Operational Risk Manager

PSD Group
Up to £50,000 plus attractive bonus, benefits and progression prospects
12 Nov 2017
18 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

My client is a specialist lending provider, offering a range of products including short-term finance, auction finance, personal/commercial/buy-to-let mortgages and secured loans.


  • Manage the delivery of the Group Risk framework within business units
  • Ensure that all areas have a Risk Control Self-Assessment framework in place covering operational and conduct risks
  • Provide hands on support to business areas to ensure they have in place appropriate risk assessments, control assessments and action plans
  • Provide control recommendations to business areas so that risks are managed effectively
  • Co-ordinate policy reviews/updates and compliance assessments
  • Support the business areas in producing appropriate policy documentation
  • Manage the incident escalation and loss reporting from business areas
  • Complete targeted risk reviews of high risk areas
  • Take responsibility for risk initiatives and activities as assigned
  • Coordinate the delivery of awareness programmes to further business understanding of conduct excellence and risk management
  • Keep up to date with relevant regulation
  • Maintain procedures and records which meet business and regulatory requirements


  • Previous Risk Management experience within financial services preferably with retail lending experience
  • Ability to identify and assess the adequacy of controls frameworks and make appropriate control recommendations
  • Ability to assess risks that may arise and the impacts to the business and find solutions that will work with business stakeholders
  • Ability to constructively challenge where appropriate, including senior levels
  • Excellent interpersonal, team-working and communication skills (both oral and written)
  • Effective problem-solving and influencing skills
  • Ability to cope with pressure and responsibility

Up to £50,000 plus attractive bonus, benefits and progression prospects

Contact Terry Wetters, Senior Consultant