AmeriHealth Caritas Director – Risk Management, Governance and Controls in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Director – Risk Management, Governance and Controls

Location: Philadelphia, PA

Telecommuter?: No

ID**: 14421

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At AmeriHealth Caritas, we’re passionate about helping people get care, stay well and build healthy communities. As one of the nation's leaders in health care solutions, we offer our associates the opportunity to impact the lives of millions of people through our national footprint of products, services and award-winning programs. AmeriHealth Caritas is seeking talented, passionate individuals to join our team. Together we can build healthier communities. If you want to make a difference, we’d like to hear from you.

Headquartered in Philadelphia, AmeriHealth Caritas is a mission-driven organization with more than 30 years of experience. We deliver comprehensive, outcomes-driven care to those who need it most. We offer integrated managed care products, pharmaceutical benefit management and specialty pharmacy services, behavioral health services, and other administrative services. Discover more about us at .


Working under the direction of the VP – Enterprise Risk Management, this position will assist in facilitating the continued development and implementation of the risk management, business continuity management, internal controls and organizational governance processes throughout AmeriHealth Caritas. This role will also provide oversight for development and maintenance of the Governance, Risk and Compliance technology platform currently being used by Internal Audit, Corporate Compliance, ERM and Internal Controls.

  • Lead and develop staff across multiple functions. Coordinate and align roles, responsibilities and activities as appropriate across the risk management, controls and governance functions to provide an integrated view and support model for ACFC business leadership.

  • Facilitate the identification, assessment and management of risks throughout ACFC. Align the qualitative aspects of ERM with the quantitative aspects of the program (under another ERM director).

  • Develop methodologies for the assessment, analysis and management of risks, and provide for monitoring and reporting of risk information.

  • Conduct risk assessments and analyses for key strategic and operational projects across the organization.

  • Identify and analyze industry trends and influencing factors, both positive and negative, to enhance the company’s risk management capabilities.

  • Provide oversight for the corporate Business Continuity Management program (this program impacts every ACFC business area and related facility, and requires ongoing collaboration with senior leadership).

  • Conduct ad-hoc analyses as directed by the Vice President, ERM, the senior Corporate Compliance and Risk Management Committee and/or the Operating Committee.

  • As needed, provide results and reporting to the Operating Committee.


  • Bachelor’s Degree.

  • 15+ years of relevant experience with significant experience in the areas of enterprise risk management, business continuity management and controls. Significant level of leadership experience.

  • Ability to drive and manage change within and across the ERM functions and throughout ACFC.

  • Strong facilitation, collaboration and teamwork skills with the ability to build cross-functional partnerships and to influence leadership at all levels.

  • Innovative and creative. Able to embrace change and think outside the box.

  • Strong problem solving and critical thinking skills.

  • Strong organizational skills, with an ability to apply good judgment and resolve ambiguities.

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills with strong interpersonal skills.

  • Self-motivated with demonstrated project management skills.

  • Strong analytical and research skills, able to synthesize information to provide practical business solutions to accomplish pragmatic, meaningful results.

  • Working knowledge of the healthcare industry.

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