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BMO Financial Group Third Party Security Assessor in Chicago, Illinois

Address:

200 W Adams Street

Job Family Group:

Technology

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Provides information security consulting services for BMO overall and businesses/groups. Liaises with stakeholders to understand risks and opportunities and enables BMO to meet its goals by understanding business vision, objectives and KPIs. Supports the development of information security strategy by understanding business processes, policies, information and information systems. Builds exceptional relationships with internal and external stakeholders. Ensures that requirements and solutions align to a real business need, are approved by all relevant stakeholders, and meets essential information security standards. Provides thought leadership, promotes new processes and methodologies and emerging technologies, with the flexibility to align to the unique requirements of the business/group and deliverables.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Obtains and reviews third party responses and supporting documentation of new and existing service providers to ensure appropriate implementation of information security controls and compliance with BMO’s requirements and industry standards.

  • Communicate third party security issues to stakeholders, ensuring their understanding of associated risks and actions needed to remediate those risks.

  • Performs assessments remotely via WebEx or onsite at third party locations as needed.

  • Follow up and provide guidance to assigned business/group on implementation of solutions.

  • Tracks metrics and milestones, providing recommendations for resolution and escalating as appropriate when issues arise.

  • Develops and champions information security best practices, including staying abreast of industry information security and business trends through benchmarking and/or participation in professional associations.

  • Promotes a risk-aware culture; keeps emerging information security issues and trends in mind and ensures standards are followed.

  • Creates professional presentations and deliver them in a meaningful concise way.

  • Builds credibility and influences/negotiates effectively to reduce third party risk to BMO.

  • Ensures consistent, high quality practices/work and the achievement of business results in alignment with business/group strategies and with productivity goals.

  • Works independently and regularly handles non-routine situations.

  • Broader work or accountabilities may be assigned as needed.

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As a member of the BMO Harris Bank team you are valued, respected and heard, and you have more ways to grow and make an impact. We strive to help you make an impact from day one – for yourself and our customers. We’ll support you with the tools and resources you need to reach new milestones, as you help our customers reach theirs. From in-depth training and coaching, to manager support and network-building opportunities, we’ll help you gain valuable experience, and broaden your skillset.

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BMO Harris Bank is committed to an inclusive, equitable and accessible workplace. By learning from each other’s differences, we gain strength through our people and our perspectives. BMO Harris Bank N.A. is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process. To request accommodation, please contact your recruiter.

BMO Financial GroupServing customers for 200 years and counting, BMO is a highly diversified financial services provider – the 8th largest bank, by assets, in North America. With total assets of $728 billion as of October 31, 2018, and a team of diverse and highly engaged employees, BMO provides a broad range of personal and commercial banking, wealth management and investment banking products and services to more than 12 million customers and conducts business through three operating groups: Personal and Commercial Banking, BMO Wealth Management and BMO Capital Markets.We serve Canadian clients through BMO Bank of Montreal®, our personal and commercial banking business, BMO Nesbitt Burns®*, one of Canada's leading wealth management firms, and BMO Capital Markets™, our North American investment and corporate banking division.In the United States, clients are served through BMO Harris Bank, a major U.S. Midwest personal and commercial bank, and BMO Private Bank, with wealth management offices across the United States, as well as BMO Capital Markets™, our North American investment and corporate banking division.We help our customers make money make sense by delivering the broadest range of financial services through a single point of contact. Our financial service professionals provide access to any services our customers require across the entire enterprise.

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