Job Vacancy Senior Risk Management Manager Visa

Job title: Senior Risk Management Manager

Company: Visa

Job description: Company Description

Visa is a world leader in digital payments, facilitating more than 215 billion payments transactions between consumers, merchants, financial institutions and government entities across more than 200 countries and territories each year. Our mission is to connect the world through the most innovative, convenient, reliable and secure payments network, enabling individuals, businesses and economies to thrive.

When you join Visa, you join a culture of purpose and belonging – where your growth is priority, your identity is embraced, and the work you do matters. We believe that economies that include everyone everywhere, uplift everyone everywhere. Your work will have a direct impact on billions of people around the world – helping unlock financial access to enable the future of money movement.

Join Visa: A Network Working for Everyone.

Job Description

The Product and Payment Services Risk team at Visa helps to identify, assess, and prepare for any risks that may interfere with Visa’s objectives. The Product and Payment Services Risk Business Partner, Senior Manager is responsible for cultivating a strong risk management culture into Visa’s product and business units. This individual must be able to effectively aggregate and communicate the main enterprise risks of the Visa Business Solutions Business Unit. The individual will be regarded as a trusted business partner leveraging risk, payment product and business expertise.

The successful candidate must have:

Knowledge and understanding of risk management practices: experience in identifying, assessing, managing, and reporting risks

Business acumen, understanding of the payments industry, payment products and services, and of wider economic/competitive landscape

Understanding of Visa’s business strategy, its clients and their evolving requirements, with demonstrated problem-solving skills and excellent judgment

Demonstrated experience providing a comprehensive risk management point of view that helps inform business decisions (risk/reward tradeoff)

Track record in synthesizing complex information to produce impactful management information and support informed executive decision making

The Risk Business Partner will be responsible for:

Developing partnerships with key business stakeholders in Visa’s Digital Partnerships and Innovation organization to identify, mitigate, monitor and report on risks impacting their business and product lines

Driving and embedding risk culture throughout the product organization to further evolve Product Risk oversight at Visa

Ensure appropriate alignment with other Policies, Frameworks, Processes and Procedures

Working seamlessly with a wide group of internal customers in a way that engenders mutual respect and consideration for the other party’s point of view

Implementing Visa’s Risk Management and Appetite Frameworks:

Collaborate with cross functional teams to identify and monitor risks of the entity by performing deep dive risk assessments on a risk prioritized basis

Provide constructive challenge to business functions & make recommendations on risk controls or other actions required to drive risk mitigation

Oversee the development and mitigation of identified risks

Liaise closely with central Risk teams on centrally managed Risk programs, e.g. Supplier Risk Management, Compliance Risk Management, New Business Initiative Assessment, Risk and Control Self-Assessment.

Monitoring the risk profile of supported business organizations:

Establish and monitor Key Risk Indicators to assist management in the early identification of risks and trends

Maintain risk registers for risk aggregation

Escalate risks to the appropriate governance body

Providing reports on the entity’s risk profile to applicable governance committees highlighting risks that warrant most attention

Prepare materials, including keeping minutes, for the quarterly Risk Review Meetings

Reporting as required to Operational Risk Sub-Committee (ORS) and Corporate Risk Committee (CRC)

Candidates are encouraged to apply from the following locations: Denver, CO, Miami, FL, and Atlanta, GA.

This is a hybrid position. Hybrid employees can alternate time between both remote and office. Employees in hybrid roles are expected to work from the office two days a week, Tuesdays and Wednesdays with a general guidepost of being in the office 50% of the time based on business needs.


Basic Qualifications:

  • 8 or more years of relevant work experience with a Bachelor Degree in Finance, Economics or Business Field preferred or at least 5 years of experience with an Advanced Degree (e.g. Masters, MBA, JD, MD) or 2 years of work experience with a PhD

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 9 or more years of relevant work experience with a Bachelor Degree or 7 or more relevant years of experience with an Advanced Degree (e.g. Masters, MBA, JD, MD) or 3 or more years of experience with a PhD
  • An understanding of the payments industry and financial services, payment products and services, and of wider economic / competitive landscape
  • Excellent interpersonal, presentation, communication and facilitation skills, plus ability to work independently and effectively in a continually changing environment
  • Clear thinker with strong technical and data analysis skills and problem-solving skills
  • Proven ability to develop strong relationships and work with all organizational levels
  • Advanced knowledge, skill and understanding in applying risk management practices specifically as it relates to Enterprise and Operational Risk Management (e.g., risk appetite, risk assessment, scoring, mitigation, acceptance)
  • Proficiency in MS Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint

Visa has a comprehensive benefits package for which this position is eligible that includes Medical, Dental, Vision, 401 (k), FSA/HSA, Life Insurance, Paid Time Off, and Wellness Program.

Additional Information

Visa has adopted a COVID-19 vaccination policy to safeguard the health and well-being of our employees and visitors. As a condition of employment, all employees based in the U.S. are required to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19, unless a reasonable accommodation is approved or as otherwise required by law.

Work Hours: Varies upon the needs of the department.

Travel Requirements: This position requires travel 5-10% of the time.

Mental/Physical Requirements: This position will be performed in an office setting. The position will require the incumbent to sit and stand at a desk, communicate in person and by telephone, frequently operate standard office equipment, such as telephones and computers.

Visa is an EEO Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status. Visa will also consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with EEOC guidelines and applicable local law.

Visa will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with applicable local law, including the requirements of Article 49 of the San Francisco Police Code.

Expected salary:

Location: Atlanta, GA

Job date: Sat, 09 Jul 2022 07:00:18 GMT

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