Vendor Risk Assessment Consultant

Contract W2, C2H W2, 6 months
Telecommuting not available Travel not required

Job Description

Our client is seeking a Vendor Risk Management Associate to join the Firm’s Third Party Risk Assessment team. This individual’s primary day to day responsibility will be in Risk Management through the execution of IT Risk assessments and the reduction of security risks through vendor management of user entitlements. In particular, this individual will assist in the development and execution of IT vendor Risk strategies and best practices for Risk assessing vendor and third party relationships with the organization. 

• Perform data inventory and analysis investigations to determine data classification requirements for each application and file share on the client's Platform
• Assist and influence the development and execution of the Vendor Risk Management strategy including criteria for scoring potential solution providers
• Perform Third Party Risk assessments as part of the vendor evaluation process, including SOC2 and SSAE16 reviews
• Support the maturation of the current Vendor Risk Management process by implementing oversight processes, including metrics, for both new vendors and existing vendors
• Interact with vendors, ensuring on-time delivery of milestones and major activities

• Bachelor’s degree with at least 6 years of relevant experience
• Project management certification(s) (e.g., PMP, PgMP, PMI-SP) preferred or equivalent experience required
• Knowledge of project management methodologies, tools and techniques
• Experience with many technologies, applications and processes with a particular focus on their capabilities and limitations
• Working knowledge of most IT functions and the resources available to deliver projects, programs or manage portfolios
• Excellent organizational skills and superior problem solving ability
• Good interpersonal skills and a team player attitude
• Ability to handle multiple tasks and prioritize appropriately

Posted By

George Stamatoukos

411 Business Center Dr, Suite 113 Mount Prospect, IL, 60056

Dice Id : 10239441
Position Id : 571561
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