We are currently looking for an experienced Operational Risk Manager for an international Bank in Zurich, in order to join their expanding team around the topics of global market products and transaction banking.
Operational Risk Manager (100%, m/f)
Senior Operational Risk Manager
As an Operational Risk Manager (m/f) you will be actively involved and responsible for building a proper Operational Risk management infrastructure and facilitating all key stakeholders you will actively contribute in Risk Culture improvements of the Bank.
* Be a center of expertise and leader in the area of Operational risk management and Risk culture * Critically assess existing set up in the area of Operational Risk launching improvements implementing best practices * Run Operational Risk Management Framework and coordinating Internal Control Framework * Propose actions and remedies improving both in short-term and also as strategic solutions for mid- to long-term programs in the area with proper lead of those * Create and run representative dashboards/reports both for Executive Board (monthly) and for Board of Directors (quarterly); * Identify, measure and mitigate the risks inherent to Bank activities and products * Assist the Risk coordinators/owners of business lines in identification of key risks and mitigating controls, establish key operational risk indicators, incl. in the area of IT and Cyber risks * Building and monitoring the implementation of action plans to improve bank-wide risk profile
* Swiss / EU passport or valid Swiss work permit * Highly numerate with excellent academic record (Masters in Finance/Economics). * Minimum 10 years' experience of diversified banking of which minimum 3 years should be in the operational risk environment/internal audit * Excellent knowledge of risk and control processes and procedures * Good knowledge of Operational risk management models and methodologies, FINMA relevant requirements * Able to identify weaknesses in Bank processes and systems, as well as the causes of the identified weaknesses * Able to communicate complex information directly to senior risk & trading management and improve risk measures * Excellent written and spoken English is mandatory
If this sounds like an interesting and challenging opportunity to you we look forward to your application.
Robert Walters Switzerland AG Silvan Reich +41 44 809 3527