Market Conduct Risk AVP




This is an outstanding opportunity to join a growing, global team and influence how they operate as a company in the Risk and Controls market.

Join the Markets and Securities Services (MSS) business of a global bank in London, who provides world-class solutions to meet the needs of their corporate, institutional, government, and individual investor clients in 160 countries and territories.

This will suit a candidate who is fully committed, with strong technical skills, hard-working and career focused. This is a front office role and are looking for experienced individuals with strong risk and control experience, who understands market conduct risk and confident working within the sales and trading environment and who can deliver to tight deadlines.

Job Purpose
The Conduct Risk Framework team is part of Markets Conduct Risk and maintains the framework used for identifying and assessing conducts risks and evaluating related controls, as well as performing thematic risk assessments and executing conduct control testing across MSS.

The primary mission of the Conduct Risk Framework team is to facilitate senior management in identifying and measuring conduct risks, and evaluating and remediating related controls, thereby supporting responsible provision of financial services to clients and effective risk management for the firm. As part of the Conduct Risk Framework Team, the Thematic Risk Assessment team manages all aspects of planning, execution and reporting for a program of thematic conduct risk assessments covering MSS Trading and Sales businesses.

Key responsibilities:

  • Support ongoing monitoring of the conduct risk profile of MSS Sales and Trading businesses
  • Executing thematic risk assessments, including risk identification, inherent risk assessment and control evaluation
  • Maintaining strong stakeholder relationships across Front Office, Independent Compliance Risk Management and Operational Risk
  • Providing robust challenge to stakeholders on conduct risks and related controls
  • Supporting stakeholders in determining necessary control remediation identified through thematic risk assessments
  • Provide advice on conduct risk and control matters to stakeholders across all three lines of defence

Knowledge, Experience & Skills:

  • Previous or current experience in an investment bank or Financial Services to an Investment Bank
  • Understanding of how market conduct risk behaviours could arise and what type of controls should be used to mitigate risks associated with trading and sales activities
  • Experience in assessing the design and effectiveness of controls.
  • Knowledge of industry wide regulatory actions and conduct risk remediation programmes preferred
  • Strong understanding of risk management practices, including inherent risk assessment, control evaluation and residual risk measurement
  • Experience delivering execution of complex projects to challenging timelines
  • Ability to deliver rigor and attention to detail in execution
  • Experience of developing and maintaining effective senior stakeholder relationships
  • Deploying excellent verbal and written communication skills to support impactful communication with senior stakeholders

College/university education preferred, but appropriate industry experience & exceptional delivery track record is as important.

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


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