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Third Party Risk Manager (Remote, USA Option)

Company: Seacoast National Bank
Location: Fort Myers
Posted on: November 22, 2022

Job Description:


Since opening our doors in 1926, Seacoast Bank has embraced a visionary approach to the future while remaining true to our local roots and family values. Based in Stuart, we are one of the largest publicly traded banks headquartered in Florida.

We believe that our greatest assets will always be our people - local bankers who are knowledgeable about the communities we serve and dedicated to providing an exceptional customer experience.

We offer exciting and challenging opportunities in an environment that supports diversity, enabling associates across the organization a greater sense of empowerment to create change for the better. This is evident in our American Banker "2020 Best Banks to Work For" and "Best Places to Work for LGBT Equality" by the Human Rights Campaign designations.


Seacoast Bank relies on a network of Third Parties to provide products and services to enable operations. As a result, our exposure to various risks are heightened. Inadequate onboarding and on-going management of Third Parties could result in security breaches, operational inefficiencies, legal action, financial loss and severe damage to our reputation. To address this challenge, Seacoast Bank has implemented a Third Party Risk Management Program (TPRM) to identify and evaluate risks and provide proper oversight of our business relationships.

Reporting to the SVP - Director Third Party Risk Management, this position works closely with Third Parties, Business Owners, Executive Sponsors, as well as independent risk and other control functions in carrying out job responsibilities.

The Third Party Risk Manager is responsible for execution and or overseeing the company's TPRM lifecycle requirements for engagements across multiple lines of business. The portfolio of engagements represents a significant base of critical and high-risk commercial relationships requiring comprehensive and rigorous oversight and compliance with the Third Party Risk Management Policy and regulatory requirements. The Third Party Risk Manager evaluates and monitors all aspect of the services; independently assess increasing and emerging risks in the Third Party space. In this role, the leader also assists with the development of enhancements to new or existing Third Party policies and procedures and takes on any other responsibilities assigned by the Director that will relate to key initiatives and or other company businesses and functions. To be successful in this role, the Third Party Risk Manager must be an effective change agent and collaborator, possess the skills and willingness to perform duties that are a combination of tactical, transactional and strategic in nature. The role will offer a high level of visibility to key management stakeholders.


Governance & Oversight

* Keep abreast of the latest Third Party best practices and regulatory requirements as it relates to the specific lines of business.
* Partner with assigned business units to establish an appropriate engagement process to enable meaningful oversight and portfolio management.
* Ensure business adherence to related risk policies, standards, and procedures.
* Execute responsibilities articulated in the relevant policies pertaining to Third Party Risk Management.
* Conduct and document deep dives into significant current or emerging risks areas.
* Ensure Business, Risk, and TPRM Owners compliance of activities across the risk life cycle to include Contract Reviews and Ongoing Monitoring.
* Drive preparation of and or review regulatory exam deliverables, possess demonstrated capability to effectively interact with stakeholders.

Risk Identification, Analysis & Assessment

* Leverage core tools to provide effective oversight and challenge risk ratings and risk tolerance.
* Lead tollgate and risk assessment cross-functional reviews to proactively identify inherent and residual risks related to new and existing contractual relationships.
* Analyze, assess and report out risk trends and systemic issues across contractual relationships.
* Identify changes in business or relevant regulations that may lead to an increase in risks pertaining to Third Party relationships.
* Identify and solve root cause TPRM lifecycle issues; provide training and coaching to stakeholders.

Risk Mitigation

* In tandem with relevant stakeholders, develop risk mitigation strategies and action plans as appropriate across commercial relationships.
* Oversee and or develop Ongoing Monitoring (OGM) plans in alignment with TPRM policy for newly on boarded Third Parties and ensures Business Owners are executing OGM plans for existing engagements.
* Monitor expiration dates and prepares contract extensions as needed; assists with external counsel coordination for commercial relationships.
* Execute Issue Management end-to-end activities (issue identification, prioritization, assignment, remediation, closure) for matters pertaining to Third Parties, as well as the Third Party Program.


* Bachelor's Degree in Business, Finance, or another relevant field.
* Portfolio manager experience with enterprise Third Party /audit knowledge of banking businesses and or support functions required.
* Project management and/or process improvement experience preferred.
* Demonstrate risk assessment knowledge and understanding in Information Security, Technology, and Operations contracts, products, services, and industry, preferred.
* Mid Bank (asset size $13-$20 billion) risk management experience strongly preferred.
* Operations and Technology audit or enterprise risk management experience desirable.
* Knowledge of banking regulations required.
* 10+ years in the financial services industry with a specific focus on Third Party Risk Management oversight.
* Demonstrate excellent communication (written and verbal) and interpersonal skills.
* PC Proficiency in Desktop, Laptop, Tablet, and Smartphone devices as well as Microsoft Office Suite.


* Effective communicator.
* Independent thought leader.
* Ability to effectively assess risks and lead credible challenge to influence improvements, controls, and standards.
* Ability to partner and work collaboratively across different risk teams, functions and Lines of Defense.
* Drive Regulatory Exam Readiness.
* Effective change agent.
* Lead or support key TPRM projects initiatives and other duties as assigned.

The statements above are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this position. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties, and skills. Because these statements are general, the job description is used for a variety of purposes including job evaluations; performance appraisals; recruitment; etc.

All Associates are required to adhere to the highest legal and ethical standards applicable to our industry while observing both the spirit and letter of all government regulations, laws, and bank policies and procedures.

Keywords: Seacoast National Bank, Fort Myers , Third Party Risk Manager (Remote, USA Option), Executive , Fort Myers, Florida

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