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Operational Risk Manager

Location: DUBLIN CITY CENTRE, DUBLIN, IRELAND Salary: 80,000-85,000 EUR (Euro) Per annum, inc Benefits, Salary Negotiable
Sector: Finance Job Type: Permanent
Shift Type: N/A Applications: 2
Posted: about 2 months ago Reference: X3-592977

Operational Risk Manager
The company specialises in the management of UCITS products across all asset classes. Given the current size and growth targets of the company, we are looking for someone who is flexible and in turn offer the opportunity to grow with the organization. The successful candidate will have a direct reporting line to the Board and the CRO.

Main Responsibilities:
The Operational Risk Manager will be responsible for developing, maintaining and updating the operational risk management framework of the Company with focus across Risk & Control Assessments, Delegate & Outsourcing oversight & control, Operational Risk Metrics, Business Continuity Management, and Operational Risk Incident response. The ideal candidate will have a background in operational risk in asset management but candidates from other relevant backgrounds may be considered. The Firm aims to support the successful candidate in becoming the firm’s Designated Person for Operational Risk.

Operational Risk
• Assist the CRO in identification and assessment of operational risk inherent in all material products, activities, processes and systems, including as part of the risk & control self-assessment process;
• Report to the Board of Directors on all material aspects of operational risk in the role of Designated person for Operational Risk (PCF-39B);
• Establishment and implementation of processes to regularly monitor Operational Risk profiles and material exposures to losses, including development of relevant metrics;
• Ongoing development of strategies, policies, processes and procedures to control and/or mitigate material operational risks;
• Ongoing development of the operational risk event response framework, including root cause analysis and remediation tracking;
• Oversight of operational risks related to delegated and outsourced activities within the firm;
• Overseeing the identification and monitoring of potential gaps in the current risk and control profile and providing consulting and assistance to other functions to increase the level of risk awareness.

• Assist the CRO in preparation and running of the Risk Committee, including review of the agenda, compiling and delivering content and preparation of minutes;
• Assisting in the preparation of the risk appetite to the Board of Directors;
• Providing regular reports to the CEO, the Board of Director’s and to the Bank CRO Function as necessary;
• Acknowledge the regulations, ensuring the local implementation through internal processes and policies.

• Bachelor’s/Master’s degree in Economics/Finance/Mathematics etc
• At least 5 year’s of risk management experience, preferably gained in an asset management context
• Strong technical and analytical skills
• Knowledge of UCITS regulations (advantageous)
• Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office
• Professional certifications such as FRM, PRMIA, CFA will be considered a plus

We are looking for a motivated professional, who is goal-oriented and with high problem solving skills. The responsibilities listed above are expected to change as the company evolves. To be successful you will need to be proactive and able to work in a dynamic environment where flexibility is key and ongoing learning are required.
Location: Dublin


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