Operational Risk Manager

  • Location:

    London, England

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  • Contact:

    Ben Barakauskas

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  • Published:

    7 months ago

  • Duration:

    6 Months

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  • Set the Operational Risk mind-set across the business, including overseeing the full implementation and active use of the EM&T Risk Controls and Self-Assessment Framework.
  • Liaise with senior management to capture management tolerance, reporting requirements and communicate issues of operational risk concern.
  • Provide challenge and gain clear understanding of EM&T trading activities to identify areas of operational risk weakness, understand the driving forces behind these risks and how these can be managed.
  • Review, develop and champion the implementation of the Operational Risk Policy and Standards including leading and co-ordinating the investigation of process events and the preparation of reports. This will also include identification of systematic root causes and themes for escalation to EM&T management as part of scheduled and ad hoc reporting cycles.
  • Report to the Risk Committee on Operational Risk matters; providing a view of EM&T trade cycle risks on a regular basis.

The Person

  • Demonstrable experience of working in energy trading, financial or banking environment coupled with a strong working knowledge of the trade lifecycle.
  • Previous experience in an Operational Risk or Control function.
  • Understanding of the drivers for a strong control environment and champion these across the organisation coupled with a good sense of commercial pragmatism.
  • Resilient personality with a track record of positively influencing and persuasion.
  • Ability to grasp a concept quickly and deliver, and defend, a reasoned investigation and analysis with strong interpersonal skills.
  • A proven ability to get on with and develop ongoing relationships with people at different levels of a large organisation.
  • Well organised person, with a strong attention to detail and demonstrable ability to manage multiple projects with varying, time pressured deliverables.
  • Degree educated.
  • IT literacy in data management, manipulation and reporting (Access, Excel, SharePoint, PowerBI) and formal writing (Word and PowerPoint).

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