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Digital Realty


Director, Enterprise Risk

  2323 bryan street, Dallas

Position Title: Director, Enterprise Risk

Location: Dallas, TX (Hybrid)


Your role

Digital Realty is seeking a Director, Enterprise Risk to deliver the company’s Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) Framework. Reporting to the Vice President, ERM, the Director, Enterprise Risk will work with key stakeholders to ensure that Digital Realty’s global risk profile is effectively and efficiently managed through the ERM Framework. Achieving this outcome will require significant consultation with internal stakeholders throughout the company and coordination with external stakeholders.


What you’ll do

  • Integrate, design, implement, evaluate and improve the company’s ERM Framework
  • Facilitate the articulation of the company’s global risk criteria (e.g., risk tolerance)
  • Lead the assessment, monitoring and reporting of the company’s global risk profile
  • Coordinate the company’s periodic Enterprise Risk Assessment (ERA) process
  • Develop, recommend and execute strategies for managing the global risk profile
  • Identify, analyze, evaluate and recommend key ERM solutions and vendors
  • Serve as primary business owner of the enterprise risk register software solution
  • Work with internal and external stakeholders to manage and resolve ERM issues
  • Oversee the global planning, budgeting, allocation and control for risk management
  • Support the governance and operation of the company’s risk management practices
  • Review, discuss and advise on contractual provisions related to enterprise risk profile
  • Draft and review disclosures related to the company’s risk profile and risk management
  • Provide assurance that the company’s enterprise risk profile is within its risk tolerance
  • Provide advice and guidance from a technical and professional perspective, as necessary
  • Lead the integration, review and continual improvement of risk management practices
  • Ensure records related to the company’s global risk profile are complete, accurate and timely
  • Delegate responsibilities and provide direction to other team members, as appropriate


What you’ll need

  • 15+ years of professional experience in risk management.
  • 10+ years leading ERM at a large, global publicly traded company or providing services in similar contexts (e.g., consulting) is preferred.
  • 10+ years of work experience in a critical infrastructure industry. Real estate and/or data center experience is preferred. Other industries with similar risk profiles and practices are acceptable.
  • An undergraduate degree in a quantitative discipline is required. A graduate degree in a quantitative discipline is preferred. A professional credential in a risk management discipline is preferred.
  • Strong verbal, analytical, presentation, writing, team building problem solving, negotiation, conflict resolution, project management and leadership skills; demonstrated ability to lead through influence as well as authority.
  • Self-starter, with the sound judgment and demonstrated ability to make decisions (within authority) and follow through to achieve objectives with limited oversight.


A bit about us

Digital Realty supports the world's leading enterprises and service providers by delivering the full spectrum of data center, colocation and interconnection solutions. PlatformDIGITAL®, our global data center platform, gives customers a reliable foundation for scaling their digital business and efficiently managing data gravity challenges. The size and scale of our business puts us in a unique position to offer customers access to 300+ facilities in 50+ metros across 25+ countries and six continents.


A bit about our Legal team

Our Legal team works in a highly complex global business sector with a diverse range of local, regional and international organizations. From ensuring compliance in different jurisdictions to supporting business teams with customer and supplier contracts, we’re involved in a variety of projects. Working in a dynamic commercial environment, we collaborate with colleagues across different departments and always have a new challenge waiting for us.


What we can offer you

Our rapidly evolving business sector offers the opportunity to be part of a courageous and passionate team who work together to understand and meet the changing needs of our global customers.

Join us and you’ll be part of a supportive and inclusive environment where you can bring your whole self to work. As part of our team, you’ll get to work with people from different business areas, challenge the way we do things and put your ideas into action. We’ll also give you plenty of development opportunities so you can build a rewarding and successful career with us.


Our Compensation Philosophy

Digital Realty offers its employees a highly competitive compensation package, excellent benefits, and an environment that recognizes and rewards your contributions. Central to our compensation philosophy is rewarding our employees for achieving the values and objectives aligned to the company's overall goals and values.

This is an exciting time to join our business so apply now and make your mark on our future.



The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified.

Digital Realty is an equal opportunity employer, EOE/AA/M/F/Vets/Disabled.  All applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability or protected veteran status, or other status protected by law or Company policy.

Digital Realty is a publicly traded company (NYSE: DLR) with investment grade ratings from all three major ratings agencies.

Please do not forward unsolicited resumes to any employee of Digital Realty and its subsidiaries. Digital Realty is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited referrals.


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Erin Neblett


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