Job description

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

Operational Risk Manager (4500)

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.

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!

Role: Operational Risk Manager

Location: London

Description of role and key responsibilities

IBP Operational Risk is looking for an individual with a sound understanding of Banking products and services to help the OR team adequately monitor and challenge the Operational Risks across a wide range of functions.  The role provides a great opportunity to get involved in a different products and initiatives and engage with stakeholders across all levels in the organisation.

The role is responsible for oversight of the implementation of the Operational Risk Framework which includes

  • Facilitation of risk assessments with business units and support functions, including full end to end transaction lifecycle reviews.
  • Timely capture and review of operational risk events, with appropriate escalation and root cause trend analysis.
  • Manage the scenario analysis process which feeds into the Bank's ICAAP.
  • Assist in the planning and execution of thematic reviews based on external events or cross IBP events.
  • Promote operational risk awareness and conduct training for all employees.
  • Compile risk governance forums reports to highlight key risks and events.
  • Participation in Operational Risk forums and working groups.
  • Review and participate in the approval forums for new products, businesses and projects.

Core skills and knowledge

Technical knowledge:

Thorough understanding of risks and controls within a financial services company. Ability to advise on appropriate controls and risk mitigation.

Knowledge of Regulatory risks and Risk management in Financial Institutions

Detailed knowledge of operational risk management methodologies and principles

A good working knowledge of Microsoft Office (Excel, Word and PowerPoint)

Skills and how they are applied

  • Communication – engage with a wide range of colleagues and articulately discuss / write report on various issue (verbal / written / presentation).
  • Challenge – ability to challenge multiple SMEs and management on a wide range of topics and risks.
  • Attention to detail – to pick up on errors and produce accurate work, with strong analytical capability
  • Organised – work to multiple deadlines yet maintain flexibility through the workday
  • Strong interpersonal and relationship management skills
  • To act with integrity at all times and embrace the philosophy of treating our customers fairly

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

Meet the recruiter

Charmaine Bannerman

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