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We work closely with our Clients to utilise our strong knowledge and expertise of the Risk Management market in matching technical roles with highly credible Candidates. We recruit across all areas of the Risk market, including Operational Risk, Enterprise Risk and Market Risk.
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We are experts in the Risk Management
The effects of the global financial crisis are still evident today with high public debt and an economy that is still in recovery. In the wake of the events of 2007, experts began to question how so many financial institutions left themselves exposed, with many pointing to poor risk management techniques as the fundamental reason for their shortcomings. Fortunately today, organisations recognise the importance of investing in Enterprise-Wide Risk Management and this plays a key role in the decision making processes at every level of business.
The prevalence of Risk Management has resulted in a significant upturn in demand for this skill set, with organisations offering a clearly defined and rewarding career path for professionals with this experience.
MERJE works with a multitude of different organisations across the UK, who are actively looking to recruit individuals on both a contract and permanent basis in the various areas of Risk Management. This includes roles in Enterprise Risk, Operational Risk, Liquidity Risk, Quantitative Risk, Investment Risk, Prudential Risk, Market Risk and IT Risk.
Our Risk Management sector expertise includes:
The Risk Management team at MERJE recruits for many jobs across the Risk area, including Director of Enterprise Risk, Head of Operational Risk, Liquidity Risk Manager, Prudential Capital Manager, Enterprise Risk Manager and IT Risk Officer.
MERJE was founded in
Our Management Team each have over
years' recruitment experience within their specialist markets
of permanent placements had a
salary of £40,000 and over
Contract and Interim roles comprise of
of our placements
5 days ago
Financial Crime Manager
Financial Crime Manager required for a Global Investment Manager with over $300bn AUM. As a Financial Crime Manager, you will be responsible for all Financial Crime Monitoring and Assurance reviews across the second line of defence. These Financial Crime reviews will be conducted to assess the controls in place for AML, Sanctions, CTF, ABC and Fraud are in line with annual Financial Crime programme set out by the MLRO. They would like the successful Financial Crime Manager to come in and create a more robust Financial Crime Assurance/Monitoring methodology if required. Products covered include equities, infrastructure, real estate, alternatives, cash and bonds. We are looking for an exceptional communicator both written and orally with the ability to write detailed but simple to understand reports. The role will report into the Head of Financial Crime with a dotted line into the MLRO. Your role as Financial Crime Manger is to advise and guide the MLRO on your findings and provide solutions to remedy any control weaknesses found. The Global Investment Manager has excellent compliance / financial crime culture, great reputation for work life balance, high bonus payers and an extremely competitive benefits package. They are also known for having high employee retention rates.
19 days ago
Anti-Bribery & Corruption Officer
Anti-Bribery & Corruption Officer required for an investment bank based in London. You will work closely with the Head of Anti-Bribery & Corruption to maintain oversight of the Anti-Bribery & Corruption and Tax Evasion Risks across the UK. You will be responsible for ensuring there is an effective programme in place and that the controls are appropriate and effective, so it can be implemented BAU. You will also need to ensure that appropriate MI relating to the oversight of the Anti-Bribery & Corruption and Tax Evasion programme is developed and maintained. With the assistance of your team, you will ensure the Anti-Bribery & Corruption and Tax Evasion policy and procedures are fit for purpose and reviewed on a regular basis whilst being at hand to provide advisory support to multiple areas of the bank regarding Anti-Bribery & Corruption and Tax Evasion Risks. As part of your role you will conduct investigations as appropriate regarding escalations made involving Anti-Bribery & Corruption and Tax Evasion Risks. This is an investment hire by the bank. They want someone to come in and really own the Anti-Bribery & Corruption and Tax Evasion framework, driving the agenda forward. The bank itself have an excellent compliance / financial crime culture descending from senior management, a positive reputation for work life balance, high bonuses and an extremely competitive benefits package.
