Charles Schwab Director - COR Program Office in Lone Tree, Colorado


Lone Tree - CO, DENR2, 9800 Schwab Way, 80124

Cameron Ellsworth


We believe that , when done right, investing liberates people to create their own destiny. We are driven by our purpose to champion every client’s goals with passion and integrity. We respect and appreciate the diversity of our employees, our clients, and the communities we serve. We challenge conventions strategically to create value for our clients, our firm and the world. We live and bring to life the concept of ‘own your tomorrow’ every day. We champion our employee strengths, guide their development, and invest in their long-term success. We hire optimistic, results-oriented, curious, innovative, and adaptable people with the desire to help our clients and one another succeed.

As a company, we were established by Chuck at over 40 years ago to champion Main Street over Wall Street, and to help Americans transform themselves from earners to owners. Through advocacy and innovation, we work to make investing more affordable, accessible and understandable for all. As we enter our fifth decade, we are looking for talented, innovative and driven people who believe they can help themselves, and our clients, create a better future.

Our Opportunity:

In Operational Risk Management, our vision is to minimize operational risk impacts across the firm, and all its subsidiaries and affiliates, with a purpose to govern, oversee, and continually improve the operational risk program through supporting and challenging our business partners, and raising risk awareness and understanding to improve risk based decision making.

Reporting to the Managing Director of Operational Risk Management, this role will perform duties in support of the Corporate Operational Risk Program Office. The primary responsibilities are in support of the risk management committees for which executives within the Operational Risk Management & Insurance department are designated as committee chairs. This individual will act in the capacity of committee secretary for the respective committees.

Responsibilities include and are not limited to; working with administration support to schedule meetings, setting of agendas, coordinate with presenters, review of expected committee material to ensure objectives are met, disseminating committee materials to participants, and documenting and communicating meeting minutes with derived actions. Additional responsibilities may include the coordination of internal audits and with the Enterprise Risk Management Program Office on roadmap updates.

What you’ll do:

  • Partner with the administrative assistant to schedule meetings with all expected participants on an annual basis as to ensure the respective committees convene as deemed by the approved committee charters.

  • Set and communicate agendas accurately and timely based on pre-defined committee schedules.

  • Validate committee materials submitted in accordance with agenda and confirm they meet the intended objectives as outlined by the respective committee chair. Follow up with presenters to make sure necessary changes are made prior to meeting

  • Schedule and facilitate internal review meetings with the respective chairs and others within the Operational Risk Management & Insurance department in advance of committee meetings as to confirm material expectations are met.

  • Document meeting minutes in accordance with the standards established including identification of required action. Follow-up on required action and open items until closed.

  • Maintain tracking of when completed actions need to be presented back to the respective committee, and coordinate with respective action owners.

  • Coordinate with the respective Operational Risk Management & Insurance teams to obtain and deliver materials requested during internal audit engagements

  • Gather, document, and deliver required updates in coordination with Enterprise Risk Management for initiatives that are provided to senior management and the Board.

What you have:

  • 5+ years of experience in financial services industry and risk management governance experience required, preferably in a risk, audit, or compliance role.

  • Ability to prioritize and multitask based on strong organizational skills with great attention to detail in a rapidly changing environment.

  • Excellent communication and presentation skills with strong influencing skills orally and in writing.

  • Ability to effectively and comfortably facilitate meetings with all levels of management.

  • Sharp critical thinking skills (creative, strategic, and practical), ability to focus on the most vital areas, problem-solving skills, and strong business and relationship judgment.

  • Strong interpersonal skills/ability to develop relationships with Corporate Risk Management and the Operational Risk Management & Insurance department.

  • Professional writing aptitude in documenting official minutes and actions.

  • Proficiency in analysis, in particular, the ability to incorporate and understand mass information from a variety of sources to recommend a course of action.

  • Expert proficiency in all Microsoft Office applications, particularly Excel, Word, and PowerPoint; working knowledge of SharePoint is a plus.

  • Self-motivated, able to bring projects to conclusion within established timeframes.

  • Independent judgment with expert analytical and reporting skills.

  • BA/BS degree. MBA strongly preferred.

What you’ll get:

  • Comprehensive Compensation and Benefits package

  • Financial Health: 401k Match, Employee Stock Purchase Plan, Employee Discounts, Personalized advice, Brokerage discounts

  • Work/Life Balance: Sabbatical, Paid Parental Leave, New Mothers returning to work Program, Tuition Reimbursement Programs, Time off to volunteer, Employee Matching Gifts Program

  • Everyday Wellness: Health and Lifestyle Wellness Rewards, Onsite Fitness Classes, Healthy Food Choices, Wellness Champions

  • Inclusion: Employee Resource Groups, Commitment to diversity, Strategic partnerships

  • Not just a job, but a career, with an opportunity to do the best work of your life

Learn more about Life@Schwab at" .

Charles Schwab & Co., Inc. is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to diversifying its workforce. It is Schwab's policy to provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or related medical conditions), gender identity or expression, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, legally protected medical condition, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, military status, citizenship status or any other status that is protected by law. Schwab also does not discriminate against applicants or employees because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. At Schwab, we believe that every employee, through their diverse abilities and experiences, can contribute to our growth, innovation and client loyalty. We embrace diversity and are committed to providing equal opportunity to all employees and applicants. If you have a disability, and require reasonable accommodations in the application process, call Human Resources at 800-725-3535. We will be happy to assist you. Schwab will only share your accommodation request with those individuals who have a specific need to know. The request for an accommodation will not affect Schwab's hiring decisions. All other submissions should be performed online.

Job Specifications

Relocation Offered?: No

Work Schedule: Days

Languages: English - spoken

Current Licenses / Certifications: None

Relevant Work Experience: Financial Services-2-5 yrs, Risk Analysis, Compliance

Position Located In: CO - Lone Tree

Education: BA/BS

Job Type: Full Time

Category:Risk Management

Activation Date: Monday, June 4, 2018

Expiration Date: Sunday, July 1, 2018

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