Operational Risk & Business Continuity Analyst

Recruiter
Hays.
Location
United Kingdom, London
Salary
Competitive
Posted
11 Sep 2019
Closes
20 Sep 2019
Ref
3590774
Sector
Consultancy
Job Role
Risk Analyst
Job Type
Permanent
Hays are recruiting for an Operational Risk expert to join a large financial institution in London. The company work with a broad range of asset classes including OTC, ETD, Commodities and FX. The position also requires some element of Continuity or Resilience experience as it is a small team who cover a range of work.

The department manage the risk of the company in a manner which: is prudent; is robust operationally; is aligned with the Board's risk appetite; supports the company's development initiatives in clearing new products and markets; is in-line with market best practice; and is consistent with its regulatory status and responsibilities.

Responsibilities will include;

• Help develop and maintain a comprehensive policy framework for Risk Resilience in accordance with the Firm's Risk appetite ensuring that framework is fit for purpose and Business is in compliance with the policies
• Identifying the critical risks across cyber, IT infrastructure, operational controls, business continuity and default management, and proposing appropriate strategies to protect and recover from current and emerging risks
• Ensure critical system issues are proactively identified and mitigated
• Ensure recovery time from incidents is minimised, and data centres and disaster recovery plans are fit for purpose
• Provide second line challenge and oversight of information & cyber security
• Test default management capability to ensure they are fit for purpose
• Ensure that operational risks are identified, owned, measured, monitored, managed and reported to ensure that informed decisions can be taken
• Assesses the operational stability by analysing incident trends and root causes.
• Maintain and improve the risk system for Risk Resilience
• Enhanced reporting to provide an executive focus on all material risks and controls
• Strengthen risk culture by increasing awareness of risk values and standards
• Maintains effective and resilient IT infrastructure
• Recovery time from incidents is minimised, and data centres and disaster recovery plans are fit for purpose
• Maintains effective and a well-defined process for managing default events
• Effectively asses and manage operational risk and to limit exposure to operational losses

Experience required

• Experience in the Financial Services industry in an Operational Risk role
• Thorough background knowledge of Operational Risk and familiarity with recent trends
• Wider understanding of key Risk Management principles including credit and market risk
• Ability to drive and manage multiple projects simultaneously
• Resilience or Business Continuity experience




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