19 days ago
Risk Reporting Manager
£40,000 - £50,000
Overview & Purpose: Manage the delivery of all Risk Reporting (Financial & Operational) to the Board and selective line 1 and 2 committees (monthly/quarterly/annually); manage and maintain the Risk Management Framework and Systems; deliver the horizon monitoring of PRA consultations and statements and support the Chairman of the Emerging risk panel. The risk reporting includes: ORSA, Regulatory Risk Reporting, RAGL Risk Management System and the PIM Model Governance Framework. Responsibilities: Manage the delivery of monthly and quarterly Quantitative (Financial) and Qualitative (Operational) elements of risk reporting including the annual production of the Group ORSA. Proactive and timely reporting of changes to the firms risk profile. Lead and deliver risk input to the business plan, recovery & resolution planning, ensuring Solvency II compliance and establish a working link to the ORSA. Reporting future capital requirements. Maintain the documented Risk Management and Risk Control Framework. Maintain Risk Management Standards and Policies including Operational Risk Policies and their communication. Manage actions and outputs of committee meetings. Liaise with CoSec to ensure ‘smooth’ submission of risk content reporting and papers. Monitor PRA consultations and statements Log relevant PRA communications. Maintenance and access Model Governance Logs. Experience Required: Good knowledge of risk process review techniques. Good understanding of risk management and corporate governance practices. Good understanding of Solvency II. Knowledge of a range of systems and processes Professional risk management, accounting, business process improvement, audit or other relevant qualification desirable
24 days ago
Financial Crime Specialist
Financial Crime Specialist required for an award winning and leading professional services firm that cover all Governance, Risk & Compliance requirements for their FCA and PRA regulated customers. You will be their Financial Crime Specialist who compliments their other service offerings. As the company’s Financial Crime Specialist, you will work alongside existing clients who are typically SME sized banks and financial institutions. You will be responsible for introducing and driving forward the Financial Crime offering. Encounters with clients will be extremely warm and will likely have been pre-arranged by one of your peers. Your role will be to advise, consult and guide your clients through all financial crime related requirements and work with the team to deliver on their Financial Crime requirements. The ability to digest detailed, complex information and then present it in an easily readable format is key. Room for error is minimal as standards are extremely high amongst the team. You will be working with senior compliance professionals at the top of their game who you will learn a lot from and equally who will support you in your professional development. The firm has an excellent culture. They have had year on year grown and the plan is to treble the business over the next 5 years. They are well regarded in the industry with award winning reg tech systems being used by their clients.
26 days ago
Group Head of Risk and Governance
Circa £80,000 plus Car and Benefits
Our Exclusive Client, an internationally recognised Pan European Leisure Organisation, with ambitious plans is looking for a Group Head of Risk and Governance. Reporting to Group Compliance and Legal Director this role has overall responsibility for managing all aspects of Risk, Compliance and corporate secretarial governance across the Group. Key responsibilities include Assessment and management of the risk across the group, ensuring the maintenance of strong corporate governance, legal compliance and robust contingency planning Embedding of best practice throughout the organisation in the assessment, understanding and documentation of operational policies, management controls and monitoring and managing risk Development of a risk management dashboard/ MI pack for reporting to Executive team Lead the approach to compliance (including but not limited to whistle-blowing, ethics and bribery, competition law, operational and corporate regulatory compliance) Execute sharing best practice and alignment of approach Development and delivery of group wide approach to Company secretarial requirements (including but not ensuring compliance with relevant legislative, regulatory requirements such as preparation and review of minutes and papers, meeting logistics, regulatory/statutory filings, annual reports) and delivery of appropriate board governance Key skills required to succeed in the role include A proven track record in risk management, compliance and corporate governance in an international environment Commercially focused, confident, self-motivated and friendly team player with initiative, resourcefulness and exceptional project management skills Excellent all round communication skills including the capability to develop and maintain strong business relationships Ability to collaborate and work effectively with other colleagues and stakeholders across international borders
27 days ago
£70,000 - £80,000
My client is a Global Professional Services firm specializing in the Insurance Industry. Due to organic growth they are looking to hire an experienced Insurance Risk professional. Reporting to the UK Head of Risk, who acts as CRO for the regulated insurance businesses, your key responsibilities will include: - Managing the day-to-day activities of the risk management function. For each of the regulated insurance businesses: Manage the processes related to the Own Risk and Solvency Assessment Produce ORSA reports for the regulated insurance businesses managed by business. Prepare risk aspects of regulatory returns (Bermudian BSCR returns, Solvency 2 RSR and SFCR returns). Identify and evaluate key risks in conjunction with other senior management. Manage the Risk Register to ensure that it reflects the evolving risk profile of the business. Draft risk papers for inclusion in board and formal committees. Understand changes of risk impact and likelihood, changes on the efficiency and effectiveness of controls, and their potential effect on capital management. Embed risk management in corporate culture. Programme management of risk related projects. Ensure appropriate communication and training of risk issues. Manage team members appropriately including appraisals, training, recruitment, and performance management. Ensure you are kept abreast of relevant regulatory and legislative changes Essential Skills/Qualifications/Experience Significant experience of working within or for the insurance industry, either for an insurance company, services provider or consultancy in a Risk function. Knowledge in and experience of assurance and risk processes. Analytical Strong technical understanding of ORSA processes, including capital adequacy assessment and the use of internal models. Excellent organisational skills First class report writing skills Strong communication and presentation skills.
