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Truist Payment Data Risk Oversight Officer in Charlotte, North Carolina

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Language Fluency: English (Required)

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1st shift (United States of America)

Please review the following job description:

Serves as independent oversight and effective challenge leader for Enterprise Corporate Functions (ECF), Business Units (BUs) or Corporate Functions (CFs) of related data risk. BUs include functions such as Wholesale & Retail. CF includes function such as Risk & Finance. ECFs include functions such Enterprise Data Office, etc. Partakes the creating of policies and standards for Enterprise-wide applications and impact. Assess its respected coverage areas on critical / significant data control failures and issues; Assess, monitor, and escalate significant issues and emerging risks; Aware and drive data process toward Truist data strategy. Partners with the key stakeholders across the firm to drive solutions and risk remediation roadmaps; Evaluates, determines, and communicates domain risk maturity and BU/CF residual risk performance against data risk appetite to Executive Leadership; Consistently and appropriately applies second Line of Defense corporate authority for managing Truist’s data risk. Role is accountable for assessing risk types covering data, cyber, technology, operational, compliance and strategic risks within those ECFs, BUs, and CFs.

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. Data Risk Oversight - Provide independent risk oversight (i.e., second Line of Defense/LOD2) enterprise-wide for ECF, BUs, and CFs through the effective identification, mitigation, monitoring and report data risk issues within the respected units.

  2. Strategic Alignment- Provide effective challenge of the ECF/BU/CF on Data Strategies and program executions. Be thoughtful on forward looking data risks while balancing priorities.

  3. Targeted control testing- Support independent second line testing / evaluations (e.g., Red Team / Penetration Testing);

  4. Provide independent assessment and oversight of the maturity of data risk domains (e.g., Cyber, Service Delivery and Operations, Data Management, etc.) and adequacy of controls pertaining to domains in meeting agreed to business outcomes for performance, stability, security, and service availability. Assessments should leverage agreed upon metrics produced by Business Unit Risk Management (BURM)/first Line of Defense – LOD1) with challenge and validation as appropriate.

  5. Independent Challenge of LOD1 assessments - Review and attest to/challenge adequacy of risk assessments (i.e., Risk & Control Self Assessments, Application Assessments, Change Risk Assessments) produced by BURM.

  6. Risk Metrics – understand and report Risk Metrics for its coverage areas. Escalate metrics out of appetite and drive risk remediation plan.

  7. Third Party Management Risk Oversight - Monitor, assess and challenge as appropriate for significant third-party and vendor relationships within Data Management.


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. Advanced degree in Data/Technology, Business and/or financial-related discipline, or equivalent education and related training

  2. Ten plus years of experience in a financial institution (or large corporate equivalent) with emphasis on risk management or equivalent work experience 3. Seven plus years of large BU/CF/ECF and related technology operations, including extensive knowledge of Data Governance, Data strategy, policy, procedures, and regulations.

  3. Knowledge of key rules/regulations and technology risk management practices (e.g., Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council (FFIEC), BCBS 239 Rules, SR7-11 Rule, Control Objectives for Information and Related Technology (COBIT), NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology), Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)).

  4. Strong leadership skills including the ability to influence partners and teammates.

  5. Strong execution background with deep understanding of BU/CF knowledge

  6. Excellent communication (verbal and written), presentation and facilitation skills; ability to influence and communicate with impact.

  7. Experience presenting to Executive Leadership and Board level.

  8. Superior ability to think critically and strategically.

Preferred Qualifications:

  1. Ten plus years of experience in a financial institution with emphasis on risk management or equivalent work experience

  2. Strategic business and financial planning experience

  3. Experience with audit processes and techniques

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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