Sr. Director Resilience & Risk Mitigation at Edward Jones (St. Louis, MO)

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Edward Jones is seeking a senior level Resilience and Risk leader with significant experience in leading matrixed teams across multiple departments and risk capabilities.
This role is responsible for a large dynamic group with significant breadth of scope and will require experience leading multiple disciplines along with senior level functional leaders and their respective first line of defense functions such as Business Resilience & Continuity, Third-Party Risk , Crisis and Emergency Response, Safety & Security. Therefore, experience in a large matrixed organization is strongly desired.

Role Summary:

This position reports to the Head of Enterprise Workplace Solutions and has overall leadership responsibility for the firm's Resilience & Risk Mitigation group including the design framework, organizational infrastructure, oversight & leadership of multiple enterprise wide risk functions & capabilities.

This leader will develop and deliver high quality integrated risk mitigation functions through both comprehensive proprietary support efforts and key third-party relationships designed to assist the firm in achieving & preserving business objectives.

As Risk Owner, leader is responsible for envisioning and creating a strategy for each functional area informed by organizational needs and in alignment with the strategic priorities of the firm. Sr. Director is responsible for setting goals and overseeing all major initiatives. Role is broad in nature and requires the individual to draw on multiple resources from across the firm. Sr. Director must work with leadership team to identify and evaluate opportunities to mitigate risk and proactively work to support current needs as well as prepare for the future. There is heavy emphasis on leadership and development of leaders as well as communication across the firm and coordination with both internal and external parties at all levels. Confer with senior most leaders across the firm to ensure alignment with firm priorities and broad understanding relative functional/firm risk.

Sr. Director must demonstrate leadership skills to engage, inspire, and influence others in an environment that fosters inclusion, collaboration, coaching, and development.

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EEO Statement
Edward Jones does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, religion, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, pregnancy, veteran status, genetic information or any other basis prohibited by applicable law.

Posting Location
Missouri, St. Louis

Company Description
At Edward Jones, we help clients achieve their serious, long-term financial goals by understanding their needs and implementing tailored solutions. To ensure a personal client experience, we have located our 14,000+ branch offices where our more than 7 million clients live and work.

A typical branch office has one financial advisor who meets with clients face-to-face and one branch office administrator who enhances the team's ability to build deep relationships with clients. Headquarters associates in St. Louis and Tempe provide support and expertise to help U.S. and Canada branch teams deliver an ideal client experience. Edward Jones currently has more branch offices than any other financial services firm, and we continue to grow to meet the needs of long-term individual investors.

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Awards and Accolades
  • FORTUNE 2020 - Edward Jones was named No. 7 on the 2020 FORTUNE 100 Best Companies to Work For® list.
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  • Edward Jones Ranked No. 6 of the 100 best workplaces for millennials by Great Place to Work and FORTUNE Magazine.
  • 2020 Corporate Equality Index - Edward Jones joins the ranks of 680 major U.S businesses that received top marks in the HRC Foundations 18th Annual Scorecard on LBGTQ Workplace Equality
  • Edward Jones named a top company for training, ranking No. 25 on Training magazine's 2020 Training Top 125 list - the highest ranking among the financial-services industry!
  • Financial services firm Edward Jones has been named one of the 2019 Best Workplaces for Parents by Great Place to Work and FORTUNE magazine. The firm ranked No. 5 on the list of 50 companies, up two spots from last year.
    • The Best Workplaces for Parents list is one of a series of rankings by Great Place to Work and FORTUNE based on employee feedback from Great Place to Work-Certified™ organizations. Edward Jones ranked No. 7 on the FORTUNE 100 Best Companies to Work for in 2019 list, the firm's 20th appearance on the list. The firm also was ranked the No. 1 Best Workplace in Financial Services & Insurance and the No. 6 Best Workplace for Millennials by Great Place to Work and FORTUNE.

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Position Requirements
  • Leadership is the priority competency required in this role. The successful candidate must have the ability to lead, develop and build diverse, high-performing leadership and functional teams.
  • Bachelor's degree in related field and Advanced Degree preferred15 years of functional knowledge/experience required in multiple, broad Enterprise Risk/Enterprise Workplace Services functions.
  • 10+ years in a senior leadership position in organizations of similar size and scale
  • Demonstrated success leading and developing leaders as well as broader matrixed teams in a complex corporate environment.

Colorado Salary Information
At Edward Jones, we value and respect our associates and their contributions, and we recognize individual efforts through a rewards program that promotes a long-term career, financial security and well-being. Visitourcareersite to learn more about our total compensation approach, which in addition to base salary, typically includes benefits, bonuses and profit sharing. The salary range for this role is based on national data and actual pay is based on skills, experience, education, and other relevant factors for a potential new associate:
More Information on Edward Jones
Edward Jones operates in the Fintech industry. The company is located in St. Louis, MO and Tempe, AZ. Edward Jones was founded in 1992. It has 36340 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Disability Insurance, Dental Benefits, Vision Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits and Life Insurance. To see all 155 open jobs at Edward Jones, click here.
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