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Sr. Associate, IT Governance Manager

Sr. Associate, IT Governance Manager-1807530


The Sr. Associate, IT Governance Manager is responsible for overseeing policies, processes, reporting, people and systems, and partnering with business leaders to identify and mitigate financial, operational, legal, regulatory and reputational risks. As the subject matter expert, the Sr. Associate, IT Governance Manager takes a key role in developing policy assessments, and recommends and implements remedial actions. S/he works with selected teams to develop working plans, including project plans with detailed steps with operational, compliance, legal, and other business unit representation. This position manages and drives solutions for stronger controls on behalf of the business, and in support of risk and/or regulatory compliance-related initiatives, which may include: governance of policies, procedures, and processes, accurate reporting, risk self-assessments, control design,  and oversight of key management routines.- The Sr. Associate, IT Governance Manager advises senior management on the status of their control environment related to risk identification and control weaknesses.

  • Works closely with executive leadership to develop reporting and ensure consistent and adequate messaging for key management routines

  • Manages the design, assessment, and/or administration of Technology documentation to ensure alignment with enterprise and regulatory requirements

  • Interprets regulations affecting control standards and suggests methods of updating policies and practices to address any risk concerns

  • Identifies critical areas to monitor and escalates issues and findings to appropriate stakeholders

  • Anticipates business needs and proactively identifies opportunities to improve and strengthen the control environment through actionableinsights

  • Facilitates, manages and oversees complex projects involving cross-functional areas in the first line of defense

  • Responsible for first line of defense data analysis, report preparation and trend analysis, utilizing business intelligence tools

  • Leads teams through concept, planning, execution, and implementation phases for effective and timely risk remediation

  • Partners with stakeholders to drive improvement efforts to correct or prevent unfavorable trends and assess the impacts

  • Serves as a primary resource to less experienced team members and/or cross functional team members and advises on risk mitigation opportunities

  • Assists in the development and monitoring of the IT strategy and target operating model


  • Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration, Finance, or equivalent field, or equivalent work experience

  • 9-12 years; experience in financial services, including familiarity with laws, regulations and rules of relevant regulators, and/or experience in IT preferred

  • Ability to handle diverse workload and tight schedules

  • Ability to lead and drive change

  • Ability to work across business groups and in a team environment

  • Control mindset and demonstrable evidence of stakeholder management

  • Effective multi-tasking and prioritization skills

  • Excellent verbal and written communication/presentation skills

  • High proficiency in PowerPoint, Word and Excel

  • High sense of urgency with ability to drive results

  • Knowledge and working understanding of additional auditing standards, theories, concepts, and terms (including Sarbanes-Oxley, COBIT and the COSO Integrated Control Framework)

  • Knowledge of the methods utilizedto identify, test and mitigaterisk within financial, operational, business, and strategic processes as gained through proven career progression

  • Project management skills

  • Proven ability to apply strategic thinking to multiple, complex organizational and business issues, and has ability to translate into practical plans for project execution

  • Self-starter, able to establish relationships and transcend multiple cross-functional/divisional boundaries, largely unaided

  • Strong collaboration and relationship management skills

  • Strong risk assessment, negotiation and problem resolution skills

  • Understands and communicates impact on line of business of all relevant enterprise/regulatory led initiatives

Minimal physical effort such as sitting, standing, and walking

At Santander, we value and respect differences in our workforce and strive to increase the diversity of our teams. We actively encourage everyone to apply.


:Business Control

Primary Location

:Massachusetts-Dorchester-2 Morrissey Boulevard - 06367 - Columbia Park


:Technology (5900)



Job Posting

:Mar 25, 2019, 7:32:22 PM


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