Enterprise Risk Management Analyst II - Vendor Management



Under general supervision assists with the administration of the Vendor Management Program initiatives and supports Stifel's Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) Framework. This position will be responsible for third party vendor oversight activities including, but not limited, to: performing risk assessments, conducting due diligence reviews, review and analysis of vendor due diligence, provide guidance to relationship owners on third party risk, manage and document due diligence efforts in Stifel's third party vendor management system, prepare reports on third party vendor metrics to be distributed across various channels within Stifel, provide support for ad hoc vendor management projects.


  • Support Vendor Management projects and initiatives to drive improvements to key processes and controls.
  • Conduct vendor risk assessments and ongoing due diligence across Stifel's vendor population.
  • Responsible for identifying and performing critical analysis of potential risk exposure to the Firm.
  • Interpret, identify and prioritize risk.
  • Document, track and present control gaps in adherence to established policy and processes.
  • Identify process and technology enhancements to drive efficiencies.
  • Provide direct support to Vendor Management team through data analysis, identifying trends and creating reporting for internal and external use.
  • Coordinate and provide support to business units for internal/external audits, including resolution of issues.
  • Assist in development and improvement of operational policies, procedures, and guidelines that support key Vendor Management functions and include appropriate internal controls.


  • Ability to use logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems. Exceptional quantitative, analytical, and organizational skills.
  • Ability to communicate effectively in writing and verbally as appropriate for the needs of the audience. Excellent communication, interpersonal, and leadership skills and ability to work cooperatively with all levels of management.
  • Prior work experience that includes familiarity with vendor or supplier risk, operational risk, policy development, or third party vendor management a plus.
  • Ability to identify complex problems and review related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions.
  • Ability to interact positively and communicate with all levels of staff and management; ability to clearly communicate and resolve business and personnel issues; able to handle situations in a diplomatic manner; able to resolve sensitive problems while maintaining trust and diplomacy.
  • Ability to pay attention to detail.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality; ability to consider the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one.


  • Minimum Required: Bachelor's degree in Finance, Accounting, Economics, Statistics or a Business related discipline
  • Minimum Required: 3-5 years' experience in department specific Risk Management
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook; Strong Excel skills
  • Knowledge of computer hardware and applicable software


Established in 1890, Stifel is one of the nation's leading full-service wealth management and investment banking firms. Stifel serves clients from more than 400 offices across the United States and ranks as the nation's seventh largest full-service investment firm in terms of number of financial advisors. We are also a leading provider of investment banking services to the middle market, a top-ten municipal bond underwriter, and home to one of the industry's largest research franchises. In addition our Stifel Bank subsidiary provides a comprehensive range of banking services.

At Stifel we offer an entrepreneurial environment, comprehensive benefits package to include health, dental and vision care, 401k, wellness initiatives, life insurance, and paid time off.

The health and safety of our employees and candidates is very important to us. We continue to monitor the current public health situation and have adjusted our hiring procedures to include virtual recruiting tools that allow us to continue meeting new candidates. We look forward to "virtually" meeting you.

Stifel is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Management Analysts


Bachelor's Degree


3 to 5 years

Job type

Full time

Saint Louis, MO 63101, US