GRC Solutions Program Director, Vice President
Boston , Massachusetts
December 23, 2016
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Job Description
State Street is seeking a highly qualified individual to lead the Governance, Risk Management and Control (GRC) Project Management Office.  The GRC Solutions PMO Director will be responsible for the development and operation of a program office to drive achievement of program objectives to refine and automate a revised operating model across Compliance, First Line of Defense and related operating groups and processes.  The PMO Solutions Director will be a visible and active driver of efforts to define business and related RSA Archer solution requirements, and work with business, IT, and vendor groups to define and execute on a future state operating vision.
Responsibilities of the GRC Solutions PMO Director include, but are not limited to, the following:
  • Support the definition of a future state vision for Compliance, FloD, and related enterprise risk management activities relating to establishing common risk management and reporting capabilities across State Street.
  • Define a strategic vision for implementing automated solutions needed for achieving target vision, enabled mainly using the RSA Archer GRC platform suite.
  • Define and structure a program office providing central definition, planning, scope, priority, communication capabilities for initiatives related to building out a shared Archer GRC utility and implementing specific capabilities.
  • Provide program progress and status updates to executives and related committees.
  • Develop standards and tools for managing and communicating initiatives at both individual project and consolidated programs level.
  • Produce materials for communicating progress and otherwise informing program governance and other stakeholders on programs and related projects.
  • Develop project plans, milestones, gain stakeholder buy-in, track progress, identify potential risks and propose solutions to mitigate risks and weaknesses.
  • Plan, track and manage program economics and resources.
  • Facilitate, lead and directly contribute where needed the capture and synthesis of harmonized business and functional requirements for Archer GRC solutions.
  • Facilitate definition of common reference data model needed to support the goals of GRC solution on the RSA Archer platform.
  • Define and manage a collaborative vendor engagement model for defining needs, structuring engagements, maintaining services delivery and product quality, refining a shared vision, and maintaining a productive relationship.
  • Coordinate with project delivery teams across sponsor business groups, IT, infrastructure, and vendor solutions teams to ensure business objectives are achieved with sufficient solution delivery transparency and oversight.
  • This individual should have relevant work experience, and preferred qualifications listed below.

  • B.S. degree in Finance, Economics, Business, Accounting or Legal related field (advanced degree preferred).
  • 12+ years of experience working as employee or consultant in the financial services industry managing significant programs and leading regulatory and systems projects.
  • Experience defining and implementing enterprise GRC solution initiatives (e.g., risk management, controls testing, attestation, event capture, reporting).
  • Experience implementing packaged software solutions, preferably on GRC initiatives
  • RSA Archer systems implementation or usage experience preferred.
  • Experience defining common reference data requirements, evaluating sources and presenting solutions.
  • Experience with complex, cross organizational programs.
  • Ability to drive multiple projects/work streams with a high attention to detail.
  • Strong writing and presentation skills, advanced capabilities in PowerPoint, Excel and Word.
  • Excellent interpersonal, organizational and communication skills; capability to successfully operate in a matrix organization with multiple stakeholders.
  • Ability to build relationships with people from varied departments and levels of seniority.
  • Able to evaluate and form independent judgments.
  • Proven management and leadership capabilities.

Job Opening ID

Boston - MA - USA

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