Project Assistant (Taxonomy)

London, United Kingdom
Nov 15, 2022
Dec 10, 2022
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Your role

We are looking for a Project Assistant to support the 'Simplified Risk Taxonomy' (SRT) Project Manager (PM) to deliver a new non-financial risk taxonomy structure across the bank.

This will involve but not be limited to:
  • deputization for the PM on a variety of matters
  • direct management of some stakeholder relationships
  • tracking of remediation delivery
  • coordination and execution of ongoing communications to stakeholders and executive management
  • planning and coordination of the training ahead of the "Simplified Risk Taxonomy" implementation
  • liaison with the Non-financial Risk Framework colleagues to ensure successful transition of the project into 'run the bank'
  • production of governance meeting materials
  • managing business requirements and requests from business colleagues
  • ad hoc analysis of data points for executive management as required
  • assisting the PM with engagement with the broader Program delivery
  • identification of opportunities to improve our processes and recommend changes
  • proactive contribution through the critical final stages of a project

Your team

You'll be working in the Non-financial Risk Framework team within Group Compliance Regulatory & Governance (GCRG). As a Project Assistant on the risk taxonomy simplification project, you'll contribute to the optimization and simplification of the bank's existing non-financial risk framework to help effectively manage the non-financial risk portfolio.

Your expertise

  • ideally 3 years of experience in a similar role within the financial sector
  • project management methodology experience using Agile and/or PRINCE2
  • previously worked on non-IT Business change projects, end-to-end, in a banking compliance environment
  • excellent written and verbal communication skills, able to tailor style to your audience
  • inquisitive, able to challenge effectively and manage conflicting stakeholder needs
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