Head of Risk

Employer
SEI Investments (Europe) Ltd.
Location
London, United Kingdom
Salary
Competitive + bonus + benefits
Posted
Aug 02, 2019
Closes
Sep 01, 2019
Ref
6238687
Job Function
Risk Management
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Education
Bachelors
What you'll do:
  • You will have responsibility for the overall design, implementation and ongoing maintenance of the Risk Management Framework, including operational risk, credit risk, liquidity risk, market risk, conduct risk and reputational risk and associated policies and procedures
  • You will assess, mitigate, monitor, measure and report on risks impacting on the business
  • You'll ensure that the business is able to demonstrate effective management of risks
  • Produce key risk & incident metrics
  • You will promote and embed a strong risk culture within the firm, including educating and training staff on potential risk and the techniques used to mitigate such risk
  • Chairing & leading risk committees and reporting relevant information to the Board
  • Working closely with the Business and Finance you will assess, quantify and stress test risk drivers and factors and the amount of capital required to support them (ICAAP)
  • You'll support strategic planning for the business and develop an aligned risk strategy
  • You will have responsibility for the selection and implementation of risk systems and associated user training
  • Design and implementation of a risk training programme for the UK regulated entity
  • Collaboration with the US based Group Enterprise risk team & functions
  • Representing the Risk function internally and externally, this will include you communicatiing to stakeholders and ad-hoc interaction with the Regulator
  • You will also fulfil change program duties as and when required

What you'll bring to the table:
  • You will have substantial experience of UK risk management within regulated financial services organizations
  • You'll have experience in design and implementation of effective risk frameworks
  • The proven ability to successfully implement and embed the risk framework and risk culture
  • You'll possess experience of working at a senior level within financial services organisations including wealth management platform providers
  • Knowledge of both UK and US regulatory frameworks with the ability to work effectively with the US headquartered Group
  • You'll possess superior stakeholder management skills and the proven ability to influence at a senior level to build effective working relationships
  • Experience in team leadership with the ability to identify, hire, develop and retain risk talent
  • A Bachelor's degree, ideally in a related field e.g. risk, finance, accounting etc (or equivalent). Further professional qualifications such as CFA are preferable

Attributes we value:
  • Demonstration of the highest level of integrity in all matters
  • Whilst needing to be a technically astute, experienced Risk Manager, this role requires an individual who can convert technical information into easily comprehensible data for business colleagues and key stakeholders.
  • Demonstration of a mature and credible approach to the corporate environment, whilst providing a depth of business acumen accompanied by sound common sense and an approachable nature.
  • Excellent communication skills, able to communicate effectively with staff and external parties including the regulator. Report writing and presentational skills

SEI is an equal opportunities employer and so much more...

After 50 years, SEI remains a leading global provider of investment management, investment processing and investment operations solutions. Reflecting our experience within financial services and financial technology our UK office is based between the City of London and the growing technology hub of Shoreditch. The open plan nature of our office space, flowing lines and numerous art installations are designed to encourage innovation and creativity in our workforce. We recognise that our people are our most valuable asset and are (literally) invested in your success; we know that a healthy, happy and motivated workforce is key to our continued growth. We are focused on ensuring a healthy work-life balance and offer our employees benefits which include private medical care for you and your family, access to GPs online for appointments, enhanced family leave, volunteer days, access to thriving employee networks and not forgetting free fruit twice a week.

SEI Investments (Europe) Limited ('SIEL') is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority (FRN 191713).

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