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Dir-Risk & Info Management

New York, New York
Operations Risk Management

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Job Description

  • Execution of risk-related policies, procedures and strategic initiatives: Critically evaluate our risk-related policies and procedures and drive implementation of the next generation of improvements and strategic initiatives
  • Portfolio management: Assume ownership for an assigned portfolio and drive risk management decision making and portfolio growth. This role entails significant interface with internal stakeholders and clients
  • Driving profitable growth: Work with our partners in product, marketing, sales and account development on broad and client-specific opportunities to grow the business profitably with a balance of risk controls
  • Net loss provision management: Provide insights into credit loss provision results. Work with risk finance and risk leadership on setting, managing, and tracking against credit loss provision plans
  • Leadership: Lead and manage a diverse team of B35 and B30s. Assume responsibility for their development, training and long-term success

This role may be subject to additional background verification checks.


  • Strong understanding of institutional credit analysis. Background/ experience in commercial credit analysis preferred
  • Ability to influence senior leaders, drive change and manage expectations with business partners
  • Demonstrated experience in leading analytical projects and firm analytical foundation
  • Logical, consultative and adaptive to changing conditions
  • Able to work in a very dynamic environment
  • High EQ to deal with sales, account development organizations and clients in potentially stressful situations
  • Strategic thinking, ability to work independently and prioritize in real-time
  • Positive energy and excellent communication skills are a must
  • Familiarity with Bloomberg, Factset, Capital IQ etc. preferred
  • Fluency with SAS or SQL plus experience in data-driven decision making preferred
  • MBA or advanced degree strongly preferred

Depending on factors such as business unit requirements, the nature of the position, cost and applicable laws, American Express may provide visa sponsorship for certain positions.  

ReqID: 19011007
Schedule (Full-Time/Part-Time): Full-time
Date Posted: Jun 10, 2019, 9:49:18 AM
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