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Director - Risk & Information Management

Gurgaon, India
Operations Risk Management

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Job Description

Function Description:
This position will be responsible for the data contribution policies and practices of American Express data to external third parties (e.g. Credit Bureaus), and repatriation principles, strategy, and compliant usage of third party data (i.e. Credit Bureau and Alternative Data), across the customer lifecycle for Japa and EMEA markets. The successful candidate will work closely with Business partners to drive transformation of our Third Party data strategy 
Purpose of the Role:
Managing Third Party Data strategy for JAPA and EMEA region

- Support new portfolio, product/feature launches; accelerate new data explorations and expansions with a global perspective
• Improve data-usage economics
• Drive scale globally with Business and Strategic partners for consumer and commercial
• Ensuring risks related to 3rd Parties, Partners & Legal Entities are managed in line with regulatory & AXP expectations
• Be execution-focused and have the ability to lead analytics, research, and capabilities development supporting regulated data (e.g. 
credit bureau information) and non-regulated data (e.g. aggregated or vertically compiled) to support Change Management, Operational 
Risk Events, and Strategic Decisions
• Evaluating existing and new data sources to identify opportunities for customized and optimized data solutions that address business needs
• Partnering with our compliance and legal organizations to ensure all new developments are acceptable within the legal and regulatory 
framework of Credit Bureau reporting and credit monitoring
• Partner with technology and operational teams to ensure policy, operations and data systems are aligned

Critical Factors to Success:
- Business Outcomes: Drive Bureau Coverage and data freshness
- Leadership Outcomes: Put enterprise thinking first - connect the role's agenda to enterprise priorities and balance the needs of customers, partners, colleagues 
- Lead with an external perspective - challenge status quo and explore additional data sources 
- Build the Best Team - nurture and enhance team's skills, data expertise and Consulting skills; 
- Demonstrate Learning Agility - make decisions quickly with highlest level of integrity


Past Experience:
- 7+ years of credit, operational risk, risk management and/or information management experience
- The candidate should possess strong project management discipline, critical and strategic thinking, and strong communication skills; be analytically
inclined and high will to dive into both numeric and financial details. 
- A people leader focused on performance and development
- An internal and external relationship builder
- Strong data handling and ability to apply statistical / quantitative techniques and methods to drive business results. SAS or SQL expertise, a must
- Superior process, project and relationship management skills
- Strong written and verbal communication skills, including the ability to communicate project scope in documentation and presentation format

Academic Background:
Post Graduate in Statistics/Mathematics/Economics/ Engineering/Management

Technical Skills/Capabilities:
- Knowledge of SQL/SAS/HIVE
- Working knowledge of Credit Card business, Risk and Financial Management platforms is desired

Knowledge of Platforms:
Knowledge of key capabilities like AR systems
Undersatnding of Bureau related capabilities would be plus

Behavioral Skills/Capabilities:
Enterprise Leadership Behaviors
• Set The Agenda: Define What Winning Looks Like, Put Enterprise Thinking First, Lead with an External Perspective
• Bring Others With You: Build the Best Team, Seek & Provide Coaching Feedback, Make Collaboration Essential
• Do It The Right Way: Communicate Frequently, Candidly & Clearly, Make Decisions Quickly & Effectively, Live the Blue Box Values, Great Le

ReqID: 19014212
Schedule (Full-Time/Part-Time): Full-time
Date Posted: Aug 12, 2019, 4:05:26 PM
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