Operational and Conduct Risk Officer

Posted 8 January by Kind Consultancy Ltd

Kind Consultancy is working with a well established and highly respected retail financial services organisation, which is now seeking an Operational and Conduct Risk Officer to join their Risk & Compliance team in Durham.

As Operational and Conduct Risk Officer, you will report to the Risk & Compliance Manager and will focus on leading second line input and challenging the businesses approach to Operational and Conduct Risks and Controls with key responsibilities including:

  • Implementing and embedding Operational and Conduct Risk Frameworks and key risk policies, with the end goal of identifying, quantifying, monitoring and controlling or mitigating risks
  • Providing advice and monitoring risks relating to Conduct Risk and regulatory disciplines, including sales performance, products, cultural indicators and after-sales processes
  • Analysing regulatory developments and reporting on them to Governance committees
  • Aiding senior management in the effective mitigation of regulatory risks
  • Monitoring risks and providing advice in key Operational Risk areas, including Operational Resilience, Business Continuity, Third Party Management and Cyber Security
  • Co-ordinating and maintaining the risk register, producing risk reports and MI and attending and presenting as necessary to the business's Conduct Risk and Operational committees

Our ideal candidate for the Operational and Conduct Risk Officer opportunity:

  • Has experience of Operational Risk Analysis and reporting including regulatory & compliance analysis
  • Holds a relevant professional qualification
  • Has experience of reviewing controls and recommending new controls
  • Has excellent communication skills and is comfortable presenting to senior management
  • Has experience of reviewing and analysing past operational incidents and making recommendations thereafter
  • Has very well developed stakeholder management skills
  • Is highly organised
  • Has extensive previous experience in Financial Services and/or Banking
  • Is able to apply external regulations to Operational Policies and Procedures

If you're interested in the Operational and Conduct Risk Officer role and you have the necessary knowledge and experience, please apply with an up-to-date CV today.

Reference: 33960474

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