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Operational Risk Associate

  • London
  • £70,000 plus Bonus

A fantastic new opportunity has arisen for an Operational Risk Associate to join a leading Financial Services organisation based in London. This organisation focuses primarily on providing liquidity, market access and infrastructure services to their clients across a range of asset classes. The successful candidate will have a demonstrable background working across Operational Risk within a Financial Services organisation and have a good understanding of Risk and Control Assessments and implementing Risk Frameworks.

The Job:

  • Work with business areas globally in the ongoing firm-wide build out of Risk Registers.
  • Design and implementation of an effective RCSA programme and drive continuous improvement.
  • Contribute to an effective risk presence, promote risk discussions with Front Office and Senior Management, and build collaborative relationships across the business.
  • Monitoring and reporting of Risk Events and Operational Losses and completing Operational Risk Assessments.
  • Daily management of Business Incidents, completion of root cause analysis, and Operational Risk Assessments.
  • Ongoing development of the Operational Risk Management Framework and roll-out of individual components.
  • Maintaining and developing improvements to the Framework, Procedures, Policies, and Guidelines.
  • Provide support and guidance to embed a positive risk culture.

Your Experience:

  • Demonstrable background working within Operational Risk Management within a Financial Services organisation.
  • Governance, Risk, and Compliance tool experience is desirable.
  • Knowledge of regulation and how it applies to internal operational processes and controls.
  • Strong team worker and able to take initiative to scope and lead enhancement work.
  • Ability to build constructive relationships internally and to influence at all levels.

If this role sounds of interest, please email your CV to for a confidential chat.

We seek individuals from a diverse talent pool and encourage applicants from underrepresented groups to apply to our vacancies. Our commitment to fair recruitment processes means that we welcome applicants from all backgrounds, regardless of their lived experience or personal characteristics. We also invite applicants who meet most of the listed requirements, even if not all, to apply. If you require any adjustments to the application process, please let us know.

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