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Risk Analyst I

FIS Global
Birmingham, United Kingdom
Closing date
Feb 28, 2024

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Job Function
Risk Management
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Position Type :
Full time
Type Of Hire :
Experienced (relevant combo of work and education)
Education Desired :
Bachelor's Degree
Travel Percentage :
5 - 10%
Are you curious, motivated, and forward-thinking? At FIS you'll have the opportunity to work on some of the most challenging and relevant issues in financial services and technology. Our talented people empower us, and we believe in being part of a team that is open, collaborative, entrepreneurial, passionate and above all fun.

About the team / role:

The role sits within the small Risk Team in UK Platform Securities 'Wealth as a Service' (WaaS) business which is going through a period of change. This is a multifaceted role which will enable you to work with senior business stakeholders to embed risk management across the business. You will also be SME for a wide range of risk types but with preference for experience in, Vendor Management, Business Continuity or Operational Resilience. This is a hands on role with many different areas of focus and tight deadlines.

What you will be doing:
  • Lead on Vendor Management and Outsourcing governance.
  • Own and manage risk reporting tools and systems.
  • Work with business areas to identify and implement areas of improvement to current processes, some of which are in need of refinement.
  • Deliver right first time Quality Assurance and Risk MI
  • Work with the business to streamline current risk management processes, review how risks are raised and managed and actions delivered in a timely fashion.
  • Support both internal and external audit teams with ongoing audits, facilitate calls and provide timely reminders for completion of actions.
  • Support the Risk team with ongoing Regulatory work for Vendor Management, Operational Resilience and Business Continuity.
  • Supporting the Head of Risk to deliver tangible improvements in the Risk Management Framework across 2024.
What you ideally bring:
  • Vendor Management experience
  • Confident working in a busy, fast paced environment without constant supervision
  • Working knowledge of Risk Management tools and systems
  • Solid experience in Risk Management - Ideally at a regulated Financial Services or Audit firm
  • Knowledge of 3rd Party Vendor Management and / or Business Continuity
  • Knowledge of RCSA, KRI's, Risk Appetite, ICARA,
  • Excel, Powerpoint, PowerBI knowledge and experience
  • Ability to lead pieces of work and liaise with different departments.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Good presentation, writing and delivery skills
  • Eager to learn
  • Willing to partner with operation and client facing areas.
What we offer you:
  • A varied role with a high degree of responsibility and a broad spectrum of opportunities and responsibilities.
  • A range of professional education and personal development possibilities - FIS is your final career step!
  • A competitive salary and excellent company benefits.
  • The chance to work on some of the most challenging, relevant issues in financial services & technology.
  • A work environment built on collaboration, flexibility and respect.

Flexible - bases could include Birmingham or London in the office 2 days a week.

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Sourcing Model

Recruitment at FIS works primarily on a direct sourcing model; a relatively small portion of our hiring is through recruitment agencies. FIS does not accept resumes from recruitment agencies which are not on the preferred supplier list and is not responsible for any related fees for resumes submitted to job postings, our employees, or any other part of our company.


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