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Manager, Risk Management

Job Location

Chicago, IL

General Summary

The Manager, Risk Management is responsible for implementing the Alzheimer's Association's risk management framework.  They oversee the enterprise risk management and the vendor risk management programs and will establish themselves as a dynamic, proactive, and decisive leader capable of driving change from all functional areas within the organization.

This position is based in the Alzheimer's Association's home office in Chicago, IL and reports to the Senior Director of Internal Audit.

Essential Job Functions

  • Establishes a process to identify risk, implements a system of measurement, and assesses progress made for remediation plans
  • Develops and implements tools, practices and procedures to coordinate and facilitate risk assessment activities
  • Conducts audits of policy and compliance to standards
  • Creates and monitors remediation plans; tracks progress against them
  • Researches, prepares, summarizes and communicates risk reports to senior management
  • Maintains current knowledge of regulatory landscape and  best practices through professional networks
  • Other Internal Audit duties as assigned to meet business needs

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree required
  • 3-5 years' progressive experience in audit and/or risk management required
  • Highly organized with excellent project management skills 
  • Efficient prioritization and time management skills to meet deadlines
  • Strategic, creative, and critical thinking skills to independently anticipate, communicate, and proactively solve problems
  • Keen attention to detail with excellent analytical skills; ability to summarize and communicate findings
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills to build and maintain positive relationships with key stakeholders
  • Ability to interact effectively and with high degree of integrity and confidentiality with all levels of staff and executives and collaborate to achieve goals
  • Ability to assert ideas confidently and tactfully to influence and motivate stakeholders when driving performance


Or mail resume and cover letter to:

Send resume to:
Alzheimer's Association, Home Office
225 N. Michigan Ave, Suite 1700
Chicago, IL 60601

We are an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer and we appreciate your interest in the Alzheimer's Association.




Alzheimer's Association

Our vision: A world without Alzheimer's disease®.
Formed in 1980, the Alzheimer's Association is the leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer's care, support and research.