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Head of Risk and Compliance

Date posted: 10 Sep, 2015
Ref: Ref:hr100915
Industry: Risk
Salary: To £90K + Bens
Location: Stoke on Trent
Contract Type: Fixed Term
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My client is a small Financial Services provider based in the Midlands . Due to the secondment of the existing Head of Risk and Compliance onto an internal project they are recruiting cover for a 14 month period to start in December 2015 .
Reporting to the CEO your key responsibilities with include;

  • To maintain the companies risk management practices
  • To act as a risk and compliance adviser to Senior Management and the Board.
  • To ensure that the risk register, including risk and control assessments, risk appetite and risk measures are clearly defined and maintained.
  • To support and assist business users to identify, classify and rate their key risks
  • To develop and implement policies and procedures for the identification, classification, mitigation and analysis of risk.
  • To support and assist business users with the identification of new risks
  • To devise the annual Risk and Compliance Monitoring Plans
  • To assist business users to review and revise policies, procedures and practices
  • To provide detailed input on all matters relating to risk in the ICAAP document
  • To coordinate the arrangements for, attend and report to both the Management Risk Committee (MRC) and the Board Risk Committee (BRC).
  • To liaise with Internal Audit, as required, regarding the provision of risk information to enable audit planning.
  • To be the nominated Money Laundering Reporting Officer (MLRO) and manage all associated duties effectively

You will be a Senior Corporate Governance professional with extensive experience within theFinancial Services sector. You will be in a position to start this role in December 2015 and commit for a 14 month period.

My client is considering this as both a fixed term and interim contract. They will also consider individuals looking for a part time arrangement.


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