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Truist GCO Senior Risk Program Execution Manager I - Wholesale in Atlanta, Georgia

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Language Fluency: English (Required)

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1st shift (United States of America)

Please review the following job description:

A first line of defense risk professional leading a team within the for the Wholesale Governance and Controls Office (GCO), in the execution and support of various risk programs including but not limited to the risk control self-assessment (RCSA), business and regulatory change initiatives, issues management, loss events, third party, model risk, data risk and cyber risk. Utilize risk expertise to support the development and maturation of second line risk programs in alignment with regulatory expectations while balancing demands on capacity to execute program requirements successfully. Participate in discussions with first, second and third line risk leadership.

Following is a summary of the essential functions for this job. Other duties may be performed, both major and minor, which are not mentioned below. Specific activities may change from time to time.

  1. Lead a team of risk professionals to effectively deliver and monitor the responsibilities related to business/GCO adherence to operational and enterprise risk management (ORM) and (ERM) programs.

  2. Execute on change and regulatory change risk, external events, data, model, third party and cyber risk in support of the assigned business unit. Provide leadership, monitoring and governance over issues management.

  3. Influence, participate in the development and maturation of the firm’s risk programs to meet with regulatory expectations.

  4. Serve as a subject matter expert for ORM and ERM programs, providing effective challenge as necessary to program updates, changes. Participate in all applicable working groups for the risk programs.

  5. Communicate, train and monitor adherence of business partners and GCO teammates for changes in risk programs; provide coaching on effective execution, sharing best practices where applicable.

  6. Act as a conduit between the GCO, first line teammates and second line risk program owners/risk partners.

  7. Deliver/Influence recommendations for updates to relevant policies and procedures for risk program execution.

  8. Establish working relationships with line of business leaders and second line, third line of defense risk partners.

  9. Communicate and present materials in various leadership forums, committees.

  10. Coach and develop teammates within the risk execution team.


Required Qualifications:

The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  1. Bachelor’s degree in Business, Finance or science/academic field, or equivalent education and related training or experience.

  2. Five years of risk management experience in financial services or related field.

  3. Five years or more of leadership experience.

  4. Broad risk and regulatory knowledge with an emphasis on: Credit, Market, Liquidity, Compliance, Operational, Reputation and Strategic Risks.

  5. Strong leadership and communication skills.

  6. Ability to think critically and strategically, multi-task, and drive change.

  7. Strong quantitative, governance, and analytic abilities.

  8. Ability to provide effective challenge to senior levels of leadership.

  9. Demonstrated proficiency in basic computer applications, such as Microsoft Office software products.

  10. Ability to travel, occasionally overnight.

Preferred Qualifications:

  1. Master’s degree in Finance or equivalent science/academic field.

  2. Seven years of risk management experience in financial services related field.

  3. Financial Risk Manager (FRM)/Certified Financial Analyst (CFA) or equivalent advanced risk certification.

General Description of Available Benefits for Eligible Employees of Truist Financial Corporation: All regular teammates (not temporary or contingent workers) working 20 hours or more per week are eligible for benefits, though eligibility for specific benefits may be determined by the division of Truist offering the position. Truist offers medical, dental, vision, life insurance, disability, accidental death and dismemberment, tax-preferred savings accounts, and a 401k plan to teammates. Teammates also receive no less than 10 days of vacation (prorated based on date of hire and by full-time or part-time status) during their first year of employment, along with 10 sick days (also prorated), and paid holidays. For more details on Truist’s generous benefit plans, please visit our Benefits site (

. Depending on the position and division, this job may also be eligible for Truist’s defined benefit pension plan, restricted stock units, and/or a deferred compensation plan. As you advance through the hiring process, you will also learn more about the specific benefits available for any non-temporary position for which you apply, based on full-time or part-time status, position, and division of work.

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