Risk Transformation Manager
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Job Description
Procurement Risk Transformation Manager
Who You'll Work With
You will be based in one of our North America office as part of McKinsey Optimize, the function that delivers distinctive, positive and productive experiences through various services ranging from travel, events, real estate, sourcing, technology and purchasing. McKinsey's global supplier risk program aims to hold its suppliers to the same high standards of values and social responsibility that McKinsey holds itself.
You will work closely with a cross-functional transformation team led by the director of contracts & supplier risk, to manage a global supplier risk program, policy and technology.You will partner closely with the senior manager, supplier risk strategy and also independently lead various workstreams to help shape and manage processes to deliver an efficient and effective end-to-end supplier risk program and user experience.
You will establish strong partnerships and collaborate regularly with global teams including finance, global social responsibility, compliance, data privacy/security, sourcing, legal and other firm functions to provide risk guidance, creatively problem-solve complex situations and build a best-in-class risk management program.
What You'll Do
You will serve as a lead liaison of the supplier risk program with regional leadership during the initial global rollout and future enhancements.
You will synthesize and prioritize feedback, identify opportunities and translate these into practical, realistic actions with measurable outcomes to promote continuous improvement of program/technology. You will work with and influence the supplier operations team to ensure effective risk management, timely risk escalations and training.You will be responsible for performing risk reviews to ensure that risk is being appropriately analyzed, raising issues and escalations to the related stakeholders with recommendations for resolution.To further build the firm's capabilities, you will play a leading role in developing the skills of the supplier operations team by providing mentorship and oversight of their work ensuring we continually improve our risk assessment capabilities and provide value.
You will analyze supplier data to the determine efficacy and adoption of the supplier risk management program. You will develop and maintain program reporting to ensure the necessary transparency and control including key performance/risk indicator (KPIs/KRIs) reporting and dashboard updates.
You will stay ahead of risk issues and drive special projects that address emerging risks, market developments and/or internal customer needs. You will manage a broad range of interesting projects on a global level (e.g. framework for preferred supplier program) and have influence beyond the day-to-day scope of your role.
  • University degree with excellent academic record; advanced degree preferred
  • 7 years of professional experience with demonstrable record of impact
  • 5 years in enterprise or third-party risk management in a professional services firm or a corporate, ideally global, firm
  • In-depth knowledge of applied due diligence to all procurement phases from requirements gathering to supplier relationship management and service exit preferably in indirect procurement
  • Strong professional computing skills including Microsoft Office products (i.e. Excel, PowerPoint, Visio)
  • Demonstrated ability to learn new concepts and ideas, and to apply those concepts across multiple content areas
  • Experience in deploying technology solutions, creating new processes and driving change across organizations to adhere/adopt those processes
  • Proven ability to work with cross-functional teams covering various organizational levels
  • Comfortable with ambiguity in a work-setting, knowing how to address and manage unpredictable outcomes
  • Ability to present to a global audience on a regular basis; ability to build and maintain highly effective and collaborative relationships
  • Superior communication and interpersonal skills
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Job Skill Group - CSSA
Job Skill Code - SCSP - Sourcing Specialist
Function - Operations;Risk & Resilience;Firm Administration
Industry -
Post to LinkedIn - Yes
Posted to LinkedIn Date - Wed Apr 28 00:00:00 GMT 2021
LinkedIn Posting City - New York
LinkedIn Posting State/Province - New York
LinkedIn Posting Country - United States
LinkedIn Job Title - Risk Transformation Manager
LinkedIn Function - Project Management;Strategy / Planning;Supply Chain
LinkedIn Industry - Management Consulting
LinkedIn Seniority Level - Mid-Senior level

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Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
7+ years
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