Sr Vendor Risk Consultant

Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
Nov 15, 2017
Dec 08, 2017
Employment Status
Full Time
JOIN US AS A SR VENDOR RISK CONSULTANT, DUE DILIGENCE VRM           About This OpportunityAs a Senior Vendor Risk Consultant for the Vendor Risk Management Office (VRMO), you will be responsible for performing due diligence for Target's vendors to support the business teams in smart risk taking.  Use your skills, experience and talents to be a part of groundbreaking thinking and visionary goals.  As a Sr Vendor Risk Consultant, you'll take the lead as you…
  • Complete due diligence assessments on new potential vendors as well as reassess current vendors on a risk based cadence. Due diligence assessments including Reputation, Experience, Financial Health, FCPA and Finanical and Retail Services.
  • Conducts due diligence risk assessments on potential new vendors as well as periodic risk-based reassessment of current vendors. Due diligence assessments include Reputation, Experience, Financial Health, FCPA as well and Financial and Retail Services.
  • Provides expert analysis of identified risk(s) and delivers a packaged product to relationship managers with detailed risk information that allows Target to properly evaluate vendors. All risk(s) are ranked as high, medium, or low based on predetermined criteria with supporting evidence.
  • Perform ongoing monitoring of current vendors that align with the due diligence categories. Provide support to the Relationship Manager to ensure alerts or changes in the vendor profile that may impact Targets business are addressed.
  • Act as the Relationship Manager for tools that support the due diligence functions, including but not limited to Lexis Nexis Due Diligence, Rapid Ratings, ISS Corporate Solutions and Dun & Bradstreet. 
  • Identify risks and drive continuous improvement efforts impacting vendor due diligence through partnerships across Target and work with VRMO leaders to mature the Vendor Risk Management program.
  • Build and maintain relationships with multiple business areas across Target as well as other Risk Program teams.  
  • Support special projects such as Mergers and Acquisitions or large-scale business strategy changes.
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Ability to work independently; strong sense of personal accountability and self-motivation
  • Advanced thought leadership and consulting services to support program development
  • Strong research and investigative skills
  • Excellent problem solving and logical reasoning skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication, organizational and analytical skills
  • Demonstrated ability to build relationships and work in a highly collaborative and ambiguous environment
  • Ability to influence partners across multiple business units/pyramids
  • Strong proficiency in Archer eGRCDESIRED REQUIREMENTS:
  • CRVPM 1 and/or 2
  • Advanced PC skills (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, SharePoint)

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