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Director, International Risk Management NJ

Company: Capital One
Location: Newark
Posted on: May 30, 2024

Job Description:

West Creek 4 (12074), United States of America, Richmond, VirginiaDirector, International Risk ManagementCapital One is one of the fastest growing organizations in the world today and we are growing our teams globally. As Director for International Risk Management, you will play a pivotal role in developing and driving our international risk management agenda-from day one. Teamwork is at the heart of our innovation and we empower each other to think big. We welcome diverse perspectives and experiences as we reshape the financial industry. Just as we prioritize driving innovation through technology, we equally prioritize cybersecurity and managing technology risk.

The Director for International Risk Management will support our Enterprise Services (ES) Risk office in Capital One's first line of defense, and will execute high-priority enterprise-level technology and cyber security and risk management initiatives related to our international expansion, influence across the organization, and drive the implementation of our strategy. Specifically, in this position, you will help lead and manage the international risk management function for ES, which includes executing and enhancing our risk management processes across Capital One, driving project and program delivery, and influencing outcomes supporting the broader International Risk Strategy for Capital One. You will collaborate closely with associates and senior Executives across all lines of defense, Lines of Business, and other risk management teams to support this work. This includes implementing risk management tools and frameworks for the organization and managing a sustainable and mature process to identify, assess, mitigate, and monitor risk.

This role will also be responsible for big picture thinking, strategic direction, and partnering across teams to develop and support best-in-class industry risk solutions in a manner that supports innovation and protects our customers, shareholders and associates. Your contributions will drive organizational change through risk identification, measurement, analysis and reporting in order to better manage the company's risk in an open and collaborative environment. This position is highly visible and requires an expert with a proven ability to work independently in a fast-paced environment and who can begin contributing immediately. Proficiency in risk management is key to success in this role. The successful candidate will be an experienced risk management professional who understands technology and cyber functions and organizations, with strong analytical, planning, strategic thinking, organizational and communication skills.


Drive and coordinate work related to Capital One's emerging international risk management function, working with the first line of defense Technology and Cyber teams, LOB, and second line of defense teams, to ensure effective collaboration within the team and across stakeholder groups.

Assist the ES Risk leadership team and country leadership team(s) in delivering their strategy and service model.

Lead the development of international processes and the related risk management framework by providing thought leadership, oversight, and coordination with LOBs and other risk management associates across the company.

Drive program and process-level risk assessments to identify risks and mitigation plans based on industry standards and best practices related to risk management (especially technology risk) and aligned with Capital One's strategic risk direction.

Be a trusted advisor and drive effective and relevant technology and cyber risk conversations.

Stay current on emerging cyber threats and potential implications to the firm.

Stay current on the changing regulatory environment and understand the impacts to our international expansion efforts.

Assist and drive project and program delivery, including project and process management, reporting, engagement in senior leadership meetings, drafting and reviewing materials for Senior Management.

Write and revise documents such as policies, standards, procedures, and guidelines. Develop and enhance processes, tools, templates, and job aides. Draft, contribute to, edit, and deliver presentations that aid in the design, development, refinement, and usage of risk methods.

Participate in risk and other management forums and contribute to continuous improvement of risk and project / program management practices.

Support direction, manages expectations, and leads cross-functional teams through various initiatives, including oversight of third party resources.

Support interactions with Internal Audit and Regulatory agencies related to our work, as applicable.

Participate in and execute other special projects for the team, as needed.

Basic Qualifications:

Bachelor's Degree or military experience

At least 7 years of experience in Cybersecurity, Technology, Risk Management, or Audit or a combination of these

At least 7 years of experience planning or leading risk assessments or audits

At least 4 years of project or process management experience

At least 4 years of People Management experience

At least 2 years of experience implementing an International program or leading an International or Country Risk Management program

Preferred Qualifications:

10 years experience in Cybersecurity, Technology, Risk Management, International Risk, or External Audit, or a combination of these

8 years of experience performing information security or technology risk identification and assessments, such as Control Self Assessments (CSAs), or completing assessments within established industry risk frameworks

8 years experience performing data analysis in support of internal risk assessments and control design and operating effectiveness reviews

5 years of experience performing data analysis in support of cybersecurity assessments and control design in a cloud environment (preferably AWS)

5 years of project management experience leading cross-functional projects and programs

3 years of Financial Services industry experience, including familiarity with regulatory practices

Cybersecurity and technology risk and/or project management certifications such as Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), Certified Information Security Manager (CISM), AWS Security certification, Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA), Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control (CRISC), Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification, or Masters Certificate of Project Management (CPM) or related certifications

Excellent verbal presentation and written communication skills to confidently interact at all levels of the organization (e.g., technology/cyber organizations, enterprise business stakeholders, and executive leadership)

Excellent problem-solving, analytical and critical thinking skills to effectively respond to shifting priorities, demands and timelines

Consulting experience with a Big 4 firm

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

The minimum and maximum full-time annual salaries for this role are listed below, by location. Please note that this salary information is solely for candidates hired to perform work within one of these locations, and refers to the amount Capital One is willing to pay at the time of this posting. Salaries for part-time roles will be prorated based upon the agreed upon number of hours to be regularly worked.

New York City (Hybrid On-Site): $233,100 - $266,000 for Director, Cyber Risk & AnalysisCandidates hired to work in other locations will be subject to the pay range associated with that location, and the actual annualized salary amount offered to any candidate at the time of hire will be reflected solely in the candidate's offer letter.

This role is also eligible to earn performance based incentive compensation, which may include cash bonus(es) and/or long term incentives (LTI). Incentives could be discretionary or non discretionary depending on the plan.Capital One offers a comprehensive, competitive, and inclusive set of health, financial and other benefits that support your total well-being. Learn more at the Capital One Careers website. Eligibility varies based on full or part-time status, exempt or non-exempt status, and management level.

This role is expected to accept applications for a minimum of 5 business days.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 (including pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions), race, color, age, national origin, religion, disability, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender reassignment, citizenship, immigration status, protected veteran status, or any other basis prohibited under applicable 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.If you have visited our website in search of information on employment opportunities or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation, please contact Capital One Recruiting at 1-800-304-9102 or via email at All information you provide will be kept confidential and will be used only to the extent required to provide needed reasonable accommodations.

For technical support or questions about Capital One's recruiting process, please send an email to

Capital One does not provide, endorse nor guarantee and is not liable for third-party products, services, educational tools or other information available through this site.

Capital One Financial is made up of several different entities. Please note that any position posted in Canada is for Capital One Canada, any position posted in the United Kingdom is for Capital One Europe and any position posted in the Philippines is for Capital One Philippines Service Corp. (COPSSC).

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