functions

  • Business line experience and risk managementexperience combined is ideal

  • Experience in theretirement, insurance and/or retail financial services industry

  • Exposureto CS&T business

  • A self-starterwith excellent interpersonal, organizational, and leadership skills

  • Clearcommunication and presentation skills

  • Ability toidentify and implement effective risk assessment processes, models, andsystems in line with corporate guidelines

  • Ability to adaptto and initiate change

  • Demonstratedability to work collaboratively with cross functional groups and supportsenior management.

  • Strongunderstanding of risk identification and mitigation techniques andstrategies

  • A highly collaborativebusiness partner who can effectively manage and influence relationshipsthat are widely dispersed both functionally and geographically

  • Strong projectmanagement discipline and demonstrated success overseeing projects tocompletion

  • Ability to lead working sessions to assist business leaders inassessing their risk and control environment

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Additional Information

  • Requisition ID: 1722456

Company: TIAA

Post Date: Nov 04, 2019