Risk Generalist Risk Generalist …

in London, England, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 15 Feb 20
in London, England, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 15 Feb 20
Tradition is the interdealer broking arm of Compagnie Financière Tradition and one of the world's largest interdealer brokers in over-the-counter financial and commodity related products. CFT is represented in over 28 countries, employing over 2,500 people.

Tradition is currently seeking to appoint a Risk Generalist to be based within the London office.

Main responsibilities within the Risk Generalist position include:


Interacting with first line of defence (“1LOD”) functions to embed EWRM
Assisting with maintenance of policy/procedure documentation


Assisting with facilitation of Risk and Control Self Assessments (“RCSA”) and capture of results in the OneSumX system
Configuring the OneSumX system for optimal usage by TLG and its overseas branches
Testing the OneSumX system for upgrades and patches
Assisting with the collection of KRI data
Monitoring compliance with Board Risk Appetite statements
Assisting with provision of risk training (including induction to new joiners)

Issues & Incidents

Ensuring the workflows in OneSumX are operating effectively
Liaising with PwC and TLG management regarding open internal audit points, following up to closure
Escalating concerns to Risk department management


Establishing and documenting robust procedures for generating Pillar 2A risk capital numbers
Generating Pillar 2A risk capital numbers
Maintaining the integrity of the Operational Risk capital calculation system and its inputs
Contributing to stress testing and scenario analysis workshops (Pillar 2B)


Contributing material and ideas to the Risk Workshop
Completing assigned actions as part of Risk department project work-streams
Contributing to a spirit of teamwork and unity among Risk department members that encourages an appreciation of diversity, cohesiveness, supportiveness, and working together effectively to enable each employee and the department to achieve its goals
Communicating in a friendly, helpful and non-prejudicial manner with all relevant internal and external stakeholders
Representing  the Risk department positively in interactions with other functions
Sharing knowledge with and training other members of the department


Contributing to Business Continuity Planning; member of BCP working group
Undertaking and passing all necessary training in line with the requirements of the role
Adhering to all Tradition policies and applicable legislation

Key skills, experience and competencies required to be successful in this role:

Good knowledge of enterprise-wide risk management and associated best practice
Previous experience in similar role would be advantageous
Risk, regulatory or compliance qualifications would be advantageous
OneSumX experience would be beneficial
Knowledge of quantitative techniques and statistical mathematics would be beneficial
Excellent Microsoft Office skills including advanced Excel