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Vendor Management Relationship Risk Director

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Procter and Gamble (P&G) was founded over 180 years ago as a simple soap and candle company. Today, we are the world’s largest consumer goods company with over $65 billion in net sales and home to 65 iconic, trusted brands that improve the lives of our world-wide consumers. We’ve spanned three centuries thanks to our Purpose, Values, and Principles. This is a company where you can be proud to work; a company that values you and your talents!

P&G is currently seeking an IT Vendor Management Risk Director. In this newly created role, you will establish and lead a comprehensive IT vendor risk program that measures, monitors, reports and implements de-risking strategies. Such risk may include a vendor's information security practices; government, legal and industry compliance; financial health, geo-political, and P&G service dependency. The IT Vendor Risk Director must ensure the IT vendor ecosystem is accurately evaluated, assessed and managed to minimize risk exposure and risk impacts to the business.

Essential Responsibilities and Activities

  • Build processes and procedures for identifying, collecting, consolidating and tracking vendor risks.
  • Coordinate the identification, classification and ranking of IT vendor risks and risk impacts.
  • Gather data and prepare risk assessments for critical IT-related vendors as needed, to be published and communicated to partners.
  • Influence IT vendors and business partners to ensure compliance with risk management policies.
  • Partner with Procurement and other Vendor Management team members to lead IT vendor behavior.
  • Collaborate as appropriate with information security, compliance, and/or disaster recovery (DR) and business continuity management (BCM) to maintain an enterprise risk management program.
  • Track and improve risk maturity to appropriate industry levels.
  • Coordinate vendor risk management frameworks, policies and processes within a broader enterprise, operational and IT risk management model.

  • Minimum 5 years of experience managing IT vendor risk management, contract and compliance.
  • Experience establishing a vendor risk management organization with associated process, measures and communication paths, management applications and services.
  • Familiarity with industry and government regulations (for example, Sarbanes-Oxley Act, PCI, CCPA, GDPR as applicable.
  • Strong understanding of financial concepts, such as Dun & Bradstreet scores, that will help in evaluating the financial and operational risk associated with incumbent and potential suppliers.
  • CRISC and ITIL certification or ability to acquire it within first 6 months of employment.
  • Must be willing and able to travel 25% within the US and abroad.
  • Additional industry certifications relating to security and risk management are desired (for example, Certification in Risk Management Assurance [CRMA], Certified Information Systems Auditor [CISA],

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, marital status, citizenship, HIV/AIDS status or any other legally protected factor.

Immigration sponsorship is not available for this role. As a general matter, Procter & Gamble does not sponsor candidates for nonimmigrant visas or permanent residency. However, Procter & Gamble may make exceptions on a discretionary basis. Any exceptions would be based on the Company's specific business needs at the time and place of recruitment as well as the particular qualifications of the individual.

Procter & Gamble participates in e-verify as required by law.

Qualified individuals will not be disadvantaged based on being unemployed.

Job locations:
Cincinnati, Ohio, United States
Job Type: Full-time Job categories: Information Technology Req No: IT 00002603
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