Head of Risk

  • Excellent
  • Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom Edinburgh Scotland GB
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Meraki Talent
  • 05 Jun 18 2018-06-05

Head of Risk Permanent Excellent Salary + bonus + benefits Edinburgh Global Remit

Head of Risk


Excellent Salary + bonus + benefits



Meraki Talent are currently recruiting on behalf of a global Platform provider seeking an experienced Risk professional to Head their growing Risk function in Edinburgh. This is an exciting opportunity to join a growing, dynamic FinTech firm with significant growth planned for UK and other European sites.


The Head of Risk will manage a team of 5 within the Risk Management division, with the support of a Risk Manager.


Responsibilities of the Head of Risk:

  • Manage a team to successfully deliver the firm’s Global Risk & Control Framework
  • Develop and deliver the Global Risk & Control Framework across European sites
  • Development and maintenance of effective relationships with regulatory bodies
  • Support customer facing risk committees
  • Management and appraisal of your team, as well as development of all staff
  • Provide assurance on the standards of risk management through regular reporting to the CRO and relevant governance committees


Background of the Head of Risk:

  • Knowledge of FCA (including SYSC, COLL, CASS and COBs), AML and DPA requirements.
  • Experience of ICAAP production.
  • In-depth knowledge of the UK financial services and regulatory framework
  • Experience at a senior level within a regulated environment
  • Significant previous experience in a senior risk management role, ideally within a platform environment



This is a great opportunity to join a global organization at an exciting time in their development.


If you have the relevant experience, contact Chris Wilson on 0141 648 9413 for a confidential chat.


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Chris wants: Head, Risk & Control, CASS, Risk Management, Platform, Asset Servicing


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