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Risk Manager

Salary £40k to £55k
Type Permanent
Sector Operations
Job Reference UK02/RXF/27470
Contact Rachael Fish
Date posted 17-11-2017

My client, a Financial Services organisation based in Glasgow, are looking for an Operational Risk Manager to join their team on a Full Time, Permanent basis.

The Risk function is key to supporting the Board, the Executive and the business to ensure that they effectively direct the strategic direction and development of the relevant risk policies, risk governance framework, risk culture and risk systems / controls towards meeting best market practice, and where relevant best regulatory practice standards. The Risk function reports to the Board through the Finance and Operations Director and functionally works closely alongside the Compliance function.

Key responsibilities will include:
• Manage the continued establishment, embedding, development and monitoring of the firm’s risk culture and Risk Management Framework by monitoring and mitigating the firm’s strategic and operational risks.
• Manage the identification of risks and implementation of risk strategies e.g. defining the firm’s risk appetite.
• Bring a balanced strategic and operational approach to all aspects of risk, by ensuring that the firm’s policies, procedures, advice and projects are aligned to the firm’s strategic objectives.

• Essential degree qualified preferably in Risk Management or appropriate business degree
• Desirable to be partly qualified in risk management e.g. IRM Certificate or Diploma
• Theoretical and practical understanding of implementing a risk management framework
• Previous experience of providing effective risk training
• Previously managed and supported the firm to deliver to the effective completion and reporting of business risk registers
• Experience of successfully leading on the delivery of a Risk Plan
• Experience of supporting the development design and implementation of a Risk Strategy
• Lead business to effectively deliver completion and 1st line management of business risk registers

To be considered, please submit your CV or call Rachael on 0161 204 3442

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