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Business Assurance Officer (Risk, Compliance) BCPP68051

Business Assurance Officer (Risk, Compliance) BCPP68051

Posted 19 July by Blue Octopus
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Business Assurance Officer (Risk, Compliance) BCPP68051

Leeds City Centre

Competitive Salary

Our client will be one of the largest pensions pools in the UK when established in 2018. They will be one of eight nationally pooled funds, and will oversee the investment of pensions assets, bringing together £43 billion investments of 12 likeminded Local Government Pensions Scheme funds.

They are building an FCA regulated investment company to manage these assets through both internal and external management with a number of investment vehicles, including an Authorised Contractual Scheme. Work on creating the company is well progressed to ensure the structures are in place to start to take on assets from mid- 2018.

They now have an exceptional opportunity for a Business Assurance Officer to oversee operational risk across the business, supporting the delivery of the business plan and strategic priorities. Supporting the development and implementation of robust first line policies, procedures and controls for the management of risk, protecting customers, as well as fulfilling regulatory/statutory obligations.

In the role you will:

  • Lead the implementation of the risk event reporting process
  • Lead operational delivery of the risk register
  • Be responsible for testing MI received from the first line areas
  • Be responsible for consolidating MI
  • Collaborate with stakeholders to complete and keep updated the Risk Control Self-Assessment
  • Collaborate with Heads of Teams to ensure appropriate training requirements are identified
  • Participate in the risk and compliance meeting and committees as appropriate
  • Assist in building scenarios for risk stress testing

You will have:

  • Significant experience of financial services preference towards asset management sector
  • Robust understanding of operational risk management policies, processes and procedures
  • Ideally an understanding of financial capital adequacy requirement and impacts of risk
  • Senior level experience of engagement with stakeholders
  • Experience of delivering training and awareness

This role will give someone a chance to build his/her skills and knowledge while embedding a new risk framework in a new business, as well as taking on further responsibilities over time. You will get an opportunity to work with and influence senior individuals.

This is a Blue Octopus Recruitment Ltd vacancy who are operating as an employment agency. Once you have clicked to apply for this vacancy, we will then send you more information on the role including a copy of the application form via email.

Reference: 35671135

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