Edinburgh or Bristol
Competitive Salary + Realistic Progression Opportunities + Technical Training & Development + Award Winning Employee Share Plan + Company Pension + Flexible Working Hours + 25 Days Holiday + Excellent Working Culture
The Risk Consultant is a key position within the Computershare Global Risk Group reporting to the Chief Risk Officer, Shared Services (Finance, Operations, People & Communications, Audit, Procurement and Operations).
What will you be doing?
The role is responsible for Second Line of Defence Risk responsibilities - supporting and overseeing the development, implementation and monitoring of risk management across Shared Services, to identify, assess and mitigate any risk that arises from inadequate or failed processes, people, systems or external events. The role will support the Risk Group to deliver a consistent, best-in-class service to its global customer base.
To contribute to the development, implementation and management of the Global Risk Framework, risk appetite, policies, standards and procedures and management information requirements covering all types of risk.
To support a proactive risk culture across Shared Services that is infused across the entire organisation.
To support and oversee the First Line of Defence in the creation and maintenance of an accurate and reliable risk profile for their business, partnering with the Business areas to ensure identification of critical business processes, and to ensure that all key risks are properly identified, assessed, monitored, controlled and reported in a timely fashion.
To contribute to the effective governance of Global Shared Services. Deliver information required in risk committees, and to support the meetings where necessary;
Scan the external environment for key events and industry trends ensuring that topical risk themes are raised and considered internally.
Oversee and challenge Shared Services in their execution of risk management responsibilities – using data from GRC to have powerful conversations based on the single source of truth (RCSA, Loss Events, Findings, remediation plans).
Escalate appropriately when the First line of defence is not executing their risk management responsibilities appropriately.
Train the First Line of Defence in Risk processes, business processes, controls, procedures and tools where required.
Experience and Competencies
At least 5 years’ experience within an operational risk environment.
Proven track record of stakeholder and relationship management.
A strong understanding of the Three Lines of Defence and the benefits of working within this framework.
A successful track record as a risk manager and good knowledge of the operational, financial and regulatory complexities impacting the business from strategic, operational and change perspectives.
The capability to provide constructive challenge to the business and ensure risks is addressed appropriately.
Strong analytical thinking and communication skills including the ability to research and understand complex processes and effectively communicate them to senior management.
Demonstrated ability to perform process analysis and experience in designing controls.
Experience in training businesses in new risk management policies, processes and tools.
Personal integrity, the ability to work within a small team, taking leadership of specific tasks and activities.
Self-starter with the ability to deliver under pressure.
Strong written and verbal communication skills with the ability to foster a collaborative working relationship with multiple areas and complex business lines.
Experience of working in a global team across different time zones.
A Truly Diverse Place to Work
Computershare celebrates the diversity of our people and we welcome applications from everyone.
At Computershare, we believe that having a culture of inclusion is essential in delivering good results. Attracting, retaining and developing a diverse workforce where employees feel valued, respected and empowered allows people to reach their full potential. As a business this diversity helps us to better reflect and understand our customers’ needs to allow us to drive better outcomes.
As a global organisation, with an increasingly agile workforce, we're happy to consider flexible working arrangements.
All successful candidates will be required to undergo the Computershare Pre-Employment Screening Process before commencing employment.
Employment will be subject to satisfactory clearance on background checks including Identification, Passport Validation, Finance, Qualification, Employment / Personal referencing and Criminal Record Basic Disclosure checks.
Computershare Technology Services (UK) Ltd is registered in England & Wales, Company No. 03199675. Registered Office: The Pavilions, Bridgwater Road, Bristol BS13 8AE