Role details

Head of Risk - CRO

London   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • Defining risk appetite and a risk framework for the wider business
  • Defining a risk and regulatory reporting strategy for the business

About Our Client

Wholesale Banking Client

Job Description

Supporting the Board and Senior Management in defining the business risk appetite, risk management framework and strategy and associated risk policies encompassing all risks

Defining the risk management framework and strategy

Supporting the Board in defining the risk appetite

Working with the Board and senior management to define risk-taking, which is aligned to business strategy, and providing oversight and challenge of risk management systems and controls

Developing and maintaining links with the key regulatory stakeholders

Working with the CFO and Compliance Officer, as necessary, to predict likely regulatory changes and develop appropriate management plans

Ensuring compliance with regulatory and statutory provisions regarding risk management

Considering any material findings from regulatory reviews and interactions with regulators in relation to risk governance, risk assessment or risk management processes

The Successful Applicant

Professional Risk Management qualifications from the Institute of Risk Management or Global Association of Risk Professionals or equivalent

Significant financial services experience working at a senior level, with experience of managing risk and control activities within a bank

Previous UK banking experience in a similar role

Good knowledge of the banking products and capital markets

Considerable knowledge and experience of best practice risk management and governance frameworks, methodologies, regulation and emerging practice in the context of the UK financial services

Highly developed analytical and quant capabilities and an understanding of financial and strategic planning.

Understanding and experience of ICAAP and ILAA preparation, maintenance and submissions

The ability and knowledge to develop good regulatory relationships

Desire to improve systems and processes

What's on Offer

Competitive Base Salary and Benefits Package

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