25 days old

Sr. Regulatory Affairs Mgr

Silicon Valley Bank
Chicago, IL 60602
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Reporting to the Head of Regulatory Affairs, the Sr. Regulatory Affairs Manager will be responsible for partnering with a team of Regulatory Affairs professionals, the businesses and other functions to provide end-to-end support for regulatory examination and continuous monitoring activities to ensure those interactions are highly coordinated, well managed and aligned with SVB's Code of Conduct and Corporate Values. This position will play a key role in Regulatory Affairs' centralized support function by ensuring highly complex multi-party information flows and processes for regulatory examination and continuous monitoring activities meet supervisory expectations and facilitate efficient and effective management outcomes. This position requires the ability to develop effective relationships with internal and external stakeholders by building trust and credibility through strong interpersonal skills, communications and actions. This position is critical to managing the regulatory risk of SVB's complex global technology and life sciences focused businesses while facilitating enterprise awareness of the status of ongoing global regulatory activity, emerging issues, open regulatory matters and other obligations and commitments to SVB's global supervisors.

The position requires experience with all aspects of regulatory exam management activities; experience in developing and delivering Senior Management and Board-level reporting and visualizations; strong knowledge of technology tools and solutions to enable such reporting; strong understanding of regulatory examination issue identification, tracking and management processes; robust data governance and management skills, including the ability to coordinate with multiple stakeholders to ensure data is delivered timely, accurately and comprehensively; and detailed knowledge of regulatory examination support activities, including deep understanding of logistical and other requirements to support such activities. Background in financial services risk management is considered a plus.


  • Support all aspects of SVB's regulatory engagement activities, including providing end-to-end logistical and other tactical support to the Regulatory Affairs team, the businesses and other functions during regulatory examination and continuous monitoring activities
  • Assist in overseeing Regulatory Affairs' centralized systems and processes for monitoring, aggregating and reporting the status of ongoing regulatory activity to provide information on the current state of regulatory affairs to the Chief Risk Officer, Executive Committee and the Board of Directors
  • Deliver timely, accurate, consistent and comprehensive regulatory activity reporting, dashboards, and visualizations that include high quality information on trends and insights regarding the status of issues identified during regulatory examinations and continuous monitoring activities, emerging supervisory issues, regulatory developments and the status of open regulatory matters
  • Oversee all aspects of the Regulatory Affairs training program (e.g., embedding engagement protocols, enhancing exam management processes, updating examiner onboarding materials and managing confidential supervisory information (CSI)
  • Lead the preparation and development of timely, insightful and informative briefing materials for Senior Management and Board regulatory engagements.
  • Assist with managing Regulatory Affairs' technology infrastructure for ongoing archiving and maintenance of Regulatory Affairs program documents, supervisory correspondence, Senior Management and Board reports and tracking and monitoring CSI artifacts.
  • Work closely with Internal Audit to ensure Regulatory Affairs' reporting of the status of open regulatory matters is synchronized with their independent view of the status of those matters on an ongoing basis.

Skills and Requirements:

  • Strong analytical, technical and decision making skills to support the development and maintenance of high quality regulatory activity reporting for Senior Management and the Board of Directors
  • In depth understanding of regulatory processes and activities common to a global financial services organization
  • Strong technical understanding of systems and software required to support Senior Management and Board-level reporting
  • Ability to manage highly complex projects and processes supporting Regulatory Affair's second line of defense risk management activities
  • Ability to build effective internal and external relationships with a proven record of building trust and credibility through strong interpersonal skills, communications and actions
  • Strong understanding of rules, regulations and supervisory guidance impacting business practices that will affect SVB's safety and soundness
  • Dedication to integrity, producing high quality results and meeting deadlines
  • Demonstrated decision making capability under stressful situations while dealing with complex issues involving competing interests
  • Minimum of 8 years of experience in risk management or regulatory compliance, preferably in the financial services industry
  • In addition, to operate effectively the individual will be expected to demonstrate the following:
  • High degree of independent judgment to review, address and resolve issues
  • Ability to take initiative and have excellent verbal and written communication skills to discuss concerns and findings with senior business leaders and regulators
  • Ability to operate at both strategic and operational levels
  • Ability to think critically, understand the bigger picture, identify deficiencies and anticipate potential deficiencies
  • Strong organizational skills with the ability to prioritize as well as multi-task and drive results

Posted: 2021-04-16 Expires: 2021-05-15
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