A boutique investment bank is looking for a Head of Risk to join their London office. With a global presence and expanding product range, this firm prides itself on having a dynamic and innovative approach to finance. The firm enjoys a collaborative, low-ego work culture and is a great environment to grow your career. Responsibilities: Reporting to the Group CRO based in the US, you will be responsible for leading the firm's risk management function and day-to-day oversight of Operational Risk for the UK and Europe. It is an SMF-4 & SMF-10 position.
Implement global risk management policies and infrastructure.
Provide counsel to business unit managers on risk management issues and evaluate significant transactions and/or capital commitments prior to execution.
Advocate industry best practice. Establish and enhance company risk culture through training and public relations.
Maintain and establish risk management procedures and standards, develop risk management analyses and reports, approval procedures and guidelines, including risk maps.
Drive Operational Risk Management Programmes, including risk framework, risk maps and error/incident management, remediation and root cause analysis/resolution.
Produce and execute ICAAP, ILAAP, Pillar 3 disclosure
Support new products and initiatives.
University degree or equivalent in Business Administration, Finance, Economics, Operations Management, Technology, or a related field is preferred.
Experience working at the FCA or a Broker-Dealer
Substantial relevant experience in consulting, strategic analysis, operations analysis & planning which should include significant exposure to financial institutions.
Must have superior communications and interpersonal skills and a consultative approach to problem-solving.
Must be highly analytical, with keen business acumen and a self-starter with the ability to work independently.
Strong project management experience.
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