McGraw Hill Financial Associate Director -Global Risk Management Operations - S&P Global in London, United Kingdom

Position Description

Associate Director – Risk Management – S&P Global

The Role:

As Associated Director (Project Manager) in the Global Risk Management organization you will be responsible for the execution, control and monitoring of projects includes leading day to day projects that involve the Risk, Compliance and Legal Organization. You will closely coordinate activities of Business Stakeholders, Global Regulatory Affairs, Legal, Product Owners, Data Strategy & Ops, and Cross-functional IT teams to achieve project objectives. Actively manage multiple projects, assist in issue resolution and report status utilizing standard tools including project milestones, project plans and reports.

The Impact:

By successfully executing the projects you will ensure the organization is meeting its regulatory obligation at the same time exercising prudent risk management. The reporting will inform executive management of the ongoing compliance and provide visibility into the risks and their associated mitigation plan.

The Career Opportunity:

An opportunity to work as a member of the talented Global Risk Management team at S&P Ratings. This would allow you to leverage your existing expertise and learn new skills as you manage key projects for S&P Ratings. This position will provide exposure to all the groups within the organization affording a unique opportunity to learn and expand career horizons.

The Team / The Business:

The position is part of the Global Risk Management Operations team that provides project management expertise and operational support to various enterprise initiatives and internal products globally.

Our Hiring Manager says:I’m looking for a result oriented Project Manager who has ambitions to grow professionally. You’ll love this job because it will place you in a position that has good visibility in the organization, provide an exposure to almost all facets of the organization and is crucial for the ongoing success of the organization.


Creating project plans, project/program dashboards and status reports

Initiates project meetings, establishes steering groups and governance boards where appropriate for size of project

Develops and implements the project communication process

Obtains agreement from all stakeholders, with appropriate approvals/signoffs

Reports statuses of projects and alerts management of potential problems, proposing remedial actions whenever appropriate

Support the root cause analysis, monitoring and analysis of trends to identify issues and assign risk severity. Undertake control effectiveness analysis to ensure internal systems and processes are sufficiently robust to meet the needs of the business.

Ensures that the business meets its regulatory and compliance requirements

Creates implements and monitors compliance standards and practices to ensure the business is operating under a proper set of internal controls.


Bachelor’s Degree required (MBA preferred).

Project Management Professional (PMP) or PRINCE 2 Certification strongly preferred

Professional experience in project management, ideally within a financial institution or management consulting environment.

Must be proficient in Excel, PowerPoint and Microsoft Project with working knowledge of SharePoint.

Applies robust knowledge of risk assessment principles and theories developed through education or past experience to best complete assignments and improve processes.

Experience addressing regulatory and compliance requirements.

Working knowledge Risk Management including internal control

Experience with the development of policies and procedures.