Principal New Initiatives Oversight Program Management

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Negotiable

Permanent

Description

At Discover, be part of a culture where diversity, teamwork and collaboration reign. Join a company that is just as employee-focused as it is on its customers, and which is consistently awarded for both. Were all about people and our employees are why Discover is a great place to work. Be the reason we help millions of consumers build a brighter financial future and achieve yours along the way with a rewarding career.



Oversees program governance for New Initiatives, including committee operations, maintaining documents, systems, and annual training plans, and ensuring New Initiatives are managed according to program requirements. Responsible for monitoring and enhancing key risk indicators for execution risks, program effectiveness, and program non-compliance. Enhances and improves existing monitoring to increase the coverage and dive deeper into New Initiative risk indicators. Oversees tracking of New Initiatives through the program lifecycle, effectively challenges risk assessments and mitigation plans, and oversees the validation of completed mitigation activities and follow-up items. Responsibilities



- Works collaboratively with lines of business, subject matter experts, coverage attorneys, and business risk teams to drive ongoing program enhancements and best practices.

- Manages program governance, including maintaining guidance, templates, and providing annual training across the three lines of defense to ensure a consistent and scalable process.

- Monitors and enhances New Initiatives Key Risk Indicators for monitoring for execution risks, program effectiveness, and program non-compliance.

- Effectively challenges risk assessments and mitigation plans, and oversees validation of completed mitigation activities and follow-up items.

- Oversees New Initiatives Committee Operations and coordinates with Risk Committee, DFS Board, and DFS Bank Board Operations teams to ensure New Initiatives are appropriately escalated and approved through the risk committee structure as required by the New Initiatives Policy.

- Oversees tracking of New Initiatives through the program lifecycle and ensuring timely and accurate capture of information used for Board, Risk Committee, New Initiative Committee, and management reporting and decision making.

- Oversees administration and enhancements to New Initiatives systems (Archer, SharePoint), partners with the Corporate Risk GRC team to ensure systems are developed according to company and department standards.



Minimum Qualifications



At a minimum, heres what we need from you:



- Bachelors Degree in IT, Risk Management, Business, Finance, Engineering, or related field

- 2+ years of experience in Risk Management, Financial Services, Process Improvement, or related field

- In lieu of a degree, 6+ years of experience in Risk Management, Financial Services, Process Improvement, or related field

Preferred Qualifications



If we had our say, wed also look for:



- 4+ years of experience in Risk Management, Financial Services, Process Improvement, or related field

- In lieu of a degree, 8+ years of experience in Risk Management, Financial Services, Process Improvement, or related field

- CRISC, CISA, CISM, CISSP, or similar certification

- Project Management Professional



Discover Financial Services is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, among other things, or as a qualified individual with a disability.



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