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Senior Information Security Third Party Risk Lead

Jersey City, NJ 07310

Posted: 01/18/2024 Employment Type: Contract Job Category: Technology Job Number: 597087 Is job remote?: No Country: United States

Job Description

Job Details: 
Preference is to have candidate work a hybrid schedule but willing to review remote candidates.
  • In this role, the Analyst will manage, monitor, and coordinate third party risk activities by working directly with business lines and third-party contacts to ensure the appropriate protection of  data. In this role, the successful candidate will interact with all levels of the organization and function as an integral team member in advancing the overall third-party program and will be accountable for performing third party due diligence to meet information security, data protection, and compliance requirements.  The role requires a strong background and understanding of all cybersecurity domains. The candidate must use a business risk-based approach to the decision-making process.
  • Conduct information security assessments of third parties. This includes:
• Oversee the third-party vendor risk assessment process for new vendor onboarding and periodic risk assessments, distribution of due diligence questionnaires to the third-party vendors and partners, review submitted questionnaires for completeness, ensure stakeholders finalize reviews and determine overall residual risk rating.
• The reporting of security assessments, namely, reporting results, developing findings and recommended remediation plans
• Coordinates the identification and ranking of third-party risks
• Influences third parties and business partners to ensure compliance with risk management policies, to include driving the completion of required assessments within determined SLAs
• Organize and lead meetings related to third party assessments: prepare meeting agendas, send out meeting minutes and coordinate follow up activities as appropriate
• Analyze various scorecards/performance management tools to identify areas of risk.
• Communicate and collaborate with internal and external teams, stakeholders, and vendors. Assist in the continuous improvement and maturity of the organization's third risk management framework, program, processes, and tools.
• Monitor, track, report, and escalate third-party risks to Management
• Meet SLA expectations for assessments/re-assessments
• Communicates risk assessment findings to all levels of the organization
• Assist with maintenance of the GRC tool used by the team.
  • • Operate with a limited level of direct supervision and exercise independence of judgement and autonomy.
  • Minimum Education & Experience Requirements: 
• BS/BA in Computer Science, IT, Information Systems, or 10+ years’ experience in IT Security or IT infrastructure disciplines 
• 3-5 years of work experience in Third Party Risk Management, Vendor Management, Risk Management
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