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Enterprise Risk Manager

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Job Title: Enterprise Risk Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: New York
Salary: $100,000 - $130,000 base salary
Contact Name: Ben Kinley
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Job Published: almost 2 years ago

Job Description

Key Responsibilities

To embed the Operational risk framework focusing primarily on North America and providing support regarding initiatives in other jurisdictions as appropriate. 


Core Activities

  • Reporting to the Global Head of Enterprise Risk, assist in rolling out the Operational Risk Framework across the firm's US businesses (and other geographies as applicable);
  • Arrange workshops/focus groups providing specific guidance to Senior stakeholders regarding fundamentals of Operational Risk;
  • Assist in Overseeing and challenging the business with respect to recording and management of Operational Risk Events;
  • Assist with the maintenance of the Operational Risk Event Database (OpRED) for North America;
  • Partner with the Business to assist them in quantification of Operational Risk;
  • Monitor adherence to the operational risk policy and framework;
  • Facilitate training and risk awareness; 
  • Provide MI to management committees and the Board to highlight key risk and controls issues, and tracking of remediation plans for issues raised by both internal and external reviews; and
  • Be alert to Conduct Risk issues, specifically the risk of harm to client interests, market integrity and/or competition in financial markets due to inappropriate practices or behaviours across the firm.


Key Contacts / Relationships

  • Front Office – Brokers & Desk Heads, Senior Management, Support Functions, Business Managers


  • Fully embedded Operational Risk Framework across the relevant entities
  • Quality of risk event data on OpRED
  • Timely and accurate management information is provided to Senior Management/OpRisk & Compliance/ Board Committees.
  • 3-5 years of relevant experience preferably within the operational/enterprise risk department of a financial institution.
  • Strong management and communication skills.
  • A suitable understanding of the capital markets business.
  • Understanding of other operational risks including IT security and regulatory compliance risks.


Person Specification

  • Credibility at Senior Management level.
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to build effective relationships with key stakeholders within a complex organisational environment
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Robust, resilient and able to cope well under pressure.

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