Head of Risk & Compliance

Kind Consultancy Ltd
65000.00 GBP Annual
10 Aug 2017
20 Aug 2017
Contract Type

Kind Consultancy is working closely with a well established financial services organisation who are seeking a Head of Risk & Compliance to join their offices in the Stoke-On-Trent area.

As Head of Risk & Compliance, you will focus on developing, embedding and leading a strong second line oversight function, with key responsibilities including:

  • Establishing and developing risk management practices, including the Risk Management Framework
  • Acting as an independent risk and compliance advisor to Senior Management and the Board
  • Supporting and challenging the business to fix any control weaknesses
  • Providing challenge to risk owners regarding their classification, identification and rating of risks
  • Implementing and developing procedures and policies to identify, classify, mitigate and analyse risks
  • Assisting business users in the identification and mitigation of new risks relating to new regulatory or legislative changes
  • Overall accountability for developing the annual Risk Management and Compliance Monitoring plans
  • Planning and managing thematic reviews
  • Develop overall staff understanding of risks faced by the business and provide coaching to assist the organisation in embedding a risk and compliance culture
  • Ensure risks are adequately controlled whilst maximising business efficiency

Our ideal candidate for the Head of Risk & Compliance:

  • Has at least 4 years experience of Risk & Compliance management at a senior level within Financial Services
  • Is educated to degree level (or equivalent) and holds a professionally recognised risk qualification
  • Has retail Credit Risk experience
  • Is commercially and financially aware
  • Has strong regulatory and compliance knowledge relating to the FCA/PRA handbook, Anti-Money Laundering, the Data Protection Act, the 2010 Equality Act, Health & Safety and FCA/PRA Conduct Rules
  • Has good technical knowledge of the key legal and regulatory frameworks relating to risk, including capital requirements, Basel, ICAAP and liquidity regulations
  • Has a proven track record of analysing complex data and is highly IT literate
  • Has very well developed communication, presentation and interpersonal skills
  • Is self-motivated and able to work with others in a team environment
  • Can take personal ownership of all Risk Management and Compliance Oversight processes and be seen as an independent-minded individual

If you have the necessary skills and experience and are interested in the Head of Risk and Compliance opportunity, please apply with an up to date CV today.