smartsheet Bellevue, WA, USA Full-time 2024-03-18

Smartsheet is redefining how the world manages and tracks work, serving over 95,000 customers across more than 190 countries.  We are currently looking for a Program Manager, Enterprise Risk Management & Environmental Social Governance (ESG) to join our growing Risk team.  In this position you will lead the enterprise risk management program and serve as the environmental SME to help advance the ESG program at Smartsheet. We are looking for motivated individuals who will iterate on improving both the existing and future of Smartsheet.  This is a highly visible position and requires an individual with strong communication and collaboration skills.

This position reports to the Director, Risk Management and may work remotely from anywhere in the US where Smartsheet is a registered employer.


You Will:

  • Lead the annual risk assessment process (including but not limited to:  selecting an appropriate tool for survey, working with technical resources to improve survey design and enhance user experience, consulting management to determine participant pool, troubleshoot technical issues during the survey process, and analyzing survey results).  
  • Develop level 1 risk register and facilitate conversations with executive risk committee members to enhance/update the level 1 risk register
  • Create risk training/program materials to help educate internal/external stakeholders on the risk management program
  • Build relationships with cross functional risk stakeholders across the company
  • Communicate effectively with Senior and Executive-level audiences through development and presentation of high-quality reports and presentations
  • Lead discussions with risk stakeholders and help consult on risk related issues
  • Work closely with risk stakeholders to move towards the goal of integrated risk management and reporting 
  • Stay up-to-date on emerging risks, new laws/regulations impacting environmental, social and governance (“ESG”) items, and industry risk trends/best practices
  • Project manage ESG materiality assessments and presentation of results and action items
  • Assist in designing Smartsheet’s ESG strategy and report, including managing ESG environmental vendors
  • Project manage ESG environmental initiatives, including emissions assessments, data submission and framework alignment selections, and creation and submission of emissions targets
  • Manage vendor selection for ESG initiatives

You Have:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a related field (examples include but are not limited to Business Management, Sustainability or Environmental Management, Public Policy, Public Health, etc.)
  • 8+ years working in a related function (enterprise risk management, ESG, sustainability, and/or internal/external audit)
  • Direct experience and understanding of key ESG standards and frameworks
  • Well-versed in GHG Protocol and carbon accounting approach 
  • Experience with vendor selection and management
  • Experience with risk management tools (e.g. Archer, ServiceNow GRC, RiskConnect, Auditboard, Onspring, etc.)
  • Proven experience working with and presenting to executive level leadership
  • Collaborative approach with both business and legal groups, with strong ability to build relationships, gain credibility, and partner with others
  • Experience leading risk assessments across multiple lines of business
  • Self-starter with the ability to work independently
  • Strategic thinker with a continuous improvement mindset
  • Effective judgment, decision making, and critical thinking skills
  • Preferred but not required:
    • Direct experience performing ESG materiality assessments
    • Preferred professional certifications include FSA, GRI, CPA, CRMA, or RIMS-CRMP


Perks & Benefits:

  • HSA, 100% employer-paid premiums, or buy-up medical/vision and dental coverage options for full-time employees
  • Equity – Restricted Stock Units (RSUs) for eligible roles
  • Lucrative Employee Stock Purchase Program (15% discount)
  • 401k Match to help you save for your future (50% of your contribution up to the first 6% of your eligible pay)
  • Monthly stipend to support your work and productivity
  • Flexible Time Away Program, plus Incidental Sick Leave
  • US employees are automatically covered under Smartsheet-sponsored life insurance, short-term, and long-term disability plans
  • US employees receive 12 paid holidays per year
  • Up to 24 weeks of Parental Leave
  • Personal paid Volunteer Day to support our community
  • Opportunities for professional growth and development including access to LinkedIn Learning online courses
  • Company Funded Perks, including a counseling membership, local retail discounts, and your own personal Smartsheet account
  • Teleworking options from any registered location in the U.S. (role specific) 

Smartsheet provides a competitive base salary range for roles that may be hired in different geographic areas we are licensed to operate our business from. Actual compensation is determined by several factors including, but not limited to, level of professional, educational experience, skills, and specific candidate location. In addition, this role will be eligible for a market competitive incentive opportunity and some roles may be eligible for a RSU stock grant upon accepted offer.  California & New York: $145,800 to $210,600 | All other US States: $135,000 to $195,000


Get to Know Us:

Founded in Bellevue, WA in 2005, Smartsheet is a high-growth cloud-based (SaaS) work management platform that empowers collaboration, drives better decision making, and accelerates innovation. Smartsheet is designed to unleash the benefits of greater work agility and collaboration by providing a powerful platform for organizations to plan, track, automate, and report on work. Smartsheet empowers teams to execute with speed and accountability — and make better decisions, faster.

Equal Opportunity Employer:

Smartsheet is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to fostering an inclusive environment with the best employees. We provide employment opportunities without regard to any legally protected status in accordance with applicable laws in the US, UK, Australia, Japan, Costa Rica, and Germany. If there are preparations we can make to help ensure you have a comfortable and positive interview experience, please let us know.