about 1 month ago
Financial Crime Analyst
A Financial Crime Analyst is required for a bank based in London to lead and assist in Financial Crime Monitoring and Testing reviews. These Financial Crime reviews will be conducted to assess the controls that are in place for AML, Sanctions, CTF, ABC and Fraud are in line with Financial Crime regulations the bank must adhere to. You will be working closely with senior stakeholders across various areas within the 1st line of defence to ensure the existing financial crime controls in place are adequately set out and implemented. Should you find any weaknesses whilst carrying out your Financial Crime review then you will need to advise the relevant business on how to strengthen these financial crime controls or frameworks. We are open to hearing from experienced Financial Crime professionals with existing controls testing background OR someone with an extensive background in processing Transition Mentoring alerts that wishes to make a move into the 2nd line of defence. This is an exceptional opportunity if you are currently in the 1st line of defence. Given the nature of this role, you will be an exceptional communicator both written and orally. Writing detailed but easy to understand reports is important. You will be part of a small team of Financial Crime practitioners within a larger financial crime function that work closely with one another. They work hard, have high standards and have a great team culture. They also work from home 1 day a week. The bank itself have an excellent compliance / financial crime culture descending from senior management, a positive reputation for work life balance, high bonuses and an extremely competitive benefits package.
about 1 month ago
Enterprise Risk Manager
£50,000 - £65,000
I am working with a Global Financial Institution based in Stained upon Thames to help in the expansion of their Risk team. The Risk Manager will sit in the 2nd line of defence, and will assist in the implementation and on-going management of an effective Enterprise Risk Framework. Key Accountabilities: Along with other members of ERM Team - implement, and improve the Enterprise Risk Framework across the business taking account of external Risk Management developments and internal customer feedback. Working with the Business Unit leadership teams and managers to continually improve their Business Unit Risk and Control Self-Assessment, ensuring consistency of approach and ensure progress is being made to mitigate identified risks. Provide guidance to the Business Unit in the undertaking of 1st Line Control Testing, including frequency of testing, testing methods and recording of results. Being a key point of contact for the Business Unit regarding Enterprise Risk, providing expert advice, oversight and challenge. Ensuring Enterprise Risk is understood and recognised across the Business Unit by developing and delivering Enterprise Risk training, collateral and communications. Ensuring root cause analyses on identified risk incidents is undertaken and providing recommended improvements to prevent these risk events from recurring. Attend the Business Unit Risk Forums and other management meetings where appropriate to ensure there is the required focus and discussion on Enterprise Risk matters. Considering and suggesting methods to improve risk analysis and reporting to the Operational Risk and Compliance Committee, Executive Risk Committee and the Audit and Risk Committee. Qualifications/Experience: A proven Enterprise / Operational Risk Professional with previous direct experience of designing and implementing Enterprise / Operational Risk management frameworks and the quantification and mitigation of operational risks. Ideally experience of working in the Financial Services sector. Strong analytical skills are required with an eye for detail but able to see ‘the bigger picture’ Advanced stakeholder management skills and ability to quickly establish relationships Strong interpersonal and communication (written and oral) skills Excellent negotiation skills Degree level education Detailed knowledge of UK Financial Services A deep knowledge of Enterprise / Operational Wide Risk frameworks and their application Broad knowledge of Regulatory and Legislative requirements applicable to the Group.
