Posted 1 month ago

A prestigious asset management firm is seeking a Designated Person of Operational Risk & Resilience for the Irish regulated entity.

This role involves serving as a key liaison between local and EMEA business functions on risk matters, as well as being responsible for executing operational risk and resilience frameworks in line with regulatory requirements and best practices.

The successful candidate will be responsible for identifying and managing operational and resilience risks and issues, and for developing solutions and re-engineering processes to avoid future weaknesses.

This is a highly visible position and requires the ability to challenge and coordinate front-to-back business management, as well as collaborating with risk and support and control colleagues across the global firm.

Regular board and senior management engagement is also a key aspect of the role.

Key Duties:

  • Interact and coordinate with front, middle & back office, and Firm leadership on a regular basis.
  • Ongoing management, maintenance and embedding of the operational risk framework, covering all new and existing product strategies and related governance processes.
  • Identify and investigate operational risk events, ensuring root cause analysis and control assessments are undertaken.
  • Identify process/control weaknesses and raise issues and associated actions, where required.
  • Assist with and maintain annual risk and control self-assessments across the business.
  • Participate in the ongoing update of the entity’s Internal Capital Adequacy Assessment Process (ICAAP).
  • Implementation of configurations to support the Enterprise Risk Framework.
  • Solid understanding and demonstrable experience of and the ability to implement and manage the following resilience processes across the firm:
  • Third Party Risk Management
  • IT and Cyber Risk Management
  • Business Impact Analysis and Operational Resilience planning in line with regulatory best practice.

Key Requirements:

  • University degree or professional qualification desirable.
  • Demonstrative experience in an asset / investment management firm within operational risk, audit, or operational control.
  • Deep understanding of AIFM Directive and UCITS management requirements.
  • Extensive knowledge of the governance requirements of CP86 and the organization effectiveness processes required by the CBI.
  • Ability to assert and influence across all organizational levels.
  • Excellent analytical, critical thinking and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.

This role is defined under Central Bank of Ireland (CBI) Fitness & Probity guidelines relating to Pre-approval Control Functions (PCF) and as such, the successful candidate will require the prior approval of the CBI before taking up the role.

How to Apply:

For further information on this job opportunity please apply via this link with your updated CV to Mark Stephens at Camden Recruitment.

Job Features

Job CategoryRisk & Compliance
Job TypeFull Time

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