Senior Operational Risk Manager Senior Operational Risk Manager …

Gresham Hunt
in Dublin, Leinster, Ireland
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 24 Nov 21
Gresham Hunt
in Dublin, Leinster, Ireland
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 24 Nov 21
Gresham Hunt have been mandated by a Leading Global Investment Bank in their search for a Senior Operational Risk Manager to join their Dublin office. This is an excellent permanent opportunity for a seasoned Operational Risk Manager looking to join a high-performing team. The successful candidate will need to be permanently based in Ireland; my client will look at UK applicants interested in making a move to Ireland. Applicants must be eligible to work in the EU.

The Role

·       Sitting in the 2nd line of defence, this individual will report directly into the local CRO, with a dotted line into the Regional Head in the UK.

·       They will be responsible for the ongoing managing, maintenance and embedding of the operational risk framework, developing and improving controls from an Irish perspective.

·       Maintain the RCSA's across the business.

·       Identify Key Risk Indicators. Complete Incident Management

·       Identify and investigate operational risk events, ensuring root cause analysis and control assessments are taken. This includes completing deep dive reviews. 

·       Identify process and control weaknesses; raising issues and associated actions where required. 

·       Run Scenario Analysis.

·       Update Operational Risk Policies and Procedures.

·       Complete operational risk analysis and operational risk reporting. 


The Candidate: 

·       It is essential that the candidate has a background in capital markets (ideally commodities).

·       Candidates must have a demonstrated in-depth understanding of the trading process.

·       At least 7-8 years of pure operational risk experience within financial services. 

·       The successful candidate will need to have excellent communication skills; as this is an oversight and challenging role, they will need to be able to imbed and champion a good risk culture across the firm. 

·       The successful candidate will need to be able to work autonomously - while at the same time collaborate with colleagues across multiple jurisdictions; they must be a self-starter who is eager to add value and make a permanent long-term move. 

·       Applicants must have experience working with senior stakeholders, challenging and effectively influencing the business as well as participating at risk committees.

·       Candidates must be fluent in English - both written and oral. 


This role offers: 

·       Opportunity to be part of a globally respected entity; as part of a small office, the role offers autonomy, variety and scope of responsibility. 

·       Opportunity to be part of strategic decision making and a fully integrated global operational risk team. 

·       Competitive base salary and benefits.

·       My client has an ethos of internal mobility, and there are on-going opportunities for career growth, learning and development.


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