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Head of Operational Risk - Front Office

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Salary Competitive
Type Permanent
Location London
Sector Credit & Risk Management
Job Reference T55/SIMR/31465
Contact Simeon Randell
Date posted 02-05-2019

Global Investment Manager seeks a Head of Operational Risk within their Investments team. You will provide strategic direction for global risk management programs through design, governance of risk strategies and responsible for the leadership and oversight across multiple disciplines.

• Lead and manage staff. Provide guidance, training, and motivation as necessary to develop staff. Hires, evaluates, and counsels personnel. Sets performance standards, reviews performance, provides feedback and recommends wage increases/adjustments in accordance with policies and procedures. Builds a strong team by identifying, attracting and retaining talented crew. Consistently raises standards and coaches and develops team members.
• Develops and directs initiatives aimed at improving and implementing global best practice operational risk strategies. Following the operational risk framework, this includes establishing and supporting the development of strong risk assessment, change management practices, internal risk monitoring and reporting infrastructure, targeted reviews, controls assurance, and external monitoring programs.
• Provides op risk leadership on significant projects impacting the group to ensure operational controls in line with risk appetite are designed into future-state business processes.
• Provides thought leadership around best practices and new/emerging risks and issues. Contributes to the firms’ wide management initiatives and strategies.
• Develops and maintains knowledge of financial markets, securities and general investment themes in order to bring an informed perspective to risk management processes and policies.
• Leads and/or participates in special projects and performs other duties as assigned.
• Minimum of 8 or more years of related and progressive work experience, including 5 years of related risk management and controls work experience.
• Significant experience in designing, building, and directing an operational risk, compliance, and controls program within a large, word-class firm

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