HR Project Manager - Senior Consultant

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Job Description

The HR Operational Risk team is responsible for managing HR Operational risk across Cyber, Privacy, Data, Governance, Supplier, Model Governance and Business Continuity. In addition, utilizing the enterprise established risk management framework to identify, measure, monitor, and mitigate risk for HR utilizing newly developed risk assessments and dashboards.

The HR Operational Risk Lead Consultant, in partnership with applicable corporate governance teams and the oversight of the HR Operational Risk Expert, is responsible for identifying risks that may adversely impact the current or future state of HR's business operations. The individual will focus on privacy risk and legislations that require enterprise coordinated efforts and will support other horizontals as needed. The landscape of privacy legislations has increased the numerous activities that must be completed to mitigate risk and lead privacy compliance efforts across HR. The role is responsible for ensuring HR is adhering to the risk controls and creating transparency in current and emerging risks. The HR Ops Risk Lead consultant will be required to understand enterprise level risk and control standards, methods and tools, and applying those standards, methods and tools in HR.

Key Responsibilities

The role is an individual contributor role. The scope of responsibilities is defined below and generally include:

  • Manage operational risk projects primarily in the privacy space and other horizontals as needed.
  • Support change management plans and roadmaps to deploy risk and control methods based on enterprise standards.
  • Partner with privacy to ensure deliverables and enterprise risk standards are met.
  • Manage annual privacy processes, such as privacy incidents and privacy impact assessments.
  • Engage with business leaders to ensure risk transparency, accountability, and proactive risk mitigation where appropriate.
  • Establish and maintain reporting to keep Operational Risk Expert and HR Leadership informed of project status and deliverables.
  • Engage HR Leadership when risk-based decisions are required to comply.
  • Identify operational risk education and awareness opportunities across HR. Develop and customize presentations or content specifically for HR.


Job Qualifications

  • 5 years of related experience in risk management, privacy, or human resources transferrable expertise.
  • 3 years of project management experience, including complex project management experience.
  • Ability to work with highly complex legislations and detailed information independently.
  • Excellent organization skills, analytical skills and time management skills.
  • Advanced problem-solving skills and ability to recommend actions.
  • The individual must have the proven ability to influence leaders within and outside of HR.
  • Navigating complex legislations and formulate questions to understand how the laws apply to HR.
  • Strong computer skills (EXCEL, PowerPoint, Access and Word.)
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills, can communicate complex information in a way that others can understand.
  • Undergraduate degree in a related field is preferred - Human Resources, Risk Management, Businesss.


The candidate(s) offered this position will be required to submit to a background investigation, which includes a drug screen.

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