Operational Risk Associate - EXCLUSIVE INSTRUCTION

  • Market Rate
  • London, England, United Kingdom London England GB
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Saxton Leigh
  • 15 Mar 18 2018-03-15

Our client, a leading financial services house based in the City, are seeking an Operational Risk Associate to join their team.


Our client is a leading financial services house with over 50 years of history. Specialising in securities transactions they have a global presence.


  • Assist colleagues to understand how the risk process works, including the ERM Framework and associated methodologies and approaches deployed to manage risk.
  • Assist in the risk identification, assessment, continuous monitoring and reporting processes. Support risk assessments as required, both routine and ad hoc.
  • Adopting a risk-based approach, create and execute a schedule of 1st line process ‘deep dives’
  • Lead the annual RCSA exercise for all in-scope teams
  • Perform critical first inspections of both detective and preventative controls to evaluate operational effectiveness based on established methodology.
  • Conduct formal reviews with control owners to assess the design effectiveness of the control environment
  • Clear test results with control owners – interaction at team lead level.
  • Monitor follow-up actions in relation to previously identified control gaps.
  • Routinely identify and monitor manual interventions and single points of failure
  • Support the end to end incident management process, ensuring details of incidents are linked to risks, the completion of root cause analysis/lessons learned in a timely manner and the follow-up of remedial actions



  • Good level of competence in a risk management or control assurance capacity with knowledge of risk assessment and control methodologies
  • Good negotiation skills with the ability to put forward a case using logical reasoning based on evidence and facts


For further information please contact Marcus Courtney