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Senior Operational Risk Manager – Strategic Risk

  • London / Southampton
  • Competitive
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Company Overview: This firm is a prominent player in the financial services sector, is actively seeking a dynamic and experienced Senior Risk Manager to join our esteemed Risk Management team. This senior leadership role is designed for an individual with a strategic mindset, capable of navigating operational top-down risks, driving change and transformation, and overseeing strategic risk management. If you are a seasoned professional passionate about shaping risk strategies, this is an exciting opportunity to contribute to the success and resilience of the firm.

Job Summary: As the Senior Risk Manager, you will be a key driver in developing and implementing risk management strategies that align with the firms strategic objectives. Your focus will encompass identifying, assessing, and mitigating operational top-down risks, steering change and transformation initiatives, and overseeing strategic risk to ensure alignment with the company’s long-term goals.


  1. Operational Top-Down Risks:
    • Conduct comprehensive assessments to identify and prioritize operational top-down risks, ensuring a thorough understanding of potential impact.
    • Collaborate closely with business units to develop and implement risk mitigation plans, fostering a proactive risk management culture.
  2. Change & Transformation:
    • Lead risk assessments for change and transformation initiatives, providing valuable insights to project teams and ensuring risk considerations are integral to decision-making processes.
    • Drive a proactive approach to managing risks associated with evolving business landscapes.
  3. Strategic Risk Management:
    • Develop and implement strategies for identifying and managing strategic risks that may impact Quilter’s long-term objectives.
    • Collaborate with senior leadership to integrate strategic risk management into the overall business strategy.


  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field; advanced certification in risk management is preferred.
  • Proven track record in senior-level risk management roles, with expertise in operational top-down risks, change and transformation, and strategic risk management.
  • Strong analytical, strategic thinking, and problem-solving skills.
  • Exceptional leadership, communication, and stakeholder management abilities.

Join Our Team: This firm is committed to fostering a culture of innovation and excellence. If you are a seasoned risk management professional ready to make a significant impact, apply for the Senior Risk Manager position and contribute to shaping the future of financial services with Quilter PLC.

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