Operational Risk & Control Consultant (SC Cleared)

  • Location

    London, England

  • Sector:

    IT

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    £400 - £500 per day

  • Contact:

    Experis UK

  • Contact email:

    Harriet.Hughes@experis.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    20200429_1588610072

  • Published:

    3 months ago

  • Duration:

    6 Months

  • Expiry date:

    2020-05-11

  • Client:

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Our client is looking for an SC Cleared Operational Risk & Control SME to work alongside their risk & compliance team which sits within a larger risk management team.

The rapid expansion of the government's funding requirements has consequently increased the volume and frequency of the client's transaction flows and regular funding operations.

The role will involve working closely with three other members of the operational risk and compliance team covering a range of risk, compliance and control activities within the risk management team designed to identify and mitigate operational risk and provide assurance that both existing business and new initiatives are being carried out in accordance with good practice and in line with agreed policies and procedures.

This may include:

  • Risk Reporting - collating, investigating and recording of incidents and follow-up checks on completion of mitigating actions
  • Regular and ad-hoc risk investigation and analysis
  • Draft and present reports and be an active member of the Operational Risk Committee
  • Meeting attendance to represent operational risk interests at project meetings
  • Regular gilt auction and treasury bill tender compliance, control and coordination activities
  • Various administrative/team functions including secretarial duties for both the Operational Risk Committee and the Controls Group, policy reviews and ad-hoc papers/data analysis as required.
  • Providing ad-hoc support relating to other risk team activities, including support of gilt and Treasury bill auctions and tenders

Skills & Experience

  • Minimum of 3 years' experience in operational risk management
  • Ideally familiar with a dealing room environment and risk and controls in end to end trading activities
  • Be able to operate calmly and accurately within tight deadlines;
  • Be able to coordinate internal stakeholders, including managing internal reviews and sign-offs in a diplomatic manner taking account of the workload of others;
  • Be able to demonstrate a positive proactive approach and be able to give sound, well-reasoned advice to senior management;
  • Be flexible to cover other operational and risk activities that fall outside of the core role as required;
  • Have good written and verbal communication skills to be able to communicate with staff on all levels

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