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Bank of the West Third Party Risk Management Sr Operational Risk Analyst in Georgia

Third Party Risk Management Sr Operational Risk Analyst


At Bank of the West, our people are having a positive impact on the world. We’re investing where we feel we can make the most impact, like advancing diversity and women entrepreneurship programs, financing for more small businesses, and promoting programs for sustainable energy. From our locations across the U.S., Bank of the West is taking action to help protect the planet, improve people’s lives, and strengthen communities. We are part of BNP Paribas, a global leader supporting the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Yes, we’re a bank, but as the bank for a changing world, we are continually seeking to improve the ways we help our customers, while contributing to more sustainable and equitable growth.

Summary of the Role

Designs, manages and implements new program initiatives to mature the Third Party Risk Management program at the Combined US Operations International Holding Company (CUSO IHC) including Bank of the West and CIB. Responsible for driving change with sometimes disparate stakeholders at all levels of the organization from Executive Sponsorship to Subject Matter Experts to deliver key systems and solutions. Accountable for transforming the current third party risk management platform to support program enhancement.

Essential Job Functions

  • Design Solutions to integrate the third party risk management framework into the RCSA framework

  • Ensure implementation of a consistent third party program across the IHC to include inherent risk, control framework assessments, due diligence questionnaires, residual risk, risk acceptances, and approvals

  • Steer alignment of the third party program across the IHC and with the bank’s parent company, BNPP

  • Guide and facilitate alignment of the Regulatory Compliance risk at the IHC

  • Be responsible to own and drive the development and implementation of Third Party Key Risk Indicators across the IHC

  • Oversee the development of a single solution in Process Unity for both CIB and BOW to ensure 100% program alignment across entities

  • Manage System and UAT Testing of Process Unity at both entities

  • Develop and deploy training in the new framework and system for both entities

  • Be responsible for oversight, check and challenge of BOW 1LOD TPRM team’s inventory in the Group 360 arrangements module including all 88 data fields per arrangement


Required Skills

  • Strong relationship building and negotiation skills

  • Strong executive presence to steer leadership in strategic decision making

  • Ability to work independently under tight time constraints and lead teams across both institutions to deliver key systems and solutions to enhance the Third Party framework

  • Ability to simultaneously manage multiple high priority projects

  • Must be able to quickly grasp complex strategies

  • Strong communication skills to effectively communicate understanding of the initiatives to various levels of the organization

Required Experience

  • In-depth knowledge and experience in Compliance, Operational Risk Management or Third Party Risk Management in a Financial Institution

  • Mastery of the Microsoft Suite of products including Project, Power Point, Visio and Excel

  • Requires 7 years minimum prior relevant experience​​​​​​

Required Education

  • Bachelor’s degree required, Masters preferred

Equal Employment Opportunity Policy

Bank of the West is an Equal Opportunity employer and proud to provide equal employment opportunity to all job seekers without regard to any status protected by applicable law. Bank of the West is also an Affirmative Action employer - Minority / Female / Disabled / Veteran.

Bank of the West will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance subject to the requirements of all state and federal laws and regulations.

Job: Risk Management

Location: United States-Arizona-Tempe

Other Locations: United States-South Dakota, United States-Oregon, United States-Texas, United States-New Mexico, United States-North Carolina, United States-North Dakota, United States-Wyoming, United States-Nebraska, United States-Ohio, United States-Nevada, United States-Florida, United States-Washington, United States-Illinois, United States-Michigan, United States-Georgia

Requisition ID: 060557