We are looking for a Head of Resilience to build out and lead a new 1st line team in this high profile challenger bank, leading the bank-wide resilience programme, working with and influencing all areas of the Bank and it's outsourced partners in line with industry good practice and Regulatory expectation, delivering a resilience risk and control framework and providing board-level assurance and that enables a structured management approach.
In joining this organisation you will be instrumental in helping them continue to flourish. They bring a new approach to banking, and the chance for dedicated Financial Crime professionals to make a long-lasting impact – there is a lot of change in the function and the wider bank making this an opportunity that will be varied and fun in the short-term and will also offer great longer term career prospects.
Responsibilities include to:
Champion and lead activity to transition, support, embed and mature the Resilience programme.
Lead the development and assurance of the resilience framework across the first line of defence, giving consideration to people, processes, technology, facilities, information/data and any 3rd party/outsourced arrangements.
Lead the definition, agreement and embedding of control measures, including impact tolerances, intuitive MI & reporting and governance
Lead the delivery of a stress testing regime
Lead the approach in relation to the remediation of material resilience gaps
Drive effective risk management providing constructive challenge, support, feedback and subject matter expertise to SM&CR role holders , the broader business and outsourced partners
Lead and enhance Crisis Management frameworks and capabilities ensuring alignment with Business and IT Incident Management and that major incidents have a proportionate response
Lead and develop the Business Continuity framework and capability
Experience and Knowledge:
Skilled in developing a strategic approach to Operational Resilience with a strong grasp of regulatory direction and experience of implementing this in a regulated environment.
Strong understanding of IT practices and emerging technologies.
Experienced in leading Incident Management, Crisis Management and Business Continuity frameworks within a regulated environment.
Experience of engaging with and managing senior stakeholders up to Board level across a business.
Experience of Regulatory engagement
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