Risk Business Analyst Lead

Belfast, Belfast, United Kingdom, United Kingdom
Competitive salary
30 Nov 2022
13 Dec 2022
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Overview of Citi:

Citi, the world leading global bank, has approximately 200 million customer accounts and a presence in more than 160 countries and jurisdictions worldwide. Citi provides consumers, corporations, governments and institutions with a broad range of financial products and services, including consumer banking and credit, corporate and investment banking, securities brokerage, transaction services, and wealth management. Citi enables clients to achieve their strategic financial objectives by providing them with cutting-edge ideas, best-in-class products and solutions, and unparalleled access to capital and liquidity.

Job Description

Team/Function Overview

Credit Risk Strategy and Execution Oversight (CRSE) function in Private Bank Wealth Mgmt Independent Risk organization is responsible for defining strategy, vision and roadmap for strong risk management for US Personal Banking, Global Wealth Management and consumer portfolios in Citi Legacy

Role / Position Overview

Given the scale and complexity of consumer + wealth integration and legacy franchise support that are all being transformed, this role requires a dynamic, agile and articulate leader passionate about brining groups together to define and progress comprehensive risk management strategy in a dynamic, demanding, agile team with fast changing needs. This role will need to be adept at working in this environment, handle ambiguity and complexity well, be able to deliver on multiple responsibilities and most importantly be extremely 'hands on'.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Organizing and facilitating strategic management sessions, driving agenda for regular strategy meetings, preparing and executing strategy summaries and roadmaps, and supporting updates to executive management and regulators.
  • Develop, co-ordinate and execute comprehensive strategy communications plan to inform and engage stakeholders across 1st & 2nd LOD including CEO, CRO, Product/Business heads and Risk Managers.
  • Drive strategy improvements and oversee translation of strategic vision to execution plans through partnership with Risk and Business SMEs across 1st & 2nd LOD.
  • Perform oversight and challenge activities across 2nd LOD owned Credit Quality Assurance Frameworks.
  • Review 1st LOD business deliverables to verify quality and adequacy of deliverables to demonstrate effective control monitoring across all Credit QA frameworks.
  • Keeping CRSE leadership and key partners across 1st & 2nd LOD accountable for committed deliverables
  • Work with CRSE leadership to support the People, Process and Execution strategy as well as the Communication strategy for the department
  • Lead the delivery of assigned risk oversight strategic initiatives - including all phases of discovery, business process transformation, and achieving final operationalization to realize strong risk management
  • Analyze and evaluate risk framework and risk management business processes, anticipate requirements, and identify areas for transformative / digitization improvements for effective and efficient integration of consumer and wealth business and risk practices.
  • Lead role-based strategy design including providing inputs to transformation programs on business requirements for analytics, calculations, dashboards and workflows to enable delivery of seamless risk user & role-based journeys (from CRO to Group Risk Directors to Business Risk Managers)
  • Perform deep-dives, peer reviews, & on the ground support for risk management processes transformation requirements; serve as a subject matter expert and primary point of contact that the organization can leverage for expertise and advice
  • Regularly and effectively communicate with senior stakeholders, both verbally and written, the strategic vision of target state PBWM risk management strategy, as well as progress of path to strong effort.
  • Identify thematic areas of review / analysis of emerging risks and share with key stakeholders; Act and serve as thought leader to support delivery of simpler and stronger target operating model.

Development Value:

  • Learn skills across risk and controls that are transferable across the organization and advance career progression.
  • Access to senior leaders and teams to help shape a strong control environment and increase visibility.
  • Be a strategic change maker that can influence the design and implementation of the risk processes to reduce inefficiencies.
  • Continuously enhance leadership and technical skills through both Citi sponsored courses and internal



  • Experience in the following functions: risk management and oversight, strategic consulting, or policy and risk framework
  • Excellent experience in performing assurance type activities and confident in challenging senior management on quality and adequacy of control deficiencies
  • Experience in wholesale and retail credit risk preferred
  • Good understanding of industry best practices in strategy development, risk framework, governance, and oversight process
  • Experience in leading in working large scale and complex transformation projects with diverse stakeholder groups


  • Attention-to-detail
  • Excellent PowerPoint and presentation skills


  • Bachelor's degree preferred

Exceptional candidates who do not meet these criteria may be considered for the role provided they have the necessary skills and experience.


  • Strong presentation and communication skills, especially in power-point format
  • Ability to influence senior stakeholders including CROs and MDs
  • Strong attention-to-detail Excellent judgment and independent decision-making ability

What we Offer

As well as a competitive salary and consideration for a yearly discretionary bonus Citi offer;

  • Award winning pension scheme,
  • Life assurance and
  • Private medical insurance

In addition, we offer a competitive maternity, paternity and adoption leave scheme. We pride ourselves on our ability to offer employees a number of lifestyle benefits including; on site restaurant and coffee shops, online shopping and concierge service and subsidised clubs and societies.

Our Select benefit package offers you the opportunity to customise your benefits according to your own lifestyle preferences and includes corporate discounts, memberships and a range of additional extras.

Our vast range of diversity networks and on site multi faith room demonstrates Citi's commitment to growing a diverse workforce.

Job Family Group:
Business Strategy, Management & Administration

Job Family:
Business Management

Time Type:
Full time

Citi is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.

Qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

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