Operational Risk Officer (hybrid)

Belfast, United Kingdom
10 Mar 2023
09 Apr 2023
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Overview of Citi:

Citi is a world-leading global bank. We have approximately 200 million customer accounts and a presence in more than 160 countries and jurisdictions worldwide. We provide consumers, corporations, governments, and institutions with a broad range of financial products and services, including consumer banking and credit, corporate and investment banking, securities brokerage, transaction services, and wealth management. We enable clients to achieve their strategic financial objectives by providing them with cutting-edge ideas, best-in-class products and solutions, and unparalleled access to capital and liquidity.
Citi Belfast is one of the largest employers in Northern Ireland with a diverse and talented team of over 3000 people from over 40 different nationalities across our four Belfast offices.
We are the only global investment bank operating in Northern Ireland. Every day, our local experts interact with global teams in over 100 countries developing and supporting next-generation technology solutions for the enterprise and delivering critical services to the bank and its customers, to make sure we are a stronger and safer organization for our clients.
You will have a truly global reach, which will provide you with new experiences and development opportunities right here in Belfast's iconic Titanic Quarter.

Job Description

Team/Function Overview:

The growing Proactive Risk Management team leads Risk and Control based proactive reviews of emerging and foundational technologies and delivers the resulting analysis to technology partners and senior management. We also lead risk remediation projects and partner with peers to ensure the successful delivery of projects in support of risk reduction.

Role / Position Overview:

Lead risk review and remediation projects
Work with various technology teams across our business unit and in some cases Citi as a whole
Doing deep dives into various aspects of their technology and programs to identify risk and building remediation plans around those risks
Drive remediation programs to completion to reduce risk in the environment

Development Value:

You will be exposed to a wide range of technologies, including cutting edge emerging technologies, from a risk perspective. You will also be exposed to various product of the firm and often have exposure to different areas of Citi when looking for firm wide solutions to risks/issues.


Experience in Audit, Information Security or Risk Management.
Experience performing IT Business Analysis, Project Management or similar work required
Awareness and execution of the Risk and Control Self-Assessment (RCSA), Managers Control Assessment (MCA), or other technology self-assessment processes is an advantage
Previous experience performing Internal and/or External Audit coordination or previous experience in Production Support and Application Development roles is an advantage


Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills
Good organizational skills, ability to work under pressure and prioritize within tight deadlines while maintaining total accuracy
Ability to influence others and quickly earn the confidence of others
Possess the ability to develop and maintain good working relationships with various levels of management
Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office with Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint skills


CISM or CRISK certifications advantageous

Exceptional candidates who do not meet these criteria may be considered for the role provided they have the necessary skills and experience.


Ability to analyze large amounts of data, decipher items relevant to the development unit covered, and determine corresponding risk
Familiarity with risk identification and management.
Ability to lead a technology risk audit or reviews

What we Offer

We work hard to have a positive financial and social impact on the communities we serve. In turn, we put our employees first and provide the best-in-class benefits they need to be well, live well and save well.

We'll provide you with the resources to meet your unique needs, empower you to make healthy decisions, and allow you to choose which benefits suit you and your personal life best.

Visit our Global Benefits page to learn more.

Highlights to our core benefits include:
  • Award winning pension
  • On-site health services
  • Private medical insurance packages to suit your personal circumstances
  • Paid parental leave
  • Generous holiday allowance starting at 27 Days plus bank holidays; increasing with tenure
Citi Belfast also champions diversity within our workforce, which helps us be well and live well together. We have over 40 different nationalities in our Northern Ireland offices, are a vocal supporter of LGBTQ+ rights, and are proud to have 47% of our leadership team made up of individuals who identify as women.

We encourage and lead inclusivity through our Pride, Disability, Multicultural, Families Matter, and Women affinity networks that are run by and for, Citi Belfast colleagues; providing them with the support they need in their personal and professional journeys and supplying them with the tools to help educate colleagues on all things related to each network to help us work better together.

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