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Operational Risk VP, Security and Technology

  • Location: New York City
  • Salary: Competitive
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference: JF/168844
  • Sector: Cyber Security / Resilience
Job Description

Operational Risk VP, Security and Technology – Risk Management, Information Technology, Cyber Security, Banking, Perm, New York

Our leading banking client is requiring an Operational Risk VP to interface with the bank’s Operational Risk first line of defence team and support teams from Information Technology. We are seeking a multifaceted Operational Risk VP who can perform the fundamental roles of an information security leader, which include but are not limited to: support Operational Risk framework, identify causes for risk events, and act as a strategic advisor to the Board. This role will act as a second line of defence function responsible for providing operational risk oversight for IT and vendor suppliers. 

 Main responsibilities;

  • Ensure organizational effectiveness, efficiency and transparency.

  • Partner with business units across the firm to realize efficient risk-adjusted returns.

  • Advise businesses and clients on risk mitigating strategies.

  • Develop tools and methodologies to analyse and monitor risks.

  • Contribute to key regulatory initiatives and report thoughtful analysis.

  • Build relationships with line managers and risk experts in business lines.


  • Strong risk analysis and ability to identify root causes for risk events.

  • Effective interpersonal skills.

  • Experience with regulatory interactions, presentation, and material preparation.

  • Management experience in developing teams and building processes.

  • Industry Certifications (CISM/CISA/CRISC) a plus.

Successful candidates will have the ability to work autonomously and be able to bridge the gap between deep technical knowledge and information security initiatives across the firm in order to influence business development and security protocols across the company. If you are interested in the opportunity please respond via this advertisement or email Jordan Fitzpatrick on

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