Operational Risk and Assurance Manager

  • £60,000 - £80,000
  • Londres, Angleterre, Royaume-Uni Londres Angleterre GB
  • CDI, Plein-temps
  • Saxton Leigh
  • 21 juin 18 2018-06-21

Our client, a leading commodities broker, are seeking an experienced risk professional to join their team in London.


Our client is a leading commodities broker with a diverse client base.



  • Develop and enhance the firm’s existing Operational Risk Framework and Standards.
  • Lead the design and delivery of an appropriate assurance program to review and assess the robustness of the Firms controls in Compliance with applicable regulations.
  • Embed MCM’s improved Operations Risk Policy within the business.
  • Work with the line of business to ensure that all Risk Events are comprehensively captured in a timely manner.
  • Identify business/regulatory risk issues, and be proactive in capturing possible mitigants and promoting possible solutions to manage any residual risks.
  • Escalate, report and investigate errors, losses and near misses, identifying the root causes and overseeing the implementation of corrective actions.
  • Analyse data and errors to identify emerging risks, related to new products or business process changes and propose effective solutions.
  • Undertake proactive assurance reviews of the firm’s headline controls and policies and report findings to the MCM Board.
  • Participate in the selection of Operational Risk application and infrastructure.
  • Co-ordinate the implementation of the selected Operational Risk system to capture incidents and manage the workflow surrounding incident report requirements.
  • Manage and drive MCM’s RCSA process across the European business.
  • Provide management information and reporting on operational Risk exposures, incidents and trends.
  • Provide input of operational risk exposures within MCM’s Governance reporting to various
  • Group Committee’s.
  • Provide input into MCM’s Cybersecurity Committee and approach.



  • Strong background in Operational Risk methodologies with relevant experience gained within a financial institution
  • Detailed understanding of EU regulations and conducting assurance reviews
  • Good understanding of regulatory risks and assurance program protocols
  • Familiarity with Brokerage business model and strategy
  • Knowledge of one or more of the following areas: Foreign Exchange, Exchange cleared derivatives, OTC derivatives, Equities (settlement and clearing), Fixed Income. Base and precious metals.
  • Excellent presentation skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Experience in documenting written policy useful.
  • Strong analytical and IT skills would be a distinct advantage (Excel VBA, SQL).