Operational Risk Manager - Broker Firm - London

Job Title: Operational Risk Manager - Broker Firm - London
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London, England
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Reference: BBBH17710_1518627937
Contact Name: Charlotte Emms
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Job Published: February 14, 2018 17:05

Job Description

Twenty Financial Services are currently recruiting for an Operational Risk Manager for a Brokerage Firm in London

The person filling the role will be responsible for the monitoring and reporting on the firm's operational risk management framework as well as its implantation and maintenance


  • Implementation and upkeep of the operational risk framework and methodologies in order to mitigate the firm's risks (including the RCSA - Risk and Control Self-Assessment)
  • Identification, review and mitigation of all key risks, looking at internal workflows and processes defining the risk scene
  • Identification of areas which need improvement and areas where there are control failures; enhancement of these areas in order to strengthen the risk and control framework in line with the firm's risk appetite
  • Identification of current and emerging threats and the potential effect of identified risks; provision of guidance on how to mitigate these
  • 2nd Line review and reporting on operational risk
  • Assist with the creation of an effective 1st line of defense through supporting and advising necessary stakeholders in the implementation of risk management tools and methodologies associated with technology
  • Challenge and influence to senior management over the all risks relating to business operations
  • Promote best practice risk management across the business including the provision of risk management training to all levels
  • Creation and upkeep of risk registers for different business entities
  • Development and maintenance of regular risk reporting defining KRI's and MI dashboards and reports which will be used at committee and board level
  • Adhering to necessary regulations
  • Facilitation of deep dive risks assessments or business stakeholders

Key Skills:

  • Operational risk management experience is essential and preferably from a regulated financial organisation
  • Extensive knowledge of risk frameworks and processes and RCSA frameworks
  • Excellent industry knowledge and ability to perform efficient risk assessments
  • Ability to implement and improve operational risk processes; technical background in the implementation of control processes and guidelines
  • Knowledge of risk frameworks and standards such as ISO 3100 is desirable
  • Proven ability to interpret analytical data; KPI/ audit finding tracking and reporting experience
  • Strong communication skills, attention to detail and ability to work under pressure as well as challenge and work closely with senior stakeholders
  • Experience in training and leading education sessions on best practice operational risk