Head of Operational Risk - Asset Management Company - Dublin

  • Location

    Dublin, Republic of Ireland

  • Sector:

    Banking & Financial Services

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    Negotiable

  • Contact:

    Gemma Allen

  • Contact email:

    gemmaallen@taylorroot.com

  • Job ref:

    1183862_1584114417

  • Published:

    8 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2020-04-12

  • Client:

    #

  • Consultant:

    #

We are currently working with a large International asset management company in Ireland, looking to hire a Head of Operational Risk to lead the Operational Risk Function.

The successful candidate will be part of a growing team implementing the operational risk strategy firmwide. The successful candidate should have significant experience in operational risk and control related matters.

Key Responsibilities

  • Risk management & ensure policies are implemented throughout the Company
  • Conduct Op risk audits of key business functions and ensure that a robust operational control framework is in place
  • Lead Root Cause Analyses of operational risk/loss events across the business
  • Identify, assess and report on operational risk controls and indicators in line with existing regulations
  • Evaluate emerging risks across the Irish entities, build on existing processes, and develop emerging risk models
  • Collaborate with the Group Operational Risk function
  • Collaborate with IT Department regarding IT Security / Cyber Security Risk Assessments, Business Continuity Frameworks, Data Protection, etc.
  • Ensure that non-standard clauses are appropriately risk accepted by the business
  • Attend Committee meetings and present findings on operational risk processes, providing Boards and Committees with Operational Risk reports
  • Risk identification, assessment and management - including gap analysis and action plans
  • Consolidate and provide analysis on key risks and collate / validate internal loss data
  • Provide engagement, training & awareness sessions and on-going support

Key Requirements

  • Ideal candidate is someone who has a minimum of 10 years' work experience in a financial services environment in the Operational Risk field
  • Awareness of financial services products (including Bonds /Equities / Derivatives) and regulations (including CRD / UCITS / MIFID)
  • Previous Financial Services experience a pre-requisite
  • Degree or Postgraduate degree a minimum requirement

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