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Lucy Adam

This high profile Challenger Bank, is looking to recruit a Risk Assurance Manager – Controls Testing to support the Senior Controls Testing Manager, to line manage a team of Control Testing Analysts and to support business performance by leading the risk agenda, ensuring effective engagement across the three lines of defence to deliver an embedded Risk Management Framework. This role will involve managing relationships with senior stakeholders and is an important appointment for our client, a well regarded bank bringing a fresh approach to banking. They have a packed change agenda and this is a great time to join!

You need good people skills and be able to have a robust conversation based on technical expertise and experience, but also have a pragmatic view point that considers the broader context in which the Bank is operating.

Your role will include:
Lead, manage and develop high performing team of Controls Testing Analysts to ensure competency of colleagues to deliver objectives.
Support Senior Controls Testing Manager with design, implementation and maintenance of annual Controls Testing Plan.
Perform and manage planned assurance activities over key controls, per methodology, to deliver quality, consistent and timely outcomes.
Provide guidance and advice to support management to identify potential risk and/or control gaps and to design and implement appropriate and effective controls.
Provide expert knowledge and guidance to stakeholders to ensure that risk framework standards are maintained.
Work pro-actively with stakeholders to deliver successful management of the risks and controls per risk framework and risk appetite.
Support management in delivering and embedding good risk culture.
Advise and support management on use and application of risk management tools.
Remain abreast of latest regulatory and legislative developments in order to ensure that management acts within the necessary requirements for managing risk.
Support training and competence for colleagues within the Chief Operating Officer (COO) and Chief Customer Officer (CCO) Risk Teams.
Support Risk Managers to ensure that any risk events, breaches or policy non-compliance are identified, recorded and reported per Operational Risk Framework.
Follow the Tesco Bank Business Code of Conduct and always acting with integrity and due diligence.

We're looking for:
•Relevant proven risk management experience within a financial services organisation.
•Internal Audit or Risk Management related professional qualification with experience of practical application within financial services.
•Experience of risk identification, assessment and control monitoring activities.
•Experience of performing assurance activities including controls testing.
•Knowledge and understanding of relevant regulation, compliance principles and risk frameworks.
•Experience of design and implementation of risk policies, processes and procedures including ability to evidence of compliance.
•People management and leadership experience.
•Financial services product and business activity knowledge.
•Experience of coaching and developing others to deliver to professional standards.
•Experience of developing and implementing strategic change initiatives or programmes

If this is a role that excites you and that fits your experience, we'd love to hear from you. You can apply here or contact me on lucy@adamappointments.co.uk

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