Operational Risk Manager

The Embark Group journey began in 2013 and we have grown to become one of the UK's largest retirement savings providers. Our capabilities span all types of pension, platform, investment research and consulting, property investment administration, employee benefits and actuarial services.

We have a strong track record of applying the very latest technology to our businesses, alongside smart capital and even smarter people to help each of our businesses grow.

How will you make an impact as an Operational Risk Manager

You will provide expertise in maintaining and regularly review the approach to, and operation of, an effective Risk Management Framework. Supporting the effective management of risks through the provision of advice, oversight, and challenge on adherence to Group Risk policy.

You will support the work of the Risk and Compliance team, drive Operational Risk awareness amongst staff and support the regular reporting of the risk profile to governance committees.

What your day will look like an Operational Risk Manager

  • Promoting risk management best practice across the organisation
  • Developing the risk framework and communicating updates of the framework to the business and providing independent challenge to business management on their assessment of risks, design of controls and mitigating actions, ensuring solutions to business issues are created and implemented
  • Designing the testing approach and overseeing the testing and assurance of processes and controls, as part of the Risk Assurance Plan, Risk & Control Self Assessment (RCSA) and Event Management processes
  • Drafting, preparing and submitting Risk & Compliance reports for Senior Management, Committees and Boards

Who you are and the experience we’re looking for

  • Significant experience in the financial services industry, preferably in a control capacity (Internal Audit, Risk or Compliance)
  • Practical experience in the design, delivery and embedding of Risk Management Framework, Risk Appetite and ICAAP within a regulated environment
  • Knowledge of risk frameworks and the ability to implement across multiple business units with differing risk profiles
  • The ability to multitask and work in a fast-paced environment to meet deadlines under pressure while maintaining accuracy and quality

What's in it for you as an Operational Risk Manager

We're committed to ensuring we offer our people a great place to work, with competitive salary, contributory pension plan, life assurance and flexible benefit scheme to allow you to select benefits that are most appropriate for your lifestyle and personal circumstances.

Our Culture

Embark Group is a growing, vibrant and exciting place to work, we have many social and wellbeing initiatives which ensures we keep our sense of community alive even during challenging times. Our culture is described by our employee’s as one that communicates, listens and involves its people at every level. 

We enable our people to work with a positive joint purpose and go the extra mile. We know each other, share information and stay connected. Our people are proud to be part of a culture where we do the right thing by everyone who we are connected with. Our DNA is what makes the Embark Group a great place to work

Embark Group is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees

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