VP of Risk Management in Alpharetta, GA at LeasePlan

Date Posted: 8/2/2018

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The VP Risk Management plans and directs programs, policies, and practices to ensure that risk management activities are aligned with best practices and are compliant with group, local, and regulatory requirements.  Leads and manages the operations of several functions within the Risk and Compliance Department, ensuring that risks are properly analyzed and mitigated in line with established risk appetite and group policies.  Manages various team members to ensure that staff is fully trained and motivated.

The VP Risk Management ensures that risks that effect the enterprise are known, assessed, and mitigated to the extent possible, or as accepted by the Executive Leadership Team.  Responsibilities include oversight primarily over credit risk, information security risk as well as providing thought leadership for activities related to other risk areas, including financial risk, operational risk, risk governance and compliance.  This position will also have oversight of Information Security activities, to include setting the direction, and the monitoring of the mechanisms in place to protect the confidentiality, integrity and availability of LPUS information assets, as well as to take actions to mitigate risk, manage policy development and effectively execute security compliance-related activities.  This position will also have responsibility for working with the Information Security Manager in educating all LPUS employees on the importance of the security of information security assets, systems and environments.


  • Monitor, report, and ensure LPUS’s overall compliance with both local and group policies.
  • Make recommendations to Risk Committee and process credit proposals in a timely manner.
  • Manage team of risk professionals to ensure all risk and compliance issues are addressed in a timely manner, while provide coaching and mentoring.
  • Work closely with sales force and sales leadership to structure credit decisions to mitigate credit risk as required.
  • Ensure compliance to corporate credit policies.
  • Enhance processes as required to improve operational efficiency of the risk management function.
  • Effectively manage timekeeping and payroll tools, conduct timely performance appraisals and follow up, insure all employees meet training and development goals, including any other management duties for all direct reports.
  • Issue regular reporting of measures undertaken in order to resolve instances of non-compliance with both local and group policies.
  • Manage the Information Security Manager and with, and IT, set appropriate security strategies in support of Group Information Security Policies.
  • Consult and direct Information Security Manager in the formulation of an information security risk management plan aligned with strategic objectives and the enterprise architecture.
  • Provide management and oversight of the Credit Risk Management function for the organization.
  • Communicate with co-workers, team members, management, clients and others in a courteous and professional manner.
  • Conform with and abide by all regulations, policies, work procedures and instructions.
  • Demonstrate reliable and predictable attendance.
  • Other duties assigned to ensure overall departmental efficiency.



  • Commits to organizational goals and objectives
  • Demonstrates open, effective communication and teamwork
  • Customer Focused
  • Acts with integrity and professionalism
  • Works to maintain quality standards



  • Requires a bachelor's degree in area of specialty and at least 15 years of experience in the field or in a related area. Demonstrates expertise in a variety of the field's concepts, practices, and procedures. Relies on extensive experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of tasks. Leads and directs the work of others.



Education:  Requires a bachelor's degree in area of specialty and at least 15 years of experience in the field or in a related area.  Master’s degree is preferred.

Experience:  Must have industry experience and risk and compliance management background.  Demonstrates expertise in a variety of the field's concepts, practices, and procedures.

Skills:  Very strong communication and leadership skills, policy/report writing, analytical skills, risk management and compliance expertise, and related overall business acumen.


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