The Operational Risk officer is responsible for the development and maintenance of the risk management framework, risk policies and procedures, risk management tools and systems to monitor operational risk. The officer conducts independent risk analysis, oversees and reports significant operational risks and challenges risk assessments by the business. This role is to provide and undertake risk management oversight identified within the business and will report to Chief Risk Officer.
Analysing material sources of operational risk, providing forward looking operational risk expertise to business and senior management.
Form relationships with business area heads to keep informed of changes and business developments.
Identify material sources of risk in new projects and ensure appropriate mitigation of risks and appropriate Operational risk assessments are performed.
Oversight of the operational risk framework and ensuring adherence of the components within.
Involvement in the New Product and New Client risk assessment process, review and challenge the assessment results and mitigation proposed/undertaken where appropriate.
Represent Risk in attending various Committee meetings.
Carry out risk based deep dive reviews based on requests from senior management.
Develop and maintain risk policies and procedures for the regional business activities.
Escalate material issues rapidly to the Chief Risk Officer.
Provide BCP oversight to ensure the BCM program is embedded successfully.
3 - 5 years of experience with knowledge of the Asset Management industry and at least 3 years spent within an operational risk team / function
Thorough knowledge of operational risk management techniques
Candidates with additional knowledge of technology risk management will be considered favourably
Solid understanding of the asset management business, including key processes
An ability to engage effectively with a range of different individuals across the organization
Excellent communication and presentation skills
An ability to understand what the key issues are and to investigate / resolve / escalate them as appropriate
Self-motivated and proactive, can work independently as well as work cohesively with other stakeholders
Ability to think strategically and handle time pressure
Graduate level education in an appropriate discipline
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