Operational Risk Manager X2, 1XTesting Focus 1 Line Control

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Location
England, London
Salary
Excellent Daily Rates
Posted
11 Jan 2017
Closes
08 Feb 2017
Ref
MBO700
Contact
Martin Boulton
Contract Type
Contract
Hours
Full Time

Operational Risk Manager X2, 1XTesting Focus 1 Line Control Operational Loss, London 6 months

My Tier One Banking Client is looking to appoint Operational Risk Managers into a major project focusing upon 2 key areas, firstly Testing and Audit and secondly into a Line Control arena. The Roles are based in London on 6 month contracts.

Global Banking and Markets Operational Risk covers the global sales and trading businesses for FICC and equity products and all investment banking, treasury services and wholesale credit businesses. This role is within the independent operational risk team in EMEA , that reports to the regional CRO and the global head of Banking and Markets Op Risk.

The team is responsible for providing independent op risk oversight of the business, ensuring compliance with Corporate Operational Risk Program and policy requirements, and for building out a robust operational risk review and challenge function for the organisation.

In order to address a significant regulatory finding the operational risk function is required to conduct a large programme of work to design a series of tests for the Enterprise Testing team to perform.

Responsibilities

As Operational Risk Manager your main responsibilities will involve:

  • Supervising junior and consultant staff including technical training, objective-setting
  • Liaising with Internal Audit to ensure alignment of objectives, coverage and strong information flow
  • Participating in formal and informal working groups tasked with investigating specific initiatives or tasks
  • Partnering closely with Operational Risk Executives, Lines of Business COO's and Business Controls teams to actively manage day to day operational risk
  • Assisting in the implementation of the operational risk framework and embedding risk culture
  • Acting as a challenge function to the business by providing independent feedback
  • Monitoring mitigation actions to ensure appropriate actions are taken to mitigate control weaknesses
  • Evaluating risks and adherence to policies for major change initiatives, new products and significant systems enhancements
  • Facilitating in management reporting

Requirements

As Operational Risk Testing Manager your skills and qualifications will ideally include:

  • Bachelors degree in a related subject
  • Specific past responsibility for test design, documentation and/or execution through a risk, audit or other control function* Understanding of a broad range of financial products and regulatory requirements
  • Familiarity with markets or banking products
  • Strong influencing, presentation and communication skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Proficient with Microsoft office applications especially excel
  • Significant experience in a Risk / Audit / Compliance discipline
  • Past responsibility for risk, process and control risk analysis & design
  • Understanding of a broad range of financial products and regulatory requirements
  • Familiarity with Vanilla, derivative and structured products
  • Ability to represent the requirements/capabilities for the core operational risk dimensions
  • Experience preparing and delivering workshops or training

As Operational Risk Manager your skills and qualifications will ideally include:

  • Bachelors degree / MBA in a related subject
  • Significant experience in a Risk / Audit / Compliance discipline
  • Past responsibility for risk, process and control risk analysis & design
  • Understanding of a broad range of financial products and regulatory requirements
  • Familiarity with Vanilla, derivative and structured products
  • Ability to represent the requirements/capabilities for the core operational risk dimensions
  • Experience preparing and delivering workshops or training
  • Ability to make sound risk/reward decisions
  • Ability to drive consensus across a diverse set of stakeholders
  • Strong influencing skills

If you wish to apply for the above position, please call me on 01782 558067 or email on martin.boulton @ pontoonsolutions.com

Please be advised if you haven't heard from us within 24 hours then unfortunately your application has not been successful on this occasion, we may however keep your details on file for any suitable future vacancies and contact you accordingly. Adecco is an employment consultancy and operates as an equal opportunities employer.

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