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Risk & Control Manager




Risk & Control Manager- Operations Risk, Operations Modelling, Information Security, Financial Crime Risk, Audit, 2LoD, Management Controls Framework- Permanent- Sheffield

I am working with a market leading organization who are looking for a Risk & Controls Manager to join the business, providing expertise in risk management, security and control to ensure that all core technological functions are protected against risks and threats which could prevent fully effective delivery of products and services, inclusive of financial crime regulation.


  • Educated to Bachelor's Degree in subjects such as computer science, information security or software engineering, or related subjects
  • At least 5 years experience working in a risk management related position(s), preferably within highly regulated industries such as insurance, financial services, utilities or similar
  • Solid knowledge and demonstrable previous work experience in operations risk and modelling jobs
  • Excellent knowledge of management of a range of difference environments including DevOps, Change & Transformation, Project Management and Systems Design
  • Strong understanding of financial crime risk regulatory streams including Anti-Money Laundering, Sanctions, CDD, Anti-Bribery, and other related streams
  • Solid understanding of digital platforms and web based technologies
  • Certification in CISA, CISM, CISSP, COBIT or similar highly preferred


  • Take ownership of the risk and control environment, ensuring there is a stringent end to end management process in place
  • Promote effective audit activities and increase engagement with risk related regulatory controls, ensuring that the business adheres to its responsibilities
  • Act as the subject matter expert for all risk and controls issues in the business, and make recommendations to champion best practices and application of relevant policies and governance standards
  • Assess the current risk and control landscape and coordinate activities to ensure that a cohesive set of cultivated control standards exists across a number of integrated business areas
  • Make recommendations for new risk management frameworks, or where change could be executed to improve existing risk management activities
  • Identify and report new risks and threats, and highlight any key weaknesses in existing controls methodology
  • Work with technical teams to design and validate key control measures including RCAs, KRIs, KCIs and test approaches, and similar
  • Develop relationships with key stakeholders and proactively engage to manage risk effectively
  • Create a system of priorities to manage risks and threats, and look at automating high risk controls methodologies
  • Take ownership of reviewing and rewriting compliance policies

Risk & Control Manager- Operations Risk, Operations Modelling, Information Security, Financial Crime Risk, Audit, 2LoD, Management Controls Framework- Permanent- Sheffield

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