Assistant Vice President, Operational Risk Assistant Vice President, Operational Risk …

MUFG
in London, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 20 Sep 21
TBC
MUFG
in London, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 20 Sep 21
TBC
Posted by:
Shona O'Leary • Recruiter
Posted by:
Shona O'Leary
Recruiter
We are MUFG. 360 years of heritage. A world-class set of businesses. And more than 180,000 employees in 50 markets. It’s no surprise that MUFG has grown to become one of the top five banks in the world. Our services include commercial banking, trust banking, securities, credit cards, consumer finance, asset management, and leasing. MUFG offers stability in an ever-changing market, providing services to high-profile clients worldwide. Our vision? To become the world’s most trusted financial group. You’ll help us achieve it. Please visit our website for more information - mufgemea.com.

The Operational Risk Department is part of the firm’s Risk Management function and provides second line Operational Risk oversight for the firm’s front office and support / control functions.

NUMBER OF DIRECT REPORTS

0

MAIN PURPOSE OF THE ROLE 

The role requires the applicant to provide assistance to the Operational Risk Management team to:

  • design, development, operation and delivery of the Operational Risk reporting requirements (governance, internal and external).
  • maintain, develop, documentation and implement of the Operational Risk Management framework and guidance.
  • maintain, develop, and support the Operational Risk Management system – IBM OpenPages and related templates / guidance
     

The role sits in the Framework, Systems and Projects team within Operational Risk Management and offers the candidate exposure to all the team, external stakeholders; and requires flexibility to support initiatives and BAU tasks performed by the team.

 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

The role requires the applicant within the Operational Risk Management team to:

  • Assist in the development, maintenance and delivery of quality operational risk data analysis and periodic/ad-hoc reporting requirements.
  • Assist in the development, maintenance oversight and implementation of the operational risk framework.
  • Provide assistance with review and challenge to ensure the wider effective identification and management of operational risk and control weaknesses by the business, support functions and the EMEA offices.
  • Provide assistance with the independent assessment and monitoring of MUFG’s Operational Risk profile.
  • Support the wider initiatives in the Framework, Systems and Projects team and broader OpRisk team – including, but not limited to performance of thematic analysis, special projects, and administration for the OpRisk system (IBM OpenPages). 

  

WORK EXPERIENCE

Essential:

  • Very Strong / Advanced Microsoft Office skills –
  • Excel (data manipulation – lookups, pivot tables, macros), and
  • PowerPoint (clear, concise well formatted reporting).
  • General knowledge of databases.
  • Understanding of the design and implementation of operational risk framework and governance reporting within banking


Preferred:

  • Operational Risk Management experience (2nd line of defence).

SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE

Functional / Technical Competencies:

Essential:

  • Strong analytical and writing skills.
  • Strong / Advanced Microsoft Office skills – Excel (data manipulation – lookups, pivot tables, macros), PowerPoint (production and development of clear, concise well formatted reporting).
  • Experience in the design, development and delivery of reports for a senior audience.
  • Understanding of banking products and front-to-back processes, risks and controls.
  • Strong communication skills – ability to communicate clearly and concisely (written and oral).

 
Preferred:

  • Experience in the design, development and delivery of an Operational Risk Management framework in banking.
  • Experience of IBM OpenPages / COGNOS

 

Education / Qualifications:

Essential:

  • Strong academics – particularly English and Maths 

 

PERSONAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Excellent Microsoft Office skills – manipulating, formatting and analysing data in Excel to clearly support messages and similarly clear, concise imaginative and well formatted PowerPoint presentation skills
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Strong numerical skills
  • A proactive, motivated and enthusiastic approach.
  • The ability to operate with urgency and prioritise work accordingly
  • Strong decision making skills, the ability to demonstrate sound judgement
  • A structured and logical approach to work
  • Strong problem solving skills
  • A creative and innovative approach to work
  • Excellent attention to detail and accuracy 

We are open to considering flexible working requests in line with organisational requirements.

MUFG is committed to embracing diversity and building an inclusive culture where all employees are valued, respected and their opinions count. We support the principles of equality, diversity and inclusion in recruitment and employment, and oppose all forms of discrimination on the grounds of age, sex, gender, sexual orientation, disability, pregnancy and maternity, race, gender reassignment, religion or belief and marriage or civil partnership.

We make our recruitment decisions in a non-discriminatory manner in accordance with our commitment to identifying the right skills for the right role and our obligations under the law.

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