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Risk & Control Manager (Ref: DCC20211036)


Job Level


About the Role

■Provide expert advice and proactively support and challenge to the regional MD, Country and Business in the day to day management of risk and controls in the region ensuring risks are identified, mitigated and managed in a proportionate and transparent manner, promoting ownership and accountability;
■ Actively brief stakeholders on risk and control matters occurring across the organization, taking appropriate actions if the region/country is potentially exposed;
■Work with staff in the relevant countries to implement Risk Framework initiatives, including Policies and Procedures, in a proportionate and pragmatic manner, escalating where not fit for purpose or challenges to delivering milestone actions;
■Provide day to day regional incident, breaches, issues and errors support and delivery of the supporting processes, ensuring compliance with relevant policies and procedures, including timely escalation as required;
■Champion risk based/risk appetite thinking and considerations in business strategy and commercial decisions, promoting a ‘no surprises, no blame culture';
■Develop and maintain an appropriate level of understanding of local products, processes and controls to ensure Risk Management activities meet and exceed service level expectations of internal and external clients;
■Provide local input to the development of, regional understanding of and implementation of all relevant policies and procedures, obtaining business input into practical implementation;
■Provide support, contribution and ongoing monitoring of Core Work Statements and Procedures, ensuring alignment and identification of risks and controls for assessment, monitoring and reporting;
■Support the Risk Reporting team with a suite of appropriate Key Indicators, aligned to Regional and Group risks, as well as providing monthly input for the Risk Committee;
■Provide insight and trend analysis to identify potential emerging issues, sharing with other Regional R&CM where appropriate;
■Collaborate with other teams to provide relevant data and MI to support Risk Assessment process, identify and assess Inherent Risk exposures, controls and control gaps, and remaining Residual Risk exposures against Risk Appetite;
■Support local leadership with control testing, including identifying and completing pre-testing data/information gathering, ensuring testing is completed on key processes and/or key controls per plan or as required by MD;
■Assist local remediation against global issues or as required;
■Monitor and manage actions, to ensure all are on track for completion; challenging, supporting and escalating as required, with clear alignment to risks and controls;
■Provide triage and secretariat for the Regional Business Risk Committee, ensuring papers, minutes and actions are distributed in a timely manner.


■Comprehensive understanding of Risk Management tools and techniques, with experience in Risk roles. A relevant industry recognised qualification or membership is preferable;

■Proven record in implementing Risk Management tools and techniques in a pragmatic way to suit that of the business, ensuing a global approach can be implemented locally;

■Proven record of providing support, guidance, oversight and challenge to both Senior Management and junior staff, with the ability to adjust communication and influencing skills accordingly;

■Being open minded and listening, being interested in other people with an ability to build relationships at all levels;

■Self-motivated and delivery focused, able to balance the needs of Risk Management goals with those of a growing, commercially focused business;

■Conducting yourself in a reliable and competent way with a polite and respectful demeanour, exercising discretion;

■Knowledge and experience of applicable laws, regulations and business practice is desirable, but not essential;

About the employer

Our client is a leading global provider of alternative asset and corporate administration services. Established for over 30 years and listed on the London Stock Exchange, it engages with over 2,200 people worldwide and has in excess of £500 billion assets under administration.

As leaders in the field, our client delivers tailored fiduciary services to a highly valued international client base through a global network of regulated businesses within 23 leading financial jurisdictions.

Each specialist business is led by directors with extensive asset and market experience who are in turn supported by multifunctional teams aligned to the specific requirements of each client, across one accredited platform.

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