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Risk Governance Project Management

United States, Virginia, Ashburn
August 13, 2022
Company Description

Visa is a world leader in digital payments, facilitating more than 215 billion payments transactions between consumers, merchants, financial institutions and government entities across more than 200 countries and territories each year. Our mission is to connect the world through the most innovative, convenient, reliable and secure payments network, enabling individuals, businesses and economies to thrive.

When you join Visa, you join a culture of purpose and belonging - where your growth is priority, your identity is embraced, and the work you do matters. We believe that economies that include everyone everywhere, uplift everyone everywhere. Your work will have a direct impact on billions of people around the world - helping unlock financial access to enable the future of money movement.

Join Visa: A Network Working for Everyone.

Job Description

The Risk Governance Project Management is in the Regulatory and Risk Governance (RRG) position and is a hands-on role supporting the Senior Director and VP of U.S. Supervisory Management to ensure legal and regulatory obligations and expectations are met with our primary U.S. regulator. Theywill also work with the RRG VP and Sr. Director of Governance to ensure Visa meet its risk committees' expectations and supports our governance framework. This position will report to the RRG Sr. Director of U.S. Supervisory Management and based at Visa office in Foster City, California.

Essential Functions include but are not limited to:

  • Support U.S. supervisory exams and reviews of Visa by U.S. regulators, the Federal Banking Agencies (FBA), also known as the Federal Financial Institutions Examinations Council (FFIEC)

  • Coordination with subject-matter experts to develop responses to inquiries from regulators

  • Maintain documentation on regulatory requests supported and responses provided

  • Maintain master schedule of regulatory and risk committee meetings, along with team and leadership meetings

  • Support the management of Risk Committees, Sub-Committees, and Working Groups

  • Prepare meeting materials including drafting and updating agendas, resolutions, charters, presentations, minutes, and other related materials for governing bodies and other presentations/materials

  • Assist with research and implementation of industry best practices in risk governance and regulatory matters

  • Additional projects and initiatives as needed

This is a hybrid position. Hybrid employees can alternate time between both remote and office. Employees in hybrid roles are expected to work from the office two days a week, Tuesdays and Wednesdays with a general guidepost of being in the office 50% of the time based on business needs.


Basic Qualifications:

  • 5 or more years of relevant work experience with a Bachelor's Degree or at least 2 years of work experience with an Advanced degree (e.g. Masters, MBA, JD, MD) or 0 years of work experience with a PhD

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 6 or more years of work experience with a Bachelor's Degree or 4 or more years of relevant experience with an Advanced Degree (e.g. Masters, MBA, JD, MD) or up to 3 years of relevant experience with a PhD
  • 7 or more years of relevant experience in at least one of the following functions: Regulatory Management, Corporate/Risk Governance, Internal Control Function, Compliance or Risk Management
  • Experience working directly with, or supporting governance in technology, payments/banking or financial services regulators
  • Analytical and problem-solving experience with a strong focus on quality assurance of output
  • Excellent written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills - able to adapt and deliver for different audiences
  • Great attention to detail and the ability to prioritize and deliver in a fast paced and dynamic environment with a high degree of personal accountability, quality, accuracy, integrity and trust
  • Able to advance multiple initiatives simultaneously
  • Proficient with Microsoft Power Point, Excel, Word and Outlook.

Success Factors/Desired Attributes:

  • Positive, proactive and solution oriented - a problem solver who finds ways to overcome challenges and get things done
  • Takes full ownership of assigned responsibilities
  • Has initiative and is driven to go beyond the minimum requirements, not a -check-the-box- mentality
  • Exercises good judgment - understands when/whom to ask for guidance, and when to make independent decisions
  • Organized and structured in thinking and approach to work
  • Can deliver on time-sensitive requests
  • Can manage multiple assignments, but with a keen sense of priorities and focus on what is important
  • Works well with people of varying backgrounds, expertise levels and personalities, and builds partnerships
  • Builds and maintains strong cross-functional partnerships
  • A team player
Additional Information

Visa has adopted a COVID-19 vaccination policy to safeguard the health and well-being of our employees and visitors. As a condition of employment, all employees based in the U.S. are required to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19, unless a reasonable accommodation is approved or as otherwise required by law.

Work Hours: Varies upon the needs of the department.

Travel Requirements: This position requires travel5-10% of the time.

Mental/Physical Requirements: This position will be performed in an office setting. The position will require the incumbent to sit and stand at a desk, communicate in person and by telephone, frequently operate standard office equipment, such as telephones and computers.

Visa is an EEO Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status. Visa will also consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with EEOC guidelines and applicable local law.

Visa will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with applicable local law, including the requirements of Article 49 of the San Francisco Police Code.