Vendor and BCP Officer

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Close Date: As soon as a qualified candidate is found

Oregon Community Credit Union has an opening for a Vendor and BCP Officer in the Eugene area. The Vendor and BCP Officer will oversee the Credit Union’s Vendor Management (Third Party Risk) and Business Continuity/Disaster Recovery Programs to ensure the Credit Union is properly mitigating risk, adhering to regulatory requirements, and staying abreast with technological/environmental factors to strengthen the ongoing development of each program. Provide professional, specialized skills, including business continuity planning, project management, vendor management, problem analysis and resolution skills. Additionally, the job requires the ability to facilitate the planning, collaboration, initiation, execution, monitoring and reporting for the organization.

Location: Eugene

Pay: $41,200 – $51,500 annually, commensurate with experience

Job Responsibilities:

  1. Oversee the Vendor Management (Third Party Risk) Program. Maintain and implement enterprise third party risk, vendor risk management and vendor contract administration. Assume strategist role for architecting the vendor management discipline and ensuring enterprise consistency. Identify and mitigate risks associated with outsourcing products/services. Collaborate with and provide consultation services to Credit Union management to review contracts, due diligence, conduct risk assessments and determine vendor strength. Continually monitor the program, industry risks, and ensure all Credit Union management are educated and trained. Make recommendations regarding the program as needed. Report any significant vendor risks or deficiencies to the Enterprise Risk Management Programs Manager.
  2. Oversee the Business Continuity/Disaster Recovery Program. Assume all responsibilities for Business Continuity/Disaster Recovery planning efforts, including but not limited to, awareness and training/education, ongoing development, conduct risk assessments/Business Impact Analysis, monitor industry factors, audits/compliance, vendors, annual exercises and other testing objectives, assist with implementation and make recommendations/enhancements to the overall success of the program to Credit Union management. Ensure there is adequacy of business unit contingency plans for critical business areas, functions and applications. Coordinate Business Continuity Steering Committee. Maintain continued operations, asset protection, and loss mitigation in the event of a disruption. Report any significant risks or deficiencies to the Enterprise Risk Management Programs Manager.
  3. Act as the Enterprise Risk Management liaison for Credit Union projects and initiatives that relate to Vendor Management (Third Party Risk) and Business Continuity/Disaster Recovery considerations, including compliance and strength.
  4. Provide coaching, mentoring and training support to all business units and Credit Union management, in addition to building and maintaining an inventory of Vendor Management and Business Continuity/Disaster Recovery resources.
  5. Identify continuous improvement opportunities to current Enterprise Risk Management practices.
  6. Provide support to Enterprise Risk Management, Credit Union business units, and Credit Union goals.
  7. Must follow all required regulations, as well as complete all applicable training.
  8. Perform other job related duties as assigned.

Job Expectations:

  1. To follow all company policies and act as a role model to others in the following of these policies. This includes, but is not limited to, providing exceptional internal and external service, championing company values, representing the Credit Union with a high level of professionalism, working hard to support teams, and arriving to work on time every day with a positive attitude.
  2. Work independently with minimal supervision to establish priorities, activities, and meet deadlines.
  3. Maintain the highest level of confidentiality regarding all sensitive, confidential, and proprietary Credit Union information.
  4. Ability to manage multiple and overlapping projects with dependencies.
  5. Demonstrate strong interpersonal skills, ability to manage and communicate across boundaries, build cross-functional collaboration, ability to negotiate contracts, build a budget, and influence without direct authority.
  6. Work naturally well in a team environment, exhibit strong team leadership, provide motivation, inspiration, and vision to the team(s) and drive decision making.
  7. Knowledgeable of Vendor Management (Third Party Risk) and Business Continuity/Disaster Recovery principles including proficient use of tools and software such as, SharePoint, Word, Excel, Power Point, and other collaborative systems.
  8. Knowledgeable of contract terminology and Business Continuity/Disaster Recovery terminology.

Experience:

Two years or more experience in banking and Business Continuity/DR planning and Vendor Management. Have strong analytical, organizational, and decision-making skills as well as strong verbal and written communication. Must be able to collaborate and influence business units in a positive way.

Education:

Equivalent to a 4-year college degree in business management, finance, procurement, or other relevant field of study. Certifications in Business Continuity/Disaster Recovery or Vendor Management are a plus.

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