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Operational Risk Senior Specialist

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Salary Competitive
Type Permanent
Location Paris
Sector Credit & Risk Management
Job Reference T55/AXB/30327
Contact Amy Brown
Date posted 20-11-2018

Leading Global Bank seeking a Senior Operational Risk Specialist to join their office in Paris.

Key Responsibilities

• Lead the execution of operational risk coverage activity for the Global Banking and Markets business through performance and oversight of monitoring, testing and assessment activity on key risks areas in line with the bank's operational risk programme
• Perform due diligence in support of operational risk’s approval for new products
• Participating in business, risk and control committees/forums to provide oversight, risk mentorship and effective challenge to the first line of defence
• Monitoring the first lines adherence to firm wide operational risk standards and policies; reporting and raising issues or gaps
• Reviewing and challenging risk and control self-assessments of the business and support functions
• Contributing to, and reviewing, scenario analyses
• Operate on a front to back basis, partnering with other op risk or compliance areas to consider the end to end nature of risks impacting the business

Skills/ Experience required

• Deep knowledge of the following front-to-back functions combined with in-depth subject matter expertise in one (or a combination) of: Operational Risk, Front Office, Operations, Middle Office, Compliance, Finance, Audit, Technology, Market Risk and Credit Risk
• Experience in the relevant business lines (in particular re Global Banking activities, e.g. Transaction Services, Leasing, Lending),
• Sound written and verbal communicator with ability to present to senior-most management in a clear and concise way
• Excellent influencing/negotiation skills and ability to lead debate and conflict professionally, with grit and tenacity
• Good leadership skills
• Excellent team worker, collaborating effectively across regional and global teams in sharing ideas and finding solutions
• Flexibility in handling dynamic operational risk requirements and business efforts
• Organized, with attention to detail, and a positive personality
• Proficient

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