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Risk & Controls Manager

  • Location

    London

  • Discipline:

    Compliance

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £70,000 - £80,000

  • Consultant:

    #

  • Email:

    jflood@merje.com

  • Job ref:

    JF/15463

  • Published:

    about 2 months ago

The role will be responsible for Risk Management and Internal Control processes that support the activities of the Chief Operating Officer and Chief Commercial Officer plus supporting other central Functions (Finance, HR, Corporate Affairs & Legal).
 
Working with respective ExCo members, senior leadership and other stakeholders (Internal Audit, Compliance) this individual will be central in building and operating appropriate risk and control frameworks for their area of the business.
 
Risk Management & Controls;
 
• Leading, coordinating and supporting the performance of effective risk management in their area of the business producing high quality risk & control assessments 
• Assisting the business in understanding and conducting evaluations against the Minimum Control framework that applies to their area of the business
• Identifying and helping the business to implement new or amended controls for the mitigation of risk 
• Tracking status of risk management and control actions 
• Providing feedback on the quality and rigour of risk identification, control evaluation and management activities to leadership in the business in order to support continuous improvement
• Escalating high priority risks to the Group Director of Risk
• Reporting the key risk and control information on a quarterly basis to the Group Risk & Compliance Committee and other forums as required
• Acting as a key stakeholder in advising and consulting on the risk implications of key business change projects
• Development and delivery of risk and controls training, as required
• Work with Internal Audit to support pre and post internal audit activities (scope building, action implementation)
 
Required experience;
 
• Relevant experience in a risk, audit or compliance function or related activities
• Proven track record in the design and implementation of risk and control frameworks in large, global organisations
• Ideally educated to degree level
• Experience in equivalent role within large scale business, preferably in the financial services sector
• Background from Big 4 desirable
• Knowledge of FCA regulation
• PC skills including Word, Excel, PowerPoint
 
Behaviours;
 
• Highly organised, able to deliver reliably to deadlines and manage conflicting priorities
• Calm and resilient under pressure with ability to deal with a fast pace of change
• Pragmatic and good at working in partnership/ working collaboratively with others
• Adaptable and flexible 
• Excellent influencing, interpersonal and communication skills
• Positive style and attitude. Able to work autonomously with enthusiasm and energy