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Head of Operational Risk

  • Location: Dublin
  • Salary: €100,00 - €120,000
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference: nm/172595a
  • Sector: Banking, Asset Management/Funds
Job Description

My client is an award winning international Asset Manager looking to hire a Senior Operational Risk Manager for their office in Dublin. This is a hands-on newly created role which will have DP responsibilities. 

This hands-on position offers wide scope of responsibility, a senior platform to make tangible contributions and an opportunity to be part of a highly supportive, professional and friendly environment. This company covers a wide range of strategies, including private equity, real estate and hedge funds; as well as equity, fixed income, and multi -asset class. 

 The Role: 

  • This person will act as subject matter expert for all Operational Risk and Resilience Matters. 
  • They will be the main point of contact between local and global business functions on operational risk topics. 
  • Responsible for the execution of the operational risk and resilience framework. 
  • Manage, maintain and embed the Operational Risk Framework; covering all existing and new product strategies. 
  • Identify and investigate Operational Risk events, ensuring root cause analysis; completing deep dive reviews. 
  • Identification and management of operational risk issues. Identify and make recommendations on gaps in the control framework. 
  • Participate in the European ICAAP; maintain the Operational Risk Register. 
  • Candidates must be able to challenge and coordinate front-to back business management. 
  • Regular board and senior management engagement. 
  • Be the point of contact for regulatory inquiries

Operational Resilience: 

Be able to demonstrate a strong understanding of Third Party Risk Management, Cyber Risk Management, Business Impact Analysis and Operational resilience. 


  • University Degree is essential. 
  • Proven knowledge of governance requirements; CP86
  • Demonstrated experience working in an Asset Management/Investment Management firm within an Operational Risk or Internal Audit Capacity (Minimum 5 years). 
  • Hands on experience developing, designing and improving Operational Risk Frameworks. 
  • Understanding of Equity, Fixed Income, and Alternative Investment Products is desirable (UCITS, AIFs). 
  • Demonstrated ability to interact with colleagues across all levels. 
  • High degree of initiative, and proven experience influencing senior management. 
  • Solid understanding of Third Party Risk, Cyber Risk Management. 

Next Steps: 

If you would like to discuss this role in more detail- please submit your CV to 



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