Our client is a successful international bank with offices based in the City.
Establish good relationship with business/functional departments across the bank and develop good understanding of business products / service offering and front-to-bank process.
Lead the team in embedding the operational risk management practices and culture throughout the Bank by promoting collaboration, transparency and disclosure.
Lead the team in providing SME risk advisory and support to 1st line of defence in order to raise operational risk awareness and knowledge, to strengthen internal risk control environment and to keep the Bank abreast of any material emerging trends, external events, industry best practices etc.
Lead the team in delivery of Operational Risk Management Programme such as Risk Appetite, Risk Control Self-Assessment, KRIs, Risk Event, Scenario Analysis, Risk Review and Control Assurance in order to ensure risk and process / control deficiencies are identified, assessed, monitored and remediated in an effective and timely manner according to the work plan
Lead the team in conducting data analysis and issue investigation to identify emerging risk/ trends and to ensure business operates in accordance with the Bank’s risk appetite and risk strategy
Lead the team in preparing Operational Risk Management Information (MI) for the Risk Committees (especially ORC), Head Office and others.
Lead the team in maintaining Operational Risk Framework, policies and manual to ensure its appropriate, up-to-date and user friendly and seek enhancement in risk management process and methodologies as appropriate
Develop and maintain a good understanding of the industry practices and regulatory expectation (e.g. Basel) in order to provide adequate operational risk advisory internally and keep management abreast of any material gaps, latest development and emerging trends
Lead the team in designing and delivery of training and awareness programme and any other projects or tasks as required
Solid operational risk management experience gained in financial services, auditor or consultancy
Strong overall knowledge of banking product (especially corporate lending) and risk management in general
Deep understanding of operational risk methodologies, risk management tools and related regulatory requirements (e.g. Basel)
A self-starter with result-oriented mindset and strong analytical and problem-solving skills
Strong interpersonal skills with ability to develop relationship, collaborate and communication and influence effectively
Confidence in providing constructive challenges and feedback to stakeholders and direct reports
Team management experience
For further information please contact Stuart Duncan