Operational Risk Officer

Posted 13 February 2024
Salary £40000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent benefits package
Job type Contract
Discipline Risk
Contact NameElla Nibloe

Job description

Position: Operational Risk Analyst

Department: Risk Team

Company Overview: Join a prominent firm within the financial sector dedicated to upholding the highest standards of risk management. Taking pride in the commitment to excellence and strive to deliver exceptional service to their valued clients. As a member of the Risk Team, you will play a pivotal role in safeguarding the integrity and stability of the operations.

Role Summary: As an Operational Risk Analyst, you'll collaborate closely with the Operational Risk Manager to facilitate the seamless execution of second-line defence strategies.

Your primary responsibility will revolve around conducting comprehensive analyses of risk events and operational risk assessments.

Key Responsibilities: As an Operational Risk Analyst, your duties will include:

  • Reviewing, investigating, and presenting findings on operational risk events.
  • Generating insightful operational risk management reports.
  • Monitoring remedial actions and coordinating with stakeholders to ensure timely progress updates.

Your Profile:

Technical Proficiency:

  • Prior experience in a similar role within an FCA-regulated firm (with a preference for wealth management experience).
  • Proven expertise in conducting and challenging root cause analyses of risk events.
  • Experience within RCSA framework and a good understanding of what an operational risk framework should look like.
  • Proficiency in utilising reporting and presentation tools such as Power BI, Microsoft Word, and Excel.

Other Skills, Competencies, and Attributes:

  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and proactively, displaying initiative when needed.
  • Exceptional attention to detail, prioritising accuracy in all aspects of work.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, enabling effective communication with stakeholders across all levels.
  • Exemplary professionalism and discretion when handling sensitive matters.
  • Commitment to upholding elevated professional standards in interactions with colleagues and industry peers.