VP - Operational Resilience VP - Operational Resilience …

Goodman Masson
in London, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 11 May 21
GBP75000 - GBP76000 per annum
Goodman Masson
in London, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 11 May 21
GBP75000 - GBP76000 per annum
Responsible for developing, embedding and managing the Operational Resilience framework, tools and methodologies in line with regulatory requirements to enable the achievement of the bank's strategic objectives. Specific responsibilities include:
  • Responsible for building awareness and understanding of Operational Resilience across the firm, leading communications and training campaigns at all levels.
  • Responsible for maintaining strong collaborative relationships with key stakeholders, helping Service Owners and Resource Owners perform their duties in line with regulatory expectations.
  • Responsible for identifying Important Business Services (IBS):
    • Create and maintain the service taxonomy; review and update service categories;
    • Identify and maintain the list of IBS ensure it is approved by the Board annually;
    • Work with Service Owners across the business areas to update all IBS maps (incl. all processes, people, tech, data, 3rd parties) on a periodic basis or following a trigger event;
    • Ensure updated maps are maintained and stored in the system of record.
  • Responsible for establishing and managing process to monitor resilience of IBS and critical resources:
    • Define and manage metrics to monitor resilience of IBS and critical resources;
    • Coordinate activity to assess resilience of critical resources* that support each IBS (e.g. monthly attestations).


  • Technical knowledge
    • Detailed knowledge of the Operational Resilience consultation papers (Dec 2019)
    • Demonstrable knowledge of Operational Risk, Operational Resilience and Business Continuity tools, methodologies and best practice
    • Experience delivering regulatory change and transformation
  • Project Management skills
    • Ability to identify and resolve risks and issues, or prompt escalation to programme manager if they are not able to be resolved
    • Use project management experience and knowledge to drive focus on effective and timely delivery of activities, managing the critical path and reporting regularly on status of deliverables
    • Ability to develop solutions to complex problems and makes recommendations to the programme SteerCo
  • Communication & influencing skills
    • Advocate for Operational Resilience and builds strong relationships with senior stakeholders across all business areas to ensure deliver and embedder of Operational resilience throughout the organisation
    • Ability to build collaborative relationships across the business , working closely with internal customers
    • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills, persuades and includes others using a range og approaches to achieve deliverables
  • No qualifications required; qualified through experience

Company Overview

With a team of over 200 and growing every day, Goodman Masson is one of London’s specialist Finance and Technology recruitment businesses. Voted ‘Best Recruitment Company to Work For’ in 2018, our passion for what we do is clear.

Based in London, Düsseldorf and New York, we hold annual revenues exceeding £42 million. This includes Qualified & Part-Qualified / Transactional Finance, Actuarial & Investment Management, Audit, Banking Operations, Compliance & Financial Crime, Front Office, Housing Development, Information & Cyber Security, Technology, Digital & Data, Product Control & Valuations, Projects, Change & Transformation, Risk & Regulation, Tax and Treasury.

We also have a Solutions team who provide RPO, hybrid and volume recruitment services. Alongside this, Goodman Masson have developed an Executive Search team who focus on sourcing C-suite talent to fee earning Legal partners.


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