Gerrard White is currently seeking a Senior Operations Risk and Control Manager within Risk Assessment and Controls Testing for a market leading insurance group.
The role will hold responsibility for the early identification and assessment of operational, data and technology risk, effective design and evaluation of controls, and practical solutions to mitigate operational and technology risk by first line of defence.
Key accountabilities :
Responsible for implementing and monitoring adherence to all defined risk, technology and data management processes to manage information risk.
Conduct risk assessments and controls testing for in-scope processes across Operations, Data and Technology.
Determine the inherent risk ratings, control rating, and residual risk rating of information risks.
Monitor and test the design effectiveness and operational effectiveness of information risk controls using risk-focused control assessments to determine the individual control ratings of in-scope controls
Assess controls for coverage of the control objectives, and control gaps must be identified and documented
Communicate control gaps and deficiencies, risk exposures, and changes to the information risk profile to senior management and Second Line of Defence, as appropriate.
Produce and review assessment reports prior to communication with appropriate stakeholders
Monitor and perform ongoing management of risks, policy non-compliance and control gaps.Suitable candidates will have previous experience within a similar role ideally recently within the insurance, financial services or banking sector.
Strong communication and interpersonal skills are essential as are proven influencing skills.
Operational Risk management knowledge is essential gained within a large organisation within a matrix environment. You will also have the ability to process, collate and present large volumes of data.
Knowledge of FCA / PRA regulations is required with IFC / SOX knowledge or ITIL and ISO knowledge preferred
Role : Senior Risk and Control Manager
Job Type : Permanent
Location : Redhill, Surrey,
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