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Director of Enterprise Risk Management

Company: Rock Central
Location: Detroit
Posted on: June 10, 2021

Job Description:

Preferred Qualifications

  • 5 years of experience in leading the risk function in a large services organization, either in a risk or senior leadership role
  • Demonstrated depth and breadth of knowledge around financial services risk as well as industry standards and trends for governance, risk and compliance
  • Excellent interpersonal and presentation communication skills
  • Familiarity with risk management tools
  • Knowledge of best practices with enterprise risk management frameworks
  • Passion for client service both internally and externally
  • Passion for risk management and its significance as a practice
  • Ability to consult and assist with projects depending on the need
  • Ability to both architect new frameworks and processes as well as manage existing ones
  • Ability to back up ideas and opinions with quantitative data
  • Proficiency in the Microsoft Office suite

Job Summary

The Director of Enterprise Risk Management is a thought leader, partnering with both business and risk management stakeholders to define and execute a risk management strategy/framework that supports the organization. They ensure consistency in identifying, escalating and addressing current and emerging risk issues. They also provide independent validation of risk measurement across the business. The Director of Enterprise Risk Management implements and maintains the risk management framework for Rocket Companies.

This leadership role also influences risk management technology, including tools for maintaining a risk register, controls catalog, issues management, risk assessments, emerging risks, reporting, data analytics, and policy and procedures. They collaborate with other teams to understand their business objectives and processes to build and implement risk management activities that drive the visibility and awareness required for well-informed strategic and operational decisions. The Director of Enterprise Risk Management oversees and administers periodic meetings for Rocket Companies and is responsible for providing periodic reporting to the risk committee of Rocket Companies executives.


  • Create a risk-aware culture by continuous improvement and monitoring of our risk management framework in collaboration with senior leadership and business partners
  • Participate as an RKT Enterprise Risk virtual team and serve as a direct liaison between the team and the operating subsidiaries of Rocket Companies
  • Develop and continuously improve the dashboard reporting around established risk appetites
  • Forecast and communicate short and long-term risk to the Rocket Companies Audit Committee around key business objectives and initiatives
  • Develop an agile, capable risk management team by defining roles and responsibilities
  • Ensure the delivery of appropriate training, certifications and support needed to implement a successful team
  • Coordinate the collection of risk information, analyze the data, and update critical risk scenarios and metrics based on the data
  • Maintain knowledge of existing and new industry trends and innovations to determine the potential value to the organization and its impact on our position
  • Integrate risk management activities of Rocket Companies operating subsidiaries into an integrated view across the entire organization, including establishing open channels of communication and bringing functional leaders across the organization to balance risks and new business opportunities to achieve optimal overall association performance
  • Develop and manage a centralized policy and procedure database
  • Influence the selection and implementation of technologies to support the risk management framework
  • Maintain external relationships, manage productive vendor relationships, and participate in technology organizations to gain industry knowledge, share information and enhance the association's image
  • Ensure the overall integrity of risk management systems and data
  • Participate in virtual teams to understand business risk and ensure coordinated processes and decision making are occurring

Who We Are

Rock Central is a Detroit-based professional services company obsessed with delivering innovative, effective solutions to meet the diverse needs of our clients. From legal and finance to technology and public relations, our expertise spans from executive consulting all the way to tactical implementation. We thrive at the intersection of people, process and technology and empower our partners to unleash the maximum potential of their business through unmatched partnership and the entrepreneurial spirit of a startup. From the smallest venture to the largest enterprises, we believe having an impact is never a question - it's part of our DNA.


This is an outline of the primary responsibilities of this position. As with everything in life, things change. The tasks and responsibilities can be changed, added to, removed, amended, deleted and modified at any time by the leadership group.

Keywords: Rock Central, Detroit , Director of Enterprise Risk Management, Other , Detroit, Michigan

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