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Risk Governance Regulatory Risk Reporting Specialist

Location: London, United Kingdom Salary: £700-750
Type: Contract Contact: Stuart Beekmeyer
Posted: about 1 year ago

My client is seeking a risk management professional for the EMEA risk governance team within the EMEA risk management division. The EMEA risk governance function was created in light of the increased focus on demonstrating the effectiveness of control frameworks across risk management. The principal objective is to ensure EMEA risk governance and oversight is in line with local regulation and best practice and help ensure a consistent approach in dealing with regulators. 


  • Identifying and interpreting new regulation including ensuring alignment with the firm’s risk management framework
  • Developing a compliance framework for regulatory rules
  • Supporting the implementation of new regulation through interpretation of regulatory requirements
  • Coordinating firm’s responses to consultation papers and evolving new regulation
  • Advisory role across risk management focusing on regulatory standards.

Skills required:

  • Bachelor degree or equivalent, ideally in finance, economics or similar
  • Business knowledge of capital markets (sales and trading)
  • Prior experience in risk management or internal audit within a wholesale financial services environment
  • Experience with regulatory interpretation and regulatory applications/submissions
  • Confidence to take ideas forward and to challenge others, where appropriate
  • Excellent understanding of banking regulation, especially relating to risk management
  • Strong organisation skills with the ability to multi-task and prioritise; ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines;
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written; ability to produce concise and effective presentations
  • Project management experience
  • Ability to work in a small team environment, building and maintain a network of contacts and coordinating with a large number of stakeholders
  • Experience in management by influence, facilitating and gaining consensus