Senior Risk Manager

Job Description

Duties include:
Develop effective relationships with internal directors, managers and compliance officers across the Group as well as third parties and professional advisers as required in order to deliver personal and functional objectives
Deliver effectively all tasks and ad hoc duties as requested and required to support the Management Committee, the Group Board and the Group Risk and Compliance Committee
Help Business Units and Service Lines to understand the issues identified through risk monitoring and assurance activities and what needs to be done to improve control weaknesses
Actively lead and manage within the Group Risk team to ensure quality of service and to ensure achievement of their development goals
Work collaboratively with the Group Risk Team and wider management teams across the Group to continue to meet the service expectations of the business and the efficient completion of all Group Risk’s day to day administrative activity
Develop risk related policies, procedures and systems at Group level and monitor and support their implementation at unit level where appropriate, providing relevant advice, training and guidance where required
Conduct risk reviews and monitor procedures to ensure satisfactory performance and compliance within the existing Risk Management Framework
Lead the delivery of up-to-date reports and management information on trends in each jurisdiction and proactively alert Group Risk Directors on any issues or potential risks
Coordinate the preparation of the Risk Board Report for the Group on a monthly basis, illustrating progress on Key Risk Indicators, together with updates on Risk Events
Exercise judgement to highlight and report to the Group Risk Directors significant matters that require attention, highlighting exceptions and other issues and proposing appropriate solutions
Ensure that risk management processes are embedded in the culture, operations and systems used, driving and exemplifying adherence to agreed policies, procedures and applicable regulation. Discharge the responsibilities as detailed for own level in the Group Risk Management Policy
Provide support and assistance, ensuring effective adherence at Group level with applicable legislation and regulation, bearing in mind the international nature of the Group

Skills and experience required:
Extensive risk, audit and/or compliance experience
Excellent knowledge of fiduciary and financial service provider operations
Minimum of five years’ experience at a senior level
Staff management experience
Relevant degree level or equivalent relevant professional qualification
Detailed understanding and experience of risk identification and mitigation
Highly competent communicator displaying flexibility, creativity, professionalism and a positive approach
Experienced users of PowerPoint and Excel and a good eye for design and presentation
Experience in the management, development and implementation of policies and procedures
Proactive approach to planning and organising tasks