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Senior Risk Manager - £Exc + Bens

Our client, a highly respected multi award winning, boutique asset manager is looking for an experienced Risk Manager. The successful candidate will be responsible for prudential risk oversight, and leading and co-ordinating the Internal Capital and Risk Assessment (ICARA) process, including stress testing, scenario analysis and wind down planning. They will also be responsible for developing a second line of defence Risk function approach to sustainability matters, and for contributing to continuous improvement of the Risk Management Framework.

Roles & Responsibilities

  • Lead on the ICARA process, including co-ordination of the stress testing, scenario planning, wind down planning and ICARA document completion.

  • Develop the Risk team approach to overseeing continuous compliance with the Investment Firms Prudential Regime (IFPR).

  • Develop and implement an approach to Risk team involvement in sustainability matters.

  • Lead on the development and enhancement of sub-frameworks, policies and procedures in the areas of Financial Risk, Model Risk, Credit Risk and Stress Testing Risk, aligned to the parent company where possible.

  • Work with the Head of Risk to understand and regularly review the risk culture.

  • Provide key input into reports to the Board and relevant committees, act as secretariat for the Credit Committee, and attend relevant management/committee meetings.

Experience & Qualifications

  • Proven experience in a risk, compliance, internal control or audit role in financial services, preferably wealth or asset management.

  • Previous experience of working with ICARA or ICAAP, or with financial risk in a wealth/asset manager.

  • Thorough knowledge of IFPRU, MIFIDPRU, Consumer Duty and working knowledge of the regulatory environment for wealth/asset managers.

  • Ideally will have gained a risk qualification within Financial Services.

  • Strong communication and stakeholder management skills.

To hear more about this exciting opportunity, please contact Alex Brown on 020 7847 8878 or email your CV to

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Please note: that due to the high volume of applicants responding to our adverts we are regrettably not able to feed back on all applications; only successful candidates will be contacted.

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