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Third Party Risk Manager (Program Strategy)

Req #: 15416
Location: Oak Brook, IL
Job Category: Risk
Job Summary

Locations:  We are open to major cities with easily accessible airport access where we do not have a Crowe office location.


About the Risk Consulting Team:

Risk Consulting is organized by both industry specializations (financial services, healthcare, public sector and emerging industries) and solutions (anti-money laundering, regulatory & compliance, internal audit, cybersecurity, IT assurance, emerging global solutions and third party risk). Risk Consulting provides governance, risk and compliance expertise to keep clients advised of emerging trends, industry benchmarks and standard methodologies.


Job Summary:

This position will provide leadership in its Third Party Risk Management (TPRM) practice area so we are looking for a professional with a solid understanding of Third Party Program strategy, processes and technology with demonstrated expertise and experience in the financial services industry. This includes strong regulatory compliance, third party risk or operational risk management experience. This role will be focused on TPR program consulting, design and implementation, as well as support the Internal Audit practice. Additionally, this individual will support and enable growth in this practice area with responsibilities for selling and delivering consulting services at complex large and mid-sized financial institutions. This individual would be responsible for consulting services including contributing to solution development, thought leadership, client relationship development, business development, and managing client service delivery.




  • Bachelor’s Degree, preferably in Management Information Systems, Computer Science, Finance, Accounting, Economics or Business Administration
  • 7+ years minimum experience within industry or professional services firm.
  • Highly proficient experience developing third-party, operational, or compliance programs within complex organizational structures.
  • Experience with designing and implementing regulatory compliance, third party risk management or enterprise risk management processes and programs.
  • Experience with implementing related supporting technology in the financial services industry.
  • Experience with leading and managing teams of people and large project budgets.
  • Highly effective communication with all levels of the organization including senior and executive management
  • Strong organizational, interpersonal and presentation skills
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills with all levels of an organization including senior management
  • Business writing proficiency including report and proposal writing
  • Ability to participate and contribute to a sales cycle from opportunity identification through closure
  • Client relationship management experience
  • MS Office proficiency including Excel, Word, and PowerPoint
  • Ability to multi-task and handle multiple projects at the same time
  • Team-oriented with experience working with diverse teams
  • Ability to leverage available resources and contribute through others
  • Exceptional problem solving, critical thinking, and analytical skills
  • Ability to evaluate the current state, identify gaps and weaknesses, define a path to solution, and develop and execute a plan to achieve success
  • Willingness to travel 50% or more annually.




  • Experienced and successful professional services/financial services industry background.Relevant professional certifications.
  • 3+ years of experience in executing and leading risk and compliance programs.
  • Supervisory and Management experience
  • Experience working in a project environment with top 100 banks
  • Experience working for a top ten accounting or consulting firm
  • Expertise working with commercially available TPRM or GRC solutions
  • General banking compliance knowledge


Our Benefits:

At Crowe, we know that great people is what makes a great firm. We value our people and offer employees a comprehensive benefits package. Learn more about what working at Crowe can mean for you.


How You Can Grow:

We will nurture your talent in an inclusive culture that values diversity. You will have the chance to meet on a consistent basis with your Career Coach that will guide you in your career goals and aspirations.


More About Crowe Horwath:

Crowe Horwath LLP ( is one of the largest public accounting, consulting and technology firms in the United States. Crowe uses its deep industry expertise to provide audit services to public and private entities while also helping clients reach their goals with tax, advisory, risk and performance services. Crowe is recognized by many organizations as one of the country's best places to work. Crowe serves clients worldwide as an independent member of Crowe Horwath International, one of the largest global accounting networks in the world. The network consists of more than 200 independent accounting and advisory services firms in more than 130 countries around the world.






Company Overview

Your Journey at Crowe Starts Here:

At Crowe Horwath LLP, you have the opportunity to deliver creative solutions to today’s complex business issues. Crowe’s accounting, consulting, and technology personnel are recognized for their expertise and understanding of process frameworks and enabling technologies, along with their dedication to delivering measurable results that help clients build business value. Our focus on emerging technology solutions along with our dedication to career growth and exceptional client value has resulted in a firm that is routinely recognized as a “Best Place to Work.” We are 75 years strong and still growing!



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