Citi Third Party Risk Analyst I in Costa Rica

  • Primary Location: Costa Rica

  • Education: Bachelor's Degree

  • Job Function: Compliance and Control

  • Schedule: Full-time

  • Shift: Day Job

  • Employee Status: Regular

  • Travel Time: Yes, 10 % of the Time

  • Job ID: 17040917

Description

Job Purpose

The Third Party Risk Analyst I will be responsible for executing day-to-day activities in support of Citi’s Third Party Management Program, including the implementation of key, standardized processes related to compliance with Citi’s policies and standards; guiding internal stakeholders; monitoring the timely completion of pre-contract due diligence and post-contract ongoing monitoring activities; and ensuring data accuracy for the reporting of third-party related metrics.

Job Background/Context

Enterprise Supply Chain (ESC) reports in to the Enterprise Infrastructure group which in turn is part of the Citigroup Enterprise O&T division. ESC aims to deliver world-class end to end supply chain operations to Citigroup through Strategic Sourcing & Supplier Management, Supplier Risk Management and Supply Chain Operations including purchase processing and payables.

Enterprise Supply Chain Controls and Governance is expanding and enhancing its operating model. A key priority for the team is to help strengthen Citi’s Third Party Management framework and program. Integral to this new framework is establishing, supporting and managing the new Third Party Utility (TPU), responsible for delivering standardized Citi-wide third party management processes.

The TPU provides operational support, process guidance, and quality assurance and quality control oversight to businesses across Citi, leveraging a central utility infrastructure, standardized processes and operating procedures in order to execute robust risk management activities throughout the third-party management life cycle.

Key Responsibilities

Facilitate Citi businesses’ ongoing compliance with Third Party Management requirements outlined in Citi policies and standards

Perform pre-contract due diligence and post-contract ongoing monitoring activities based on specific third-party risk profile, country, and / or business requirements

Monitor reports to ensure third-party management policy required pre-contract due diligence and post-contract ongoing monitoring is carried out by responsible and / or accountable parties

Engage with Third Party Officers (TPOs) as well as Sector and Regional Risk teams as necessary

Execute common, standardized third-party risk management processes, managed centrally by the TPU, including gathering documentation and third-party artifacts, researching third-party information, and inputting data into relevant repositories, for example: Conduct Sanctions Screening, Conduct Background reviews on third-party service providers and principals, Obtain financial statements from privately held companies, Support reporting activities as required, Participate in continuous improvement activities

Qualifications

Knowledge/Experience

  • Preferred 2+ years of direct, relevant experience in third-party risk management or operational risk management

  • Ideal candidate would have experience in the financial services industry and a working knowledge of banking regulatory requirements

Skills

  • Strong organization skills, with proven ability to successfully manage multiple priorities

  • Detail oriented, with strong problem solving and analytical skills

  • Strong risk, process, and project management skills with proven ability to influence and drive results across a diverse team of stakeholders

  • Relationship management skills with ability to build partnerships across Citi businesses

  • Excellent communication skills and fluent in English & Portuguese (both written and verbal).

  • Proficient in MS Office applications

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree required

Competencies

  • Demonstrated ability to synthesize, prioritize and drive results with a strong sense of urgency

  • Ability to assess level of risk exposure based on identified risk characteristics

  • Proven ability to interact effectively with diverse cultures and background