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VP - Operational Risk

  • Location: USA
  • Salary: Circa $150,000 base + bonus+ benefits
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference: kfb/170202a
  • Sector: Banking
Job Description


Barclay Simpson are currently working with a global investment bank to recruit an operational risk VP on a permanent basis. The successful candidate will have the opportunity work for an impressive Director of Operational Risk and will be expected to contribute significantly to the implementation of the bank’s operational risk framework across all its US business lines.


Key Duties

  • Work closely with senior management in the implementation of the operational risk framework
  • Contribute to the effective maintenance of high profile programs including the firm wide operational risk management and issues management program
  • Provide assistance in preparation of operational risk committees.
  • Provide advice and guidance on operational risk related issues
  • Contribute to the formation and implementation of the firm’s operational risk policies and procedures
  • Assist in internal and external audits to discuss potential findings, contribute to finalizing audit report as needed
  • Ad hoc operational risk related project and change management



  • 10 years of relevant work experience gained in investment banking
  • Substantial knowledge of operational risk requirements with respect to investment banks
  • Excellent knowledge of operational risk incident management
  • Risk assessment experience will be viewed as advantageous
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