about 2 months ago
55,000 – 60,000 pa
My client is a global payments firm based in Canary Wharf. Due to growth across the business they are looking to add a Risk Manager to their successful Risk team. The Risk Manager will provide oversight, guidance and challenge to business Responsibilities: Offer proactive and practical advice to the business on risk mitigation to support in the Risk appetite; Maintenance and performance of the operational risk monitoring programme; Production of detailed management reporting ensuring risk registers, dashboards and other risk related MI is current and aligned to the company's risk appetite and ensure risks are well understood, managed and reported on across the business; Collaborating with the business establish a new operational risk management framework and system that will drive the assurance oversight program; Effectively build and maintain relationships with first, second and third line of defence to promote and improve the Risk & Compliance's value in the organisation’ To embed and undertake effectiveness reviews across first line of defence assessment of operational risk utilising appropriate methodology, intelligence gathering and other relevant tools; To ensure that a suitable framework is in place to support the appropriate and timely identification and mitigation of Risk & Compliance issues; To identify, produce, own and manage the risks involved in running the business, in line with the company Enterprise and Conduct risk frameworks; Undertake specific risk assessments to support new products and entry to new jurisdictions; Undertaking other ad hoc tasks and projects Experience Required: Proven risk management experience, including knowledge of risk management governance and controls; Experience of producing key Company document such as Enterprise, Operational and Conduct risk frameworks; Relevant experience within a Financial Institution or Fintech and risk management; A deep understanding of how an Operational Risk framework fits together and adds value to the business; Excellent interpersonal skills; Strong communication skills with the ability to persuade, influence and build rapport with others and to effectively impart specialist knowledge and build capability in others; Willingness to take responsibility and use initiative; Strong analytical skills; and Expert working knowledge of Excel, Powerpoint and Word.
2 months ago
Senior Enterprise Risk Manager
I am working with a fantastic Asset Management firm based in London. This role will report to the Head of Risk and will assist with the management of the Risk Function including key elements of the ICAAP process. This will include Pillar 2, (Credit & Market Risk), & Liquidity Risk, Working with the business to help with the identification of stress & scenario tests and supporting quantification. Responsibilities: Working with the first line of the business to coordinate & implement an Enterprise Risk Management Framework. Assist the first line business to identify, define, mitigate & but also support & challenge the risks and record appropriately. Working with Finance and the Business in general, to support the ICAAP. This will include Pillar 2, (Credit, Market Risk), Liquidity risk & supporting stress test, quantification and framework. Working with the business to help with the identification of stress & scenario tests and supporting quantification for input into the ICAAP. Oversight of the incident data base, to produce and develop regular and ad hoc summary reports as required. To plan and execute the regular reporting of incident MI to the business. To lead on the development of more detailed monthly reporting and review of incident MI, as required by the business and or the Board. From the incident data base, producing MI reports, raising and dealing with queries arising, trend reporting. Assisting the business with quantification of incidents, identifying the associated risk register entry and updating as required. To develop an initial impact assessment for Incidents as per the revised Risk Management Framework (RMF) guidelines. To assist the Head of Risk in the production and maintenance of Risk Policies, the Enterprise Risk Management Framework, where possible a quantifiable risk appetite and the supporting Risk Plan. To assist with the ICAAP working group and provide input to the scenario analysis workshops. In conjunction with the Head of Risk, helping to define and report Key Risk Indicators (KRI’s)/Metrics. Technical Capabilities: Ideally degree educated (or equivalent) & relevant risk qualification (or equivalent). Excellent written and oral communication ability. Strong work ethic, methodical and good attention to detail Ability to multi-task and prioritize Good technical knowledge of excel/PowerPoint/word Excellent knowledge of incident/breach/control/risk management processes Able to work alone and support team members. Willingness to speak to people and good ability to interact with people. Willing to learn quickly Flexible approach
3 months ago
Financial Crime Consultant – Investment Management
£50,000 - £60,000 + Package
A global leading investment management business are looking to recruit an experienced financial crime practitioner to join their growing business. You will be responsible for the distribution network across multiple current and developing jurisdictions. Role Content: You will be responsible for owning the relationships with the business and ensuring that there is an effective framework and adequate risk assessments taken to advise the business. Design and implement processes and controls to support the delivery of financial crime controls and guidance to the business Build the Financial Crime Risk Assessment framework for new jurisdictions #support the wider team in delivering financial crime policies Perform in depth country risk assessments highlighting key financial crime risks and ways to mitigate these risks Assist in implementation of all emerging regulations and legislation Maintain Management Information (MI) data in an accurate and clear manner for utilisation in monthly reports Candidate The ideal candidate for the is positon will have experience of working within Investment Management, covering the full remit of Financial Crime (AML, ABC, Sanctions, CTF, Due Diligence) across current and emerging markets and be comfortable taking full ownership of the framework design and BAU operations. You will have undertaken detailed due diligence and full risk investigations across multiple regulatory jurisdictions. You will have partnered with front office and be able to work both collectively and independently. This is a fantastic opportunity to join a truly global organisation and take ownership of the Financial Crime Risk reporting for emerging markets.
