Risk Manager

Job Description

Duties include:
Develop, coordinate and maintain policies and procedures to monitor and support the Group Risk and Control Framework providing relevant advice, training and guidance where required
Embed and promote the Group Risk and Control Framework to drive an open and honest risk culture and provide support in developing SMART key risk indicators
Provide technical assistance in relation to the delivery of the Group Risk and Control Framework and related regulation, legislation, and the collation, analyses and reporting of key risk MI
Maintain the Group Risk Register and support the business in identifying, assessing and describing risks and controls
Conduct independent research to contribute to the proactive detection of emerging risk themes and share relevant industry news with the management teams
Prepare and deliver adequate risk reporting for the Group Board on any issues or significant risks that require attention Challenge, oversee and advise on the effectiveness of operational risk decisions and practices
Assess strength and suitability of controls, recommend appropriate suggestions for improvement

Skills and experience required:
A minimum of 5 years’ experience working in a risk or compliance role within the finance sector
Completed or working towards relevant qualification such as: International Diploma in Enterprise Risk Management; ICA Diploma in Governance, Risk and Compliance; CISI Managing Operational Risk in Financial Institutions or relevant degree
Passionate about driving an open and honest risk culture
Strong knowledge of the finance sector and associated risks
Strong numeracy, analytical, research and strategy skills
Good communication skills, ability to influence and negotiate and confidence to challenge
Ability to explain complex issues and present technical information
Planning and organisational skills and problem-solving ability
Capacity to work independently and cope with pressure and responsibility
Approachable manner, with a high level of innovation, integrity and excellence