Senior Risk Assurance Officer - Conduct Risk

Posted 16 September by Lowell
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Role: Senior Risk Assurance Officer - Conduct Risk

Location: We're Leeds based but work flexibly

We're Lowell. You may not have heard of us, so let us say 'Hello'.

You may not know us, but our reputation is growing. We believe that becoming debt free should be simple and affordable. Every year, we help thousands of people take control of their debts and we understand that everyone's situation is different.

We buy debts from lots of different companies in all kinds of sectors. Our mission is to help customers on the path to becoming debt free with a real focus on helping our customers pay off their debts in practical and affordable ways. We're proud to say that we do this honestly, ethically and by treating our customers with dignity and respect.

We care about our customers, and we care about our colleagues too. At Lowell you're not just another number, what you do matters and so do your overall career aims because at Lowell, We See You.

We're on the lookout for those who really want to make a difference. People who want to help our customers turn their finances around. People like you?

So that's us, now let's talk about your role:

You'll provide assurance to the Executive team and Senior Management that key risks and controls have been identified and are working well. Where not, you'll make recommendations to improve them to give the UK Region a better chance of achieving its strategic objectives.

Your career to date will allow you to bring previous experience in the financial services sector and understanding of the FCA. Your expertise in conduct risk will be crucial to the development of our ability to ensure the right outcome for our customers. In this role you'll support the development of the annual controls plan the risk and outcome based testing methodology.

You'll also:

  • Input to the design, development and maintenance of the UK Regional 2nd line Assurance Framework
  • Execute the annual 2nd line defence Risk monitoring and quality assurance plan to provide coverage across the Lowell Risk Universe
  • Conduct Operational risk reviews of key business functions to ensure that a robust operational control framework is in place to appropriately manage operational risks
  • Undertake Conduct risk reviews of key business functions and processes providing assurance over the fair delivery of customer outcomes
  • Carry out Compliance monitoring reviews to ensure that current business model and process design and delivery is in line with regulatory requirements
  • Input to the development of assurance programs for Information (including Cyber) and Data risks
  • Assist Head of Assurance on reporting on the status of outstanding actions to the RACC (Risk & Control Committee) and ARCC

Are you a Senior Risk Assurance Officer? #WeSeeYou

How we say thank you?

A rewarding career is much more than just a salary. We've put together a range of benefits to help you get the best out of life at Lowell. These will vary depending on the region you're based in, and we'll be happy to share more with you.

A fantastic culture with more little perks along the way including flexible working, family leave and recognition awards.

At Lowell this doesn't end there, #WeSeeYou when you're performing your best, or living our values. So, we want to ensure that once you get here, you'll still be going places.

You'll have the following to make the grade:

  • Previous experience in a similar Risk/Compliance role, with a focus on conduct risk
  • Experience of working in a financial services environment
  • Good understanding of the tools and techniques of Risk & Control Management
  • Knowledge and experience of Financial Services Compliance/Regulatory Risk
  • Knowledge and experience of working in Internal Audit would be an advantage

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Reference: 40881018

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