Project Manager, Risk Manager
Plano , Texas
February 08, 2017
Plano 6 (31066), United States of America, Plano, Texas

Project Manager, Risk Manager

Senior Risk Managers at Capital One are the front line of defense to ensure our Company remains stable and profitable. They may support risk projects and initiatives, event management, third party management, controls development, audit and exams, and/or requirement changes. Senior Risk Managers at Capital One are highly motivated Risk Management professionals with excellent organizational and communication skills.  They have a high level of exposure across lines of business and have the opportunity to work with Executives to create and implement innovative solutions to identify and mitigate potential risks to the Company. Senior Risk managers must be effective at leading projects from intent to completion. Ability to adapt to changing priorities and define necessary structure for a successful implementation is key.


  • Lead multiple complex Risk initiatives, programs and processes for Financial Services Enterprise Services.
  • Analyze and interpret data and information to drive the intent and strategy for various Risk projects
  • Provide independent guidance and advice to the business in implementing risk policies and programs;
  • Lead a team of people working on similar risk mitigating initiatives
  • May have direct reports/small team of associates to manage and develop as part of role
  • Ensure appropriate governance, processes and accountabilities;
  • Identify, assess and manage risk, including emerging risks and regulatory focus areas, providing appropriate documentation of such risks;
  • Have a clear understanding of business strategies, products, services, and risk profile;
  • Act as an independent and effective challenger of the business
  • Create and maintain appropriate processes and procedures to self-identify, assess, document, control and manage risks;
  • Design, implement and execute on an adequate combination of preventive and detective controls;
  • Regularly review and update controls to reflect change in the organization and in the overall risk and control environment;
  • Close any gaps in controls and correct control deficiencies and issues in a timely manner to help maintain a secure and compliant operating environment;
  • Ensure independent escalation of risk management gaps, issues, and concerns to both executive management and when appropriate, the Board of Directors, including emerging risks and regulatory focus areas;

Qualifications - Internal

Basic Qualifications:

- Bachelors Degree or military experience

- At least 1 year of Financial Services Risk Management Experience

- At least 4 years of experience supporting, partnering and interacting with internal business clients

Preferred Qualifications:

- At least 7 years of Project Management experience leading cross functional projects and programs in Risk

- At least 3 years of Financial Services risk management experience

- At least PMP Certification or Masters Certificate of Project Management (CPM) or MBA or Master’s degree in related field of study 

- Ability to set direction, manage expectations and lead cross-functional teams

-Six Sigma Green Belt or Black Belt

  At this time, Capital One will not sponsor a new applicant for employment authorization for this position.   

A little about us:
Headquartered in McLean, Virginia, Capital One® offers a broad array of financial products and services to consumers.

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