We are partnering a global asset manager on a search to identify a Head of Operational Risk for the Americas.
The Head of the Operational Risk will formulate an independent view of the firm's operational risk profile and affect change in risk management culture across the group. They will review and challenge business risk assessments, incidents and KRIs as well as evaluate and approve new products and businesses. There will be regular interaction with senior management as well as external regulators and auditors.
Successful candidates will have an undergraduate degree with 10+ years of operational risk experience with time spent in an asset management environment. Knowledge of the current regulatory environment is crucial. Must be able to bring innovative and creative risk management solutions to complex scenarios in a fast paced finance environment. As this is a highly visible role, communication skills, both written and verbal, are key.
For more information about this search or other senior mandates in risk, please contact Mike La Rosa on +1 646 766 1211.