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Operational Risk Director

  • Location: Houston
  • Salary: $200,000 basic + Bonus
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference: 171918
  • Sector: Banking, Other Financial Services
Job Description

Barclay Simpson are representing the impressive Chief Risk Officer of a prestigious global Banking Group, who is seeking to recruit a senior Operational Risk specialist to act as an advisory partner to the group, overseeing Operational Risk across the firms significant Global Markets & Commodities business. Working with regional and global heads, you will shape the strategy of the Operational Risk function, driving change initiatives to improve its efficacy.

Key Duties

  • Provide independent review and challenge of the operational risk profile of the business
  • Evaluation of new business initiatives
  • Driving change across the operational risk function
  • Establish good working relationships with key stakeholders across the business


  • Minimum 10 years’ Operational Risk or Audit experience gained in a commodities firm or Capital Markets house
  • Good knowledge of energy and commodities OTC markets
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong relationship and influencing skills
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment managing multiple stakeholders and conflicting deadlines
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