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Senior Risk Officer

  • Location

    Leeds

  • Discipline:

    Risk Management

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    c.£50,000 plus benefits

  • Consultant:

    #

  • Email:

    psherlock@merje.com

  • Job ref:

    PS/14782

  • Published:

    5 months ago

Our client is a growing and well established financial services business. The role of Senior Risk Officer will report to the Head of Risk & Compliance (HRC) and will be responsible for assisting in the identification and mitigation of emerging and current risks through proportionate risk controls and oversight and provide any general or technical risk support and guidance as required

 

This Client does not provide sponsorship.

The role-

·      Maintain  a  detailed  knowledge  of  relevant  external  risk  management  practices  and requirements, championing best practice to assist the Business to effectively manage and mitigate risk

·      Provide clear, pragmatic and proportionate guidance on the interpretation and application of risk management requirements and developments

·      Act as a principal point of contact on risk management queries for all colleagues, assisting the education process of a robust framework across the business

·      Develop and implement risk management procedures throughout the Business to promote robust controls and mitigation (focused on good customer outcomes)

·      Identify and help mitigate risks and issues affecting the Business, recommending actions to mitigate the risks. Ensure more complex risk issues are escalated to the HRC

·      Support the HRC in the creation and delivery of strategic, proportionate and effective risk profile reports across the business

·      Support the HRC to deliver an effective and appropriate risk management framework and risk profiles, including the monitoring of CEO owned risk mitigation plans.

·      Provide proactive risk management advice across the business, proactively identifying emerging risks and supporting management to identify and undertake appropriate actions;

·      Supporting the business to identify and manage breaches and/or incidents and assist the introduction of mitigation controls to prevent reoccurrence

·      Monitor the respective business risk profiles, providing support to ensure the CEO owned plans are effectively implemented

Key Requirements-        

·      Proven experience in risk management within Financial Services

·      Strong technical risk knowledge and the ability to implement a risk management framework

·      Strong knowledge of risk management and conduct risk

·      Ability to anticipate issues, identify solutions and provide clear guidance