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Senior Management Analyst - Enterprise Risk Management

Job ID: 39448
Department: Comptroller
Location: 2 Montgomery Street


As a reporting Department to the Chief Financial Officer, the Comptroller’s Department is a team of dedicated professionals who ensure the accuracy of the Port Authority’s finances. As part of the Comptroller’s Department team, you will gain insight and experience surrounding the agency’s financial structure and internal control processes as well as knowledge of the operations of our various lines of business, giving you extensive opportunities for a long-term career at the Port Authority.

Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) is an agency-wide program that enables the proactive identification and management of business risks and strategic risks with the goal of improving overall business performance.  ERM is a major strategic initiative involving every department in the Port Authority.

Under the direction of the Manager, the Senior Management Analyst is responsible for developing and implementing strategies to increase understanding and the use of ERM throughout the agency.

Strategic Risk Management
Support ERM Steering Committee (All agency Executives) to identify and address enterprise risks
Partner with stakeholders throughout the agency to advance the implementation of long-term business strategies
Collaborate with COO, Planning Department, and Management and Budget Department staff to support ERM integration with annual business and budget planning processes

Risk Assessments
Establish strong working relationships with staff throughout the agency to identify, assess, and monitor sources of risk and mitigation activities in every department
Develop risk intelligence reports and presentations for the Board of Commissioners, the Executive Director, Chief Financial Officer, the ERM Steering Committee, and senior management
Develop expertise in the ERM software and conduct one-on-one and group training sessions for department/facility staff

Program Maturity
Propose improvements to the current ERM process
Increase agency risk awareness
Develop subject matter expertise through extensive research and benchmarking
Maintain keen awareness of internal and external contexts in order to identify emerging risks


Candidates must present the following qualifications to be considered eligible for this position:

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university in Enterprise Risk Management, Business, Economics, Finance, Public Administration, Public Policy, Political Science or related field
  • 1-2 years of work experience in enterprise risk management, finance, public administration, strategic management, audit, communications, operations or other related field


Ideal candidates will present the following profile:

  • Master’s Degree from an accredited university in any field
  • Demonstrated strong interpersonal skills – ability to foster effective working relations and collaboration with all levels of management and staff
  • Demonstrated strong analytical and problem solving abilities
  • Demonstrated exceptional written and oral communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to learn and apply new skills quickly
  • Demonstrated ability to simultaneously manage multiple projects
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint)
  • Ability to think strategically and act tactically


Compensation & Benefits

The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey offers a competitive salary, an outstanding benefits package and a professional environment that supports development and recognizes achievement.

How To Apply

Interested candidates should apply to this job by clicking on the Apply Now button and submitting a combined cover letter and resume. The Port Authority of NY & NJ welcomes veteran and military spouse applications.

Only applicants under consideration will be contacted.

About The Port Authority

Founded in 1921, the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey builds, operates, and maintains many of the most important transportation and trade infrastructure assets in the country. The agency's network of aviation, ground, rail, and seaport facilities is among the busiest in the country, supports more than 550,000 regional jobs, and generates more than $23 billion in annual wages and $80 billion in annual economic activity. The Port Authority also owns and manages the 16-acre World Trade Center site, where the 1,776-foot-tall One World Trade Center is now the tallest skyscraper in the Western Hemisphere.


The Port Authority of New York & New Jersey/Port Authority Trans-Hudson (PATH) is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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