Operational Risk Manager

Schroders Investment Management
London, United Kingdom
29 Nov 2022
03 Dec 2022
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Who we're looking for

We are looking for an Operational Risk Manager, reporting into the Head of Operational Risk.

About Schroders

We're a global investment manager. We help institutions, intermediaries and individuals around the world invest money to meet their goals, fulfil their ambitions, and prepare for the future.

We have around 5,000 people on six continents. And we've been around for over 200 years, but keep adapting as society and technology changes. What doesn't change is our commitment to helping our clients, and society, prosper.

The base

We moved into our new HQ in the City of London in 2018. We're close to our clients, in the heart of the UK's financial centre. And we have everything we need to work flexibly.

The team

The Group Risk function includes the following teams:

• Operational Risk;
• Business Continuity and Resilience, Specialist Risk Oversight;
• Investment Risk, including Quantitative Methodologies and Risk Capital;
• Credit Risk;
• Insurance Risk.

What you'll do

Main responsibilities may include:

• Management, review and challenge of risk assessments across the business such as risk and control assessments (RCAs), new client assessments and change assessments;
• Facilitating the investigation of risk events, including significant event escalations to Senior Management;
• Development of operational risk scenarios and estimation of the Group's operational risk capital requirement e.g. supporting the ICAAP/ICARA processes;
• Analysis and reporting of operational risk MI including RCAs, risk events and issues for senior committees such as the Group Risk Committee, Board Audit and Risk Committee and entity Boards;
• Enhancing the reporting processes, including efficiency and accuracy;
• Collating responses to RFPs and client queries, including the production of presentation materials for client meetings.
• Carry out presentations to clients on operational risk framework;
• Carry out thematic or targeted reviews where required;
• Oversight and management of the operational risk system and training of business users.

The knowledge, experience and qualifications you need

• Educated to degree level;
• Asset management and/or risk management experience;
• Proactive approach;
• Strong written communication skills and attention to detail: the ability to write accurate, clear risk reports appropriate for the relevant audience;
• Good organisational and time management skills;
• An aptitude to learn how to use a new system quickly and to be able to explain its functionality to others;
• Analytical with logic and problem solving skills;
• Good interpersonal and influencing skills and a team-player attitude;
• An ability to deal with sensitive issues;
• Excellent working knowledge of Microsoft PowerPoint, Word and Excel.

The knowledge, experience and qualifications that will help

• Assurance/ audit experience
• Asset management qualifications, e.g. IMC /CFA
• Operational risk system experience
• ICAAP/ICARA experience.

We're looking for the best, whoever they are

Schroders is an equal opportunities employer. You're welcome here whatever your socio-economic background, race, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, religious belief, age or disability.
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