Head of Risk

Company: Aston Carter
Location: Manchester, England
Industry: Banking, Other
Rate: £50000 - £100000 per annum + PACKAGE
Job Type: Permanent
ID: HK005
Posted: 08 Jan 2020

Job Description:

We are working exclusively with a rapidly expanding online payment processing and money transfer business to recruit a new Head of Risk & Assurance. The role based in Manchester and has a global remit. Under the direction of the CFO, the Head of Risk & Assurance will own and have full responsibility to enterprise-wide risk management. This is a highly visible leadership role within the business and seen as a key hire to assist the business continue to grow and expand. Key responsibilities include:

  • Develop and mature the Group Risk Management, Governance and Assurance framework including liaising with Board, Audit and Risk Committees.
  • Drive the assurance agenda by implementing an effective and right-sized third line of defence (with co-source partner).
  • Develop and risk management culture throughout the organisation.
  • Support the business to formalise its risk appetite and develop key risk metrics.
  • Manage the risk reporting, governance, business partnering and assurance activities.
  • Support key change/transformation programmes/projects by providing relevant requirements and assisting with the identification and quantification of the key project and business risks, ensuring any residual business risk are accepted, owned and managed.
  • Work closely to build strong relationships with all areas of the business, in particular the Compliance, Legal, Finance, Technology and Product business units. The successful candidate will be a proven leader and be able to demonstrate their ability to operate at this level. You'll be a well-rounded risk professional with strong interpersonal skills in order to effectively influence and challenge senior stakeholders. Candidates with experience of working in a technology-led business are highly desired as are those looking to make a move out of one of the big investment banks should you have strong operational and cyber risk experience. Internal Audit Connections Ltd acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and employment business for the supply of temporary workers. By applying for this role you are consenting to our use of your data for the purposes of providing recruitment services. We protect your rights to access, rectify or remove your data in our Data Protection Policy 2018. If you wish to contact us in regards your data.
Allegis Group Limited operates as an Employment Business and Employment Agency as set out in the Conduct of Employment Agencies and Employment Businesses Regulations 2003. It is a company within the Allegis Group network of companies (collectively referred to as "Allegis Group"). Aerotek, Aston Carter, EASi, Talentis Solutions, TEKsystems, Stamford Consultants and The Stamford Group are Allegis Group brands. If you apply, your personal data will be processed as described in the Allegis Group Online Privacy Notice available at https://www.allegisgroup.com/en-gb/privacy-notices.

To access our Online Privacy Notice, which explains what information we may collect, use, share, and store about you, and describes your rights and choices about this, please go to https://www.allegisgroup.com/en-gb/privacy-notices.

We are part of a global network of companies and as a result, the personal data you provide will be shared within Allegis Group and transferred and processed outside the UK, Switzerland and European Economic Area subject to the protections described in the Allegis Group Online Privacy Notice. We store personal data in the UK, EEA, Switzerland and the USA. If you would like to exercise your privacy rights, please visit the "Contacting Us" section of our Online Privacy Notice at https://www.allegisgroup.com/en-gb/privacy-notices for details on how to contact us. To protect your privacy and security, we may take steps to verify your identity, such as a password and user ID if there is an account associated with your request, or identifying information such as your address or date of birth, before proceeding with your request. If you are resident in the UK, EEA or Switzerland, we will process any access request you make in accordance with our commitments under the UK Data Protection Act, EU-U.S. Privacy Shield or the Swiss-U.S. Privacy Shield.

About Aston Carter:

Aston Carter has grown to become a preeminent global provider of top talent to businesses requiring highly specialised professionals focusing on Accounting & Finance, Change & Transformation, Compliance, Management Consulting, Operations and Risk & Regulation. Aston Carter’s global reach extends to 16 countries across Europe, Asia and North America – each with a firm focus on the core values that made Aston Carter the company it is today: Commitment, Character & Trust, Relationships, and A Passion for Excellence.

Contact Information:

Hariton Konnari
TEL : +44 161 926 2328

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