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Head of Risk (Operational Risk)

  • Location: New York
  • Salary: $350k-$450k TC
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference: 170773
  • Sector: Risk
Job Description

 

Barclay Simpson is currently working with a high profile financial institution to hire a Head of Risk (Operational Risk) for their New York or DC office.  The ideal candidate should have at least 10-15 years financial services risk experience.

 

  • Responsible for developing the organizations risk management framework, including establishing the risk management mechanisms to identify, assess, monitor, measure and control the broad spectrum of risks, to which the organization is exposed
  • Oversight and management of the implementation of a consistent Risk Management framework 
  • Provide Risk oversight and guidance to the Board 
  • Act as a mentor, coach and leader in order to provide clear direction and focus to Risk Management direct reports 
  • Create an environment which supports and embraces change, offering guidance and support to the Risk Management team 
  • Perform '2nd Line of Defense' activities to monitor and report on the groups operational risks and operational risk events. Provide oversight and effective challenge over risks relating to business operations to influence senior management decision-making
  • Develop and maintain operational risk management frameworks, methodologies and independent assurance activities. Share and promote risk management best practices and consistency in approaches across the business.
  • Develop and maintain risk registers for the various business entities
  • Regular risk reporting (KRI's) and MI (Dashboards and reports) for multiple committees, board meetings and regulators. Track remediation actions are being carried out across the business.

 

For a confidential conversation please contact Greg Anderson, ga@barclaysimpson.com

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