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MUFG Union Bank Risk & Controls Program Manager in San Francisco, California


We are looking for an experienced Risk & Controls Program Manager to organize and coordinate all controls remediation and risk management environment change projects within the Global Trust Services Risk Remediation Program. You will provide strategic guidance to teams and project management in ways that promote the company’s culture. You will also oversee the progress of the risk and controls operations. The ideal candidate will be an excellent leader and will have experience in leading staff of different disciplines and across multiple areas to produce results in a timely manner. They will also be able to develop efficient strategies and tactics.

Major Responsibilities:

  • Formulate, organize and monitor inter-connected risk projects

  • Decide on suitable strategies and objectives

  • Coordinate cross-project activities

  • Lead and evaluate risk consulting projects

  • Develop and control deadlines, budgets, and activities

  • Apply change, risk and resource management

  • Assume responsibility for the program’s people and vendors

  • Assess program performance and aim to maximize ROI

  • Resolve projects’ higher scope issues

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:

  • Proven experience as a Program Manager or other managerial position

  • Thorough understanding of project/program management techniques and methods

  • Excellent knowledge of performance evaluation, strategic assessments, and change management principles

  • Outstanding leadership and organizational skills

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Excellent problem-solving ability

  • Provide accurate, timely and objective risk reporting to executive management and management committees

  • Support business in the remediation of issues and the design of new controls

  • Work as part of a larger team to assist in target operating model development of enterprise risk & controls structure specifically focusing on linkages between central risk & controls function and individual BU risk & controls functions, as well as coordination model between individual risk & controls functions and second line of defense risk areas and SMEs

  • Assist the risk type owners in deployment of minimum requirements for reputation, strategic and compliance risk assessment activities to the first line of defense, and the development of business unit-level associated risk metrics to be monitored in support of our risk appetite


  • 10 years work experience in the banking and/or financial services industry

  • Direct work experience in a Corporate Trust Administration and/or Custody business

  • Risk management experience in the banking and/or financial services industry

  • Strong knowledge of inherent risks in processes and functions

  • Strong management skills, excellent communication skills, both oral and written, and an ability to interact with all levels of management

  • Experience managing complex programs, managing staff and leading teams

  • Ability to work collaboratively with peers and subordinates

  • Ability to analyze risk trends, identifying signs of changing risk levels

  • Undergraduate degree with business related major

  • MBA a plus

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities duties and skills required of personnel so classified.

We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer and committed to leveraging the diverse backgrounds, perspectives, and experience of our workforce to create opportunities for our colleagues and our business. We do not discriminate in employment decisions on the basis of any protected category.

A conviction is not an absolute bar to employment. Factors such as the age of the offense, evidence of rehabilitation, seriousness of violation, and job relatedness are considered in all employment decisions. Additionally, it's the bank's policy to only inquire into a candidate's criminal history after an offer has been made. Federal law prohibits banks from employing individuals who have been convicted of, or received a pretrial diversion for, certain offenses.

Job: Operations

Primary Location: CALIFORNIA-San Francisco

Schedule Full Time

Shift Day

Req ID: 10035677-WD