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Senior Third Party Risk Consultant

Montreal, Quebec
Specialized in 3rd party risk  

Deliverables: These consultants will be assisting our financial client in identifying, reporting, and escalating potential areas of risk including operational risks, business continuity, third party risks etc.

Our Financial Risk Management team is looking for a Senior Consultant specializing in Third-
Party Risk Management to join our Montreal Financial Risk Management team for a 6-month
contract with possibility for extension. The candidate will be responsible for identifying and
assessing risks relating to the operational and business management processes. This includes
policy, governance, risk management, reporting and the Third-Party Risk Management Tool.
What you will do
You will work closely with the risk management team on major projects and contribute to
business development. The incumbent will:
 Be responsible for supporting the Third Part Risk Management practice and mandates in
identifying and evaluating potential/recognized risks related to operational, business
administration, and third-party endeavors, engaging business areas to raise awareness
and recommend measures to prevent loss and mitigate exposure and developing
analytics and reporting for clients.
 Assist clients in identifying and reporting/ escalating potential areas of risk
 Build Third-Party Risk Management (TPRM) program
 Build day to day management of risk activities for the TPRM Office
 Maintain segmentation, risk assessment tools and due diligence requirements and
 Implement TPRM Tools (ie. ARCHER, Riskmetric, service now)
 Assure appropriate documentation is recorded in the TPRM Tool (e.g., risk filtering and
assessment results, due diligence materials)
 Build or enhance dashboards used for ongoing monitoring of vendors; analyze,
brainstorm approach of adding new vendors to dashboard/portfolio
 Build process for monitoring information quality, management, and access for TPRM
 enhance due diligence/ screenings of suppliers against sanctions lists.
 Monitor TP performance metrics, periodic reviews and follow up on business
 Perform ad-hoc research and benchmarking
 Participate in several different types of mandates involving non-financial risks
(operational risks, business continuity, third party risks etc.).
 Analyze and minimize risks associated with outsourcing to third-party vendors or service
What you bring to this role
 2-5 years of relevant work experience in Third-Party Risk Management
 Bachelor's degree or higher in Finance, Management, or a field related to risk
 Professional certifications related to risk management an asset.
 Good knowledge of regulatory requirements and best practices in operational risk (Basel
Accords, AMF, etc.).
 In-depth knowledge of the implementation of the operational risk management
framework (governance, risk identification and assessment, controls, indicators, etc.).
 Knowledge or experience in the implementation of the three lines of defense model.
 Customer oriented to understand the issues and propose value-added solutions.
 Initiative, autonomous, self-starter personality

 Strong analytical skills, rigor and ability to synthesize.
 Excellent presentation and communication (Verbal/Written) skills in French.
 Ability to build and maintain relationships with different stakeholders
 Knowledge of MS Office software.
 Computer skills, dashboards, data analysis and programming an asset
 Attention to detail, ability to manage multiple undertakings at the same time and focus on
 Experience working successfully in a multicultural environment
 Experience working in a Financial Institution is an asset
  • The role will be remote and the manager is open to reviewing candidates Canada-wide as long as they are comfortable working EST as the teams sits out of Montreal
  • This is an initial 6 month contract with strong potential to extend or convert to perm. Please include whether the contractor is interested in converting on your submissions
  • Full-time hours, 37.5 hours per week
  • Start date is November 7th pending backcheck clearance. Please let us know candidates availability to start and interview in submission
  • Interview process will likely be 1 round with hiring managers with possibility for 2nd round with client

Must Have:
  • 3+ years hands on Risk Management experience including TPRM and operational risk mitigations
  • Experience with risk assessment tools, due diligence requirements, and segmentation processes
  • Must be fluent in French
Nice to have:
  • Experience working in Financial institutions (BNC, Big 5 Banks, Desjardins)
  • Professional certifications related to risk management - FRM, ORM Certification (Operational Risk management of PRMIA), ISO 31000 Risk Management, etc.

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