• Senior Manager, Business Risk Management

    Job Locations US-TX-Irving
    Posted Date 1 month ago(9/21/2018 5:31 PM)
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  • Overview

    Position Purpose

    Mitigates risk by advising, developing, implementing and administering standard business processes and activities that are consistent with the current and evolving risk management, intellectual property and insurance needs of YPO.


    Primary Responsibilities

    • Coordinate the contracting process for YPO, educating and empowering operational business unit leaders to identify and mitigate risks with 3rd party engagements.
    • Manage intellectual property, insurance programs, organization risk assessments and reporting of recommendations.
    • Manage global legal and regulatory reporting (for example, PCI, GDPR, etc.) requirements, including corporate registration.
    • Develop and oversee realization of financial business cases.
    • Perform annual business health checks.
    • Perform risk management assessments including compliance audits and Disaster Recovery/Business Continuity Process.
    • Support implementation and administration of standard risk mitigation processes across agreements and service providers.
    • Provide project management oversight related to execution of ongoing projects (post initial transition) such as compliance and regulatory audits; annual health checks; disaster recovery, business continuation planning testing; documentation updates; etc.
    • Support initial and ongoing training and development of risk management skills and responsibilities of functional leaders related to internal risk mitigation activities.



    • 10 years operations experience in risk management, financial and/or procurement related discipline.
    • At least 3 years in financial responsibility and business decision making.
    • Experience in leading and influencing without authority.
    • Intellectual property and insurance management experience preferred.
    • Contracting systems experience preferred.
    • International experience preferred.



    • Analytical and logical orientation and ability to translate complex contract, intellectual property and insurance details into useful management information for management and the Board of Directors
    • Proven ability to write complex analytical documents and discussion papers that lead the reader to a conclusion or recommendation
    • Excellent interpersonal skills and high level of integrity with all business relationships
    • Ability to communicate effectively with all levels including a c-level member audience
    • Excellent negotiation skills with complex deals and the proven ability to simplify processes and procedures
    • Proven ability to lead and develop a team.
    • Ability to be proactive in achieving desired outcomes and use influence without authority to achieve results.
    • High proficiency in Microsoft Office, including Outlook, Excel, MS Word and PowerPoint. Digitally savvy.
    • Innovative and solutions oriented; possess a natural curiosity and a positive demeanor in interactions with others.
    • Versed in consultation; continuous improvement focused.



    • CPA or Chartered Accountant required
    • MBA Preferred
    • Internal audit experience, using a risk-based approach required.


    YPO is an Equal Opportunity Employer. YPO takes pride in supporting a diverse workforce and demonstrates this through its policies and practices. YPO does not discriminate in recruiting, hiring, training, promotion or other employment practices for reasons of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, marital or veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.


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