Head of Operational Risk

PSD London
05 Aug 2017
15 Aug 2017
Contract Type

The Head of Risk will significantly contribute to the design and execution of operational risk strategy and appetite alongside the Chief Risk Officer.

The role will be responsible for Bank's Operational Risk Management Framework, reporting on a monthly basis and ensuring that root causes of Risk Events and Near Misses are identified and the business lines are supported in remediation work.

As Head of Risk, develop and maintain strong, constructive relationships with the 1st line functions to support the delivery of business objectives, and provide training and recommendations to the business around operational risk management and best practice. The role will support and aid in an overall appropriate operational risk culture, and attend Risk Management Committees where required.

What we are looking for

The candidate will have held senior operational risk roles and have experience in embedding and reporting on operational risk across a diverse business. Knowledge of PRA and FCA regulatory authorities, financial services and risk control systems.

The ability to report to Executive and Board level, and to communicate and influence at all levels across the business including at a senior level.

A problem solver with strong analytical skills, and the ability to drive change with a constructive and positive attitude.