Operational Risk Manager
IHS Markit
Ropemaker Place, London , United Kingdom
11d ago

Description : Department overview

Department overview

This risk team supports the entire Financial Markets (FM) division with operational risk related : identification and control framework, management, remediation, tracking, and reporting.

Department scope also includes working globally with central partners in the Legal, Compliance, Audit, and Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) departments to ensure adherence to regulations and to support of audit needs.

Position summary

This individual will be responsible for supporting operational risk management for the Financial Markets Division. This high profile role is pivotal in ensuring :

  • The appropriate level of transparency to Exec and senior product stakeholders regarding risk profiles
  • The resiliency of existing risk management framework is maintained within product operations and processes
  • Development of new methodology to track and report risk exposure to promote transparency for remediation facilitation
  • Compliance to major regulatory requirements
  • Protection of sensitive customer data
  • Duties & accountabilities

    Duties include but are not limited to the following :

  • Present operational : risks, incidents, and performance on a monthly basis to senior global stakeholders and management
  • Lead incident reviews for confidentiality breaches and regulatory reporting / clearing violations to validate installation of risk controls
  • Lead annual Risk and Control Self Assessments (RCSA) to identify risks with existing processes and ensure remediation
  • Lead and project manage audits to address compliance needs for regulations such as Service and Organization Control (SOC), General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) , and IHS Markit’s own internal audit standards
  • Promote risk awareness by leading training sessions on data confidentiality and operational risk management to global staff
  • Facilitate the identification, assessment, and management of operational risks throughout Financial Markets products and the division as a whole
  • Facilitate monitoring and reporting of risk metrics to provide transparency to all stakeholders to drive ownership and remediation
  • Maintain a strong working relationship with key governance, risk and compliance functions on behalf of the Financial Markets division including : Corporate Compliance, Legal, Information Security, IT Compliance, Internal Audit,
  • Conduct ad-hoc risk management related analyses and perform root-cause analyses related to issues associated with key processes.
  • Education and experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred with areas of study in business, finance, or quantitative field.
  • 3-5 years’ experience in financial operations, operational risk management, and / or project management with proven experience working across products and stakeholder groups.
  • Experience managing the delivery of large scale multi geography projects a plus
  • Experience in Microsoft tools, PowerBI, Jira, Confluence, ServiceNow a plus
  • Commercial awareness

  • Strong understanding of the financial industry and the regulations impacting it. IHS Markit’s value proposition and the operational methods required to deliver that value.
  • Management requirements

  • Demonstrated project management skills and ability to work with multiple global stakeholders
  • Personal impact

    The candidate must bring a personal interest and commitment to the role and demonstrate advanced abilities for :

  • Analysing and researching large data sets and complex processes
  • Synthesizing information to provide practical business solutions to accomplish pragmatic and meaningful results
  • Challenging legacy process models in favour of advancement and new thinking methodology
  • Organizational skills : ability to lead multiple projects in tandem with global teammates and stakeholders
  • Communication

  • Strong oral and written communication skills. Fluent written and spoken English.
  • Ability to lead discussions with both internal and external participants.
  • The individual must be able to comfortably interact with varying levels of management from analyst to senior executive.
  • Teamwork

  • Highly energetic and motivated individual with the ability to build cross-functional partnerships that drive results.
  • It is the policy of IHS Markit to provide equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and / or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.

    In addition, IHS Markit will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities. We maintain a drug-

    free workplace. For candidates in the US, we are a participant in E-Verify (see link below).

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