Third Party Management Coordinator

September 15, 2021

AgFirst Farm Credit Bank provides financing, as well as a range of technology and other services, to a network of agricultural lenders in the United States and Puerto Rico. Located on Main Street in Columbia, S.C., AgFirst is committed to providing a comfortable, inclusive work environment. We believe in investing in our employees so they can help lead our $37 billion company into the future. If you are looking to fuel your professional development and gain exposure in the field of Third Party Risk Management, apply today!

AgFirst is seeking a Third Party Management Coordinator who will assist with the maintenance and development of Third-Party Risk Management applications and tools. Provides guidance and support to system users (vendors and within the Bank), and ensures adherence to adhere to Bank procedures, regulations (state and federal) and internal policies. Responsibilities include administering the TPRM system. Creating and generating required reports to ensure compliance with processes and policies. Coordinates and communicate initiatives between department and bank staff, and various service vendors. Adheres to all HIPPA requirements, and maintains borrower confidentiality.

Duties and Responsibilities:
• Acts as a point of contact for the TPM application and all system users within the Bank and Third Parties for all TPM queries or questions
• Assists users in completing system tasks and activities
• Assists in system administration
• Demonstrates well-developed problem solving skills to research and resolve discrepancies, and where required escalates to the third-party support team
• Assists Third Party Management Analyst in ensuring that Governance, Risk, and Compliance standards and policies are met
• Adheres to all bank procedures, regulations (state and federal) and internal policies
• Assists Third Parties and Internal users with processing
• Provides guidance and oversees components of assigned Vendor Management Program services
• Supports the management of the TPRM Assyst tickets and supports the timely completion of all required issues
• Monitors and facilitates the review and execution of vendor contracts through the workflow platform to ensure compliance with Executive Directives
• Acts as a liaison between vendors, legal, security, compliance and internal department contacts
• Assists in the upload of any governing documents to the centralized document management system
• Assists with other system activities such as reporting to identify risk, evaluate performance and use as information for vendor business reviews and decision-making
• May assist with future phases of PTRM program development, including the creation of documentation, system testing and validation

• Bachelor’s Degree in related field is required
• 2 – 3 years’ experience in vendor management or risk management program
• Ability to work independently and effectively in a fast paced environment
• Display good organizational skills, and professional interpersonal skills and presentation capabilities
• Able to exercise discretion and diplomacy when dealing with sensitive issues
• Collaborative mindset and customer service mentality
• Experience managing complex and dynamic Third Party relationships
• Experience working across a diverse set of stakeholders with positive results
• Strong analytical mindset


Candidates can apply via the AgFirst careers’ website at