3 months ago
Financial Modeller Corporate/Financial Services/ Infrastructure
£45,000 – £75,000
I am working with a Top Consultancy firm based in London. These role will be within their highly successful and growing Modelling team helping clients understand their business through building models, reviewing models and data analytics. They work across a broad range of tools (Excel, VBA, SQL, Qlikview, Tableau, Power BI) to support decision making and effective execution. If you enjoy translating complex problems into models, this is the team for you. This team have multiple openings from across different sectors including Financial Services, energy, Retail, and Telecoms • Contributing to and driving the growth of the modelling team • Leading large projects to support clients in tackling business issues • Applying technical skills to devise compelling and well thought out solutions to complex problems • Building constructive working relationships to develop internal and external networks The Role You will be responsible for managing the growth of a high performing a dynamic team, working across multidisciplinary teams. You will leverage existing managerial experience and leadership skills to help grow and develop the modelling team You will be able to build strong client relationship and effectively take propositions to market You will manage teams of modellers and other professionals to provide high quality and flexible modelling solutions for a diverse range of clients You will be responsible for end to end engagement and stakeholder management You will use existing Excel, VBA, and/or SQL skills to support delivery and develop capabilities, share knowledge on solutions, and best practice techniques You will support the professional development of the junior members within the team Financial forecast and scenario modelling Transaction modelling such as valuations and option appraisals Reviewing financial models for quality sign-off Developing tactical solutions that automate finance and other operations (i.e. remediation) Development of data models to support modelling and analytics deliverables Using visualisation and analytical software (such as the Power BI, QlikView and Tableau) to drive insights from data to inform client decisions The Person Recognises the importance of continuous self and team development and actively strives to achieve this. Helps others to understand how their work contributes to the overall success of an engagement and the wider firm Fosters a sense of self belief and confidence in others Seeks to understand others motivations Supports others to make brave decisions Experience in a senior management role managing projects, clients and senior stakeholders Experience scoping, designing and building financial models in best practice Experience in managing multiple projects simultaneously Experience in building and maintaining strong working relationships across a range of teams Experience in developing new strategy and propositions to generate business Experience in performance management and developing & retaining talent A first-class or upper second-class degree in a numerate subject Strong IT skills (Excel, VBA, and preferably SQL) Strong communication skills to be able to describe complex technical issues in a clear and non-technical way • Strong commercial awareness and understanding of key concepts and issues in the financial services sector
4 months ago
Prudential Risk Oversight Manager
I have a new mandate with a top Retail Banking organization based in Suffolk. The position is a Prudential Risk Manager to report directly into the CRO. This is a Second Line function where you will provide an independent assessment of the business’ use of Enterprise-Wide Risk Management Framework and tools to identify, assess and manage risks within stated appetite. Key Result Areas Contribute to the delivery of the vision and strategy for the enterprise risk management framework (‘ERMF’) working in conjunction with all other senior management across the business. Supporting the General Manager, Risk and Compliance in the formulation and articulation of a coherent risk appetite and infrastructure, including risk