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MD Anderson’s Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) program is a first-of-its-kind, best-in-class program tied to Strategy that provides data-informed insights into risk and opportunity for the institution. Members of the ERM team have the unique opportunity to inform meaningful decisions across the institution. The Enterprise Risk Analyst is a key member of the team who provides support to the ERM program by conducting risk impact analyses, maintaining essential key metrics, and visualizing information for use by institutional leaders.


The ideal candidate for the Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) Risk analyst position has strong statistical/financial modeling skills, data visualization experience, is a clear and confident presenter, and thrives in a team setting.



Quantitative Risk Modeling

  • Works directly with various multi-disciplinary areas to identify and analyze potential risks and opportunities that exist within the MD Anderson’s operating landscape.
  • Works with ERM team and area leadership to create, develop, and maintain data models that accurately represent risk exposure of a given enterprise risk.  
  • Selects Key Risk Indicators (KRIs) based on given risk drivers and root causes. Establishes benchmarks to identify trends and aberrations.
  • Accurately documents detailed work papers for performed risk impact analyses.
  • Develops statistical and machine learning models to solve business problems and derive actionable business insights.


Data Visualization

  • Works together with ERM team and area leadership to effectively visualize the risk impact analysis for use by institutional leadership in strategic decision-making.
  • Responsible for creating, developing, and maintaining reports and/or dashboards in a data visualization tool such as PowerBI or Tableau.
  • Assists in the development and implementation of efficient tools, which enhance the ERM framework.


Data Collection and Management

  • Coordinates with appropriate stakeholders to acquire data for analyses.
  • Establishes and performs data collection and quality assurance processes to accurately track risks and issues.
  • Automates data collection and aggregation for use by the ERM program and others.
  • Aggregates key metrics across the institution, corporate risk services, line of business liaisons, and other risk partners to update risk profile dashboards on a continuous basis.
  • Creates records for new metrics (i.e., descriptions, metric owner, and linkage to risks) and properly archive retired metrics.


Communication Skills

  • Creates strong partnerships with business owners throughout the institution.
  • Is comfortable presenting findings to all levels of leadership and has superb communication skills, both written and verbal. Is able to answer complex analysis-related questions in a public setting.
  • Creates clear documentation of standard operating procedures and best practices.
  • Researches and recommends ERM best practices, tools, and methodologies for ongoing improvement.
  • Is an advocate for MD Anderson’s Stewardship, Information Privacy, and Risk Management policies, practices, and procedures.




Required: Bachelor's degree.

Preferred: Master's degree in Mathematics, Finance, Risk Management, or related field.



Required: Five years of experience in finance, statistics, analytics, compliance, audit, or risk management.

With preferred degree, three years of experience in finance, statistics, analytics, compliance, audit, or risk management.

Preferred: Competence with programming language Python or similar. Experience with data visualization tools such as PowerBI or Tableau.




It is the policy of The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center to provide equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis protected by institutional policy or by federal, state or local laws unless such distinction is required by law. http://www.mdanderson.org/about-us/legal-and-policy/legal-statements/eeo-affirmative-action.html

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