Risk Governance Risk Governance …

Resource Solutions
in London, United Kingdom
Contract, Full time
Last application, 22 Oct 20
Resource Solutions
in London, United Kingdom
Contract, Full time
Last application, 22 Oct 20
Risk Governance 6 month initial contract Remote/ London based Large Investment banking client

Role profile

The EMEA Risk Management Division is responsible for the independent identification, analysis, reporting and escalation of risks including market, credit and operational risk, arising from the Firms business activities, acting independently of business management and providing an effective challenge process. The Risk Management Division has dedicated cross-functional teams covering Risk Governance, Risk Reporting, as well as coverage teams for risk types. The Risk Governance function was created in light of the increased focus on demonstrating the effectiveness of control frameworks across risk management with the principal objective to ensure risk governance and oversight is in line with local regulation and best practice and help to ensure a consistent approach in dealing with regulators.

Primary Responsibilities

The client is seeking a contractor with previous regulatory compliance experience for risk management to support the Risk Governance team in the Risk Division in Frankfurt. The role holder will work remotely from London and will assist the team in ensuring regulatory compliance across the Risk Management function in the legal entity, with particular focus on Regulatory Engagement and Governance Framework. Primary responsibilities will include:

  • Support ECB regulatory engagement, including but not limited to preparation of on-site visits / workshops and information requests, review of materials and assisting with the preparation for the meetings
  • Assist with compiling regulatory model change notifications for the ECB
  • Develop materials related to regulatory engagement for Senior Management Committees
  • Review closure evidence related to Internal and External Audit and regulatory findings
  • Support the monitoring of the regulatory landscape for new regulations / guidance papers or letters to banks issued by the ECB; Review these new requirements and provide advice/co-ordinate actions to be taken to ensure regulatory compliance
  • Assist with understanding and interpreting regulatory rules and co-ordinating gap analyses of these to support the Risk Division in ensuring regulatory compliance
  • Provide technical expertise on regulatory expectations, where appropriate
  • Documenting and reviewing policies, standards, procedures and guidelines for global consistency and meeting local regulations

Skills required (essential)

  • Bachelors degree or equivalent, ideally in Finance, Economics or similar;
  • Proven financial sector experience in Risk Management or Consulting / Audit roles and a solid knowledge of risk regulation with the ability to interpret and articulate regulatory rules and requirements
  • Experience in working on regulatory implementation projects (e.g. regulatory applications for internal model approvals)
  • Experience in dealing with financial regulators / regulatory issues, in particular with the ECB
  • Confidence to take ideas forward and to challenge others, where appropriate, with experience in management by influence, facilitating and gaining consensus
  • Strong organization skills with the ability to multitask and prioritise; ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines
  • Excellent presentation skills; ability to produce concise and effective presentations
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
  • A highly motivated, energetic and proactive individual who takes ownership of his/her tasks and projects
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