Head of Operational Risk

  • Negotiable
  • Horsley, England, United Kingdom
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Page Executive
  • 02 Nov 17 2017-11-02

This is a greenfield role for a Head of Risk to join a start up brokerage firm.The role will involve putting a risk framework in place and setting up a risk function with a heavy focus on operational risk.

Start up brokerage focusing on equities.



  • Lead formulation of the risk appetite for the firm and embedding the risk culture in strategic decisions.
  • Establishing and maintaining the framework for monitoring and analysing risk, including the supporting data, tools and technology.
  • Establishing risk metrics, dashboards and reporting capability for management, the Audit and Risk Committee and the Board.
  • Assisting relevant department heads in identifying Key Risk Indicators to identify risks and quantify or indicate warning signs.
  • Developing, maintaining and approving the company's Risk Register; updated at least quarterly.


  • Minimum 7-10 years of experience in Risk Management roles
  • Excellent knowledge of global risk management principles, practices and regulatory issues (Basel, IFSB, etc.)
  • Have broad capital markets product knowledge
  • Strong stakeholder management experience
  • Excellent team player

Job Offer

competitive package is on offer