operating model. Support continuous development, enhancements and embedding of the ERMF across the business, ensuring that processes are fit for purpose. Embedding a positive culture of confident and informed risk-taking through training, advice, guidance, communication and promotion of the agreed risk framework. To provide assurance to the Board, regulators, Chief Executive and senior management team that all material risks are properly identified, assessed, mitigated, monitored and reported, in accordance with the risk appetite, as set and owned by the Board. Provide qualitative and quantitative risk reporting which meets the needs of the Board Risk & Compliance Committee and Executive Team in order to support effective decision making. Partnering effectively with third parties, regulatory bodies and others, ensuring all communications are timely, open and effective and serving as a role model for high personal values and standards of integrity. Providing essential input as a member of risk management committees credibly challenging the management of current issues, risk appetite and the development and implementation of strategy. To provide oversight, guidance and challenge on the business’s scenario analysis and stress testing programme particularly within the ICAAP and ILAAP and develop and maintain an effective reverse stress testing regime. Qualifications and Experience (desirable) Relevant qualification International Compliance Association/Institute or Risk Management, Accounting qualification (ACA, ACCA, CIPFA, CIMA) Control Assessment Risk Assessment Scenario Assessment
5 months ago
Market Risk & Controls Manager
£75,000 - £90,000
I am working with a top US corporate bank based in London. This is a growth hire within the EMEA Market Risk Solutions Team. The team is responsible for delivering a range of FX and market risk products to meet the liquidity and market risk management needs of investors and companies in the innovation ecosystem. The business is growing quickly and has ambitious plans to build out new proposition and coverage. You will be responsible for undertaking and enhancing the risk and control processes and testing in this fast growing business as a ‘first line of defence’. This will include utilising the new tools implemented as a result of our MiFid II project to ensure ongoing compliance with this and other relevant rules, regulations and best practice. Responsibilities: Enhance and manage the ‘end to end’ first line risk and control framework for the Market Risk Solutions business, ensuring compliance with all applicable rules and regulations Review and testing of controls around key processes within the business: Client Set-Up and documentation Life cycle management ( MTM, Collateral management) Confirmations Reconciliations Pricing Transaction monitoring and reporting Agreement management and amendment process. e.g. FX agreement and ISDA process effective and all agreements are valid and reasons for amendments are reviewed Ensure, through regular monitoring and review, that all trades are in line with regulation and UK branch, EMEA and bank policies and client agreements, which includes review of: Communications (electronic and voice) Best execution and order handling Coordinate across teams within the bank to reports, investigate and resolve issues identified such as operational errors, risk events, audit or compliance review management actions Qualifications: Knowledge of FX and other risk management and international payment products Knowledge of the relevant rules, regulations, codes and best practice around Foreign Exchange and other market risk products Experience in a Middle Office, Operational Risk or audit and compliance role for a markets business and specifically in designing, implementing and managing control frameworks and testing of those control processes Experience of interacting with front office, operational, compliance and internal audit teams and coordinate activity across these teams as well as able to work independently. Strong organizational and time management skills. Excellent communication skills An interest in global markets, the innovation and investor sector.
