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Head of Risk EXCLUSIVE INSTRUCTION

Employer
Saxton Leigh
Location
UK
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
15 Sep 2021

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Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
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Job Details

THE COMPANY:

Our client is an international fund manager and corporate finance adviser.

THE RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Proactively drive the identification, assessment and mitigation of risk management across the Group.
  • Implement a robust Risk Management Framework for the Group.
  • Oversee Risk Framework in subsidiaries and provide reporting to central management
  • Ensure appropriate risk governance and reporting practices are fit for purpose, ensuring that key control issues and emerging risks are appropriately addressed in a timely manner.
  • Provide oversight of investment risk for the funds managed by the Business and provide relevant reporting
  • Collecting and analysing incidents to ensure that relevant lessons are learnt, action plans are developed, monitoring conducted and escalation of issues to the Head of Compliance.
  • Promote a strong risk and control culture, contribute to risk awareness training and development, and help to ensure that learnings and best practices are shared in an effective manner.
  • Help to ensure that a strong governance culture is embedded within the organisation.
  • Help support the ESG process and identify key risks
  • Support the compliance function within the organisation as directed by the Head of Compliance.


EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

  • Experience of operational or enterprise risk management experience in a UK regulated Asset Management environment (preferably with an AIFM).
  • Experience in the development and rollout of risk frameworks, policies and associated standards across global jurisdictions.
  • Knowledge of ICAAP reporting and supporting processes.
  • Knowledge of the workings of the FCA, an understanding of the regulator's key concerns and how this translates into its objectives in overseeing risk management across an organisation.
  • High commitment to quality with focus on accuracy and excellent attention to detail is required.
  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written, along with the ability to deliver presentations and training.
  • Good level of numerical, analytical and report writing skills.
  • Confidence to work unsupervised where necessary.
  • Good stakeholder management abilities across all levels of seniority.
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