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Senior Operational Risk Specialist

  • Location:

    Ireland

  • Sector:

    Audit & Risk

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Contact phone:

    AARON SPRATT

  • Contact email:

    aaron@phoenixsearch.com

  • Contact phone:

    +353 19609452

  • Published:

    21 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2021-11-30

The Client:

A leading international investment bank is looking to hire a Senior Operational Risk Specialist to join their growing risk team and assist in the development of the risk framework.

Located in Dublin, the role will offer a highly agile and flexible approach for candidates

The Opportunity: 

  • Work alongside the Senior Leadership team, helping to execute the Operational Risk plan for the business

  • Highly agile approach to work - very flexible in terms of location and back to work vs work from home 

  • Directly support the CRO in maintaining the Risk function

  • Excellent exposure to Irish and European regulators

  • Excellent package and benefits 

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Support the CRO on all Operational Risk issues

  • Provide Op Risk reporting and analysis

  • Development and implementation of OP risk mitigation plans

  • Support Senior Stakeholders by reviewing and assessing the operational risks associated with new products and initiatives

  • Ensure new initiatives remain within the firm’s operational risk tolerance thresholds

  • Updating the Operational Risk policy as required

  • Oversight of the Risk & Controls process and Risk Assurance programme

  • Design and carry out risk training programmes

The Ideal Candidate: 

  • 4+ years experience across Operational Risk with strong knowledge of the operational risk protocols

  • Strong knowledge of investments/trading strategies

  • Excellent attitude - equally able to work alone as in a group setting