Director, Head of Operational Risk, Investment Management

Aston Carter
£120000 - £165000/annum Package + Bonus
06 Jul 2017
05 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
This is a role with huge visibility, with expectations for you to challenge first and second lines at group ExCo level. You will be responsible for leading a team of senior risk professionals to oversee the delivery of operational risk expertise to the business, developing key relationships and offering an unprecedented career trajectory.

Key responsibilities:

* Provide insightful analysis and interpretation of risks to the First and Second Line based on a thorough technical understanding of the Operational Risk Management Framework.
* Lead a team of experienced senior risk professionals to oversee the delivery of operational risk expertise to the business.
* Be responsible for their overall career development of the team.
* Support and challenge the first and second line at Group ExCo level and below using superior influencing and negotiating skills to identify, assess and control emerging risks prior to material P&L impact.

Key skills/competencies required:

* A strong Wealth, Asset or Investment Management background, with a good domain background and knowledge of the various products.
* Business Banking experience is ideal, but not essential.
* Have a good understanding around risk, controls and frameworks, whether that's from a Risk & Control, Operational Risk, Business Control or Compliance background.
* Understand the AMA requirements for Operational Risk and how the Operational Risk Framework and activities contribute to and influence these requirements.
* Demonstrate a passion for developing talent and driving personal development of others.

Those that feel they are a strong candidate for the role should forward their CV's to csoan@astoncarter ( or contact Carl on (Apply online only) to find out more.

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