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The Role Responsibilities
The successful candidate will be part of the FM Risk & Controls team within FM COO and will support FM Business Heads (delegates) in end-to-end first line non-financial risk management (Compliance, Operational, Cyber and FCC)
Monitors control execution trends and internal/external events to proactively identify non-financial risks
Ensures risks identified are bona fide and articulated precisely and in the right context
Ensures that proposals for improvements to internal controls are balanced with organizational objectives and capabilities
Leads the development of risk remediation plans ensuring plans robustly address the risk, are well structured considering all interdependencies, all respective stakeholders have been engaged and that timelines are realistic.
Leads the work with the Group Process owners (GPO) and Risk Framework owners (RFO) on the execution of the remediation plan, the design of control and control monitors to remediate the identified risks. Ensure new controls and monitors are tested in BAU.
Provides all evidence as required to the RFO and Audit teams to validate the closure of the identified risks.
Maintains a comprehensive insight into the current and emerging profile.
Evaluates the appropriateness of the organization's frameworks for governance, risk and control
Contributes to the development of risk-oriented culture within the organization
When processes change ensures controls and monitors are fit for purpose and redesign where necessary
Periodically reviews controls and ensures they are fit for purpose, rationalizing PFs and monitors where possible
Leads the design and implementation of new controls and monitors required to fulfill new internal policy/regulatory requirements
Works closely with a) Rules Engine team in the automation of controls b) Risk Tools team in standardization and development of risk reporting and analysis c) Risk Operations team to ensure the effective offshoring of existing control monitors and new ones as they arise.
Completes high quality and timely risk documentation - top risk profiles, residual risk assessments, risk acceptances, root cause reports, management action plans, risk committee papers.
Coordinate various global internal/external audits/reviews and liaise with various stakeholders to ensure timely and accurate information is provided.
Support tracking actions against audits / reviews and reporting the status of these actions periodically to the appropriate governance forums, to ensure timely closure.
Supports timely and quality execution of risk and control change projects as and when tasked by accountable Top risk owners.
Regulatory & Business Conduct
Display exemplary conduct and live by the Group's Values and Code of Conduct.
Take personal responsibility for embedding the highest standards of ethics, including regulatory and business conduct, across the Bank. This includes understanding and ensuring compliance with, in letter and spirit, all applicable laws, regulations, guidelines and the Group Code of Conduct.
Lead the team to achieve the outcomes set out in the Bank's Conduct Principles
Effectively and collaboratively identify, escalate, mitigate and resolve risk, conduct and compliance matters.
FM Business Heads, FM Group and Regional COO teams, FM Functional Heads
Our Ideal Candidate
Strong risk management and controls background.
Significant experience in managing Operational, Compliance, Cyber or FCC risks in first or second line of defence.
Working experience in supporting the Financial Markets business
Ability to work independently in a fast-paced environment
Ability to articulate complex issues concisely and communicate effectively
Collaborative and creative problem solver, while being outcome focused.
Strong interpersonal and stakeholder management skills
Strong analytical skills with an ability to understand complex workflows and excellent attention to details
Comfortable working in a relatively unstructured and multi-cultural environment
Apply now to join the Bank for those with big career ambitions.
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