Head of Risk

People First (Recruitment) Limited
To c£130,000
21 Apr 2017
21 May 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Title: Head of Risk
Skills: Proven ability to oversee and manage multiple risk types, including credit, market, operational, investment, regulatory and strategic risk and specifically liquidity, concentration and counterparty risk within a banking environment
Location: Central London, city area
Status: Permanent, full-time

Your Duties:

Develop and maintain operational, credit, market and liquidity risk management policies for implementation across the Branch.
Formulate and articulate a coherent risk appetite and infrastructure, including operating and financial models.
Develop, manage and refine qualitative and quantitative risk reporting which meets the needs of the Branch management in order to support effective decision making.
Prepare and deliver risk reports to the Audit and Risk Committees as well as the senior management team
Continuously develop, enhance and embed the risk framework to deliver effective risk management to the business and continue to educate the business in effective risk management ensuring that processes are fit for purpose.
Collaborate with the senior management team and other senior managers across the business moulding a high-achieving, well-controlled organisation which can achieve growth targets safely and identify, assess and control emerging risks prior to material P&L impact.
Review and challenge the senior management regarding the design and effectiveness of controls to manage risks within established risk appetite.
Analyse any current or future gaps in resourcing within the Risk function.
Engage with regulators as and when required by business and jurisdictional needs.
Monitor and communicate relevant regulatory and industry developments.

Key competencies/experience:

Proven ability to oversee a number of risk types, ideally including credit, market, operational, investment, regulatory and strategic risk and specifically liquidity, concentration and counterparty risk.
Business focussed with strong stakeholder management and influencing skills and able to operate up to senior management level.
Able to prioritise multiple projects and deadlines.
Able to identify and monitor risk in collaboration with Compliance.
Attention to detail, and the ability to recognise and investigate reporting anomalies

If your application is successful, you will be contacted within 7 days. We regret that due to the high volume of applications we receive we cannot provide feedback on individual CVs. Please note that we can only consider candidates who are eligible to work in the UK and are able to provide relevant supporting documentation.

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