Project Manager II (Non-IT - Third-Party Risk)

Location: Herndon, VA

The client is seeking a non-IT Project Manager II to plan, coordinate and execute supplier risk reviews in support Third-Party Risk Management Framework. 

JOB INFORMATION: Applies comprehensive knowledge of Supplier Risk Management techniques to perform activities related to Corporate Procurement’s Supplier Risk Program. The Risk Program is responsible for assessing the potential third-party risks to Organization for engaging with new or existing suppliers (for new services) as required by Organization's Third-Party Risk Management framework. 

KEY JOB FUNCTIONS: • Execute risk review activities on new or existing third-parties in accordance to the standards set forth in the Organization's Third-Party Risk Management framework. This includes conducting due diligence with internal stakeholders (business units and sourcing leads) to validate the scope of services for the specific engagement • Identify the comprehensive view of the types of relationships Organization has and what inherent risks exist in these relationships. • Ensure compliance with the program requirements, this includes reporting/escalating to management. • Incorporate multiple subject matter expert inputs to build an enterprise wide view of the supplier. • Build relationships with internal stakeholders to support the risk review process. • Review and assess risk during execution of supplier risk reviews. Ensure all project artifacts are uploaded to our central system of record and mark each task as completed within the system. • Special projects as necessary. 

EDUCATION: • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent required 

MINIMUM EXPERIENCE: • 3-5 years of related experience 

SPECIALIZED KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS: • Candidate must have strong project management skills. • Previous experience in supplier third-party risk reviews or supplier management is requried. • Ability to understand complex business process and risk issues. • Strong written and oral communication skills, attention to detail and interpersonal skills. • Ability to work independently and manage one’s time. • Good knowledge of Excel is required to manage and work with large volume of data. • Experience and comfort in dealing with senior executives, both internally and externally, regulators and auditors. • Ability to leverage and influence people outside his/her direct sphere of influence to accomplish tasks. • Proven experience in identifying areas of risk and developing/implementing operational controls in a complex work environment is preferred. • Demonstrate stakeholder management skills and ability to identify issues, risks, and facilitate remediation discussions. • Ability to support risk mitigation recommendations.