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“Republic Bank believes in the development and advancement of our associates.  We offer the opportunity to learn all aspects of the company to prepare for future advancement.  Come join our team for a career, not just a job!“

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About Republic Bank

Republic Bank’s values are built upon making an IMPACT for our clients, our associates and the communities we serve. (IMPACT stands for Innovate for the Future, Make it Easy, Provide Exceptional Service, Acknowledge & Celebrate Success, Commit to Caring and Thrive Together) The associates of Republic Bank are the key to our success as an organization and we value our associates. It’s one of the reasons we’ve been named as one of the Best Places to Work in Kentucky for the last five years! For more information about the company, please visit www.republicbank.com.

POSITION PURPOSE AND OBJECTIVES:
The Program Support Specialist is responsible for supporting the oversight and compliance monitoring of third parties for Republic Processing Group (RPG). This includes but is not limited to key risk indicator monitoring, issue identification, working with third parties to obtain reporting, and providing support as needed to business owners.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
• Two years operations/processing experience required.
• One (1) year previous financial institution, or credit product experience preferred.
• Ability to effectively communicate with all levels of the organization and external partners.
• Proficiency in Microsoft Office products (Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint) and Internet applications.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Contribute to the oversight and ongoing monitoring of RPG programs.
• Perform regular monitoring, document findings and report results to key stakeholders in RPG. Develop and apply knowledge of regulatory, compliance and operational risks and other program requirements regarding RPG products and incorporate into monitoring mechanisms to provide ongoing third-party oversight.
• Prepare and update monitoring procedures.
• Maintain a working knowledge of compliance requirements affecting your position and area of responsibilities and actively learn new regulations and assist in the implementation, if required.
• Model and foster behaviors that support the Bank’s values and corporate culture creating an atmosphere of trust, cooperation, accountability, and dedication to the organization.
• Willingly perform all other duties and projects as assigned.

INTERPERSONAL SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES REQUIRED:
• Critical and analytical thinking skills, problem solving and innovative.
• General knowledge of enterprise risk including operational, financial, information security, regulatory and reputational risks.
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills for effective interaction with Republic Processing Group management, the Bank’s internal legal and compliance departments, regulators and third parties.
• Self-motivated, detail oriented and manage time effectively.
• Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and multi-task.
• Approach tasks with a sense of urgency and adhere to assigned deadlines.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an associate to successfully perform the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this position, the associate is regularly required to sit, use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and talk or hear. The associate frequently is required to stand or walk. The associate is occasionally required to reach with hands and arms. The associate must occasionally lift and/or move 10 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this position include close vision, and distance vision. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

OTHER REQUIREMENTS:
• Local and occasional out of town travel to RPG partners and third parties is required.
• Flexible work schedule that will include some evenings, weekends, and overtime.
• Stay abreast of new developments, best practices, and statutory and regulatory changes.

**The above is intended to describe the general content of and requirements for the performance of this position. It is not construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities, or requirements.

To apply for this job please visit www.republicbank.com.