Title:  Enterprise Risk Manager

Requisition ID:  20616-159

Atlanta, GA, US, 30328

Category:  Accounting and Finance
Travel:  Up to 25%



The position is responsible for the leadership, innovation, governance, and management necessary to identify, evaluate, mitigate, and monitor the company's operational and strategic risk. This includes tools, practices, and policies to analyze and report enterprise risks, and to manage risks according to an enterprise risk management framework. The role will ensure the organization's risk management policies and strategies are following applicable regulations, rating agency standards, and strategic imperatives of the organization and use the Enterprise Risk Management program for the company to oversee, analyze, and monitor all operational risk management activities within the company's business units.  This position will also be responsible for oversight and program management of third-party risk management and Business Continuity Planning activities for the organization. They will report on these risks to management and the SVP, Chief Audit, Risk, and Compliance Officer. The Manager will work closely with the SVP to provide executive reports, including to the Board and managements executive committee, that highlight enterprise risks, emerging risks, and key risk reporting including metrics and action plans, program initiatives, priorities, and key performance indicators. 


PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES are, but not limited to the following:


  • Assist with the identification, communication, measurement, and management of company-wide risks.
  • Responsible for keeping GPI’s Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) Policy and Program up to date and leading practice, accessible to employees and easy to use.
  • Assist with integrated risk and assurance mapping to minimize effort and disruption across all functions and businesses.
  • Understand key program opportunities, design programs, and implement solutions for Third Party Vendor Risk Management, improved Business Continuity, and the overall ERM program.
  • Facilitate the enterprise risk assessment and related reporting including 10-K Risk Factors, key risk indicators, risk owners, and develop and tracking of action plans while continuously improving automation of the process and reporting. This includes aligning risks with strategic plans, ESG risks and materiality analysis, investor relations concerns, and compliance risks.  
  • Support and implement development of an organization risk structure/team and liaison\champion\network structure in the business units, jurisdictions, and functional groups to manage and oversee compliance.
  • Assist with facilitation of Risk Committee, Audit Committee, Management and Reporting.
  • Manage and administer automated tool - Audit Board Risk Oversight Module.




  • A degree in business or related disciplines, preferable in Risk Management
  • 6 years of experience , minimum 3 years in risk management.
  • Manufacturing, Packaging, Pulp and Paper, or industrial experience (preferred).
  • Familiarity with systems and risk management tools (One Trust, Audit Board, SAP, Microsoft Office).
  • Prior experience in working within project teams of at least 2 members and experience in effectively working in a large and cross-functional teams’ environment.
  • Strong written and verbal communication and presentation skills demonstrating a consistent attention to detail; solid organization and workflow skills.
  • Self-directed and demonstrated ability to take accountability and lead independently.
  • Strong and effective time management, including planning and decision-making, identifying priorities, and bringing projects to successful and timely completion with a focus on high standards and quality.
  • Strong interpersonal skills: ability to interface with key stakeholders and leaders.
  • Strong communication, negotiation, and presentation skills both verbal and electronic formats.
  • Confident working with individuals at various levels of an organization in a consultative manner
  • Strong analytical, critical thinking and organizational skills – works well with data to draw business conclusions.

Required Experience




 At Graphic Packaging International (NYSE: GPK), we produce the box you may have poured your child's cereal from this morning, the microwaveable tray that heated your lunch, the paper cup that held your coffee throughout the day, and the carrier of those bottles of craft beer you may enjoy tonight! We're one of the largest manufacturers of paperboard and paper-based packaging for some of the world's most recognized brands of food, beverage, foodservice, household, personal care and pet care products. Headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, we are a team of collaborative, innovative, passionate individuals who are committed to providing consumer packaging that makes a world of difference. 

With almost 18,000 employees working in more than 70 locations in North and South America, Europe and the Pacific Rim, we strive to be an environmentally responsible leader in our industry and in the communities where we operate. We are committed to workplace diversity and offer compensation and benefits programs that are among the industry's best to reward the talented people who make our company successful. 

If this sounds like something you would like to be a part of, we'd love to hear from you. Learn more about us at www.graphicpkg.com.

Inspired Packaging. A World of Difference. 


 Graphic Packaging is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All candidates will be evaluated on the basis of their qualifications for the job in question. We do not base our employment decision on an employee's or applicant's race, color, religion, age, gender or sex (including pregnancy), national origin, ancestry, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic identity, genetic information, disability, veteran/military status or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law. Click here to view the EEO is the Law Poster

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