Operational Risk Manager
Information About This Job
|Job Title:||Operational Risk Manager|
|Contact Name:||Adam Small|
|Job Published:||2 months ago|
We are working closely with a high-profile asset management firm in recruiting an Operational Risk Manager to join their London offices.
About The Company
The company is an active investment management firm focused on delivering performance and client portfolio solutions through its five investment management businesses.
The firm’s investment management businesses provide long-only, alternative and private markets products on a single and multi-manager basis, leveraging the firm's robust infrastructure to provide a diverse range of strategies across investment approaches, styles and asset classes.
About The Role
To work within the First Line of Defence to develop and embed the firm’s risk management framework and promote Operational Risk management across the Group. This includes owning the day to day Operational Risk interface with the business for agreed areas covering functions from the Front Office through to Infrastructure and Corporate teams across the firm.
The role holder will be a primary contact for Operational Risk Management for their allocated areas and is expected to build and maintain relationships to achieve this.
The role is wide reaching across the business with exposure to senior stakeholders.
Review, challenge, documentation and presentation of Risk & Control Self-Assessments (RCSA)
Ensure risk identification and mitigation by the First Line through management and review of the operational event reporting and KRI processes
Produce concise Management Information, materials and summaries covering significant risk issues for the Group's principal risk and governance committees. Attend and present operational risk information at relevant risk and governance committees
Perform on-going due diligence on external service providers
Act as a key liaison between the Business and Internal and External Audit
Assist in the maintenance and the enhancement of Man's Operational Risk System
Perform thematic risk reviews and projects to enhance business processes and the control framework as required
Error/incident analysis and review
Perform policy updates and reviews as required
Ah-hoc duties and project work to support the wider Business Operational Risk team, Head of Business Operational Risk and Business as a whole
Skills & Experience
Approximately 2-5 years Operational Risk experience, preferably from an Asset Management/Financial Services background
Knowledge of operational risk methodologies, principles and internal controls
Ability to produce and present high quality focused material for Group risk and governance committees and to senior management
Capable of managing multiple responsibilities, meeting tight deadlines and overcoming barriers to success, strong facilitation and negotiation skills; able to achieve success by influence
Strong Microsoft Word and Excel skills
Effective project management and implementation skills
Ability to build and maintain collaborative relationships with both internal and external stakeholders at all levels across the business
Ability to challenge business stakeholders objectively and effectively
Aptitude to break down complex issues into tasks and deal with them in a logical manner
This is an excellent opportunity to your build and develop Operational Risk skills within one of the world's leading alternative investment management firms and offers exposure to all areas of the business including senior stakeholders.
The company is committed to providing the best working environment possible for all its employees and, as such, the firm support professional training and development as well as requests for flexible or part-time working.
The company offers employees a comprehensive benefits package, including private medical cover, discounted gym membership, on-site health assessments and on-site flu vaccinations. To support employees' extracurricular interests, the have a music room with a piano and guitars that can be booked by anyone, and also offer lessons on-site.
Company employees receive a daily food allowance, which can be used in the staff restaurant. The restaurant has several theatre-style cooking stations, a sandwich bar and a coffee shop (all of which can cater to special dietary requirements), and free fruit is available from the kitchens on each floor. The company have a subsidised in-house bar and an employee discount scheme with a wide range of discounts, all of which help them to ensure that the firm is a great place to work.