Operational Risk Manager - Sourcing


Reporting to the Head of Outsourced Risk & Assurance, this role is a critical role to provide effective risk assurance to our business, and downstream third parties, to ensure we have appropriate and robust risk management frameworks in place, and that we are delivering services in a manner that meets all UK legislative and regulatory requirements, as well as its customer obligations.
Acting as a first line outsource risk expert to our business, you will be working across many stakeholder groups building strong relationships and providing appropriate risk advice / regulation input.

Oversee the delivery of the outsourced risk assurance framework to ensure it remains fit for purpose
Guide and challenge the 1st and 2nd line teams in overseeing and managing all aspects of outsourced services in risk management
Support the Head of Risk and Assurance - Sourcing (Procurement) in operating as key point of contact for all outsourced services related risk & compliance matters
Contribute to the development of operational risk strategies, policies and risk management frameworks
Identify, evaluate and communicate key emerging outsourcing risks and trends
Champion outsourcing risk management

Key Skills:
Experience in a risk environment ideally in the financial services industry
Ability to apply risk and regulatory knowledge in addressing business issues.
Strong understanding and experience of procurement and supplier management practices at an operational level across a variety of disciplines.
Independent and decisive with capability to challenge effectively.
Proactive operating style with ability to identify issues before they impact on the business.

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Simon Hockridge

0161 237 0040