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Risk Governance Specialist

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Alliance Data Columbus , OH 43216

Posted 5 months ago

Job Summary

The Specialist, ERM Framework & Policy position is critical in advancing Card Services policy and standards agenda. This position is on the Enterprise Risk Management team and is responsible for establishing, implementing and maintaining an enterprise-wide policy framework, managing policy and standards governance and developing the necessary technology to support the policy and standards management process. The Specialist, ERM Framework & Policy will drive the development and maintenance of enterprise-wide policy governance, support all management and bank committees, and contribute to other strategic initiatives as they arise. The role will support and influence senior leaders and functional experts across a variety of lines of business including Compliance, Legal, and within Risk Management.

Reports to:

Senior Manager of Framework & Policy

Essential Job Functions

  • Maintain and update the enterprise policy framework and standards, to ensure thoroughness and consistency of all polices

  • Collaborate with policy owners in the annual review and maintenance of management and bank board policies;

  • Coordinate the annual review and approval of management and bank committee policies including the presentation and creation of standards to help the audiences easily understand any updates or changes and the related implications

  • Facilitate and maintain a central library of all policies and ensure appropriate access is in place

  • Communicate with and present to all levels of the organization to drive change management

  • Develop policy communication and exception standards; track exception requests and related dispositions

  • Stay abreast of industry and organizational developments that may influence policy best practices or specific content and incorporate as appropriate

  • Determine, assign and/or reassign policy ownership as required

  • Develop, analyze and present metrics and reporting to senior management

  • Collaborate with corporate's policy owners to ensure alignment between corporate's and line of business policy requirements

  • Drive policy training initiatives, new technology roll-out and other group initiatives as they arise relating to policy requirements and adherence


Bachelor degree in business, risk, compliance, computer science, or a related discipline. OR equivalent education and/or experience.

Work Experience
5-8 years' of professional experience relating to Project Management, Policy, Compliance, or Risk activities.

Experience working within the financial services industry or highly regulated environment preferred.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Knowledge and understanding of an Enterprise / Bank Risk Management Committee structure

  • Ability to partner effectively across different businesses and functional areas

  • Ability to become a subject-matter expert in new laws and regulations impacting our business / policy requirements

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, matrixed environment to effectively meet deadlines

  • Project management and business analysis skills

  • Written and verbal communication and presentation skills with the ability to directly influence change, negotiate, and appropriately escalate

Working Conditions/ Physical


Direct Reports: No

This job description is illustrative of the types of duties typically performed by this job. It is not intended to be an exhaustive listing of each and every essential function of the job. Because job content may change from time to time, the Company reserves the right to add and/or delete essential functions from this job at any time.

Alliance Data card services business

Alliance Data's card services business develops market-leading private label, co-brand, and business credit card programs for many of the world's most recognizable brands. Through our branded credit programs, we help build more profitable relationships between our partners and their cardmembers, and drive lasting loyalty. We uphold our Know more. Sell more. promise by leveraging unmatched customer insights, advanced analytics, and broad-reaching innovative capabilities. It's how we deliver increased sales to our partners, build enduring loyalty to their brands, and provide more value to our cardmembers.

  • Alliance Data offers a competitive salary, a comprehensive selection of benefit options including 401(k).

  • All job offers are contingent upon successful completion of credit and background checks.

  • Alliance Data is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

  • Alliance Data will provide accommodations to applicants needing accommodations to complete the application process.

  • Any applicant offered employment will be required to establish that they are legally authorized to work in the United States for Alliance Data.

  • Alliance Data participates in E-Verify.

  • Alliance Data will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal and credit histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of all applicable laws, including the City of Los Angeles' Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance.

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Risk Governance Specialist

Expired Job

Alliance Data