Operational Risk Specialist
Salary £30,000 - £35,000 per annum
Consultant Kayte Short
Date posted 24 April 20192019-04-24 2019-06-23 financial-services Leicester Leicestershire GB GBP 30000 35000 35000 YEAR Robert Walters https://www.robertwalters.co.uk
An excellent opportunity is available with a most respected Financial Services business based in Leicester for an Operational Risk Specialist to join the organisation on a permanent basis.
As an Operational Risk Specialist, you will be responsible for managing the risk to an organisation, its employees, customers, reputation, assets and interests of stakeholders. You may work in a variety of sectors and specialise in a number of areas including business continuity, corporate governance, information and security risk, market and credit risk, regulatory and operational risk and technology risk.
planning, designing and implementing an overall risk management process for the organisation
risk assessment, which involves analysing risks as well as identifying, describing and estimating the risks affecting the business
risk evaluation, which involves comparing estimated risks with criteria established by the organisation such as costs, legal requirements and environmental factors, and evaluating previous handling of risks
establishing and quantifying the organisation's 'risk appetite, i.e. the level of risk they are prepared to accept
risk reporting in an appropriate way for different audiences, for example, to the board of directors so they understand the most significant risks, to business heads to ensure they are aware of risks relevant to their parts of the business and to individuals to understand their accountability for individual risk
corporate governance involving external risk reporting to stakeholders
carrying out processes such as purchasing insurance, implementing health and safety measures and making business continuity plans to limit risks and prepare for if things go wrong
conducting audits of policy and compliance to standards, including liaison with internal and external auditors
providing support, education and training to staff to build risk awareness within the organisation.
The Operational Risk Specialist will possess experience of having worked in a risk related role, have excellent technical acumen, strong problem-solving and decision-making abilities.
This is an excellent opportunity within Leicester, please apply now or for further information contact Kayte Short at email@example.com