Chief Risk Officer - International Bank - London

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Chief Risk Officer - International Bank - London

A highly reputable International Bank is seeking a Chief Risk Officer within theirLondonoffice. Reporting directly to the CEO, Compliance & Risk committee, you will be using leadership, management and vision to ensure the bank has sufficient operational controls and reporting procedures in place to ensure financial strength and operational efficiency.

  • Monitoring and managing all Credit, Market, Operational and Liquidity risk in accordance with the banks risk appetite, in line with Group Policy agreed and ratified by the Board
  • Preparing and updating ICAAP, ILAA and other Board Risk Policies, as and when necessary.
  • Reporting to the Board quarterly compliance with risk appetite and policies that have been set, and also making recommendations on appropriate changes.
  • Ensuring stress testing of risk exposures to identify sensitivities and identifying and articulating reverse stress testing scenarios
  • Establishing, implementing and maintaining a comprehensive risk management framework to cover all internal and external risks.
  • In cooperation with the CEO, planning and obtaining Board and Group approval for monitoring the deployment of capital and the management of the balance sheet, and delegating the execution of the capital management to Treasury.
  • Performing supervisory duties of all direct reports, and coordinating staff for coverage in all related areas of the bank
  • Timely preparation of ICAAP and ILAA documents as required by the Regulators. Operational losses due to fraud and income leakages
  • Monitor regulator's publications and circulars for regulatory guidance and changes to ensure compliance, specifically BIPRU, GENPRU and preparing the bank for future regulatory changes
  • Developing and implementing strategies to accommodate current and future organisational needs.
  • Managing financials and human resource; and overseeing the deployment of best- in-class technology.
  • As a member of the senior management, developing and maintaining efficient linkages across the various middle and back office departments.

  • At least 8 years banking experience with a good knowledge and understanding of banking laws and regulations
  • A good understanding of Operational Risk, Credit Risk, Market Risk and Liquidity Risk issues.
  • Product knowledge of trade finance, bond and other treasury products
  • A good understanding of FSA regulations,Basel, ICAAP, ILAA,

Salary - £80,000 to £100,000 + highly competitive package

Location -London

This is a unique opportunity for a senior Risk Management professional to join a successful bank with some exciting projects and growth plans for 2013. If you are interested, please send your CV asap to Ryan Graham at

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