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What you’ll be doing...

The Risk Management Consultant is responsible for supporting both enterprise-wide and Supplier Risk Office-specific initiatives. You will support multiple time-sensitive and complex projects simultaneously. You will proactively engage constituencies from Sourcing, Procurement, Legal, Systems, Global Clearance & Export Control, Audit, Finance, etc., solving issues, driving implementations, developing and revising policies and procedures, and providing system process support on an ongoing basis.

In this position, you will ensure adequate, appropriate and current third-party risk documentation is maintained. You will execute contingency and exit strategies and plans are in place should service be disrupted or an engagement needs to be terminated. You will engage and coordinate ongoing annual risk reviews, control assurance activity and align input from responsible areas as necessary.

  • Coordinate ongoing annual risk reviews and control assurance activity.
  • Engage and coordinate input from responsible areas, as necessary. Implement the completion of remediation activities with business management, arising from risk assessments and reviews performed.
  • Monitor process compliance and provide management information to appropriate stakeholders.
  • Provide reporting to various levels of executive and management forums. Monitor, and analyze KPIs and KRIs. Report on Key Performance Indicators and metrics to ensure third-party is achieving key business objectives.
  • Establish and maintain reporting accuracy, consistency, data integrity and creation/distribution of scorecards, dashboards, and reports, as appropriate.
  • Ensure SLAs are consistently met or exceeded in accordance with contractual obligations.
  • Produce and deliver reports to senior management to track productivity, quality and efficiency third-party relationships.
  • Maintain strong, “trusted advisor” consultative, SME relationships with stakeholders and users through delivery of critical initiatives, growing both Supply Management’s, as well as the Third-Party Lifecycle Management initiatives.
  • Provide ongoing delivery of weekly and monthly reporting to the TPRM Committee, Sourcing VP, and leadership within various business units.

Where you will be working …

In this hybrid role, you'll have a defined work location that includes work from home and assigned office days set by your manager.

What we’re looking for...

You'll need to have:

  • Bachelor’s degree or four or more years of work experience.
  • Four or more years of relevant work experience.
  • Experience in project management.
  • Willingness to travel.

Even better if you have one or more of the following:

  • Master’s degree in Computer Science, Supply Chain Management, Finance or Business Administration.
  • Three or more years of relevant work experience in the following domains: enterprise risk management, third party risk management, internal audit, or compliance.
  • Ability to lead problem-solving initiatives related to third-party residual risk issues.
  • Experience with Microsoft Word and PowerPoint.
  • Intermediate skill in Microsoft Excel.
  • Ability to translate business requirements and guide specification development with IT and the Supply Chain Systems support team.
  • Telecommunications industry and Risk Planning experience.
  • Ability to prioritize projects, establish realistic timelines/milestones and achieve results.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills including the ability to interact professionally and effectively with all levels of management including senior leaders.
  • Certified Third Party Risk Professional (CTPRP) certification.

Equal Employment Opportunity

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COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement

Verizon requires new hires to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Verizon provides reasonable accommodations consistent with legal requirements (e.g., for medical, religious, or state law recognized reasons).