Our client is an international investment advisor, with around $7 trillion in global assets under management.
Acts as a consultant for management team to draw on for advice and guidance regarding change, internal and external risk environment, proposed processes and procedures to ensure internal controls are appropriately implemented and aligned to the wider strategy and risk appetite of the department and business.
Provides methodology and guidance for identifying and evaluating operational risks and other exposures of business. Recognised by others across the business as a strategic partner, a person who can provide trusted advice that lead to swifter risk based decisions.
Provides leadership and strategic direction with regards to guidance in developing, implementing, and managing comprehensive control management programs for the business unit.
Links control management programs with the wider Enterprise Risk Management, Corporate Compliance and Internal Audit.
Acts as a SME to navigate the business through their interactions with the wider GR&S team, facilitating discussions and removing roadblocks where they may arise.
Provides risk based training programme to the business to foster a risk smart culture.
Provides leadership to the Risk Champion to support the preparation and execution of the ERMF
Follows the risk and controls assessment framework to assist both business units and projects to identify and measure risks inherent to their processes and initiatives, understand controls in place to manage risk, and identify unacceptable control gaps. Works with business unit management and project teams to establish risk mitigation strategies, detailed control improvement plans and approaches to controls monitoring.
Responsible for providing regular Risk Management information to: allow for faster, risk based decision making, identify future risks, better understand the departments risk profile, and help evidence the requirements of SMCR with regards to managing risk. This risk information will be drawn from the central ERM team and the Risk Champion.
Establishes and maintains effective working relationships with department, division and executive management by assisting in the identification, assessment, mitigation, and monitoring of operational risks, providing education, and reporting results. Assists business partners and business units in defining and implementing controls, and improving local efforts to ensure appropriate risk mitigation.
Participates in strategic projects and fora aligned with that business on behalf of ERM.
Works closely with the global risk partner community, Security & Contingency Services, Internal Audit and Compliance to identify areas for further efficiency and opportunities to drive more consistent practices.
Participates in special projects and performs other duties as assigned.
For further information please contact Eleanor Vine