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Manager, Enterprise Risk Management (Hybrid)

Date: Jun 20, 2022

Location: Houston, TX, US

Company: Apache Corporation

Company Overview

Our primary product is energy, and where there is affordable, abundant energy, people are healthier, have access to better education, and are given greater opportunities to elevate their families to higher standards of living.
Nearly 3 billion people — roughly one-third of the global population — live without electricity or without clean cooking facilities. We are committed to providing energy in innovative and more sustainable ways to help raise the standard of living for those living in energy poverty and to meet the ongoing demands of people and economies around the world. The products we deliver power increasingly cleaner electricity across the globe, fuel tractors and trucks, make fertilizer to keep the world's food supply on the table, and heat our schools, hospitals and businesses.
Our employees bring a wide range of talents and skills to the job every day to tackle complex business challenges. We believe in providing a truly rewarding work environment supported by a benefits platform that ranks among the best in our peer group. Our company offers career development opportunities where employees can grow personally and professionally. We promote employee benefits that cultivate a family-friendly work environment and focus on our employees' overall well-being.
We are committed to being a workplace where all employees are valued and can thrive with a sense of belonging. Our commitment to diversity and inclusion benefits our individual employees, our company and our external stakeholders; we are better as an organization when various ideas and perspectives are brought to the table.
Apache Corporation is a wholly owned subsidiary of APA Corporation (NASDAQ:APA). Apache has operations in the United States, Egypt's Western Desert and the United Kingdom's North Sea and a sister company with exploration opportunities offshore Suriname. Whether supporting Apache, APA Corporation or one of its subsidiaries, team members are employed by Apache Corporation.
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Specific Responsibilities

The Manager of Enterprise Risk Management for Apache Corporation will be a vital member of Apache’s Enterprise Risk Management team, reporting to the Vice President, Internal Audit, Risk and Compliance.  This role will be primarily responsible for daily execution of the company’s ERM program as follows: 
  • Implement the ERM program strategy and objectives while assessing overall enterprise impacts
  • Prepare and obtain broader risk assessments for new ventures, country exposures, and more strategic company initiatives
  • Lead meetings across the organization on risk identification and assessment sessions, and to facilitate needed risk actions and improvements
  • Own, manage and improve the company’s risk management program and IT application
  • Validate risk mitigation actions and document results in the company’s Risk IT application
  • Prepare and provide risk information and updates to senior management, risk owners and functional management on a regular basis
  • Assist risk owners in the identification and assessment of risks, and in developing / executing on risk mitigation and recovery strategies
  • Train employees as needed on risk concepts and needed improvements
  • Assist with risk-related Audit Committee presentations
  • Participate in meetings and work with management at all levels within the organization in furtherance of identifying and managing organizational risks
  • Continually instill a risk awareness and approach throughout the organization
  • Keep abreast of risk best practices, communicating them as pertinent within the organization, and instilling them in Apache’s ERM program when warranted
  • Design risk assessments spanning business operations and compliance to evaluate the effectiveness of controls

Qualifications & Experience

The successful candidate will have the following qualifications and experience:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, Economics or other pertinent business-related degree
  • Minimum 5 years of direct, relevant experience in establishing or managing a public company Enterprise Risk Management program
  • Strong experience with ERM concepts, tools and best practices  
  • Experience with operational process flow risks and evaluations, and identifying control gaps and process improvement opportunities
  • Demonstrated ability to collaborate with diverse leaders of professional and technical expertise to reach strategic decisions, with a vision of continuous improvement using industry best practices
  • Hands-on risk IT application experience preferred
  • Proven strong aptitude for problem solving and root cause analysis
  • Experience in the oil and gas industry highly preferred, midstream experience a plus
  • Strong teamwork orientation, with the ability to work independently as needed
  • Skilled in formal presentations at different levels of the organization
  • Excellent Communication Skills (written and verbal)


The successful candidate should demonstrate and exhibit the following core competencies:
  • Communication: Writes, speaks, and presents information effectively and persuasively across communication setting
  • Results: Pursues work with energy, drive, and results orientation to positively impact Apache's business success
  • Collaboration: Works in partnership with others and encourages different perspectives, while building and maintaining trust
  • Culture: Willingness and ability to align one's behavior with the needs, priorities, and goals of Apache

Apache Statement on Hiring

To provide genuine equal opportunity to all people, it is the policy of Apache Corporation and its subsidiaries to base all employment-related decisions and actions exclusively on employment-related criteria. To provide genuine equal opportunity to all people, it is the policy of Apache Corporation and its subsidiaries to provide broad dissemination of job opportunities, as consistent with the nature of the positions. To provide genuine equal opportunity to all people, it is the policy of Apache Corporation and its subsidiaries to review its employment-related policies and actions on a regular basis to ensure that their application is consistent with their intent.

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