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Operational Risk Officer

Ref: 9222814

  • €70,000 - €90,000
  • 29 Mar 2021
  • Dublin (Central)
  • Perm



We are recruiting for one of the world's leading Hedge Fund and Securities companies.



A world leader in the Investments space, this company is growing its Risk team in Dublin. We are searching for an Operational Risk Specialist, with an interest in Securities and Trading. If you have experience within Investments, Trading, or Funds, then please contact us today to learn more about this role. The position comes with many benefits, including a strong bonus and 25 days annual leave, and would be an excellent position for anyone trying to advance their career or take on a new challenge with a global company. The company is a leader in algorithmic trading, and if you had any experience or interest in this area, it would be a huge advantage.
This Position:


The Operational Risk Officer will directly support the Risk Manager based in the Dublin team. The purpose of this team is to ensure that the organisation has effective processes in place to identify and manage the risks to which it is exposed.
    • Directly support the Risk Manager in the day to day running of the Risk department’s operations • You will be responsible for the identification, assessment, monitoring and reporting of operational risks • Assist in the management and maintenance of operational risk and control frameworks to ensure the organisation is meeting all legal and regulatory requirements • Advise on best practice in relation to Risk policies and procedures, closely reviewing current practices and identifying opportunities for process improvement • Monitor and report on risk events, preparing reports for Board and Committee meetings • Support the implementation of a risk-aware culture, and embed operational risk standards across the organisation • Take responsibility for managing and updating RCSAs (Risk and Control Self Assessments) • Serve as a key point of contact with the business in relation to Operational Risk queries, and to the internal and external Audit teams
Your Background:


    • Experienced in Operational Risk, including management techniques and processes, from a Financial Services company, particularly within Funds, Securities/Investments • Strong report writing and communication skills • Strong analytical ability, and be able to review and interpret data in order to make decisions and advise on best-practice • Degree qualified in a technical discipline • An interest in Market Risk and the Securities sector, or exposure to algorithmic trading would be an advantage • Strong ability to develop and maintain good working relationships with the operational units in the organisation
Get in touch with Kim Cody in Brightwater if you're interested in speaking about this position, or other roles in Risk and Compliance. You can e-mail here, or contact me on +353 1 592 7869