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Head of Risk

Ref: 9222464

  • Highly competitive
  • 25 Jan 2021
  • Dublin (Central)
  • Perm

Head of Risk JOB As Head or Risk for this highly recognised leading institution, you will lead their risk management framework across multiple divisions, providing independent challenge, oversight and support to the group. This organisation offers unique exposure across capital markets and alternative fund management. As Head of Risk, you will lead team across their Financial, Investment and Enterprise risk functions and lead the Risk Function in providing independent oversight and subject matter expertise on risk management strategy and management oversight across financial and non-financial risks Reporting to the Chief Executive on overall risk strategy and planning matters with a direct line into the Chief Legal Officer on day-to-day operational matters, the Head of Risk will also be reporting into the Audit and Risk committees on a monthly / quarterly basis.

Key Role is to:

• Develop the organisation’s risk strategy in conjunction with the Chief Executive and the Executive Management Team. • Recommend, implement and maintain the organisation’s Risk Management Policy and Framework and Risk Appetite Framework in conjunction with the Executive Management Team and in line with their strategic objectives. • Pro-actively lead effective 2nd line independent oversight and challenge to decisions that affect the organisation’s exposure to risk. • Provide comprehensive and understandable information on risks, including strategic and emerging risks, sufficient to enable the SLT and risk committees to understand the Risk function’s assessment of the overall risk profile. • Smart and effective use of key risk indicators, limits and 2nd line risk reporting. • Assess risk materiality and the impact on the evolving risk appetite on a timely basis, ensuring linkage to effective decision making. • Lead and manage all relevant internal risk committees or delegate where appropriate. • Develop, lead and manage a professional team which interacts effectively with a wide range of internal and external stakeholders. • Provide subject matter expertise on risk management activities.

The Ideal Candidate Profile:

• Relevant Degree/Masters qualification required with risk related accreditations / post grad qualifications an added advantage but not critical. • Adept and naturally capable in leading and developing an existing team. • Highly credible through ability to demonstrate expertise and value add combined with an innate ability to build trust and strong rapport and relationships with stakeholders at all levels both internally and externally. • Strong communication, organisational and interpersonal skills. • Solid ability and capability to understand and assimilate and understand complex financial issues. • Great integrity, an independent thinker with the ability to influence and negotiate at senior levels. For more details and a confidential discussion on this Head of Risk Role, please contact Estelle Davis on 01 662 1000 or email [email protected]