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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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Audit Manager
  • Location West London and/or City
  • Salary £60-80,000
  • Job type Permanent
  • Sector Banking, Asset management/Funds
  • Description This niche bank offers a great opportunity to join internal audit at a time of growth. You can leverage your subject matter expertise to learn new areas while developing your coaching skills.
Senior Auditor
  • Location London or West London
  • Salary £40-60,000
  • Job type Permanent
  • Sector Banking, Asset management/Funds
  • Description This mid-sized financial services company operates in a number of markets including, retail and corporate banking, asset and wealth management. It has vacancies for an Audit Manager and Senior Auditor
Senior Manager Regulatory Liaison
  • Location London
  • Salary £95,000
  • Job type Contract/Temp
  • Sector Banking
  • Description My client is a leading retail bank based in the city. They are looking for a Senior Manager in the Regulatory Liaison team for an initial 6 month FTC maternity cover
Head of Risk
  • Location Dublin
  • Salary £90,000 - £120,000
  • Job type Permanent
  • Sector Operational Risk, Market Risk
  • Description My client is a Global Asset Management firm, seeking a Head of Risk to join their Dublin based team.  This is an exciting opportunity which offers a senior platform to influence and be part of
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