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Rockville, MD
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Eagle Bancorp, Inc. headquartered in Bethesda, MD, was incorporated in 1997 to serve as the bank holding company for EagleBank. Eagle Bancorp is a publicly traded company under the symbol EGBN. EagleBank commenced banking operations on July 20, 1998, and currently operates 20 banking offices: six in Suburban, Maryland, five located in the District of Columbia; and nine in Northern Virginia. The Bank was founded to specifically address the business and personal needs of local business owners. It has been answering and exceeding those needs for over 20 years, providing custom financial solutions, local access to senior management, quick response, local decision-making, and a deeply-rooted dedication to the local community.

Our Mission is to be the most respected and profitable community bank by putting relationships first to the delight of our customers, employees, and shareholders, and relentlessly deliver the most compelling service and value. Eagle Bank’s Values are: Relationships F·I·R·S·T: Flexible, Involved, Responsive, Strong, and Trusted.

Chief Risk Officer is responsible for oversight and/or development and implantation of risk-based policies and procedures throughout the company. In addition, the CRO leads the monitoring of the Key Risk Indicators (KRI) along with Enterprise Risk Management Committee (ERM) and reports findings to the Board of Directors. Directly responsible for Information Security, Vendor Management, compliance, policy and procedure administration.. Leads the professional development, coaching, and monitoring of team members and actively supports the culture of the Bank.

  • Oversees the activities of and provides guidance and support to the Director of Compliance, Bank Secrecy Act Officer and Information Security Officer. Provides coaching, training and support as necessary.
  • Provides the Board of Directors and management consultation on people, processes and systems relating to governance programs, risks and internal controls.
  • Reviews all policies annually and provides feedback. Reviews and updates policies under CRO's direct responsibility. Communicates policy changes to all employees. Reports on status of policy review to Compliance Committee each quarter. Responsible for the reviewing of all policies annually, providing feedback to writer, and communicating changes to all employees.
  • Oversees all aspects of vendor management.
  • Conducts and/or reviews risk assessments prepared annually.
  • Ensures that necessary reporting is occurring at the Board and Board Committee levels each quarter, especially relating to the Audit and Compliance Committee.
  • Administratively responsible for the coordination of and consultation with Director of Internal Audit (DIA). Ensures the SOX program is appropriately administered; discusses risk matters and implications to audit and audit plans, provides support to DIA when requested.
  • Oversees independent review programs relating to loan and investment portfolio. Coordinates with Treasurer and Chief Credit Officer.
  • Keeps abreast of industry matters including matters relating to accounting, compliance and operations; best practices, emerging risks, etc.
  • Participates on special projects (new products/services, acquisitions, new/changed systems, etc.) Provides consultation specific to the project relating to risks, processes and controls.
  • Administers the Identity Theft and Model Management Programs.
  • Other duties as assigned.
Required Skills
  • Requires broad understanding of the industry and the traditional components of risk, governance and control relating to processes.
  • Familiarity with bank regulatory requirements/expectations.
  • Requires practical experience with risk management methodologies/disciplines and the COSO framework.
  • Ability to use basic MS Office tools for analysis and report writing.
  • Ability to input and analyze data into other software applications and to have a general comfort with systems/technology.
  • Highly motivated, self-driven individual who can think strategically, operate independently and take accountability for the function.
  • Ability to implement and administer programs designed to carry out Board and regulatory expectations.
  • Ability to anticipate risks.
  • Must be well organized.
  • Strong interpersonal and management/supervisory skills.
  • Ability to maintain a high level of diplomacy and integrity.
  • Ability to interact, motivate, collaborate and influence others, both internally and externally.
  • Must have the ability to multi-task in a fast paced environment and focus on most impactful activities.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills when interacting with internal and external clients.
  • Strong analytical, critical thinking and problem solving skills.
  • Occasional travel, as required.
  • The ability to lift up 10 lbs.
  • Demonstrates a commitment to Relationships F•I•R•S•T in all areas of job performance.
Required Experience
  • College degree, preferably in a business, mathematical or accounting, required.
  • Advanced degree or professional certifications in compliance, risk, audit or information protection disciplines.
  • At least ten (10) years of senior level experience in the financial services industry.

We are an equal opportunity employer. Employment selection and related decisions are made without regard to sex, race, age, disability, religion, national origin, color or any other protected class.

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