Risk Technology Consultant

  • Competitive
  • Chester, England, United Kingdom Chester England GB
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Bank of America Merrill Lynch
  • 25 May 18 2018-05-25

Risk Technology Consultant

Job Description:
Corporate Title: Vice President
Location: Chester or London
Line of Business: Global Technology and Operations - GT&O

Are you ready to take the next step in your career? Want to work in an elite, high-energy risk team? We are currently recruiting for a talented Risk Technology Consultant to join our team in Chester/London.

You will be a fundamental part of the regional CTO Risk and Process Management team, collaborating with the regional team lead. You will possess a deep understanding of operational risk, and the framework requirements associated with its management, backed by your sound technical understanding and demonstrable practical experience.

Risk Management is currently an exciting, dynamic area to be part of. Our team offers a culture that rewards excellence and nurtures talent, making it the ideal environment for you to develop personally, and in your career.

As a Risk Technology Consultant what will your duties be?

  • Assessing and evaluating risks impacting CTO on an ongoing basis
  • Supporting our partners in the production of the Risk & Control Self-Assessment (RCSA), whilst ensuring that the review and challenge mechanism maintains accuracy and completeness of RSCA content
  • Leading risk remediation for CTO
  • Coordinating business continuity planning and testing
  • Assisting with internal and external audit inspections
  • CTO EMEA BCMR (Business Controls, Monitoring and Readiness)
  • SAIB (Strengthening Accountability in Banking) & SMR (Senior Managers Regime) reporting
  • CTO EMEA Risk Portfolio
  • GIS Dashboard and oversight of IT infrastructure vulnerability remediation
  • QA (Quality Assurance)/Baselines/LRR (Laws Rules & Regulations)
  • Assisting with all leadership reporting relating to Risk

As a Risk Technology Consultant what skills/competencies will you ideally possess?

  • Excellent background and equivalent experience in risk management in a financial services organisation with specific focus on information security and technology risks
  • Good interpersonal skills; you are able to deliver difficult messages and resolves issues with partners at all levels
  • Excellent oral and written briefing skills, with the ability to clearly articulate both strategic and tactical risks
  • Knowledge of the regional regulatory environment, including relevant Laws, Rules and Regulations

  • Analytical mind-set is helpful
  • Good data manipulation skills
  • Can work with multiple teams; being a great teammate
  • Work under your own initiative

About Bank of America Merrill Lynch

Bank of America is one of the world's leading financial institutions, serving individual consumers, small- and middle-market businesses, large corporations and governments with a full range of financial and risk management products and services. Bank of America Merrill Lynch is the marketing name for the global banking and markets businesses.

The company has had a presence in EMEA since 1922. With offices in 23 countries on three continents, it offers an integrated and comprehensive set of products and services across Global Corporate and Investment Banking, Global Markets and Consumer Card, serving the needs of individual, corporate, institutional and government clients, combining the best of local knowledge and global expertise. Developing solutions for social and environmental challenges is at the core of Bank of America Merrill Lynch's responsibility platform. In more than 90 countries around the world, we partner with employees, clients and stakeholders to help make financial lives better.


If you're interested in this opportunity please send your details to us by applying online.

Good conduct and sound judgment is crucial to our long term success. It's important that all employees in the organisation understand the expected standards of conduct and how we manage conduct risk. Individual accountability and an ownership mindset are the cornerstones of our Code of Conduct and are at the heart of managing risk well.

We are an equal opportunities employer, and ensure that no applicant is subject to less favourable treatment on the grounds of gender, gender identity, marital status, race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origins, age, sexual orientation, socio-economic background, responsibilities for dependants, physical or mental disability. The Bank selects candidates for interview based on their skills, qualifications and experience.

As part of our standard hiring process to manage risk, please note background screening checks will be conducted on all hires before commencing employment.