Oversight Board is hiring a
About the Oversight Board
The Oversight Board makes binding and independent decisions about the most challenging content issues on Facebook and Instagram. Members of the Board include Helle Thorning-Schmidt, former Prime Minister of Denmark, Tawakkol Karman, Nobel Peace Prize winner, Michael McConnell, Director of Stanford’s Constitutional Law Center, and many other diverse leaders and thinkers from around the world. The Board issued its first decisions in January 2021.
The Oversight Board Administration is the team of full-time staff who support Board Members in carrying out their duties. The Administration has a presence in London, San Francisco and Washington, D.C., and operates with a global scope.
You can learn more about the Board at www.oversightboard.com.
Joining the Oversight Board Administration is a chance to be part of an organization which is leading on some of the most prominent and challenging issues facing the tech industry and society.
Reporting to the Chief Security Officer, the Risk and Compliance Officer will assume management responsibility for enterprise level risk & compliance which will include supporting the risk committee in identifying, prioritising, and actively managing enterprise risks. Further to this they will be a key business partner and support the implementation of initiatives to embed core risk management processes within the organisation.
Responsibilities will include:
Collaborate with internal stakeholders to support risk identification, risk analysis and evaluation
Lead & conduct risk assessments and collaborate with internal teams to identify potential threats
Support the overall maturity of the risk management program working closely with the risk committee to define effective risk management processes & procedures
Manage the Risk Register to ensure all relevant information is captured and core processes and information is maintained
Collaborate with the audit and risk committee to support effective risk communication
Identify and formulate risk response with risk owners, formulate mitigating controls and project manage the risk life cycle
Advocate and sponsor risk control and prevention strategies that integrate risk management practices into everyday management
Manage control analysis, control testing to evaluate control effectiveness
Identify Key Risk and Key Control Indicators
Produce comprehensive risk reports and support the audit and risk committee in communicating the risks to senior leadership in addition to implementing any identified recommendations.
Coordination of compliance and regulatory activities
Senior stakeholder engagement, communication management and promoting the risk & compliance brand to the organisation.
This role may be based in the Administration’s location of Washington, DC.
Skills & Experience
What we can offer you
As well as a competitive annual salary of circa $110,000, we also offer a market leading benefits package, covering a variety of areas, both professional and personal. These benefits include:
Oversight Board is committed to promoting equal opportunities in employment. You will receive equal treatment regardless of age, mental or physical disability, gender, gender expression or gender identity (including transgender status), gender reassignment, marital or civil partner status, pregnancy (including childbirth and related medical conditions) or maternity, race, colour, creed, nationality, ancestry, citizenship status, ethnic or national origin, religion or belief, sex, sexual orientation, military and veteran status, protected medical condition as defined by applicable state or local law, genetic information, and any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws and ordinances.
We welcome all applications for this role. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until the position is filled. If you are submitting an application, please note that we will only be in touch if your application is shortlisted for interview. Please see our privacy notice here.
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