Our client is a leading international bank based in the City. They are looking for an experienced risk professional to join their team.
Co-ordinate and implement effective risk management activities under the Operational Risk Management Framework for Financial Crime within IB&M.
Implement enhanced Financial Crime controls in the London branch, engaging local stakeholders. Perform control assurance on Financial Crime controls in the business.
manage the development and maintenance of an effective operational risk program in the branches for IB&M, ensuring that risks are being managed on an ongoing basis. In particular you will be responsible for the refresh the Financial Crime Branch Risk Assessment;
Drive proactive identification, mitigation and monitoring of risk items ensuring risks are managed within appetite.
Assist with the preparation of reporting of risk activities including risk governance forums, attendance and participation where required;
Provide commercial and pragmatic advice on policy, procedure, governance and risk management issues;
Assist the Executive Manager L1 operational Risk Management to identify and maintain effective Financial Crime controls to manage operational risk within IB&M. Your main focus will be the London branch, however the role covers Europe and North American branches/ offices as required.
Act as an effective member of the Line 1 Risk team in location and collaborate with teams in IB&M or Group on any IB&M or Group Wide risk and control enhancements.
Institutional banking and financial markets product and process experience is preferred
Strong technical skills & knowledge base in Operational Risk Management/ Compliance activities / functions
Ability to analyze trends, identify critical threats and opportunities, diagnose problems and issues and recommend appropriate actions dealing with the underlying root causes
Strong stakeholder management skills, including an ability to clarify and work with resistance
Experience in project management, or ability to demonstrate strong organizational skills
Experience of completion of a controls implementation project and/ refresh of financial crime risk assessments is desirable