Actively consider the inherent, material risks of the business/organisation.
Should analyse the risk profile and seek confirmation that the risks are being appropriately identified, assessed and mitigated to the desired level (Risk Appetite).
Establish and/or monitor robust risk and control frameworks which meet the strategic needs of the Group, including communication, training and awareness.
Provide expert support and advice to the business on risk management. This includes interpreting and complying with the risk policy standards and risk management framework.
Conduct suitable assurance to ensure 1st line compliance with policies/responsibilities. Provide senior executive with relevant management information and reports and escalate concerns where appropriate.
Purpose of the Role - how it adds value
The Risk Oversight team is responsible for the independent assessment of risks in Business Services. The Oversight team are capable of taking part in both Compliance and Operational Risk led risk assessment work, providing Operational Risk expertise as necessary.
The role holder is responsible for supporting the Managers, within the Oversight pool, ensuring that inherent material risks of the business / organisation are reviewed. Under the supervision on the Managers, the role holder will seek confirmation that the risks are being appropriately identified, assessed and mitigated to the desired level (Risk Appetite).
The purpose of the role is as follows:
Support the ongoing business-wide risk and controls assessment of processes and infrastructure, to ensure processes and controls are in place to identify, assess, measure, manage and report operational risks
Under the supervision of management, deploy robust risk and control frameworks which meet the strategic needs of the Group including communication, training and awareness.
Provide support and advice to the business on risk management.
Conduct suitable assurance to ensure 1st Line of Defence compliance with policies/responsibilities providing regular updates to managers.
Work closely with more senior team members to develop effective working relationships with relevant stakeholders
Deliverables - criteria/results by which success can be measured
Support the continual review and challenge, where appropriate, the risk profile for the organisation taking into account relevant information feeds both externally and internally.
Apply Risk Appetite mechanisms accurately to ensure business outcomes remain sustainably within Conduct and Operational Risk appetite statements; reassess appetite regularly in response to anticipated and actual events, information and issues.
Contribute to the oversight and challenge of relevant 1st Line of Defence outputs
Support line management with the oversight and challenge of mitigation activity relating to key risks and issues including incidents, issues and other events.
Contribute to the oversight and challenge of relevant change activity to ensure the 1st Line of Defence are effectively identifying, assessing and escalating risks prior to impacting the Business As Usual business risk profile.
Highlight any relevant disclosures in relation to regulatory bodies in accordance with Group policy to line manager
Highlight any areas of concerns to team manager in relation to work by the 1st Line of Defence to assess potential vulnerability and risks arising from external events and industry issues. To include regulatory censures and crystallisation of Operational Risks in other organisations.
Promote a strong control culture and awareness across Business Services