MassMutual Financial Group Information Risk Governance Lead in Springfield, Massachusetts

Since 1851, MassMutual’s commitment has always been to help people protect their families, support their communities, and help one another. This is why we want to inspire people to Live Mutual. We at MassMutual value diversity and inclusion. We’re people helping people.

A career with us means you will work alongside exceptional people and be empowered to reach your professional and personal goals. Our employees are the foundation of what makes MassMutual a strong, stable and ethical business. We seek and value unique and varied perspectives and experiences because we believe we are stronger when all voices are heard. We invite you to bring your bright, innovative ideas to MassMutual as we continue to help millions of Americans rely on each other.

Together, we’re stronger.




  • Build, mentor and manage a high performing team of information risk professionals. Lead Information Risk Governance program strategic development.

  • Build and maintain a mature and robust business model for all accountable functions including methodologies, standard operating procedures, metrics, knowledge management and continuous improvement.

  • Promote MassMutual’s Information Risk Governance agenda internally and with our subsidiaries, partners and third parties through targeted outreach programs. Provide MassMutual Enterprise Information Risk Management (EIRM) teams with strategic direction regarding Information Risk Governance and industry best practices. Coordinate the delivery of EIRM management reports, briefings and other related communications related to controls conformance.

Basic Qualifications:

Five or more years' experience in :

  • Demonstrated success in building, mentoring and managing a highly effective team of information risk professionals.

  • Strong leadership qualities and business acumen able to deal with all levels of the organization

  • Sound business judgment and decision making skills

  • Able to drive and influence organizational change

  • Strong communication an interpersonal skills

  • Energetic self-starter

  • Authorized to work in the U.S. without sponsorship now or in the future.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Minimum five (5) years of experience in information risk controls and GRC workflow applications.

  • Bachelor degree in information security/technology or associated discipline; Preferable Certifications: CISSP, CISA.

  • Previous experience of managing a team of 5+ information risk professionals.

  • In-depth understanding of information technology audits and governance.

  • Strong written & verbal communication and presentation skills.

  • Ability to deal with the ambiguity associated with working in a fast paced and changing environment

Ranked No. 77 in the annual FORTUNE ® 500 Ranking (FORTUNE ® Magazine, June 2017) and recognized as a World’s Most Ethical Company by Ethisphere, MassMutual is guided by a single purpose: We help people secure their future and protect the ones they love. As a company owned by our policyowners, we are defined by mutuality and our vision to put customers first. It’s more than our company structure – it’s our way of life. We are a company of people protecting people. Our company exists because people are willing to share risk and resources, and rely on each other when it counts. At MassMutual, we Live Mutual.


Focus on the Customer: We understand our customers well and look for every opportunity to deliver an experience that is clear, easy, personal, human, empowering and trustworthy.

Act with Integrity: We deliver on our promises by being open, honest and humble and by adhering to the letter and spirit of applicable laws, rules, regulations and company policies.

Value People: We respect and learn from each other’s diverse backgrounds, experiences and ideas. We engage and develop people to their greatest potential.

Work Collaboratively: We work together to achieve results by actively listening, seeking, understanding and creating solutions as a unified team driving toward one company, one culture, one brand.

Achieve Results: We focus on winning by exceeding expectations and getting better – everyone, every day.

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MassMutual is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer Minority/Female/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Individual with Disability/Protected Veteran. We welcome all persons to apply.

At MassMutual, we’re fostering an inclusive and dynamic environment where our employees are valued for who they are and can build successful careers. For us, diversity and inclusion is more than a goal, it’s the only way forward.

• 100% rating on the Human Rights Campaign Corporate Equality Index (2018)

• National Association for Female Executives Top Company for Executive Women (2017)

• DiversityInc Noteworthy Company (2017)

• Disability Equality Index® (DEI) Best Place to Work for Disability inclusion (2017)

• Working Mother Media 100 Best Company (2017)

• Military Friendly Employer (2018)