Compliance Risk Senior Leader

Company
World Vision
City
Federal Way
State
WA

 

Level: Senior (at least seven years of relevant experience in Risk, Compliance, Audit or other oversight function)

Must-Have Experience: Bachelor's degree required. Master’s degree and/or Juris Doctorate degree is preferred. Risk management credentials, such as Associate in Risk Management (ARM) are preferred or obtained within 1 year of hire. Experience must include at least seven years of relevant experience in Risk, Compliance, Audit or other oversight function.  Experience interacting with external regulators and third party audit providers, experience working with the public to resolve disputes, or knowledge and experience with OFAC regulations is preferred.   

Salary Range: Your salary is important to you so it’s important to us. If you need the approximate range to inform your decision on whether to apply or not contact Grace using one of the ways below. We have a robust and comprehensive benefits package to round out our total compensation package. Click here to learn more.

Benefits: Yes. Click here to learn more.  

Company Size: 900+ (World Vision USA) / 37,000 worldwide (World Vision International)  

The Job  You’re a senior level Compliance and Risk professional aspiring to use your gifts and talents to make a positive impact on the world by eradicating poverty and transforming the lives of children, families and communities. Join World Vision USA as the Compliance Risk Sr. Manager and assist in planning, developing, directing and coordinating the organization's program for Compliance Risk. The position oversees selected programs to ensure that risks are identified, analyzed, controlled and monitored. This role serves as a resource to legal/contracts, fundraising operations, leadership and staff in clarifying, as well as mitigating or resolving compliance risk management issues or potential risk management issues. You help carry out our Christian organization’s mission, vision, and strategies and personify the ministry of World Vision by witnessing to Christ and ministering to others through life, deed, word and sign.

What success looks like (1) You develop, execute and sustain a Compliance Risk program including but not limited to: Sanctions compliance, regulatory and voluntary fundraising standards, beneficiary safeguarding, donor privacy, and data breach. You use your good judgement and discernment to evaluate compliance risks to ensure effective strategies are employed for the highest risks. (2) You succinctly and accurately summarize and report regularly to senior leadership on key activities within the compliance program and escalate gaps and concerns to appropriate executive leaders. You regularly provide a compliance risk dashboard to the Audit & Finance Committee in support of their oversight role and support compliance risk mitigation management in collaboration with designated business units. (3) You use your effective communication skills to establish, maintain and leverage the important relationships with other functions, including HR, Marketing, Programs, World Vision International and other business units to direct activities and to promote an efficient and synchronized approach to compliance risk management.  (4) You create collaboration with legal, to both advise and consult on the design and implementation of key performance indicators, key risk indicators, and business changes to provide tactical regulatory/compliance and ensure consistent framework, standards and risk tolerances are followed as well as assessing applicability and risk level of new/updated laws, rules and regulations. (5) You proactively identify and communicate deficiencies or gaps with regulatory compliance and provide guidance in the development of alternative solutions or implementation of corrective action.  (6) You support your compliance and risk partners to identify potential control weaknesses and make recommendations to strengthen them. (7) You work to simplify requirements that business teams must satisfy and develop strategies to support the efficient implementation of those requirements. (8) You maintain awareness of corporate goals, objectives, organizational announcements, and activities and reference and follow organizational policies and procedures, seeking clarity as needed.

Where this job could take your career  World Vision USA is a part of the larger World Vision International partnership. Globally, we have over 40,000+ staff working in nearly 100 countries. Just over 1000 of us call World Vision USA home. You'll have opportunities to advance within our robust and talented group of fundraisers as you continue to stretch and grow your career for the future.

About World Vision USA When you work at World Vision, your passions and talents come together to meet the greatest needs in the world today. We go to ends of the earth and into the margins. Where few go and the road is less traveled. Because Jesus is alive in the hardest places to be a child. We are dangerously soft-hearted. But just the right kind of dangerous. That's because we're a global Christian humanitarian organization. We partner with children, families, and their communities to reach their full potential by tackling the causes of poverty and injustice. We empower people out of poverty. For real. For good. For nearly the last 70 years. Jesus' love at the center. Always. We're Christian and follow Jesus' example to show unconditional love to the poor and oppressed. Serving every child we can regardless of faith. Are you feeling called to explore joining us? We hope so.

You bring  A Bachelor's degree. A Master’s degree and/or Juris Doctorate degree is preferred. We also prefer someone with Risk management credentials, such as Associate in Risk Management (ARM) or you are willing to obtain this certification within 1 year of hire. Experience must include at least seven years of relevant experience in Risk, Compliance, Audit or other oversight function.  Experience interacting with external regulators and third party audit providers, experience working with the public to resolve disputes, or knowledge and experience with OFAC regulations is preferred.

Additional skills we’re interested in  We are looking for someone who not only has strong critical thinking skills and the ability to use processes and controls, but someone who can lead the thinking by discerning principles-based decisions when addressing risks or making decisions; all the while keeping everyone on track through your ability to collaborate, develop, build and maintain key relationships.  We need someone who can communicate persuasively and with high impact on all areas of Risk Assessment and can effectively assess controls and risks, demonstrate understanding of implications, and strive to mitigate risk and improve organizational performance.  We also need someone with strong analytical and research skills who can clearly understand objectives, gather and synthesize relevant data, determine key relationships and make relevant recommendations.

Let your work be your faith in action Every day, nearly 14,000 children under the age of 5 die from preventable causes. Our call to action is urgent. That’s why we’re looking for someone who is ready to place their expertise behind helping the world’s most vulnerable children. Every project, every shoot, every edit can help influence whether someone chooses to help today or not. If not you, then who? 

Salary Range & Benefits Your salary is important to you so it’s important to us. If you need the approximate range to inform your decision on whether to apply or not contact Grace using one of the ways below. We have a robust and comprehensive benefits package to round out our total compensation package. Click here to learn more.

To Apply See the Apply box in the lower left corner. Still not sure? I really want to hear from you, even if it’s just to ask some questions about the job in confidence. Contact Grace in Talent Acquisition at gslaght@worldvision.org. Connect with me on LinkedIn here.

What happens next? Glad you asked. We owe you that and strive to not leave you wondering. We review applications nearly every day assessing strength of fit for the role. Sometimes questions arise on our end so we message you to learn more. Short-listed candidates are contacted for an initial phone conversation with our recruiting staff. Moving deeper into our selection process you can expect to interview 1:1 with a hiring manager. Finalists normally participate in a panel interview where the opportunity to meet additional members of our staff lends itself to more of a 360-view of the role. Our most valuable resource is our talented staff. Our goal is to fill this vacancy with the right person in the shortest amount of time, so we have all hands-on deck to move this important work forward.