Global Head of Risk & Assurance Ref-666360

2019-11-14T00:03:13+00:00November 14th, 2019|

Global Head of Risk & Assurance Ref-666360

Central London


£120,000 – £150,000 + package


IAC is working exclusively with a rapidly expanding online payment processing and money transfer business to recruit a new Head of Risk & Assurance. The role based in Central London and has a global remit.

Under the direction of the CFO, the Head of Risk & Assurance will own and have full responsibility to enterprise-wide risk management. This is a highly visible leadership role within the business and seen as a key hire to assist the business continue to grow and expand.

Key responsibilities include:

– Develop and mature the Group Risk Management, Governance and Assurance framework including liaising with Board, Audit and Risk Committees.

– Drive the assurance agenda by implementing an effective and right-sized third line of defence (with co-source partner).

– Develop and risk management culture throughout the organisation.

– Support the business to formalise its risk appetite and develop key risk metrics.

– Manage the risk reporting, governance, business partnering and assurance activities.

– Support key change/transformation programmes/projects by providing relevant requirements and assisting with the identification and quantification of the key project and business risks, ensuring any residual business risk are accepted, owned and managed.

– Work closely to build strong relationships with all areas of the business, in particular the Compliance, Legal, Finance, Technology and Product business units.

The successful candidate will be a proven leader and be able to demonstrate their ability to operate at this level. You’ll be a well-rounded risk professional with strong interpersonal skills in order to effectively influence and challenge senior stakeholders.

Candidates with experience of working in a technology-led business are highly desired as are those looking to make a move out of one of the big investment banks should you have strong operational and cyber risk experience.

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