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Head of Risk

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  • Sector:

    Compliance, Risk & Regulatory

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  • Salary:

    €110000 - €130000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Aaron Spratt

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  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

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The Client:

International payments & crypto firm who, following a period of growth, are looking to add a Head of Risk (PCF 14) to their growing Irish office

The Opportunity:

  • Agile working - Office is now officially back open but flexibility will be a massive part of your role
  • Enjoy a highly competitive financial package
  • Join a successful, dynamic, and growing company with offices in the US, South America and Ireland
  • Work alongside Senior Stakeholders and Partners
  • Chance to put own stamp on the Risk framework - completely revamp the Risk framework in line with CBI regulatory requirements

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Designing, drafting & ultimate implementation of the risk management process
  • Evaluate current business continuity plans - updating where applicable
  • Carry out a complete risk evaluation for the business - creating a new and robust risk strategy
  • Ultimately be the decision maker for establishing the level of risk the company are willing to undertake
  • Build risk awareness amongst staff - providing support and training where applicable
  • Reporting findings to the Board of Directors

The Ideal Candidate:

  • 8+ years experience across Risk within financial services/ a regulated entity (payments/e-money experience is preferable)
  • 3rd level degree
  • Professional Risk qualification in Risk management/IT security is preferred
  • Excellent people skills
  • Adaptable, commercial, solutions-focused