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Our Company

At BBVA, we are leading the transformation of global banking with the aim of bringing the opportunities of this new era within everyone’s reach. We are a global financial institution present in 30 countries with over 75 million customers. We are a bank with over 126,000 employees across the world and every one of those employees is leading and designing his/her professional career with the help of tools provided by the organisation to make that happen.

Corporate responsibility is an intrinsic part of our business model, promoting inclusion and financial education while supporting research and culture. Being part of BBVA means developing your career in one of the most innovative companies in finance.

We started out with the spirit of helping others make the best financial decisions. That spirit remains with us today and encourages us to keep moving forward, prioritising innovation and digital transformation so that we can bring the opportunities of this new era within everyone’s reach.

Our values define our identity; they are what drives us to make our goals a reality and they guide all of our actions and the decisions we make.

  • - The customer comes first.
  • - We think big.
  • - We are one team.

Job description

Responsible for second line of defense assessment and management of risks associated with Third Party relationships, including review and determination of accuracy of due diligence information, documentation of appropriate risk assessments, approval of risk ratings, monitoring of assigned portfolio, and identification of exceptions.


    Monitor and coordinate Third Party Risk Management approval of Purchase Requisitions (PRs) and ensure overall quality of documentation within the approval process.
    Ensure accuracy and completeness of information provided by requester to support the requested service.
    Assess the inherent risk associated with the requested service utilizing due diligence information provided as well as general knowledge of third party risks.
    Ensure a high quality and appropriate level of due diligence is performed and is in alignment with TPRM policies and procedures.
    Review completed Life Cycle Card and Exit Strategy on outsourced services ensuring accuracy and completeness.
    Confirm the output of the Service Risk and Provider Risk tier rating is appropriate.
    Provide guidance and direction to personnel regarding BBVA Compass Third Party Risk Management culture and Third Party Risk Management Policy.
    Consult with other departments (e.g. Compliance, InfoSec, etc.) for additional Third Party Risk assessment requirements needed for the request, emphasizing early and continuous communication for completion.
    Monitor Third Party Risk approval process using available tools.
    Ensure appropriate risk tier rating assignment recognizing changes in a Third Party situation (financial, industry, management, business environment, etc.) which would cause a change in risk rating.
    Monitor outstanding and incomplete requests to ensure final completion or withdrawal from system.
    Provide training and guidance around Third Party Risk Management to more junior staff members.
    Write comprehensive risk assessments for new third party engagements as needed for BASPAC/VROC.
    Perform other work-related duties as assigned by the Director of Third Party Risk Management or Director of Internal Control and Governance.


Bachelor''s Degree (BA, BS, etc.) in Finance, Business, or a related field required with No experience required of . Work experience may NOT substitute for education requirement.


Required: None required
Preferred: None preferred

Preferred Qualifications

The Ideal Candidate will have experience with any third party tools such as Aravo, Coupa, processUnity, previous procurement experience and tenacity to follow up.

At BBVA, we believe that having a team made up of people with different ways of viewing the world and of taking on each challenge makes us a better bank. That is why we actively support diversity and inclusion, and we invite you to apply, regardless of your race, gender, age, sexual orientation, country of origin, experience, studies, etc.
We nurture a collaborative and inclusive work environment that enables us to show and develop the best we each have to offer.

Pay Transparency Policy Statement

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information (41 C.F.R. 60-1.35 (c)).

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EEO Statement

BBVA Compass, BBVA Securities Inc., and BBVA S.A. New York Branch have a firm and unwavering policy to provide equal employment opportunity without regard to age, citizenship, color, disability, ethnic origin, gender, gender identity and expression, marital status, nationality, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, genetic predisposition, protected veteran status, or any other status or classification protected by federal, state or local law. This policy includes all job groups, classifications and organizational units. With regard to employment, this policy extends to applicants and covers our recruiting, hiring, promotion, transfer, demotion, discipline, termination, benefits, compensation and training practices as well as social and recreational activities. View the "EEO is the Law" & "View the EEO is the Law Supplement Poster" poster. BBVA Compass, BBVA Securities, Inc., and BBVA NY are equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.