Head of Operational Risk

Search Consultancy
£75000.00 - £100000.00 per annum
14 Feb 2017
14 Mar 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Head of Operational Risk
Payment: £80-100K plus associated benefits and bonus' (negotiable)

The Organisation, operating within the financial services sector, requires a Head of Operational Risk to join them at an exciting stage in their development and help push the business forward.

In the role, you will lead the implementation of the Organisation's Operational Risk Management framework, ensuring that commitments to treating customers fairly are adhered to. You will work closely with senior stakeholders throughout the business, promoting an environment of responsible risk management that is always looking to improve.

To embed 1st line cultural, strategic and operational risk management for the business. To oversee and manage risk management processes, controls, analysis and reporting such that risks are managed in line with the risk management appetite set by the Board and to ensure high quality, efficient and effective risk management in line with evolving best practice.

Essential criteria:

- Experience working, in a senior capacity, within the risk function of a financial services business
- Experience developing and implementing risk management frameworks, as well as experience providing business assurance
- Excellent communication skills and the ability to instil a culture of responsible risk management
- Experience leading a team of Risk professionals
- In-depth knowledge of Compliance requirements (AML, KYC, etc.); loss prevention techniques (includes fraud loss minimisation).
- Relevant risk qualifications and/or Institute of Risk Management - Essential

In addition to a competitive basic salary and a generous benefits package my client is able to offer you the opportunity to truly shape the Risk function within the business, utilising your experience and expertise to create and manage a best in class function.

This is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Head of Risk to take on a bigger remit, or for someone in a Senior Management capacity to make the step up to department ownership.

To apply for the role, send your CV to Alex in the Manchester office alongside a suitable time to talk.

Search is an equal opportunities recruiter and we welcome applications from all suitably skilled or qualified applicants, regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/beliefs, sexual orientation or age.