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Operational Controls Excellence - Senior Manager

London, United Kingdom
Competitive package including excellent benefits
Closing date
Oct 2, 2023

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Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
About Baringa

We set out to build the world's most trusted consulting firm - creating lasting impact for clients and pioneering a positive, people-first way of working. We work with everyone from FTSE 100 names to bright new start-ups, in every sector.

You'll find us collaborating shoulder-to-shoulder with our clients, from the big picture right down to the detail: helping them define their strategy, deliver complex change, spot the right commercial opportunities, manage risk or bring their purpose and sustainability goals to life. Our clients love how we get to know what makes their organisations tick - slotting seamlessly into their teams and being proudly geeky about solving their challenges.

As a Certified B Corporation®, we've proven that we've built social and environmental good into every bit of what we do.

We have hubs in Europe, the US, Asia and Australia, and we work all around the world - from a wind farm in Wyoming to a boardroom in Berlin. Find us wherever there's a challenge to be tackled and an impact to be made.

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Our Risk, Regulatory & Control practice are looking for an experienced Operational Controls Excellence Senior Manager to join the team

Our goal is to deliver tangible business benefits to our clients, while keeping both the market and consumers safe. Our risk experts, ex-regulators, and industry specialists work alongside risk and compliance teams to achieve outcomes that go beyond compliance. With a track record for effective delivery, we design and deliver bespoke solutions to help unpick regulation and identify and mitigate against financial risk.

What you will be doing

Leading teams on a range of non-financial risk projects, focused on improving the quality of risk and control assessments
Designing process-led approaches to help clients understand the impact to risks and controls when looking across an end-to-end process
Using your data analysis skills to aggregate and simplify unstructured data sets specific to risk and control assessments
Ensuring quality of work performed by Baringa through strong project governance and review
Communicating to clients, presenting high quality findings and pragmatic recommendations based on the client specific circumstances
Demonstrating commercial and business development skills to grow your client portfolio
Attending industry forums and conferences, networking and building long term relationships to drive commercial outcomes

Your skills and experience

We recruit individuals at all levels based on merit. Some of the key skills we are looking for:

You will have proven experience in Industry, from a first line role, second line compliance or third line internal audit role; or
Proven experience as a Consultant or Auditor in practice helping clients with operational controls, risks and regulation
You will have successfully delivered multiple complex operational control engagements that you have led, for example, regulatory impact assessments, regulatory change, framework implementations, operating models
You will possess knowledge of project management techniques, governance and ability to manage key stakeholders throughout an engagement
You'll be an SME in your chosen area(s) and understanding of other relevant regulations and expectations e.g. Operational Resilience, Data Privacy, CASS, ESG and Conduct
You'll have a good understanding of the business, products and services offered by our financial services clients and their key challenges
You can leverage a history driving commercial outcomes from your network of clients

What a career at Baringa will give you

Putting People First.

We give you every opportunity to progress by having four promotional reviews a year, with all employees participating in the Baringa Group Profit Share Scheme. Baringa is a People First company, and wellbeing is at the forefront of our culture. We recognise the importance of work-life balance and flexible working and giving our staff amazing benefits. We're also award winning! Click here to find out more.

Diversity and Inclusion.

We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We believe that diversity is paramount to driving creativity, innovation, and value for our clients and for our people, and creating an environment where everyone feels a sense of belonging is central to our culture. Please contact a member of our Recruitment Team if you feel you want to discuss this with us one-on-one ahead of applying.

An award-winning workplace.

Come and join the UK's leading management consultants. You can be a part of our 'Great Place to Work' - with our commitment to women and well-being in the workplace for all. Click here to see all our recent awards and how we've achieved this.

Using business as a force for good.

Our B Corp™ certification shows that we've met and held ourselves accountable to high standards of social and environmental performance and transparency. The way we run our business will continue to make life better for our clients, our people, our communities, and our planet. Click here to see all our recent impact work.

Join us

We are a bunch of proudly geeky experts who come from industries around the world. We're a kind and curious team who are building a culture where people can achieve their best, celebrate our differences, and create impact that lasts. We would love for you to join us and be a part of our impressive team.

All applications will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, nationality, disability, age, faith or social background. We do not filter applications by university background and encourage those who have taken alternative educational and career paths to apply. We would like to actively encourage applications from those who identify with less represented and minority groups. We operate an inclusive recruitment process, ensuring reasonable adjustments where needed. Please contact a member of our Recruitment Team to discuss further.

If you have the required skills and experience for this role, apply today.

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