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Bank of the West IT & Cyber Risk Program Manager in Omaha, Nebraska

IT & Cyber Risk Program Manager


At Bank of the West, our people are having a positive impact on the world. We’re investing where we feel we can make the most impact, like advancing diversity and women entrepreneurship programs, financing for more small businesses, and promoting programs for sustainable energy. From our locations across the U.S., Bank of the West is taking action to help protect the planet, improve people’s lives, and strengthen communities. We are part of BNP Paribas, a global leader supporting the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Yes, we’re a bank, but as the bank for a changing world, we are continually seeking to improve the ways we help our customers, while contributing to more sustainable and equitable growth.

Reporting to the IT & Cyber Risk Leader, the Program Manager will drive development of new capabilities supporting alignment to the BNPP IT & Cyber Risk Management Framework, raise IT & Cyber Risk awareness among IT and Bank staff members and improve management awareness of IT and Cyber Risk through enhanced risk assessment, measurement and reporting. Responsible and accountable for creating a risk-aware culture by openly exchanging ideas and opinions, elevating concerns, and personally modeling risk-based practices and decisions. Accountable for always doing the right thing for customers and colleagues, and ensuring that actions and behaviors drive positive change to continually strengthen IT & Cyber risk management. While operating within the Bank's risk appetite, achieves results by establishing and managing risk management capabilities in alignment with bank and BNPP requirements.

  • Contribute to the ongoing success of the enterprise-wide IT & Cyber Risk Management Program and associated activities.

  • Provide tactical and strategic direction to both IT and line-of-business managers regarding the challenges of managing IT-related risks.

  • Define key components of the risk framework and drive the implementation of initiatives as part of an Agile squad and leverage Agile practices.

  • Work with other risk partners to develop and implement controls that mitigate risks.

  • Monitor emerging IT risks, assess the potential impact to the organization, recommend a response and monitor the status of the action plan.

  • Conduct IT Risk Maturity Assessments and perform analysis on framework components.

  • Analyze, develop and improve risk processes.Lead projects involving cross functional teams.

  • Ensure the line of business complies with the Bank’s IT Risk Framework.

  • Act as a SME on Level 1 Controls & Governance issues and general best practices of risk management.

  • Develop and prioritize a program of risk reviews appropriate to the profile of IT organizational activities & Cyber risk.

  • Counsel IT leaders on risk management program components.

  • Develop executive level reporting on enterprise-wide IT risk.




Required Skills and Competencies:

  • Bachelor’s degree

  • 10 years of experience in technology, IT Risk and/or Cyber Security

  • Strong Program Management skills with experience working in an enterprise environment

  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills with an ability to build working relationships and a proven track record of interacting effectively with end-users, Information Security and Technology professionals

  • Able to work collaboratively in a cross-functional team, adopt Agile ways of working and drive for results

  • Must possess strong analytical capabilities and have a desire to learn new things

  • Demonstrated experience overseeing IT and Cyber-related risk assessments in a complex technical environment

  • Professional certifications such as CISSP, CISA, CISM or CRP is a plus

Equal Employment Opportunity Policy

Bank of the West is an Equal Opportunity employer and proud to provide equal employment opportunity to all job seekers without regard to any status protected by applicable law. Bank of the West is also an Affirmative Action employer - Minority / Female / Disabled / Veteran.

Bank of the West will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance subject to the requirements of all state and federal laws and regulations.

Job: Risk Management

Location: United States-Arizona-Tempe

Other Locations: United States-Nebraska-Omaha

Requisition ID: 050948