Business Implementation Manager - Risk Business Implementation Manager - Risk …

Silicon Valley Bank
in San Francisco, CA, United States
Permanent, Full time
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Silicon Valley Bank
in San Francisco, CA, United States
Permanent, Full time
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Business Implementation Manager - Risk
Silicon Valley Bank is the banking partner behind the most innovative and exciting companies globally. Our clients have redefined solutions in many areas of the global economy, and we have powered their success by providing them the right financial solution whether they are a promising little startup, an exciting venture backed company, a successful private equity company or a game changing biotech company. Inspired by them, we are redefining Banking.

The Business Risk Office serves as the primary point of contact for strategic, operational, and regulatory and compliance matters relating to our Commercial Bank. This role sits in the first line of defense, within the Business Risk Office team, but will liaise closely with the second line of defense functions.

The Business Implementation Manager will drive multiple initiatives simultaneously and will be responsible for business readiness and directing the design, development, and implementation of enhancements, and operational improvements to meet the strategic business and organizational objectives. These initiatives will look to ensure changes are scalable and comply with all appropriate guidelines, including but not limited to regulatory compliance, risk management best-practices, industry standards, and SVB methodology.

Specific responsibilities include:

  • Manages multiple complex enterprise projects simultaneously and drives full life-cycle development and delivery of operational improvements from conception through launch

  • Manages overall coordination, status reporting and stability of complex project-oriented work efforts and adheres to project management processes and methodologies to ensure projects are delivered on time, within budget, and meet high quality standards and customer expectations

  • Understands business needs and applications and applies these for competitive advantage

  • Partners with the Business Risk Organization and the business community to identify and prioritize opportunities for utilizing process reengineering to achieve the goals of the enterprise; Drives creation of and/or changes to existing processes, procedures, work flows, and related documentation

  • Manages communication to Executives and other key stakeholders

  • Manage overall coordination of cross-functional teams including subject matter experts from various departments across the organization (e.g. Compliance, Product Management, Operations, Internal Audit, Servicing, IT, Legal, Marketing, Sales, Training & Communication, Accounting, Finance,

  • Designs, implements, and practices large scale strategies in change management, risk management, vendor management, business continuity management, and business implementation management

  • Acts as an advocate for all business stakeholders within the lifecycle of a project, ensuring that their needs are understood and addressed in advance of launch

  • Facilitates team meetings, business working sessions, vendor meetings, and attends Business Risk meetings to drive initiatives and advance business objectives

  • Authors business cases and estimates project costs and benefits (ROI, etc.)

  • Collaborates with operational teams and client support as needed to resolve issues in a timely and effective manner

  • Conduct risk management/compliance training as needed



  • Bachelor's degree required

  • At least 5 years experience, in project management, business process engineering, and leadership of matrixed cross-functional teams with emphasis in systems integration, risk management, vendor management, and reporting/business intelligence

  • Minimum 3 years experience in financial services, preferably commercial banking and treasury services (FX, trade finance, cards, merchant services), with broad and deep expertise in related product development, operations, and client-servicing

  • Strong communications and interpersonal skills; demonstrated ability to quickly build trust and relationships, manage matrixed teams, bridge communication gaps, resolve conflicts, and influence stakeholders at all levels

  • Strong technical aptitude and ability to quickly learn new products, lines of business, processes, software, systems, and client needs

  • Excellent organizational skills and ability to quickly break down large, complex initiatives into logical, manageable work packages, tasks, and sub-tasks for execution

  • Effective risk management skills and ability to predict and mitigate risks and issues, as well as anticipating and proactively preparing for changes and impacts to clients and SVB's business

  • Expert at gap and root cause analysis; familiar with root cause analysis tools and techniques

  • Polished diplomacy, active listening, persuasiveness, and presentation skills to evangelize new products or changes and gain buy-in, consensus, and cooperation in the face of conflicting viewpoints, resistance to change, constraints, etc.

  • Critical-thinking, business analysis, and process engineering skills to manage, contribute to, and foresee pitfalls in process-related deliverables

  • Ability to collaborate, negotiate, influence and build consensus across the organizatio n