Compliance & Risk Lead – Investment Officer III

Are you looking for an opportunity to advance your risk management career? Are you ready to work at the largest public pension fund in the United States? Can you build relationships as well as develop and implement innovative solutions? The Compliance & Risk Director position, reporting to the Enterprise Chief Compliance Officer, may be the position for you. The Compliance and Risk Director is a highly motivated Compliance and Risk Management professional that exhibits a proven track record of proactive management and governance of compliance and risk programs, decision making, and problem solving based on analytics. They have a high level of exposure across the organization and demonstrates outstanding communication, partnership and influencing skills in order to effectively work with key stakeholders across all levels to manage, inform, and influence outcomes. As a senior leader, the Compliance and Risk Director empowers and promotes belonging through the leadership, coaching, and mentoring of their direct reports.

Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Lead an investment and enterprise-wide second-line assurance and monitoring compliance program.
  • Establish investment and enterprise risk assessment frameworks, ethics, and fraud programs.
  • Conduct risk and control self-assessments, manage issues, and operational risk report development for a first-line risk model.
  • Oversee Policy and Delegations of Authority management, enterprise compliance training, regulatory change management, compliance reporting, data analytics, communications, and operations.

Telework Information: This position is eligible for hybrid work schedule, with up to two days of remote work and three days or more onsite, per week.

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