5 months ago
£60,000 - £75,000
MERJE have been retained by a globally renowned professional accountancy governing body to work on a Risk Manager position as part of the Governance Executive Directorate. The Risk Manager is responsible for championing the risk management process and improving staff engagement across the business globally, thereby enabling more effective identification and management of risks which may impact its ability to achieve its organisational objectives. This role requires someone who is able to work with colleagues and other stakeholders at all levels of the organisation and transfer their knowledge and enthusiasm for the subject. They should be able to engage with the different operational functions to develop and embed the risk management process and be confident to communicate to the Executive Team and Audit Committee to present the strategic risks and mitigating actions. Key Responsibilities: To engage with all levels of the organisation including Audit Committee and the Executive Team, to enhance and embed risk management processes. This will require effective challenge and support at Audit Committee and Executive Team meetings to ensure the capture and mitigation of key risks against the delivery of the strategy To develop good relationships and work closely with staff across all areas to lead and promote best practice in risk management. This will include helping to develop and finesse the risk appetite to drive a more effective decision making process To enhance and promote the risk escalation process which should encourage and assist all departments to identify and escalate risks to senior management and the risk manager To develop, design and deliver risk assessment training and awareness workshops to support and equip all staff sufficiently to identify and manage risk at both strategic and operational levels To monitor, evaluate and challenge existing risks and controls. This will include the provision of expert advice and challenge on the formulation and implementation of effective control frameworks To work collaboratively with colleagues in the Corporate Assurance team (which comprises Internal Audit, Legal and Information Security Assurance) to ensure there is a clear two-way communication process in place to provide timely and relevant information which will inform each other’s work (including the annual audit plan) To work collaboratively with key parts of the business, including the Strategy and Project Management Office to ensure risks are considered within the planning and project processes and inform key decision-making processes. Knowledge, Skills and Experience: Hold a university degree or has completed equivalent higher education Possesses [or is actively working towards] a relevant professional risk or accounting qualification Relevant track record of delivering Risk Management in a comparable corporate environment Demonstrate an excellent understanding or Enterprise Risk Management principles and their practical application Excellent written and oral communication skills, with the ability to challenge effectively and persuasively at all levels within an organisation The post-holder must be capable of communicating, motivating and challenging senior managers, directors and the Executive Team Highly motivated, proactive and enthusiastic individual who is able to work on their own initiative and able to meet strict deadlines Communicates with other people without requiring direct supervision and provides technical guidance when required on speaking in a clear, concise and compelling manner Receptive to working in a changing environment and with a flexible attitude to work.
5 months ago
Modelling Senior Manager
£75,000 - £85,000
I am working with a Big 4 Consultancy who are recruiting into their Modelling team due to added demand from clients. The Senior Manager will be responsible running projects and the development of junior staff. The Team: Contributing to and driving the growth of the modelling team Leading large projects to support clients in tackling business issues Applying technical skills to devise compelling and well thought out solutions to complex problems Building constructive working relationships to develop internal and external networks The Role: You will be responsible for managing the growth of a high performing a dynamic team, working across multidisciplinary teams. You will leverage existing managerial experience and leadership skills to help grow and develop the modelling team You will be able to build strong client relationship and effectively take propositions to market You will manage teams of modellers and other professionals to provide high quality and flexible modelling solutions for a diverse range of clients You will be responsible for end to end engagement and stakeholder management You will use existing Excel, VBA, and/or SQL skills to support delivery and develop capabilities, share knowledge on solutions, and best practice techniques You will support the professional development of the junior members within the team The Person: Recognises the importance of continuous self and team development and actively strives to achieve this. Helps others to understand how their work contributes to the overall success of an engagement and the wider firm Fosters a sense of self belief and confidence in others Seeks to understand others motivations Supports others to make brave decisions Experience in a senior management role managing projects, clients and senior stakeholders Experience scoping, designing and building financial models in best practice Experience in managing multiple projects simultaneously Experience in building and maintaining strong working relationships across a range of teams Experience in developing new strategy and propositions to generate business Experience in performance management and developing & retaining talent A first-class or upper second-class degree in a numerate subject Strong IT skills (Excel, VBA, and preferably SQL) Strong communication skills to be able to describe complex technical issues in a clear and non-technical way Strong commercial awareness and understanding of key concepts and issues in the financial services sector
I was tasked with recruiting an entire Risk and Compliance function and met with MERJE to discuss our requirements. I left them to do the rest – and they did. They know the market and took the time to listen and understand our culture, providing good quality candidates. They are now our ‘go-to’ company.
Talent Attraction & Selection Manager, UK Insurer
MERJE helped me make my first steps into the Interim market, from finding my first role, to setting up as a Contractor and getting paid! Regular contact at key points gives me the assurance they’re working on my behalf. They’ve been extremely helpful through some difficult times; they’re a trusted source of information and guidance.
Interim Support Advisor, Leading Banking Group
MERJE was not only very well organised, they had good communication skills and, more importantly, a thorough understanding of the business I was joining. They provided excellent guidance and support throughout a challenging process and the role has presented exactly the right challenge at this stage in my career.
Senior Risk Manager, Commercial Lender