Principal Associate, Risk Identification & Assessment (Enterprise Services Risk)

Capital One
McLean, Virginia
Jun 10, 2022
Jul 10, 2022
Full Time
Center 2 (19050), United States of America, McLean, Virginia

Principal Associate, Risk Identification & Assessment (Enterprise Services Risk)

Do you want to join a team that's dedicated to making risk management a competitive advantage at Capital One? We are looking to hire a new Principal Associate on our fast-moving, hard-working and fun team! Bring your unique perspectives and experiences to help the Risk Identification and Assessment team be rigorous, curious and creative.

The Risk Identification and Assessment team is responsible for establishing and maintaining a sustainable process to identify, assess, mitigate, and monitor enterprise change initiatives/products.

As a Principal Associate in Capital One's Enterprise Services (ES) Risk Office, you will apply your analytical and delivery skills to our highest profile Risk Management projects. You will partner across ES to develop and support cutting-edge Risk solutions in a manner that supports innovation and protects our customers, shareholders, and associates. You will partner with peers and senior leaders, second and third lines of defense, as well as lines of business to drive organizational change to better manage the Company's risk in an open, collaborative environment where new ideas and solutions are both welcomed and rewarded.

In this position, you will play a key role in ensuring our business partners are delivering material initiatives in a well managed and responsible manner. You will be responsible for contributing to the execution, governance, and strategy of the ES lane of the New Product, Marketing, and Initiative Governance (NPMIG) program, a Capital One risk assessment process designed to prudently manage the risks associated with introducing new, expanded, or modified products, services, practices, or processes.

  • Manage the facilitation of the NPMIG risk assessment process, through interacting with business, risk, and VP+ partners.
  • Organized in juggling multiple initiatives and stakeholders through the end-to-end assessment process; providing information, guidance, updates and direction.
  • Execute on the ongoing strategy of the Enterprise NPMIG lane, including education/awareness training, process improvements, and the successful deployment of NPMIG 3.0, the next generation of the NPMIG process.
  • Partner closely with the Enterprise Risk Management (the governing body) in efforts to help enact process enhancements.
  • Coordinate with Enterprise Risk Management and stakeholders on new or changing requirements to the NPMIG program, enhancements to NPMIG 3.0, and process improvements
  • Maintain and enhance governance and reporting processes, including updates to QERs, MBRs, and monthly team updates across the ESR organization.
  • Provide organized and clear communication to stakeholders via email, stakeholders, and kickoff meetings.
  • Drive the Agile program delivery, including project and process management, monitoring of the initiative pipeline, reporting, engagement in senior leadership meetings, other governance activities.
  • Support the governance and ongoing enhancement of the Material Technology and Cyber Change (MTC) program, which identifies, assesses, mitigates, and monitors material technology and cyber change initiatives across the organization.
  • Analyze information to proactively identify risks, trends, and process improvements; supporting reporting on risk topics to management
  • Participate in risk and other management forums and contribute to continuous improvement of risk and project / program management practices.
  • Participate in and execute other special projects for the team on a periodic basis.

Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's Degree or military experience
  • At least 3 years of experience in Risk Management, Project Management, or Process Management

Preferred Qualifications:
  • At least 5 years of experience in Financial Services industry
  • At least 5 years of Risk Management experience
  • At least 3 years of risk management, technical compliance, legal, regulatory, or operations experience
  • Strong communication, collaboration, and organizational skills
  • Ability to work simultaneously on multiple projects and tasks
  • Ability to identify opportunities for process improvement
  • Strong problem solving and influencing skills

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

No agencies please. Capital One is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, color, age, national origin, religion, physical and mental disability, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity/assignment, citizenship, pregnancy or maternity, protected veteran status, or any other status prohibited by applicable national, federal, state or local law. Capital One promotes a drug-free workplace. Capital One will consider for employment qualified applicants with a criminal history in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable laws regarding criminal background inquiries, including, to the extent applicable, Article 23-A of the New York Correction Law; San Francisco, California Police Code Article 49, Sections 4901-4920; New York City's Fair Chance Act; Philadelphia's Fair Criminal Records Screening Act; and other applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations regarding criminal background inquiries.

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