Risk Officer Risk Officer …

in London, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 28 Jul 21
in London, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 28 Jul 21
Working closely with the leadership of Quilter investors (QI) provide guidance, proactive advice, support and challenge of the business in order to ensure on-going adherence to the Quilter Enterprise Risk Management Framework and instilling risk management considerations as an integral part of business as usual.

About Us

Quilter is a leading provider of advice, investments and wealth management in the UK and internationally. Managing over £100 billion of investments on behalf of over 900,000 customers, we operate in one of the largest wealth markets in the world – and one that is growing.

Our promise

At Quilter, we're committed to creating an inclusive culture that embraces diversity. We promote equal opportunities and make sure no applicant receives less favourable treatment on the grounds of gender, marital status, nationality, ethnicity, age, sexual orientation, responsibilities for dependants, physical or mental disability. We select candidates for interview based purely on their skills, qualifications, experience and potential.

About the Role

As a key member of the Risk team provide second line of defence support for the day to day execution and management of the operational risk framework to include key risk management activities such as:

  • Support the Head of Risk with input into the top down components of the risk management program including:
  • Preparation of reporting materials for the Risk & Governance Committee and draft minutes
  • Input towards the assessment of the risk profile for the regulated entities
  • Input towards the identification and consideration of top risks
  • Represent the Risk team at select Committee & forum meetings, providing advice and challenge
  • Support the maintenance of the team’s profile within the business and build relationships with business partners
  • Provide support for the delivery of the core components of the risk management framework including:
  • Facilitation and assessment of RCSAs
  • Recording and evaluation of risk events
  • Monitoring for Emerging Risks
  • Facilitate the update to and reporting on key risk indicators
  • Oversight of risk issue and action tracking
  • Provide support for and where appropriate facilitate risk deep dives
  • Provide support for ICAAP scenario, stress test and winddown planning updates
  • Support the development and delivery of Risk training across the business
  • Actively support the broader Risk team's development and enhancement of the risk framework

About You

Key behavioural skills

  • Proactive – A self-starter who is able from the outset to work independently under pressure, to learn from experience and to take the initiative
  • Interpersonal skills - Strong interpersonal and communication skills, being able to build relationships. communicate with people at all levels and to engage with a wide range of stakeholders
  • Organised - Strong organisational skills the ability to manage a variety of tasks and responsibilities while delivering on promises
  • Analytical - Having the ability to analyse issues and formulate options for resolving problems
  • Diligent – To be focused and to care about the quality of your work
  • Team player – ability to work within a team, to collaborate and support the existing team and to maintain focus on the common goal
  • Persistent – A preparedness to persevere to get the right outcomes
  • Curious – A desire to ask questions, to absorb information, to learn and be able to apply learning to risk management in the business

Qualifications, skills and experience

  • Professional qualifications in Investment Management and/or Risk Management would be advantageous. Desirable to be qualified to degree level or equivalent, but not essential
  • Highly qualified in Operational Risk Management experience
  • Strong analytical skills, attention to detail and strong excel skills
  • Excellent communication skills (both written and oral)
  • Ability to work well in a small, collaborative team
  • Strong stakeholder management & relationship building skills


  • Holiday:  26 days
  • Quilter Incentive Scheme:  All employees are eligible to participate in our incentive scheme, based on the company's performance and their contribution to it
  • Pension Scheme:  10% non-contributory company pension scheme that can be boosted through personal contributions
  • Private Medical Insurance:  Single cover as standard, cover can be increased at your own cost
  • Life Assurance:  4x your salary, cover can be increased at your own cost
  • Income Protection:  75% of salary payable after 26 weeks of absence

In addition to our core benefits we offer a range of flexible benefits that you can choose from and pay for conveniently via a salary deduction.

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