The Director of Enterprise Risk Management is responsible for the leadership, innovation, governance, and management processes necessary to identify, evaluate, treat, and monitor the company's operational, strategic, transformational, and high-impact event risks across the organization. This individual will develop Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) tools, practices, and policies to analyze and report enterprise risks and assist in the creation and evolution of Adtalem Global Education’s risk management framework. Part of Adtalem’s Strategy group, and in partnership with the Innovation Center of Excellence, this position will report directly to the Chief Operating Officer & General Counsel.
This leader will oversee, monitor and integrate operational risk management activities of the organization to organization manage top risks that can protect or create value. The Director will coordinate Adtalem’s risk committee through collaboration with cross-functional stakeholders and key senior leadership. This role is not responsible for our insurance programs.
Adtalem Global Education seeks a proactive, strategic, results-oriented leader to join our organization growing on a global scale. This is an excellent opportunity to build a proactive ERM program with transformative impact on the future of Adtalem.
Establish the ERM architecture for the company
Ensure the organization's risk management policies and strategies comply with applicable regulations, controls and strategic imperatives of the organization
Develop and maintain an ERM program which includes program design, governance structure, implementation and operation
Contribute to Adtalem’s growth strategy through evaluating potential risks and opportunities to mitigate risk in a proactive manner
Perform and/or coordinate additional modeling and analysis around Key Risks
Track and report on emerging risks and events, and ensure follow up, creation of action plans, and adjustment of policies, processes and procedures as necessary
Serve as a key driver of common risk framework, language, and tools to identify, assess, treat, communicate, and monitor strategic and operational risks
Communicate information regarding business risks with functions across the organization as well as a be a key resource for the business units and shared services to identify and monitor emerging risks, risk treatment plans and changing risk landscape
Create and maintain appropriate risk measurement tools including an annual risk inventory and periodic updates driven by strategic changes or external landscape
Chair or provide key inputs into the company's enterprise risk committee or other committee that oversees the ERM process and ensures alignment with organizational objectives
Supervise the risk management activities at Adtalem and provides support and guidance for the evolution of these activities to enable the growth of this business unit
All other duties as assigned
A combined 7-10 years’ experience in operational risk management, audit or operations management
Project and program management experience
5+ years’ experience in a management role within risk management
Strong communication and interpersonal skills; strong presentation skills with the ability to articulate complex problems and solutions through concise and clear messaging
Ability to interact and communicate effectively with senior leaders; Influential leadership skills
Demonstrated ability to assess complex issues through root cause analysis and other analytical techniques; structure potential solutions; drive to resolution with senior stakeholders
Proven track record in navigating complex, highly-matrixed organizations
Effective negotiation skills, a proactive and 'no surprises' approach in communicating issues and strength in sustaining independent views. Strong relationship management skills are essential
Education and experience:
Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, or a business-related field required
MBA degree preferred
Certificates, licenses, registrations:
Professional certification (e.g., CPA, CIA, CFE, CISA or other relevant certification) highly preferred
About Adtalem Global Education
The purpose of Adtalem Global Education is to empower students to achieve their goals, find success, and make inspiring contributions to our global community. Adtalem Global Education Inc. (NYSE: ATGE; member S&P MidCap 400 Index) is a leading global education provider and the parent organization of Adtalem Educacional do Brasil, American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine, Becker Professional Education, Chamberlain University, EduPristine, Ross University School of Medicine and Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine. For more information, please visit adtalem.com.