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Director, Enterprise Risk Management

Posted Jul 07
Full Time
On Site
Austin, Texas

An Amazing Career Opportunity for a Director, Enterprise Risk Management!! 

Location: Austin, Texas

Job ID: 28875


We are seeking a strategic and independent leader to serve as the Director of Enterprise Risk Management. The key responsibilities are to develop and implement risk management frameworks. In this critical role, you will spearhead the development and execution of enterprise-wide risk management strategies and lead our crisis management team.  You will collaborate closely with the HID senior leadership team and key stakeholders to identify, assess, and mitigate risks that impact our organization's operations.  In addition, the director role will lead HID’s efforts in preparing for, responding to, and recovering from crises and disruptions by developing and implementing robust crisis management strategies.


Who are we? 


HID powers the trusted identities of the world’s people, places, and things, allowing people to transact safely, work productively and travel freely.

We are a high-tech software company headquartered in Austin, TX, with over 4,500 worldwide employees. Check us out here: and 


As our Director, Enterprise Risk Management, you’ll support HID’s success by: 


  • Leading crisis management team and conduct trainings.
  • Developing and implementing comprehensive crisis management plans and protocols (including business continuity plans) to address various scenarios, including natural disasters, cybersecurity incidents, public health emergencies, and other disruptive events.
  • Managing resiliency plan coordination and connectivity with site leadership teams.
  • Providing updates, education, and presentations to staff and management on industry trends and best practices for resiliency plan.
  • Collaborating with resilience plan site leadership worldwide before, during, and after tests and exercises to ensure evidenced capability of plans and compliance to standards.
  • Establishing, cultivating, and maintaining relationships with resiliency plan leadership teams and stakeholders to understand program needs and challenges.
  • Providing guidance on sound structure, planning, testing, and governance to keep resiliency plan aligned, current, relevant, actionable, and auditable.
  • Developing and implementing risk management frameworks
  • Leveraging internal and external data, information, and resources to design, implement, and enhance a robust and comprehensive enterprise risk assessment process.
  • Overseeing and facilitating the development and completion of risk-based, root-cause mitigation plans and actions, and promote the risk-based allocation of resources.
  • Collaborating with a broad range of subject-matter experts and internal stakeholders to proactively identify new and emerging risks and develop and implement mitigation plans.
  • Maintaining risk register and tracking of remediation/mitigation efficacies and residual risk.
  • Establishing policies and procedures to identify and address risks in the organization’s services and departments.
  • Recommending and implementing risk management solutions such as insurance, safety and security policies, business continuity plans, or recovery measures.
  • Independently analyzing complex risk data and provide actionable insights, risk reports, and proposals to executive leadership and senior staff.
  • Performing other duties as directed.


What we will love about your background: 


  • Excellent analytical, risk management, and problem-solving skills, with the ability to make informed decisions under pressure.
  • Strong decision-making capabilities, even in ambiguous situations; adept at solving problems and seeing them through to resolution.
  • Highly effective communicator with strong personal presence and credibility and the ability to influence, engage, collaborate, and build trust-based relationships at all levels and across the organization.
  • Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to convey complex risk concepts to both technical and non-technical stakeholders.
  • Excellent organization, documentation, technology, and project-management skills.
  • Humble, resilient, and self-motivated, with a demonstrated ability to work autonomously.


Your Experience and Education include:             


  • Bachelor's degree in Finance, Law, Business Administration, Risk Management, or a related field. Advanced degree preferred.
  • Proven experience (at least 15 years) in compliance, ethics, risk, or auditing in a multinational corporate environment.
  • In-depth knowledge of risk management principles, practices, and methodologies.
  • Strong understanding of technical security concepts and their application in a corporate setting.
  • Familiarity with relevant regulations and industry standards related to security and risk management.
  • Certified Risk Management Professional (CRMP) or other relevant certifications are a plus.
  • Experience with ISO 22301, ISO 22316, and ISO 27001


Why apply? 


  • Empowerment: You’ll work as part of a global team in a flexible work environment, learning and enhancing your expertise. We welcome an opportunity to meet you and learn about your unique talents, skills, and experiences. You don’t need to check all the boxes. If you have most of the skills and experience, we want you to apply.
  • Innovation: You embrace challenges and want to drive change. We are open to ideas, including flexible work arrangements, job sharing or part-time job seekers.
  • Integrity: You are results-orientated, reliable, and straightforward and value being treated accordingly. We want all our employees to be themselves, to feel appreciated and accepted.


HID is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer – Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran/Gender Identity/Sexual Orientation.


We are the ASSA ABLOY Group
Our people have made us the global leader in access solutions. In return, we open doors for them wherever they go. With nearly 61,000 colleagues in more than 70 different countries, we help billions of people experience a more open world. Our innovations make all sorts of spaces – physical and virtual – safer, more secure, and easier to access.

As an employer, we value results – not titles, or backgrounds. We empower our people to build their career around their aspirations and our ambitions – supporting them with regular feedback, training, and development opportunities. Our colleagues think broadly about where they can make the most impact, and we encourage them to grow their role locally, regionally, or even internationally.

As we welcome new people on board, it’s important to us to have diverse, inclusive teams, and we value different perspectives and experiences.