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Group Risk & Compliance Officer

  • Location

    North Yorkshire

  • Discipline:

    Compliance, Risk Management

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £30k - £40k + benefits

  • Consultant:

    #

  • Email:

    rabelson@merje.com

  • Job ref:

    RA/15023

  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

My client is long established and well regarded and provides a wide range of discretionary healthcare services.  This is an exciting time to join as the company continues to embark on its ambitious growth plans.

The role:

An exciting opportunity has become available to work in the second line of defence as a risk management and compliance subject matter expert for the business.

Responsibilities:

  • Reports on activities that continuously assess the strategy and growth plans versus the Groups risk framework and risk appetite statements.
  • Engage with an active first line of defence network of risk partners, providing advice, guidance and challenge on risk and compliance matters
  • Ensure compliance to all aspects of risk management framework and escalate material exceptions.
  • Review and challenge the causes of risk events and appropriateness of the mitigation actions. Report and escalate significant operational risk events.
  • Support the Compliance team by providing advice and guidance to the business based on sound understanding of the regulatory requirements and industry best practice.
  • Work on the Risk & Compliance monitoring plan, assist with transaction monitoring and ensure monitoring actions are tracked, reported and escalated as necessary
  • Support the business in embedding the risk management framework including helping them to identify and control risks
  • Monitor incident reporting and track resolutions and provide analysis on trends and root cause analysis.
  • Support the business by building strong and effective relationships with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Provide risk training and support to key stakeholders including assisting with the development of control test plans and corrective action follow up.
  • Assist with risk and compliance reporting including those to Committees and the Board.
  • Represent Risk & Compliance on projects as appropriate.
  • Support the Group Senior Risk Manager in delivering the overall Risk objectives

Key Requirements:           

  • Experience of working in a risk management / risk-based environment and providing compliance advice in a FCA regulated financial services business.
  • Confident skills innovating new risk management practices and frameworks with experience and knowledge of enterprise risk management principles, best practice and regulatory compliance, specifically including:
    • Defining and integrating risk reporting functionality.
    • Implementing risk management systems and controls, including risk assurance monitoring plans and oversight.
  • Proactive and confident communicator able to influence stakeholders and leverage/negotiate resources across the organisation to achieve goals and deliverables.
  • Have the ability to effectively challenge stakeholders at all levels on application of the risk framework and Compliance matters whilst being open-minded to all factors including personal feedback.
  • Knowledge and understanding of the FCA Handbook and principles