Senior Global TPRM Program Manager

    • Vanguard
  • Charlotte, NC
  • Posted 48 days ago | Updated 6 hours ago


On Site
Full Time


Risk management framework
Thought leadership
Change management
Knowledge sharing
Strategic management
Operational risk
Risk management
Strategic thinking
Relationship management
Value engineering

Job Details

Global Risk and Security (GR&S) at Vanguard enables business strategy, protects client and Vanguard interests (e.g., assets and data), and stewards a strong risk culture. Our teams leverage enterprise-wide insights, deep expertise, and trusted advice so that across Vanguard leaders and crew drive faster, stronger, risk-informed decisions.

In this role, you will:
  • Manage the overall strategic development, maintenance, and distribution of Third-Party Risk Management Program across the enterprise. Design, develop and oversee the identification and implementation of key criteria for regular monitoring and reporting on third party risk trends. Ensure that third party risk tools accurately monitor, identify and report in line with global risk policies.
  • Oversee efforts to influence enhance and mature of Third-Party Risk Management Program and resolutions, in line with the enterprise risk management framework. Demonstrate thought leadership and subject matter expertise by understanding divisional key concerns and providing direction through the risk framework, governance committees and team support.
  • Oversee the Program's change management efforts and management of stakeholders. Own overall ongoing knowledge sharing and training across the enterprise and other teams on methodology, tools and techniques that promote the practice and advancement of quality risk management methods.
  • Oversee analysis of assessment data and advises on enterprise-level projects. Provide highest level risk expertise to stakeholders. Develop an understanding of other emerging third-party risks to proactively identify future third party risk scenarios.
  • Oversee the strategic direction of projects related to the third-party risk and operational risk framework. Strategically direct multiple cross-divisional projects simultaneously from inception through execution and implementation of recommendations. Ensure project timelines are met.
  • Develop and maintain expert level knowledge and awareness of the investment industry, risk management practices, and regulatory and/or policy changes.
  • Develop strong working relationships across Third-Party Risk Management ecosystem to ensure focused and efficient support. Influence internal partners on risk issues related to third party vendors and external parties, promoting the practice and advancement of the risk framework.
  • Oversee enhancement initiatives to improve third party risk oversight and assurance activities.
  • Participate in special projects and performs other duties as assigned.
What it takes:
  • Minimum of eight years related work experience.
  • Undergraduate degree or equivalent combination of training and experience. Graduate degree preferred
  • Expertise in executive presentation creation required.
  • Strong conceptual/strategic thinking skillset required.
  • Strong relationship management skills required.
Special Factors


Vanguard is offering visa sponsorship for this position.

About Vanguard

We are Vanguard. Together, we're changing the way the world invests.

For us, investing doesn't just end in value. It starts with values. Because when you invest with courage, when you invest with clarity, and when you invest with care, you can get so much more in return. We invest with purpose - and that's how we've become a global market leader. Here, we grow by doing the right thing for the people we serve. And so can you.

We want to make success accessible to everyone. This is our opportunity. Let's make it count.

Inclusion Statement

Vanguard's continued commitment to diversity and inclusion is firmly rooted in our culture. Every decision we make to best serve our clients, crew (internally employees are referred to as crew), and communities is guided by one simple statement: "Do the right thing."

We believe that a critical aspect of doing the right thing requires building diverse, inclusive, and highly effective teams of individuals who are as unique as the clients they serve. We empower our crew to contribute their distinct strengths to achieving Vanguard's core purpose through our values.

When all crew members feel valued and included, our ability to collaborate and innovate is amplified, and we are united in delivering on Vanguard's core purpose.

Our core purpose: To take a stand for all investors, to treat them fairly, and to give them the best chance for investment success.

How We Work

Vanguard has implemented a hybrid working model for the majority of our crew members, designed to capture the benefits of enhanced flexibility while enabling in-person learning, collaboration, and connection. We believe our mission-driven and highly collaborative culture is a critical enabler to support long-term client outcomes and enrich the employee experience.
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