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Advertiser NameCore-Asset ConsultingAdvertiser Type:Agency
Country:United KingdomLocation:United Kingdom
Language:English - United Kingdom (en-GB) Contact Name:>Mike Stirton
Employment Type:ContractWorkhours:Not Specified



Job description:

Are you able to identify, assess and manage programme risk with ease? If so our client, a global asset management firm is looking for a Risk Oversight Lead to support the implementation of effective risk management practices and drive consistency in risk assessment, escalation and reporting.

This is initially a 12-month contract and is based in Edinburgh.

Core requirements:

  • Sound knowledge of Asset Management

  • Excellent practical understanding and experience of risk management frameworks and with strong commercial awareness

  • Recognised for driving effective management action to risk issues either from a first line or second line perspective

  • Communication experience with a range of stakeholders and strong stakeholder management skills

Core responsibilities:

  • Develop, implement and enforce an effective risk management framework and continuously support the framework for managing risks across the programme

  • Alignment to one or more work streams within the overall programme to provide support and challenge on risks and risk management activities

  • Develop processes and controls in conjunction with work stream managers to identify and manage risks and implementing a suitable risk response

  • Monitor the adequacy and effectiveness of interim and end state controls, identifying points of failure, followed by pragmatic advice and rigorous follow through to ensure timely remediation of deficiencies

  • Providing credible challenge to the Program, Work Stream and Business Managers to make risk informed business and strategy decisions and embed a positive culture of confident and informed risk-taking

  • Intervene directly in transforming and developing the risk management responses processes and controls, and to be proactive in promoting possible solutions to manage any residual risks

  • Providing insightful analysis and interpretation of risks and challenging the Programs/Work streams/Business Units with the identification and management of risks and reporting issues and actions, as appropriate

  • Work with programmes to develop Key Risk Indicators which can be reviewed for coverage and effectiveness, identifying, red and/or amber conditions and 'path to green' actions

Our client values diversity, and we welcome enquiries from everyone

Job reference: 12309

To apply for this vacancy applicants must be eligible to work in the UK in accordance with the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006.

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Core-Asset Consulting offers specialist recruitment services to asset management, accounting & finance, asset servicing, legal and the wider financial services sector in Scotland.


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