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BMO Financial Group Information Technology Risk Officer in Chicago, Illinois

Description:

The Risk Officers are responsible for coordinating with the Business / region and EI&TRM to understand and communicate the risk factors associated with Business strategy and operations.

Key Accountabilities

Outcomes:

  • Proactively / predictively identifying risks and ensures they are actioned in a timely manner for the assigned business unit and/or region.

  • Establish consistent risk taxonomy at the business unit / region.

  • Monitor and track risks specific to the business unit / region.

Responsibilities:

  • Ensures the Business / region aligns and complies to the policies and standards for Technology Risk Management, Information Security, Information Management, Fraud and Physical Risk

  • Serves as a point of contact when risk tolerance limits are breached within the Business / region as it pertains to Technology Risk Management, Information Security, Information Management, Fraud and Physical Risk

  • Advises on risk management practices within the Business / region

  • Provides guidance on risk assessment and control testing activities within the Business / region in the capacity as a Risk Officer and as per the ORMF

  • Maintains a thorough understanding of global, regional and local regulatory requirements that have technology impact especially ensuring that as it pertains to Technology Risk Management, Information Security, Information Management, Fraud and Physical Risk

  • Perform risk assessments to identify gaps in compliance to information security (application and infrastructure) & BCP standards and policies, for both internal technology solutions as well as solutions provided by third-party service providers

  • Contribute to global, regional and local Technology Risk Management, Information Security, Information Management, Fraud and Physical Risk initiatives aimed at improving our baseline on information protection, resiliency and controls of technology processes and services

  • Provide clear and concise verbal and written recommendations and guidance to both business and technology staff on matters of Technology Risk Management, Information Security, Information Management, Fraud and Physical Risk

Authorities:

Accountable for the coordination between the Business Units / Regions, EI&TRM, and leadership.

Scope & Impact:

This job contributes to EI&TRM by providing second line management of BMO's efforts to reduce and manage risk.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology, Computer Science, Business Administration, or relevant educational and professional experience

  • Experience in business operations and some of the associated risks: fraud risk, security risk, data management risk, technology risk, business continuity management risk, and physical risk.

  • Demonstrated success managing a cross-functional team. 7-10 years of relevant industry experience

  • Understanding of BMO’s reporting structures, as well as an ability to effectively communicate information risk topics to business stakeholders

We’re here to help

At BMO Harris Bank we have a shared purpose; we put the customer at the center of everything we do – helping people is in our DNA. For 200 years we have thought about the future—the future of our customers, our communities and our people. We help our customers and our communities by working together, innovating and pushing boundaries to bring them our very best every day. Together we’re changing the way people think about a bank.

As a member of the BMO Harris Bank team you are valued, respected and heard, and you have more ways to grow and make an impact. We strive to help you make an impact from day one – for yourself and our customers. We’ll support you with the tools and resources you need to reach new milestones, as you help our customers reach theirs. From in-depth training and coaching, to manager support and network-building opportunities, we’ll help you gain valuable experience, and broaden your skillset.

To find out more visit us at https://bmoharriscareers.com .

BMO Harris Bank is committed to an inclusive, equitable and accessible workplace. By learning from each other’s differences, we gain strength through our people and our perspectives. BMO Harris Bank N.A. is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process. To request accommodation, please contact your recruiter.

Job Field:

Operational Risk

Job Schedule:

full-time

Primary Location:

United States-Illinois-Chicago

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