Banking Ops Risk Analyst (Maternity Cover)

Secure Trust Bank Group
Shirley, Solihull
18 May 2019
14 Jun 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Purpose

Working under the direction of the Banking Risk, Audit and Rigor Lead, you will undertake Risk Assurance and Rigor across Banking Operations, ensuring all operational risks are controlled, tested and mitigated against in line with the business units risk appetite. The role holder will ensure work is completed to a high standard and within expected timescales, championing risk awareness across all levels of Banking.

This role will undertake regular reviews to ensure key operational processes and risk controls are performing as expected whilst ensuring the customer experience is not detrimentally affected.

The role holder will also update and maintain any risk documentation or submissions to risk systems as part of their day to day role and in conjunction with prearranged review periods as agreed with the Operational Risk team and Banking Risk, Audit and Rigor Lead.

In addition to the main role of ops risk control and oversight this role will be required to support the business in developing processes and efficiencies within the product area; ensuring service excellence is achieved and maintained.

The role holder will manage their own workload with limited supervision ensuring risks are controlled and actions are completed by various stakeholders without issue.

Key Responsibilities
  • Ensure the Banking risk environment and risk registers are kept current and accurately reflected in the Operational Risk Management System (ORMS)
  • Active tracking and resolution of all Banking Op Risk audit actions
  • Lead first line defence control testing in line with policy, creating scripts and controls in order to manage the departments risks
  • Support in producing and updating Risk and Control Self Assessments, helping identify material risks and assess controls
  • Performdeep dive analysis on Operational Incidents,identifying root causes and working with the business to record, manage and close in line with procedures
  • Act as a subject matter expert on risk matters within the department
  • Provide constructive feedback and highlight training requirements
  • Support the review and completion of the various operational asset registers
  • Constantly seek to improve ways of supporting team by sharing knowledge experience, best practice and providing constructive feedback
  • Work closely with key stakeholders to support performance improvements and understand planned activities for the Banking department
  • Respond positively and proactively to reasonable requests for additional activity as required

  • Background/experience in operational risk, ideally in a Financial Services environment advantageous
  • Strong knowledge of relevant computer systems, departmental procedures, products and monitoring systems
  • Robust attitude towards understanding the impact of risks and mitigating against them
  • Ability to engage with multiple stakeholders at various levels
  • Experienced in a fast paced environment, skilled in prioritisation, planning and execution with limited supervision
  • Highly motivated to drive concepts forward to successful implementation
  • Root cause analysis and motivation skills to drive continuous improvements would be advantageous