Job description

  • Location:
    London - 30 Gresham Street
  • Department:
  • Division:
    IBP Risk & Compliance
  • Employment Type:
    Full time
  • Salary:

Fraud Risk Manager (12 month maternity cover) (10002)

Investec is a distinctive Specialist Bank serving clients principally in the UK and South Africa. Our culture gives us our edge: we work hard to find colleagues who'll think out of the ordinary and we put them in environments where they'll flourish. We combine a flat structure with a focus on internal mobility. If you can bring an entrepreneurial spirit and a desire to learn and collaborate to your work, this could be the boost your career deserves.

What does the team do? 

The IBP Fraud team provides second line assurance for fraud risk across Investec Bank Plc (IBP) including its branches and subsidiaries.

An opportunity to become part of a small but highly talented team responsible for protecting Investec Bank Plc and its clients from becoming victims of fraud. This is an excellent opportunity to increase your breadth of knowledge and experience, being responsible for a diverse set of functions including Private Clients, Asset Finance and Private Companies.
The role we are recruiting for is to provide maternity cover within the team and is focused on managing the Fraud Risk Management Framework, supporting business units with conducting their fraud risk assessments and implementation of appropriate controls and closing identified gaps. The role also encompasses the creation and delivery of internal fraud training to maintain fraud awareness across the Group together with bespoke fraud communications both internally and to clients to raise the profile of fraud and how to remain safe.

What will you be doing?

•    Help maintain and enhance the fraud risk management control environment including all relevant policies and procedures, ensuring that they are implemented, observed and embedded into the business, and alignment to the Group Operational Risk function in terms of risks reported.
•    Conduct with the 1st line of defence fraud risk assessments across the bank in line with agreed plans, which will include corporate and investment banking, asset finance, as well as private banking covering both transactional banking and lending products.
•    Provide fraud risk subject matter expertise across Investec Bank plc to support the delivery of new products and services without increasing our fraud risk exposure. Ensuring compliance with external / industry rules and regulations and the relevant Investec Group policies and procedures. 
o    Supporting the assigned project manager / resources throughout the change lifecycle of new fraud projects and initiatives, ensuring that full benefits are realised upon implementation.
o    Provide advice and fraud recommendations to the business on the risks affecting clients at an individual level as well as businesses ranging from micro-enterprise to large corporates.

•    Input to and delivery of internal and external fraud awareness programmes, and coordination with counterparts in Investec Bank ltd. Driving forwards the employee fraud training programme and coordinating deployment across different business units.

What are we looking for in the successful candidate?

Seeking an enthusiastic, hardworking individual who is able to work independently and collaboratively, to build strong relationships across the various businesses within Investec Bank.

Technical knowledge 
•    Knowledge and experience of the UK banking and financial services environment
•    Experienced in managing fraud risk and consulting on business projects and documenting requirements
•    Knowledge of risk management considerations and practices

•    Strong influencing skills with ability to influence across all levels 
•    Accurate and concise with meticulous attention to detail
•    Excellent communication skills (verbal / presentation / written)
•    Strong interpersonal and relationship management skills 
•    Presentation skills

Personal attributes
•    Ownership of tasks and following through to completion
•    Ability to work under pressure and adhere to strict time frames
•    Risk aware and able to balance risk with client experience and business risk appetite.
•    Strong stakeholder management

Click apply today! We look forward to hearing from you

As part of our collaborative & agile culture, our working week is 4 days in the office and one day remote.

Investec offers a range of wellbeing benefits to make our people feel healthier, balanced and more fulfilled in their lives inside and outside of work.

Here is a selection of what we offer;


Wellbeing Subsidy, Corporate Gym Membership, Virtual GP, Peppy Health App (Fertility, Menopause and Early Parenthood), Optional Private Medical & Dental Insurance


Non-contributory Pension & Discretionary Bonus

Life & Income Protection

Life Assurance, Critical Illness & Income Protection


Season Ticket Loan & Electric Vehicle Scheme 

Embedded in our culture is a sense of belonging and inclusion. This creates an environment in which everyone is free to be themselves which helps to drive innovation, creativity and ultimately business performance. At Investec we want everyone to find it easy to be themselves, and to feel they belong. It's a responsibility we all share and is integral to our purpose and values as an organisation.

Research shows that some candidates can be reluctant to apply to a role unless they meet all the criteria. We pride ourselves on our entrepreneurial spirit here and welcome you to do the same – if the role excites you, please don't let our person specification hold you back. Get in touch!

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London - 30 Gresham Street
30 Gresham Street, London, England, GB, EC2V 7QN

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Shaleen Sayani


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Private Medical Cover
Virtual GP
Gym Discounts
Psychologist Service
Annual Leave
Life Assurance