KYC Embedded Risk Team Lead - AVP

£60000 - £70000 per annum

KYC Embedded Risk Team Lead

Our client, a multinational investment bank, is looking for a KYC Embedded Risk Team Lead at AVP Level. This is a permanent position and can offer from up to £70,000. The role is based in London.

The focus of the role will be to drive the control agenda for the department. You will manage and monitor all ‘risk and control’ aspects from audit including, audit, self-identified issues and incidents, risk metrics, control initiatives and governance.


  • Ensuring that an effective, embedded and consistently applied governance structure is in place
  • Ensuring a complete set of Key Risk Indicators (KRI's) is in place, has definitions, Red Amber Green (where applicable), has reporting parameters and a subjective assessment of the complete, accurate, timely and relevance (CATR) of those KRI's has been reached
  • Ensure compliance to the firm audit policy, firm Self-Identified Issue Guidance and incident escalation process through training, support guidance and challenge
  • Facilitate management with adequate reporting and governance, to ensure zero overdue items and no last min extensions are required and perform pre-closure submission review and validation
  • Ensure there is a mechanism in place to monitor regulatory compliance and that the mechanism is performing effectively
  • Design and deliver a risk culture improvement programme to promote transparency, awareness, engagement with the risk agenda
  • Reviewi the design adequacy and performance effectiveness (at a high level/light touch) of controls and their corresponding documentation (Desk Top Procedures)
  • Collaborate with various first and second line functions (inc. Regulatory Management Group (RMG), Anti financial Crime (AFC), Divisional Control Regulatory Office (DCRO) and the Business)

Skills and experience

  • Good experience in a global banking environment
  • Proven work experience with Client Onboarding, KYC or similar regulatory projects
  • Experience managing deliverables and maintaining strong relationships with senior management
  • Strong communication skills both written and verbally with strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Strong organisation skills with the ability to work to tight pressurised deadlines.

McGregor Boyall is an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate on any grounds.


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