Third Party Risk Management Senior Analyst

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Financial Services - Banking/Investment/Finance


This position is part of CNB's Vendor Management Office and is responsible for enterprise wide third party risk evaluations and management services. This role will support third party risk assessments to ensure they are properly organized, conducted, reviewed, and documented. The role will also focus on tracking risk remediation plans to completion. CNB established the Vendor Management Office to support the third party risk management framework.

Business and Technology Services Division
As a member of City National's Business & Technology group, you will drive, develop, and maintain solutions for clients and colleagues. This is an exciting time of technology advancement and innovation across the bank, particularly within our technology teams.

  • Facilitate third party risk assessments for initial due diligence and ongoing oversight of third party vendor services. This includes collection of documents and analysis, third party risk assessment questionnaire requirements, reviewing audited reports of controls (i.e. SSAE18, SOC Type II, PCI AoC/RoC) and other information to support full evaluation of any potential outsourcing risks.
  • Partner and coordinate closely with internal stakeholder areas (i.e. Information Security, Enterprise Risk Management, Business Continuity Program Office, Credit Administration, and Compliance) to facilitate and evaluate 3rd party service providers.
  • Document remediation efforts/projects for material supplier risks and track to completion
  • Measure and monitor progress of supplier risk management activities, including issues tracking and risk remediation efforts, monthly and quarterly status reporting, key supplier metrics and periodic publishing of reports and metrics
  • Support facilitation and documentation of various reports, such as vendor scorecards and ongoing monitoring artifacts
  • Perform data analysis and draw conclusions as it related to vendor and contract data
  • Maintain vendor and contract data in systems
  • Champion the enterprise Vendor Management purpose throughout the organization; train and advise internal CNB staff on the vendor management processes
  • Provide risk awareness and training to colleagues in support of CNB's Third Party Risk Management Policies and Procedures
  • Escalate issues (delays; significant gaps; uncooperative parties; etc.) to management as required; work to resolve issues as needed
  • Support various ad hoc projects supporting program enhancements, process improvements, and other functions
  • Ad hoc duties, as assigned



  • Minimum of 4 years of third party risk management experience in the financial services industry, conducting risk assessments, and reporting on KRIs
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in risk and controls identification, appropriately scoping assessments, and performing assurance testing.
  • Minimum of 2 years working with a GRC system, incorporating continuous improvement for the system and process.

  • Skills and Knowledge

  • Comprehensive knowledge of third party risk management processes and methodologies
  • Comprehensive knowledge of the third-party risk management lifecycle: planning, due diligence, contracts, ongoing monitoring and termination
  • Experience using third party risk management /Governance, Risk and Compliance (GRC) systems
  • Experience with contracts, including master service agreements, statements of work, and license agreements.
  • Industry recognized third party risk management or vendor management certification
  • Six Sigma certification
  • Experience assessing cloud servicing arrangements
  • Strong project management skills (organizing, planning, reporting, documenting, driving tasks to closure, etc.)
  • Strong analytical skills, working with data and drawing conclusions
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills; ability to communicate with all levels of management; experience performing both detailed and executive-level documentation
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office tools; specifically, Excel and PowerPoint

  • *To be considered for this position you must meet at least these basic qualifications
    The preceding job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

    City National Bank is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status or any other basis protected by law.

    We start with a basic premise: Business is personal. Since day one we've always gone further than the competition to help our clients, colleagues and community flourish. City National Bank was founded in 1954 by entrepreneurs for entrepreneurs and that legacy of integrity, community and unparalleled client relationships continues to drive phenomenal growth today. City National is a subsidiary of Royal Bank of Canada, one of North America's leading diversified financial services companies.

    Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled

    * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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