Head of Enterprise Risk Management – Aegon – Cedar Rapids, IA

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401(k) matching
Adoption assistance
Disability insurance
Employee assistance program
Employee discount

What You Will Do:

  • Create and implement the strategy of Enterprise Risk Management, while contributing to the design and implementation of the global ERM framework and policies.
  • Ensure implementation of the Aegon enterprise risk framework, adherence to risk appetite, and enhancement of risk culture and conduct.
  • Ensure an enterprise-wide approach to business risk management, and that risk activities are adequately integrated with the identification, evaluation, and pursuit of growth opportunities.
  • Identify external and emerging risks and quantify potential impact, work closely with management to control or monitor identified risks; facilitate strategic risk assessment.
  • Communicate risk management information to business lines, management, and external stakeholders; prepare, present, and provide training on risk related topics as needed.
  • Lead the risk governance oversight and ensure participants are prepared to contribute, ensure applicable risk management issues are escalated to executive management, assess risk governance effectiveness.
  • Oversee implementation of the Aegon crisis management governance framework, including critical elements around links between local and global response, crisis communications, business continuity management programs, and information security response framework.
  • Maintain strong relationships with the Executive Board, Management Board, business partners and other control functions.

What You Need:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a business field
  • Twelve years of experience in risk management or related field
  • Eight years of experience in the financial services industry
  • Strategic risk focused leader able to understand business and product strategy to assess the risks to and effectiveness of business plans to deliver strong risk governance and control; willing to challenge the status quo and provide alternative perspectives
  • Outstanding communication skills to interact with executives, managers, peers, and staff; ability to understand the audience and craft effective communications
  • Analytical thinker to understand complex problems, frame appropriate questions, and determine when analysis is sufficient to support decision making
  • Ability to resolve conflicts constructively and in the best interest of the Company
  • High influencing and relationship management skills
  • High integrity to uphold risk management principles and mandates
  • Able to challenge conventional practices and pursue continuous improvement

Working Environment:

Employees will be assigned to one of the following work location designations:

  • In office employees will perform all of their work at a Company office location.
  • Hybrid employees will need to work at a Company office location at times and a remote work location (typically their home) at times.
  • Commuting Remote employees will need to report to a Company office location at times, but will perform their work primarily remotely.
  • Non-commuting Remote employees will not be assigned to report to a Company office location (although they may need to travel to a Company office upon request) and will perform their work remotely.

What You Receive:

A Comprehensive Wealth + Health package. It’s our passion to empower people, and especially our employees, to add years to their lives and more life to their years. That means a healthy account balance and a healthy body to match. As you’ll come to discover, Wealth + Health is a central part of everything we do!

Wealth Benefits; Competitive Pay, Bonus, and Benefits Package; Pension Plan, 401k Match, Employee Stock Purchase Plan, Tuition Reimbursement, Disability Insurance, Employee Discounts, Career Training & Development Opportunities, Certification Sponsorship

Health and Work/Life Balance Benefits; Be Well Company sponsored holistic wellness program which includes Wellness Coaching and reward dollars, Parental Leave, Adoption Assistance, Employee Assistance Program, College Coach Program, Back-up Care Program, Paid Time Off to Volunteer, Employee Matching Gifts Program, Employee Resource Groups, Inclusion and Diversity Programs, Employee Recognition Program

Our commitment to inclusion & diversity means that we value differences. We encourage the unique perspectives of individuals and are dedicated to creating a respectful and inclusive work environment.

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