Vice President, Recovery & Resolution Vice President, Recovery & Resolution …

in London, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 27 Oct 20
in London, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 27 Oct 20
Posted by:
Shona O'Leary • Recruiter
Posted by:
Shona O'Leary
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


Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) is responsible for supporting the EMEA Chief Risk Officer to implement an effective risk governance framework across the MUFG Bank and Securities EMEA business, and providing a holistic view of the risks facing MUFG EMEA. ERM supports EMEA senior management to ensure the resolvability of MUFG’s EMEA entities, manages the EMEA reputational risk management framework, and supports regulatory change and reviews. The ERM department is also responsible for performing integrated stress testing, capital adequacy assessments, risk appetite setting, risk model governance, and managing EMEA Risk’s governance forums.

ERM have an exciting opportunity for an experienced risk manager to join the Resolvability, Regulatory Change & Reputational Risk team in London supporting our responsibilities across the MUFG EMEA operations. This role requires an individual with a good depth of knowledge of financial markets, corporate and investment banking operations, and risk management practices, ideally with knowledge and experience of the UK and EU recovery and resolution regimes.




  • Lead and manage initiatives that support MUFG Bank and Securities Senior Management in ensuring the EMEA legal entities are resolvable, and manage the response to Financial Crisis scenarios.
  • Support the team in running the EMEA reputational risk management framework.
  • Support the team on regulatory change management processes and regulatory engagement.
  • Provide cover and support to other areas of the team and wider ERM responsibilities.


  • Managing the development and maintenance of MUFG EMEA RRP initiatives and documentation including the Recovery Plan, Resolution Pack, Solvent Wind Down plan, playbooks and any additional analysis required by the regulator.
  • Oversight of the UK and Netherlands Securities entities’ recovery trigger reporting frameworks, including managing daily reporting requirements, and EUC maintenance and development.
  • Subject matter expert for RRP regulatory requirements and change initiatives.
  • Manage the RRP Task Force initiatives and facilitate meetings, including oversight across the EMEA region.
  • Manage the regular testing of the Bank and Securities Joint Financial Crisis Management processes.
  • Support the team in running the EMEA reputational risk management framework, including working with stakeholders on managing live issues, and developing the framework.
  • Support the team on regulatory change management processes and regulatory engagement.
  • Promoting innovative approaches within the department to increase efficiency of meeting objectives and reducing operational risk.
  • Dealing with and providing information to auditors and regulators as necessary.
  • Ad-hoc projects as required.


Functional / Technical Competencies:

  • The successful candidate will have relevant experience in one or more of the following key areas:
  • Recovery and resolution planning and financial crisis management including solvent wind down plans and resolvability initiatives such as operational continuity in resolution in a UK/EU bank or Big Four Audit or Consultancy experience
  • Product Control or Finance background
  • Prudential supervision and regulatory change
  • Risk reporting experience


  • Excellent communication skills
  • Results driven, with a strong sense of accountability
  • A proactive, motivated 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
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • The ability to manage workloads and tight deadlines
  • Excellent attention to detail and accuracy
  • A calm approach to work, with the ability to perform well in a pressurised environment
  • Excellent Microsoft Office skills
  • VBA or similar programming skills preferred

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.

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

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