Chief Risk Officer Chief Risk Officer …

in Charlotte, NC, United States
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 17 Oct 20
in Charlotte, NC, United States
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 17 Oct 20
Chief Risk Officer
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At Barings, we are as invested in our associates as we are in our clients. We recognize those who work diligently for us and reward them for personal and professional integrity, communication skills, distinct competencies and expertise in specific strategies, ability to collaborate as a team member and true dedication to the interests of our clients.

We thank you for your interest in joining the Barings team, and invite you to explore our current employment opportunities.

Business Unit:

Market/Portfolio Risk

Title: Chief Risk Officer

Department: Executive Management

Location: Charlotte, NC or London, UK

Barings is a $346+ billion* global financial services firm dedicated to meeting the evolving investment and capital needs of our clients and customers. Through active asset management and direct origination, we provide innovative solutions and access to differentiated opportunities across public and private capital markets. A subsidiary of MassMutual, Barings maintains a strong global presence with business and investment professionals located across North America, Europe and Asia Pacific.

*As of June 30, 2020

Job Summary

Barings is looking for an experienced Chief Risk Officer (CRO) that will be responsible to oversee the firms global risk management operations, including managing, identifying, evaluating, reporting and overseeing the firm's risks externally and internally to the organization. The CRO role is a key member of the firms senior management team, reporting to the Chief Legal Officer (CLO) and will work closely with Barings senior management.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Enhance and implement a comprehensive enterprise risk management strategy focusing on both investment and operational risk factors
  • Identify and mitigate procedural issues within the organization that may create exposure to a threat or liability
  • Assess and enhance internal controls and reporting procedures, in line with investment compliance and regulatory requirements
  • Develop, implement and maintain all risk management activities appropriate for a global asset management firm
  • Develop and maintain written risk management policies appropriate for a global asset management firm.
  • Keep up-to-date with Industry Standards incorporating these into the Firm's Risk Framework where relevant
  • Present to senior management and Barings Board of Directors regarding risks and other issues


  • BA required; advanced degree preferred
  • Minimum 15 years of comprehensive and progressive experience in risk management within the financial services or asset management industries
  • Financial Industry Risk Management professional certification required
  • Previous experience executing global risk management operations as well as the implementation and managing of Enterprise and Investment Risk Management strategy
  • Executive-level leadership experience in results-driven environment
  • Proven leader with ability to develop next-generation talent
  • Team-driven orientation with ability to collaborate effectively with peers
  • Excellent interpersonal and public speaking skills
  • Strong aptitude in decision making and problem solving
  • Proven ability to influence thinking and apply complicated strategies
  • Demonstrated resourcefulness in setting priorities and guiding people and systems

Barings is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer; Minority/Female/Age/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Individual with Disability/Protected Veteran. We welcome all persons to apply.

Posted 3 Days AgoFull timeJR_002208

Barings is a leading global asset management firm dedicated to meeting the evolving investment and capital needs of our clients. We build lasting partnerships that leverage our distinctive expertise across traditional and alternative asset classes to deliver innovative, institutional-quality solutions and service.

Our team-driven culture is based on transparency, responsibility and putting our clients interests first. We listen to our clients to understand their needs, so that we can be a strategic advisor and long-term partner in meeting their unique investment goals. Risk management and protecting our investors capital over the long term is an essential component of our lasting partnerships.

Barings is also committed to building long-term relationships with our associates and providing opportunities and support to help them succeed. With our expanding business and global footprint, Barings offers a wealth of opportunities for associates who share our culture, values and commitment to excellence in client service.

As an organization, we believe that a diversity of perspectives and strengths is essential to meeting the evolving needs of our clients, and we are committed to attracting and retaining a talented workforce as diverse as the clients and communities that contribute to our success.

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