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Head of Risk

Date posted: 08 Jul, 2016
Ref: ref:hr080716
Industry: Risk
Salary: To £100K + Bens
Location: Milton Keynes
Contract Type: Permanent
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My client is a prestigious and successful Financial Services provider based in Milton Keynes. Due to the growth of the business and subsequent expansion on the Risk Management function they are current recruiting for a Head of Risk.

Reporting to the Chief Risk Officer and with 3 direct reports your main responsibilities will include;
  • Oversight and management of the implementation of a consistent Risk Management framework 
  • Provide Risk oversight and guidance to the Board 
  • Act as a mentor, coach and leader in order to provide clear direction and focus to Risk Management direct reports 
  • Create an environment which supports and embraces change, offering guidance and support to the Risk Management team 
  • Develop and control the Risk Management budgets
  • Development of in life risk bearing potential assessment, leading the development of behaviour scoring models
  • Accountability as deputy for the Money Laundering Reporting Officer 
  • Processing of internal suspicious reports and decisions 
  • Responsibility for the Financial Crime Prevention function 
  • Meet and maintain the regulatory requirements for becoming and remaining an Approved Person
  • Ensure compliance with all regulatory requirements 
  • Act as the ‘Voice of the Customer’ in and across the business 
  • Provide support to the business in ensuring compliance with all financial, regulatory, legal and governance requirements 
  • Ensure strong governance and operational control principles are the basis of the business 
You will be a senior Risk professional with considerable experience within the Consumer Finance or Banking sectors. You will have experience of managing Compliance, Internal Audit and Risk activities within a small to medium sized Financial Services provider. 
My client offers a competitive base salary and an outstanding benefits package.

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