Principal Risk Associate - Operational Risk Management - Convergence Team

McLean 1 (19050), United States of America, McLean, Virginia

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Principal Risk Associate - Operational Risk Management - Convergence Team


Manage various components of the Operational Risk Convergence, Science and Insights measurement and management process. Some components include, but not limited to:

  • Integrating different parts of risk management into one streamlined view of risk management
  • Leading the creation of a risk simulation program
  • Assisting with the risk scoring system and various projects
  • Leveraging data and experience correlations to create actionable analytics
  • Lead Line of Business (LoB) discussions of strengthening their business based on risk data and findings.

This role will be a part of the Risk Convergence team that will unify risk and control programs, lead the digital convergence design, and provide increased risk guidance and insights..

  • Team Lead for Risk Insights
  • Drive analysis of various data and experience-based correlations between operational risk data, including litigation data and complaints.
  • Lead line of business discussions pertaining to risk insight findings and enhancing the control environment that will strengthen the 1st lines operational effectiveness
  • Lead monitoring of results of 1st line business and report on risk impacts.
  • Partner in Risk Convergence of the Operational Risk Management function. This will include strengthening overall understanding and grounding of Operational risk practices that help our risk programs work together better.
  • Lead (non-technical) platform of loss data, RCSA, SA, ELD, etc. to better work together. This could include creating loss data thresholds of when triggered, may prompt a RCSA revision or action, which would could lead to a new SA workshop being executed.
  • Assist in creation of a Risk Lab, where simulations of changes in risk elements of various business units can be explored.

Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's Degree or Military Experience
  • At least 3 years of Risk or Legal Experience
  • At least 3 years of Experience in Project Management
  • At least 1 year of Experience in Data Analysis

Preferred Qualifications:
  • At least 5 years of Risk or Legal Experience
  • At least 5 years of Project Management Experience
  • At least 2 years of Operational Risk Management Experience
  • Business Process Management Certified

At this time, Capital One will not sponsor a new applicant for employment authorization for this position.

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