Operational Risk Consultant

Stratford-Upon-Avon, UK
45,000 - 55,000
15 Jun 2021
23 Jun 2021
Job role
An excellent opportunity is available with a most respected financial services business based in Warwickshire for an Operational Risk Consultant to ensure effective risk management and governance within the group, by implementing, promoting and supporting the risk management strategies and framework and highlighting the risks and recommend improvements to stakeholders.

The business are currently home-working with a view to a phased office return in due course when there will be a balance of office and remote working.

Reporting to the Risk Manager you will:
  • Collate, analyse, monitor and report management information on risks and issues to relevant business stakeholders and committees to inform business decision making and meet reporting and regulatory requirements.
  • Challenge, support and advise the business on Group wide risks, loss events and near misses, to enable them to identify, manage and mitigate risk in line with Group policies and procedures, market best practice and regulatory requirements.
  • Build, develop and promote internal and external relationships with business stakeholders and committees to ensure the effective delivery of the Group's risk and business objectives and to promote the profile of the Risk Division.
  • Design, plan and deliver effective communications and training for business stakeholders and committees to ensure risk knowledge, skills and governance arrangements are fit for purpose.
  • Investigate, challenge and advise on the approach to risk management and highlight areas of concern with recommendations for improvement to stakeholders in line with market best practice and regulatory requirements.
  • Identify, scope and deliver a programme of cross-functional thematic reviews in line with market best practice, in order to ensure risks are identified, assessed, managed and monitored to inform decision making.
  • Ensure that the Group is aware of its regulatory requirements through identifying relevant regulatory publications from different sources, and then interpreting and communicating these requirements to appropriate stakeholders.

The Operational Risk Consultant will possess strong knowledge of operational risk principles, tools and techniques and experience of having operated within a regulatory/compliance environment and you will possess experience of having worked within the financial services industry. You will have experience of influencing different stakeholders at various levels of seniority, experience of collating, analysing and reporting data in an appropriate way to different customers and experience of recognising areas where process improvements can be made and implementing them.

This is an excellent opportunity in Operational Risk. Please apply now or for further information contact Kayte Short at Robert Walters at

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