Senior Operational Risk Analyst

  • Competitive
  • London, England, United Kingdom
  • Permanent, Full time
  • OilRecruitment
  • 15 Nov 17 2017-11-15

We have an exciting opportunity to work with an international trading company based in their Risk Control Department in London. They are looking for a Senior Operational Risk Analyst to support the development, operation, monitoring and operational testing of the company's system of internal control to manage and or mitigate the business operational risks.


Education - Degree or equivalent.  Professional qualification preferred (e.g. IRM, GARP, ACA, ACCA, CIMA)

Professional Background - Energy trading background with a minimum fo 2 years in operational risk and 5 years within an energy trading and/or risk environment.

A background within other management and control functions i.e. Commercial Finance, Risk Management, Accounting, Audit, Internal Control, Business Change and Business Assurance, or a related Risk Consulting Practice.

Strong verbal and written communication skills; initiates communications within the team to learn and share knowledge and follows up to ensure message is received; ability to communicate well with front, mid and back office personnel as well as senior levels of management; listens attentively, seeks to understand others viewpoints, and tests for understanding; ability to communicate complex issues simply;

Able to take and maintain an independent approach and challenge where appropriate.

Ability to balance operational risk management theory and practical best practice implementation with commercial and resource constraints;

Ability to prioritize multiple tasks to meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment.

Good interpersonal skills and a team player, able to build working relationships within, and across, teams/departments;

Strong IT skills and aptitude; experience of working with large sets of data and producing reports; experience with energy trading risk management (ETRM) systems such as Endur and Symphony

Detailed working knowledge of operational risk best practice application and implementation. (e.g. Basel II, COSO)

Detailed knowledge of operational risk & control processes and practices, including experience in their application; knowledge of Operational Rigour / Testing Frameworks and practices; proven experience in design and testing of controls;

Working knowledge of the energy trading (Oil, Gas, LNG, Power etc.) and supply chain business; front- to-back office best practices;

Working knowledge of the energy transaction lifecycle

Experience of controls and the setting up of controls environment (e.g. Basel II, COSO)


**Oil Recruitment has been working with some of the world’s leading banks, trading companies, major oil companies and utilities within the energy trading arena since 1998. We work on roles in trading, broking, risk, credit, quantitative analysis, consultancy, shipping, chartering, operations and contract analysis across the upstream and downstream energy markets in crude, oil products, gas, power and carbon.


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