Head of Risk

Head of Risk

Our client in the Finance industry is looking for a Head of Risk to join their team.

Responsibilities:
  • Ensure that the processes and procedures for credit approval are complied with worldwide, adjust the processes and optimize them as needed
  • Transfer of credit to the contracted authorities and committees to ensure timely approvals
  • Identification of material individual, aggregated and emerging risks, assessment of these risks and measurement of the risk of the bank
  • Assisting the Credit Committee and the Board Risk Committee in implementing, reviewing and approving the company-wide risk governance framework that includes the bank's risk culture, risk appetite and risk limits
  • Ongoing monitoring and reporting of risk-taking activities and exposures to ensure that they are consistent with the risk appetite, risk limits and corresponding capital or liquidity requirements approved by the Board
  • Establish an adequate framework for the analysis and monitoring of credit, market and operational risks, including early warning or triggering of bank risk appetite or limit breaches
  • Influencing and, if necessary, deciding on material risks
  • Where appropriate, reporting to senior management and relevant committees on all of these matters, including, but not limited to, appropriate risk mitigation measures
Requirements:
  • 10+ years relevant risk and financial experience
  • Knowledge of credit, market and operational risks in a global environment
  • Knowledge of Basel 3 / 3.5, CRR / CRDIV, IFRS9 framework and other regulatory requirements
  • Strong presentation, written and oral communication skills
  • Fluent in English
  • Strong interpersonal skills with a focus on teamwork
  • Knowledge in MS Excel and Power Point
  • Credibility, assertiveness and judgment
  • University degree BA or equivalent
  • Experience in previous risk management roles
  • Credit and financial analysis programs / courses and certifications