Risk Manager

Redmond, WA, United States

The Enterprise Risk team is committed to the effective management of risk and has established this program to support the achievement of strategic objectives while managing risks appropriately and within desired tolerances.  Understanding the risks and opportunities facing our organization, assessing exposure, and acting to effectively respond, will help achieve Microsoft and Enterprise Risk core business objectives.


The Enterprise Risk team is looking for a Risk Manager to support the overall risk program and ongoing project needs.  The successful candidate for this role will bring a passion for excellence, a service-based approach, program and project experience with a strong ability to collaborate across many teams. This role must be a champion of our overall Risk Management Practice & approach with the ability to effectively drive and coordinate multiple risk assessments across the organization and report on the ongoing risk narrative to various audiences across Microsoft in a meaningful way.



Conduct various risk assessments across the organization to evaluate the current state of risks with each line of business
Determine the levels of mitigation in place based on the ERM methodology and provide recommendations and strategies by collaborating with the risk teams and SME’s embedded in each business
Uses her or his program management skills to identify and assess project risks and use that to inform and influence business decisions
Applies a growth mindset approach to continuous improvement in personal, project and organizational development
Applies best practices communication tools, processes and methods to drive consistency and accountability of stakeholder work product
Builds and nurtures positive working relationships with stakeholders and leadership and be engaged as a trusted advisor





To be successful you will need the following qualifications:BA/BS in risk management/finance/business related field or equivalent work experience
7+ years of experience working in large, complex businesses
Proven track record of delivering results at or above target
Strong analytical, problem solving and decision-making skills
Ability to collaborate and perform within a high-performing team environment
Strong networking and interpersonal skills.  Ability to build positive working relationships across senior leadership teams
Strong communication skills with high articulation ability, especially executive messaging
Proven experience in driving change through influence
Experience developing, delivering, and maintaining Power BI solutions


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