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ID:  122107

Norfolk Va, US

Director, Risk Management & Internal Control

Led by Rodolphe Saadé, the CMA CGM Group, a global leader in shipping and logistics, serves more than 420 ports around the world on five continents. With its subsidiary CEVA Logistics, a world leader in logistics, and its air freight division CMA CGM AIR CARGO, the CMA CGM Group is continually innovating to offer its customers a complete and increasingly efficient range of new shipping, land, air and logistics solutions.

Committed to the energy transition in shipping, and a pioneer in the use of alternative fuels, the CMA CGM Group has set a target to become Net Zero Carbon by 2050.  Through the CMA CGM Foundation, the Group also acts in humanitarian crises that require an emergency response by mobilizing the Group’s shipping and logistics expertise to bring humanitarian supplies around the world.

Present in 160 countries through its network of more than 400 offices and 750 warehouses, the Group employs more than 130,000 people worldwide, including 2,900 in Marseilles where its head office is located.



Position Summary:

The NA Enterprise Risk & Internal Control Director “ERIC “drives all risk management activities including risk identification, risk assessment, risk response and risk monitoring in NA for CMA CGM and APL. This position is responsible for developing and deploying the internal control framework across the region ensuring that process and business controls are efficiently designed and effective in mitigating risks.


The ERIC Director is responsible for managing the NA Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) framework in alignment with the Group risk management methodology and practices.


The position is responsible for developing, maintaining, and testing the risk responses and controls in place required to mitigate risk and maintain operational and financial resiliency which is done in coordination with the Vice President of Risk and Audit, the Senior Leadership teams both locally and globally as well as with the local experts and risk owners.


This position will be responsible to:


  • Identify, map, and evaluate risks associated with each business unit, function, and strategic subject area across the NA organization
  • Evaluate risks and measure the level of risk against organizational thresholds and tolerance levels
  • Formalize Risk & Control Matrices
  • Ensure risk levels are periodically reviewed and action plans adjusted as required
  • Responsible for testing, adjusting, and recommending process and controls improvements set with the business owners
  • Ensure KRIs are defined, tracked, and reported regularly – Adjust risk evaluation with business owner whenever needed
  • Direct the design, optimization, and implementation of all internal control framework with all the business owners (excluding Finance) across all functions in the U.S.
  • Develop the risk and internal control culture across the organization by promoting risk & internal control concepts and methodologies across the functional business units
  • Manage and monitor incidents: analyses cases, identify control deficiencies, make recommendations, and monitor their implementation
  • Work with the local Senior Leadership Team and ensure that all risk owners and delegates are made accountable for their risks and mitigation plans
  • Report on a regular basis progress and results of the ERM and internal control missions to the U.S Senior Leadership Team as well as the Head Office RCAI (Risk, Compliance, Audit & Inspection)
  • Miscellaneous related duties or Projects as assigned.




Skill Sets / Education & Experience Requirements:



  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Minimum 10-15 years’ work experience required.
  • Excellent proficiency in Microsoft Office 365 (Outlook, PowerPoint, advanced Excel, Word, OneNote, Planner, Teams)
  • Outstanding presentation skills with excellent PowerPoint skills
  • Strong Knowledge of program and project management principles and practices.
  • The ability to drive complex, cross-functional initiatives with multiple stakeholders
  • The ability to communicate complex issues in a clear business-focused manner
  • Excellent time management skills with a proven ability to coordinate schedules, events, and meet deadlines
  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • Strong analytical and synthesis skills, including ability to absorb and process large amounts of data into actionable information
  • Outstanding communication skills both written and verbal
  • Accounting, Finance or related fields, Insurance, or Enterprise Risk management and/or in a quantitative field
  • Experience in a Consulting or Audit firm with clients in the industrial or services sector, and/or in a Company listed
  • Experience working with Senior Management
  • Experience in managing a business unit
  • Strong Experience in Project Management Programs, Risk management Professional and/or Six Sigma
  • Experience in Enterprise Risk Management program development preferred
  • Strong experience internal control and internal audit
  • Experience in leading and/or assisting in strategic decisions during events to assist in crisis response and business recovery efforts
  • Involvement with local or national associations (i.e. Institution of Enterprise Risk Management)




Skill Sets / Education & Experience Preferred:



  • Associate Risk Management Designation preferred 
  • Enterprise Risk Management Certification preferred




Come along on CMA CGM’s adventure ! CMA CGM (America) LLC is committed to equal employment opportunity for all qualified persons without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, pregnancy, age, sexual orientation, marital status, gender identity, veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected classification.











Nearest Major Market: Hampton Roads

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