Director & Counsel - Third Party Risk Management

American Express Sunrise , FL 33304

Posted 2 months ago

General Counsel's Organization:

Where great legal minds influence global business strategy.

As a member of the Global Technology, Cybersecurity, Procurement and Real Estate Law Group of the General Counsel's Organization, the Director & Counsel - Third Party Risk Management will provide legal support to business and legal colleagues related to third party risk management legal issues around the world.

Role & Responsibilities:

Collaborate with colleagues around the world on third party risk management.

  • Provide legal support and strategic advice related to third party risk management, including to the third party lifecycle management team, the bank vendor risk oversight team, and compliance and audit functions.

  • Advise on global third party risk management regulatory requirements.

  • Monitor and advise on global emerging outsourcing, cloud computing and third party risk management regulatory requirements and trends.

  • Support lobbying efforts related to proposed outsourcing and third party risk legislation.

  • Assist in the development of American Express strategy and policies related to third party risk management, including strategy for managing non-traditional relationships, affiliates, joint ventures, and FinTechs.

  • Support the third party risk management team activities associated with venture capital investments, mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, joint ventures, and other similar corporate transactions.

  • Support legal issues that may arise in the company's day-to-day participation in industry joint ventures, such as TruSight.

  • Prepare and support the delivery of internal training on third party risk issues.

  • Build positive working relationships across the legal department, business and third party risk teams and build relationships with external industry and trade groups.

  • Implement and improve methods for legal knowledge management within the team.

Qualifications:

Minimum Qualifications:

  • J.D. with eligibility to practice law in New York, Georgia, Florida, or Washington D.C.

  • 6+ years of work experience involving third party risk management issues in a law firm and/or in-house corporate legal environment

  • Experience with laws governing financial institution third party risk management, including the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act, OCC Third Party Risk Management Guidance, and EBA Guidelines on Outsourcing Arrangements

  • Experience drafting and negotiating commercial contracts

Preferred qualifications:

  • Strong interest and/or experience in third party lifecycle management and emerging technology

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills

  • Ability to communicate complex issues clearly and persuasively

  • Demonstrated experience in gaining credibility, managing expectations, and developing strong working relationships with legal colleagues and clients

Additional Details:

  • Location: New York, NY; Atlanta, GA; Sunrise, FL; or Washington, DC
  • Visa Sponsorship: Employment eligibility to work with American Express in the U.S. is required as the company will not pursue visa sponsorship for this position

American Express:

Delivering extraordinary experiences to its customers and employees every day.

The success of American Express since its inception has been defined by its ability to innovate, evolve, disrupt, and take risks. What has remained constant throughout this history of transformation is our dedication to our customers, to our employees, and to the values on which American Express was built: integrity, quality, respect, and community. Our open, creative, and collaborative culture is a big part of why we regularly win best workplace awards all over the world. So if you are ready to take on a challenge and make an impact, you owe it to yourself to launch or grow your career here.

American Express is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, age, or any other status protected by law.

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