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Lead Third-Party Risk Analyst

General Information

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Travel Amount Required:

Up to 25%

Job Type:

Regular-Full Time


Alpharetta - Georgia - United States, Atlanta - Georgia - United States, Cleburne - Texas - United States, Irvine - California - United States, Lowell - Massachusetts - United States, San Francisco - California - United States, Santa Ana - California - United States, Weston - Florida - United States

Description & Qualifications


UKG maintains a Third-Party Risk Management program to protect customer, company, and employee information and address information security and privacy risks associated with third-party relationships. Program applies to all third parties that host, store, access, process, review, report on, receive, or transmit UKG data. The Third-Party Risk Management team performs due diligence activities and risk assessments for new third-party relationships and ongoing monitoring activities for existing third-party relationships and partners with Procurement and Legal departments to ensure a comprehensive review is performed before UKG enters into new agreements with third parties.

Primary/Essential Duties and Key Responsibilities:
• Work with Third-Party Risk team to gain process efficiencies, develop metrics, and mature overall program
• Utilize vendor risk management tool to enter requests, collect, review, and analyze third-party documentation for ongoing monitoring purposes
• Assess information security, privacy and overall risk profile, based on business use cases, of prospective and existing third-party relationships across the organization leveraging information and documentation provided by the third-party
• Confirm existing third-party agreements meet security and privacy language standards under the Third-Party Risk Management program
• Communicate with business stake holders to confirm existing third party use cases and the data involved
• Identify risks and partner with the business and third parties to confirm remediation
• Perform company background checks and identify potential concerns relating UKG utilization of the third-party
• Create review summaries to communicate risks, concerns, and recommendations to business stakeholders, Procurement and Legal departments, and product teams when applicable
• Engage with Third-Party Risk Manager to report statuses, escalate issues, and communicate concerns
• Establish target due dates for open reviews based on information collected and SLAs and notify team members of upcoming due dates
• Obtain signed third-party agreements from Procurement department and business owners for record keeping purposes and activate/deactivate third parties in vendor risk management tool as needed
• Oversee monthly “Issue tracking report” and follow up with team members when items are past due
• Perform data clean-up activities in vendor risk management tool


Required Qualifications:
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills (English)
• Ability to multi-task/prioritize
• Strong information gathering and documentation skills
• Ability to understand third-party related risks around information security and privacy and make recommendations to reduce risk
• Strong analytical skills
• High level understanding of cloud-based technology
• Strong ability and desire to learn new technologies and adapt to change

Preferred Qualifications:

• Knowledge of vendor management best practices
• Understanding of cloud compliance and certifications (ISO, SOC, CSA, etc.)
• Experience using Process Unity vendor risk management tool

Company Overview

Here at UKG, Our Purpose Is People. UKG combines the strength and innovation of Ultimate Software and Kronos, uniting two award-winning, employee-centered cultures. Our employees are an extraordinary group of talented, energetic, and innovative people who care about more than just work. We strive to create a culture of belonging and an employee experience that empowers our people. UKG has more than 13,000 employees around the globe and is known for its inclusive workplace culture. Ready to be inspired? Learn more at

EEO Statement

Equal Opportunity Employer

Ultimate Kronos Group is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and is committed to maintaining a diverse and inclusive work environment. All qualified applicants will receive considerations for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, disability, marital status, familial status, sexual orientation, pregnancy, genetic information, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, veteran status, and any other legally protected status under federal, state, or local anti-discrimination laws. 

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Disability Accommodation

For individuals with disabilities that need additional assistance at any point in the application and interview process, please email or please call 1 (978) 250 9800.