Pasadena Administrative Office
The Risk Analyst will be responsible for supporting the centralization of related vendor management activities and by conducting legal reviews of all contracts. This includes evaluating vendors in conjunction with our due diligence process for all vendors, including those of the CUSO’s. The Risk Analyst will also assist business units in assembling the necessary documentation for new vendors and preparing the package for presentation to the ERC for approval.
Responsibilities will include maintaining the Quantivate “Prizim” application (vendor management system) for the organization and maintaining the associated documentation. The Risk Analyst will also be responsible for directing and monitoring the workflow of all users & requests for updates to the system. This position will work with IT & Operations to sustain an enterprise-wide vendor management information repository as required by policy.
In addition, legal processes and related correspondence with outside counsel will be channeled through this position to ensure proper routing and timely responses.
ESSENTIAL POSITION FUNCTIONS:
- Manage the continuing project which develops and maintains an enterprise wide vendor management program with minimal supervision.
- Develop and enhance the program as needed, the functional requirements for the contents of the vendor data based on experience & knowledge with data that is required to satisfy the needs of the program., including recommend changes to policy as appropriate.
- Relying on their legal education, incumbent must be able to correctly interrupt and understand various contract terms and ensure contracts are properly prepared in accordance with NCUA expected guidelines.
- Coordinate the demands on an ongoing basis for all departments within WCU & its CUSOs and assure their proper recording of documents into the data repository.
- Handle calls from users, including executives and legal counsel for assistance with both legal processes, litigations and contracts.
OTHER POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES:
- Develop additional reporting & tracking metrics. Assist with and perform activities associated with special projects as assigned by management.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
- Bachelor’s Degree and certification as a paralegal is strongly preferred.
- A good knowledge of business law and regulations such as GLBA, FACT Act, and Section 1798.82 of the California Civil Code.
- Previous experience with contract reviews, business law, insurance requirements, and vendor management related activities within a financial organization is a plus.
OTHER SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
- Effective communication skills, both written and oral.
- Detail oriented, good organizational skills, and the ability to be flexible while working in a time-constrained environment.
- Proven ability to work with and motivate others.
- Professional conduct and appearance.
- Knowledge of Microsoft Applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)
- Experience in or ability to build information models.