Chief Risk Officer (CRO)
London, England, United Kingdom
2d ago


We are a technology company and our aim is to transform banking - we believe in making banking 10x better for customers, banks and society.

At the heart of our platform is the 10x SuperCore™. With its transformational end-to-end architecture, everything has been designed from first principles to bring forward a new way of banking.

We enable our client banks to engage their customers with more timely, relevant and personalised experiences when it comes to managing money.

About the role

As the CRO you will take a collaborative, proportionate approach to managing and mitigating risks and help the business grown in a compliant and risk aware way - aligned to our risk appetite.

Reporting to our Chief Operating Officer you will make sure our risk appetite is well defined, well communicated and understood across the business and that these appetites are both correct and relevant to the work we’re doing.

You will also need to understand how to monitor and oversee risk management in a growing and expanding technology organisation where our approach and artefacts relating to risk are evolving as our business grows.

About you

You are a senior Risk professional who can work with senior leaders to develop a comprehensive company-wide approach to risk management.

You are an enthusiastic self motivated 'hands-on' and humble leader with a personal drive to motivative and inspire others when it comes to managing risk drawing on best practice and delivering imaginative approaches to communication challenges.

You are excited by the prospect of being a key member of a financial services technology firm that is working to transform the industry

You understand how to monitor and oversee risk management in a growing and expanding technology organisation.

You currently hold, or have previously held, the role of Data Protection Officer (DPO).

Key responsibilities

  • Enhance our Enterprise Wide Risk Management Framework (EWRMF) including our risk management approach, 3LOD operating model, risk policies and controls
  • Define and implement the strategy for the risk function ensuring its aligned to the 10x values and approach to business
  • Develop our maturity in Risk Management how we approach, identify, manage and track risk
  • Develop our test strategy to ensure 10x controls remain effective and are adhered to
  • Identify key high risk areas that may require external audit and manage remediation action closure
  • Manage risk responses for Third Party Oversight
  • Responsible for providing oversight on risk reporting and monitoring of associated remediation actions
  • Provide constructive challenge and opinion to Exco as to the adequacy of systems, controls and management of business risks
  • Responsible for quarterly reporting to Board on risk appetite
  • Ensure that 10x’s approach to risk is defined, documented, embedded and practised
  • Own, manage and maintain our risk collection, aggregation, management and reporting
  • Continue the development of a risk aware and positive risk culture
  • Responsible for organising ISO and SOC2 yearly audits.
  • Requirements

    Ideally you will have

  • Proven experience in developing and owning risk frameworks
  • Excellent knowledge and understanding of risk concepts and principles as a means of relating business needs to security protocols
  • Excellent understanding of information security concepts, protocols, industry best practices and strategies
  • Demonstrable high levels of integrity and desire to make a positive impact within the business and society
  • Working knowledge of the Data Protection Act (1998), the General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) and associated frameworks
  • If you also have experience with any of the following, we’d love to hear from you

  • Good understanding of the IT and information security environment, preferably in security, compliance / audit or infrastructure including security testing (vulnerability scanning and penetration testing)
  • Understanding of the banking regulatory landscape within which 10x and our clients may operate
  • Benefits

  • 25 days holiday and an extra day off on your birthday plus Bank / Public Holidays
  • Pension scheme
  • Private Health Care via AXA PPP, with the option to add your family
  • Life Assurance
  • Income Protection
  • Subscription to Headspace wellbeing app
  • Flexible benefits to suit your lifestyle via salary sacrifice
  • Enhanced parental policies, dependent on tenure
  • Regular company-funded socials
  • All the latest tech you need to enable you to deliver excellent output
  • You will also be eligible for any additional employee benefits that the Company may introduce in the future
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