Operational Risk Program Management Analyst - Operational Loss

Birmingham, Alabama
May 18, 2023
Jun 18, 2023

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Job Description:

At Regions, the Operational Risk Programs Analyst is responsible for the design of various programs that are aligned with industry and regulatory standards. This role partners cross-functionally with other areas across the bank to ensure efficient implementation, execution and continuous monitoring of the programs. This role is also responsible for maintaining reports that aid in the detection of possible key risks and determining solutions to prevent any future risks.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Designs program(s) to meet industry and regulatory standards, including the methodology and approach, process, tools and documentation
  • Designs programs and solutions to control key risks and issues within the company
  • Assists risk and control owners across the enterprise in program implementation, execution and continuous monitoring
  • Partners with cross-functional teams in pursuing continuous improvement opportunities
  • Creates program reporting
  • Designs learning content and materials in accordance with the operational risk framework, methodology, standards and controls
  • Ensures that learning content is aligned with regulatory expectations and industry best practices
  • Follows change management protocols for program and/or content changes
  • Partners with other risk technology teams to create existing tools aligned with business requirements that will support strategic program objectives
  • Assists in designing technology enabled programs for the automation and simplification of complex manual processes

This position is exempt from timekeeping requirements under the Fair Labor Standards Act and is not eligible for overtime pay.


  • Bachelor's degree in Business, Finance, Risk Management or related field


  • General knowledge and understanding of regulatory compliance requirements surrounding BASEL, risk appetite and stress testing
  • General knowledge of enterprise and operational risk management framework and principles

Skills and Competencies

  • Ability to research, analyze data, and derive facts
  • Ability to work under direct guidance
  • Ability to articulate basic concepts in a clear manner
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, etc.)
  • Good verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills
  • Good work ethic and self-motivation

*This position may be filled at a higher level depending on the candidate's qualifications and relevant experience.

Additional job detail for this specific opportunity

  • Research and document Operational Losses on a recurring basis and conduct associated financial impact analysis leveraging internal systems to aggregate Loss Events
  • Publish internal reporting on operational loss and Scenario Analysis activity to the governing committees and organizational leadership
  • Perform data collection and quantitative analysis for the Capital Planning Operational Loss Estimation processes
  • Create, maintain, and enhance enterprise-wide dashboards and reports for data analysis and visualization to support the Operational Loss and Scenario Analysis Programs
  • Work closely with 1st and 2nd Line Risk Partners to investigate operational loss origination methods, identify root-cause characteristics, and assess "what-if" scenarios to determine potential risk to the Bank

Additional preferences

  • Knowledge of PowerBI, R Code, GRC Reach (Archer), or Confluence and JIRA would be a plus.

Position Type

Full time

Benefits Information

Regions offers a benefits package that is flexible, comprehensive and recognizes that "one size does not fit all" for associates. Listed below is a synopsis of the benefits offered by Regions for informational purposes, which is not intended to be a complete summary of plan terms and conditions.

  • Paid Vacation/Sick Time
  • 401K with Company Match
  • Medical, Dental and Vision Benefits
  • Disability Benefits
  • Health Savings Account
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • Life Insurance
  • Parental Leave
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Associate Volunteer Program

Please note, benefits and plans may be changed, amended, or terminated with respect to all or any class of associate at any time. To learn more about Regions' benefits, please click or copy the link below to your browser.


Location Details

Regions Center - Birmingham


Birmingham, Alabama

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