Risk Events Business Lead

77 West Wacker Dr (35012), United States of America, Chicago, Illinois

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Risk Events Business Lead

The US Card Partnerships team provides oversight of and support for private label credit card programs. The Risk Events Business Lead will oversee the discovery and remediation of breakdowns in operational systems and processes for a retail partner.

The Role

Provides oversight of Risk Events and Issues for the US Card Partnerships business, including collecting data, measuring performance against requirements, and providing guidance to the partner. Manages the process infrastructure and provides centralized oversight of Event and Issue remediation. Identifies and implements process improvements. Acts as a subject matter expert to effectively partner with client to achieve desired outcome or improvement by clarifying needs and providing appropriate solutions.


  • Develops a relationship with external partner and guides them through Risk Event and/or Issue remediation
  • Manages the backlog of risk events and issues and oversees day-to-day work of team
  • Facilitates cross functional meetings, internally and externally, to develop collaborative remediation plans
  • Drives investigation of root cause and problem solving for remediation projects
  • Works with the business and partner to analyze and interpret Risk Event and/or Issue results to help partner understand implications and determine appropriate corrective actions
  • Makes recommendations and provides guidance to the partner
  • Understands and utilizes all Risk Management tools and systems available
  • Coordinates with partner to ensure timelines are met and remediation projects move forward
  • Researching and problem-solving as needed to support the business and the partner
  • Training and development of others as necessary

An Ideal Candidate Possesses:

  • Demonstrated outstanding communication, relationship building and collaboration across cross-functional teams, and with external partners
  • Strong problem identification, resolution and analytical abilities
  • Experience in management of multiple projects concurrently in an autonomous environment
  • Subject matter expert in designated Risk Methodologies and corporate risk practices

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree or Military Experience
  • At least 5 years of experience with operations management, project management, or risk event management

Preferred Qualifications:

  • At least 3 years of Risk Event Issue management experience
  • At least 1 year of experience with PRIME system of record
  • At least 3 years of experience in Customer Payments & Transactions, Loyalty, or financial services
  • Project Management Certification
  • Six Sigma Certification or BPM Certification

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

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