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Head of Credit Risk

Ref: 9223346

  • Highly Competitive Package
  • 08 Jul 2021
  • Dublin (Central)
  • Perm

Head of Risk This risk division provides independent risk oversight for their fast growing lending arm, which has a strategic mandate to support and enable Irish SMEs to scale and reach their strategic goals . The Head of Risk will be a key member of the Senior Management The Head of Risk will report to the Chief Executive Officer and will also have a reporting line to the Audit and Risk Committee.

Key responsibilities:

• The primary responsibility of the Head of Risk is to lead the Risk Function in providing independent oversight in respect of all aspects of risk management in line with their lending platforms. • Lead and maintain an effective risk management regime and foster an appropriate risk culture • Recommend, implement and maintain the Risk Management Policy and Framework, Risk Appetite Statement and associated risk management policies in line • Lead effective 2nd line independent oversight and challenge to decisions that affect the organisation’s exposure to risk, including credit risk, operational risk, financial risk and reputational risk. • Lead the independent review and challenge of the division’s credit applications, and preparation of credit risk assessments for lending and guarantee proposals • Provide comprehensive and clear risk reporting and recommendations to relevant stakeholders, in particular the Audit and Risk Committee, the Credit Committee and the Board. • Provide subject matter expertise on risk management activities. •

Your ideal background will be:

• Relevant Degree/Masters qualification required. • Minimum of 10 years’ experience working in a relevant role in credit risk, financial risk or enterprise risk management. • Natural leader that enables strong and diverse team culture and growth • Excellent understanding and experience of risk, finance, audit or other relevant discipline • Business acumen and financial expertise essential. • Ability to command credibility and build trust at all levels both internally and externally. • Excellent communication, organisational and interpersonal skills. • Ability to understand and assimilate complex financial issues. For more information on this Head of Risk role, please contact Estelle Davis on 01 662 1000 or email [email protected]. For further information and a confidential conversation on this exciting Senior Investment Manager job, please contact Estelle Davis at Brightwater Executive on + 353 1 5927 844 or email [email protected]