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Risk Jobs in London

Risk professionals still in demand in London

Despite the general economic uncertainty, new jobs for risk professionals are being created daily in London. There are two main reasons for this. London is home to the City of London with its huge concentration of major retail and investment banks, financial services groups, consultancies and other support services businesses. The combined diversity and concentration of financial sector businesses in London means that it is highly unlikely that all businesses will cease recruiting at the same time and vacancies and career progression will continue to be available.

Additionally, the reputational damage caused by the sub-prime lending crisis and subsequent credit crunch is making companies re-assess their risk management infrastructures. Given this background, and the pending debates at both an industry and government level about the future of corporate governance in the financial sector, it is unlikely that the capability of risk departments will be reduced.

For up to date information on the current risk management recruitment market, including latest salary information, visit Risk Management Mid Year Market Report 2012.


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Risk & Compliance Business Partner
  • Location London/ Sheffield
  • Salary £80,000 - £90,000
  • Job type Permanent
  • Sector Asset Management/Funds , Professional Services
  • Description A well regarded professional services firm are currently looking for a Risk & Compliance Business Partner to lead a team of up to 10 compliance professionals
Senior IT Auditor
  • Location United Arab Emirates
  • Salary To£100,000 Tax Free + Benefits
  • Job type Permanent
  • Sector Banking , Asset Management/Funds , Other Financial Services
  • Description Outstanding opportunity to join a leading sovereign wealth fund and play a key role in the review of existing and new technology and systems supporting their global investments.
Anti-Money Laundering SME
  • Location Greater Manchester
  • Salary £500-£800pd DOE
  • Job type Contract/Temp
  • Sector Banking
  • Description A position has become available for a AML SME with a leading Corporate & Retail Bank.
Cyber SOC Lead
  • Location Surrey
  • Salary £70,000-90,000
  • Job type Permanent
  • Sector Cyber Security, Information Security
  • Description Barclay Simpson are partnered with an internationally renowned firm based in Surrey, who is seeking a SOC Lead to join their growing cyber security operations team
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