Operational Risk Manager

Location: Surrey, England Salary: Up to £65000 per annum + + Benefits
Sector: Financial Services Specialism:
Type: Permanent Contact: Gautam Raval

Operational Risk Manager - £60k + Benefits

My client within financial services based in Surrey are recruiting for an Operational Risk Manager to provide support to the Chief Risk Officer (CRO) in discharging their responsibilities in respect of Operational and Business risk control and oversight.

As an Operational Risk Manager you will be responsible for the following tasks:

*Risk Reporting (Control)

Maintain processes within the business for risk assessment, review of risk incidents and risk returns, analysis of trends and identification of emerging risks.
Maintain the Risk Registers and associated reporting to EGRC and DSC.
Perform the responsibilities of Fraud Officer (eg covering production orders) and assist with content of staff training material.

*Risk Appetite

Review and challenge the operational plans (eg Business Continuity, Cyber Security) and risk policies (including Information Security and Data Protection, Computer Security, Computer Use and Electronic Communications policies).

*Prudential compliance

Maintain the Operational Risk Policy and related documents.
Monitor and interpret regulatory developments (eg SYSC, Policy Statements and Supervisory Statements) and attend relevant industry fora.

*Monitoring and review

Undertake monitoring activity to identify failures to follow procedures or policy.
Undertake thematic reviews to identify weaknesses in policy or procedures.
Monitoring of Key Risk Indicators and setting of Early Warning Indicators.
Reporting to EGRC and BGRC of review outcomes and key risks identified.

*Stress testing

Review and enhance the stress tests undertaken within the group.


Attendance at DSC, EGRC, and relevant project boards.

Operational Risk Manager Essential Skills:

*Working towards International Certificate in Risk Management (IRM) or equivalent.
*Exposure to agenda for Operational Risk Committee.
*At least 3 years experience in risk, audit or compliance management function in financial services, technology or business services.
*Experience in thematic challenge of processes, methodologies and policies
*Analytical mind with a keen eye for detail
*Strong communication skills both written and verbal
*Able to assimilate and understand new information
*Able to build, manage and influence relationships with key stakeholders
*Well organised

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