• North America Competency Leader/Practice Director- Risk and Compliance

    Job Locations US-MULTI-CITY
    # of Openings
    Job Category
    Business Operations/Corporate
  • Overview

    TUV Rheinland OpenSky is growing our team and currently have some exciting opportunities for a dynamic leader who will be accountable for providing thought leadership to advancing risk and control practices and providing industry expertise and insights on emerging technology risks.  A key component for this role will be in bringing industry best practices, including broad regulatory themes to drive service offerings in Risk and Compliance.

    For more details on our services portfolio visit: https://www.tuvopensky.com/services/mastering-risk-compliance/


    Key Responsibilities:


    You will provide expert advice in a dynamic environment and deliver strategic, practical and business-focused risk and compliance solutions. You must be skilled at providing risk and compliance advice to achieve efficient and effective compliance risk management and meet regulatory expectations. Your ability to translate technical issues into risk terms that business can understand is absolutely necessity.  Designing solutions will rely heavily on your experience in rolling out a technology risk program either as a First Line oFloDfense (FloD) or Second Line oSLoDfense (SLoD) necessary to provide appropriate guidance and advise business stakeholders.

    You will be an excellent leader and will have experience in managing staff of different disciplines to produce results in a timely manner. You should have direct experience and effectiveness communicating across all tiers… from technologists to the ‘C’ suite.

    • Oversee, manage and drive the North American Risk and Compliance Service Portfolio.
    • Drive innovation by incorporating new technologies, tools and ideas to ensure that the Risk and Compliance portfolio offering is evolving to meet the ever-changing client needs.
    • Drive quantitative risk management and measurement approach.
    • Develop solutions in all lines of defenses with forward looking risk dialogue.
    • Enablement enablement tools and engage the sales teams while maintaining 3-5 strategic customer relationships, as well as a list of reference-able customers by vertical.
    • Be accountable for achieving sales pipeline, order entry, and gross margin targets.
    • Develop enablement tools and engage the delivery teams, assuring quality of service delivery and organizational capability and capacity against market demand.


    Required Skills:

    • Strong verbal & written communication skills
    • Good organizational skills, ability to work under pressure, and prioritize within tight deadlines while maintaining total accuracy
    • Ability to influence and quickly earn the confidence of others
    • 12+ years of experience in Regulatory Engagement, Internal Audit, Information Security, or IT Risk Management discipline.
    • 7+ years managing compliance and/or risk professionals to include matrix reporting and virtual teams.
    • Demonstrated ability to attract and develop talent
    • Recognized as an industry or sector leader in Risk and Compliance
    • Awareness of industry trends and developments
    • Change agent with ability to drive accountability & outcomes across a diverse landscape
    • Strong business acumen & successful track record in aligning with customers
    • Strong computer skills in MS Office, MS Project MS Visio
    • Highly preferred to have previous experience in any of the following: architecture, operations, policy, processes, standards, organizational design, governance, change management, quality assurance, enabling technology, risk management, incident detection & response
    • Process/Methodology knowledge including Lean Engineering, Agile, Scrum
    • Consulting Experience from a top tier consulting firm specifically around helping firms develop risk frameworks and driving adoption is highly preferred

    Required Education:

    • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science

    Preferred Education:

    • Security certification is desirable, such as Certified Information Security Manager (CISM), Certified Risk Information System Control (CRISC), or Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)  

    Travel Required: 

    • Up to 50%

    About TUV Rheinland OpenSky 


    TUV Rheinland OpenSky Corporation offers one of the most advanced and integrated portfolios of security solutions and services for connected devices, platforms and Internet of Things (IoT) with the mission to enable a secure and safe digital future. With headquarters in Littleton, MA, OpenSky is a 100% subsidiary of TÜV Rheinland, operating some of the world’s broadest smart device and IoT testing labs, defining industry standards for functional safety and security and is a leading provider of inspection and assurance services that combine safety, quality and security certifications.


    TUV Rheinland OpenSky provides expertise to help corporations protect information assets, minimize risk and accelerate the adoption of enabling technologies with its holistic approach and framework that addresses Cyber Security, Privacy, Cloud Infrastructure and Functional Safety requirements to build trusted, connected platforms. The portfolio of services supported by industry participation in defining such standards and research, enables clients to effectively stay at the forefront of adopting new technologies for managing safety and cyber risks. It provides advisory, consulting, systems integration and managed security services organized across three core disciplines for connected platforms:

    • Advanced Cyber Defenses
    • Mastering Risk and Compliance
    • Secure Cloud Adoption.


    OpenSky was founded in 2007 and was acquired by TÜV Rheinland Group in 2014 to expand and drive synergies within both companies to address the growing cyber security concerns across functional safety, inspection and assurance services (certification) as the world embraces digitization.


    For more information about TUV Rheinland OpenSky, please visit



    About TÜV Rheinland

    TÜV Rheinland is a global leader in independent inspection services, founded more than 140 years ago. The group maintains a worldwide presence with 20,000 employees and annual turnover of over EUR 1.9 billion. For more than 15 years, TÜV Rheinland has been supporting the private and public sectors with comprehensive consulting and professional services expertise in IT, cyber security and telecommunications through strategic consulting, design, digital transformation and process optimization solutions.


    For more information about TÜV Rheinland, please visit



    EEO Statement:


    TUV Rheinland  OpenSky is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.







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