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Operational Risk Manager

  • Location: Birmingham
  • Salary: £60,000 - £65,000 per year
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 11 months ago

  • Sector: Compliance
  • Contact: Michael Ayres
  • Contact Email:
  • Contact Phone: 0161 883 2758
  • Expiry Date: 20 June 2023
  • Job Ref: MA/10347B

Job Description:

Multiple award-winning financial services business, and recently voted within the UK's top 20 FinTech's are looking to expand their Risk function with the addition of an Operational Risk Manager.  The business is relatively young and are experiencing accelerated growth due to a recent and significant acquisition.  As a result, the environment is fast paced, with the role offering the successful candidate great exposure across all aspects of 2 nd line risk whilst playing an integral role in the design and development of the operational risk framework. 


The business operates a very flexible hybrid working policy with employees making a visit to the London or Milton Keynes office only once per week or fortnight.  Alongside the base salary, the role offers an excellent annual bonus and other financial and non-financial benefits.

Role responsibilities:

Managing and maintaining the Operational Risk Framework (ORF) including related Second Line policies and procedures alongside the Operational Risk system

Supporting the Senior Operational Risk Manager in the development of the Operational Risk Assurance plan in liaison with the Head of Compliance and colleagues within the Compliance team

Undertake Control testing and Assurance reviews.

Working with the First Line of Defence to support the Risk and Control Self-Assessment (RCSA).

Maintaining the Risk and incident reporting system and processes

Providing regular quantitative and qualitative input into the Operational Risk Reporting

Maintenance of the Risk Register.

Support the Senior Operational Risk Manager with regular deep-dive reviews of the Operational Risk profile.

Support the Senior Operational Risk Manager with Operational Risk scenario analysis across the business, to include input into the ICAAP and ILAAP.

Personal Attributes & Experience:

Strong Operational Risk knowledge and experience including RCSA's, Controls, Risk and Incident reporting, Risk Register

Good, clear communicator

Ability to provide necessary challenge in a constructive manner.

Commercially focused

Strong team player

Focused upon delivering results and meeting deadlines.


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