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Director, Risk Advisory

  • Job
    Senior (5-8 years) - Expert / Leadership (9+ years)
  • Consulting
  • $200K - $250K
  • New York City
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AI generated summary

  • You need 8-10+ years of legal, operations, or risk management experience. Must be self-motivated, proactive, with strong communication and analytical skills. Ability to work collaboratively, think pragmatically, and prioritize effectively. Excel and PowerPoint proficiency required.
  • You will oversee risk assessment, mitigation, reporting, and audit planning for investments in North America and Brazil at Brookfield Asset Management. Liaise with teams, analyze incidents, and address emerging risks.


  • 8-10+ years of experience in legal, operations or risk management
  • Ability to provide practical, business‐oriented guidance in a dynamic, global environment
  • Highly self‐motivated and proactive; eager to take ownership over work product
  • Strong communication, writing, and analytical skills; ability to present complex information in a clear and concise manner
  • Ability to work in a decentralized, matrix organization and work collaboratively with a number of different stakeholders
  • Ability to think pragmatically and apply judgment when assessing and in decision-making
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills; ability to develop relationships at all levels in the organization
  • Excellent organizational skills and capability to effectively manage priorities while meeting timelines
  • Team‐oriented; commitment to shared success above any personal accomplishment or recognition
  • Legal experience is preferred
  • Experience in the real estate industry is considered an advantage but not a prerequisite
  • Proficient with Excel, PowerPoint


  • Execute the enterprise risk program functions for the Real Estate Group’s portfolio of investments in North America; gain subject matter proficiency/fluency in focus areas (cybersecurity, data privacy, health and safety, etc.)
  • Coordinate execution of the risk program functions in Brazil with the regional team
  • Conduct risk assessments of investments in the portfolio and recommend risk mitigation; interact directly with investments teams and counterparties on transactions to measure maturity of target company (or operator) risk programs
  • Negotiate representations, warranties and covenants relating to risk management; onboard portfolio companies (i.e., meet with their senior leadership) to discuss risk assessment results and mitigation plans
  • Review quarterly and incident reports, consider trends and assess/manage impacts of incidents on Brookfield, including legal liability analysis and mitigation; ensure that portfolio companies have sufficient emergency response and business continuity plans
  • Facilitate business-driven risk testing for the portfolio
  • Manage bottom-up quarterly risk reporting from portfolio companies, oversee maintenance of the reporting system, review regional submissions and consolidate into global risk report
  • Liaise with regional internal audit team on annual audit planning, audit execution and finding remediation
  • Develop strong relationships with regional risk resources, risk specialists, investments teams, portfolio managers and other stakeholders to facilitate program execution
  • Address emerging risks in the region and support other risk initiatives, as needed


What are the key responsibilities of the Director, Risk Advisory?

The key responsibilities of the Director, Risk Advisory include developing and managing the global enterprise risk management program, providing strategic leadership and day-to-day guidance in risk management, evaluating and advising on legal, reputational, and business risks, and focusing on key areas such as cybersecurity, data privacy, health and safety, physical security, and anti-bribery and corruption.

What regions does the Risk Advisory team operate in?

The Risk Advisory team operates in the Americas, specifically in Brazil, Canada, and the United States.

What sectors does the Risk Advisory team work across?

The Risk Advisory team works across sectors within Real Estate and with a wide range of portfolio companies controlled by the Real Estate Group.

What are some of the critical focus areas for the Director, Risk Advisory?

Some of the critical focus areas for the Director, Risk Advisory include cybersecurity, data privacy, health and safety, physical security, and anti-bribery and corruption.


Mission & Purpose

Brookfield is invested in long-life, high-quality assets and businesses around the world that form the backbone of the global economy. With over $925 billion in assets under management, and over 100 years’ experience as an owner and operator, we put our own capital to work in virtually every transaction, aligning interests with our partners and investors, and bringing the strengths of our operational expertise, global reach and large-scale capital to bear in everything we do. To learn more about our global businesses spanning renewable power and transition, infrastructure, real estate, private equity and credit, please visit www.brookfield.com. Phishing and Fraudulent Websites Warning Please be aware of the misuse of the Brookfield name and brand by individuals and groups fraudulently publishing fake websites and engaging in “phishing” scams that seek personal or confidential information from potential job candidates. This includes the posting of fake Brookfield job offers on LinkedIn and other career sites. You can find more details on what to look out for and how to report potentially fraudulent activity at https://www.brookfield.com/web-fraud-and-phishing-warning.