Risk Control Manager
Department: Risk Control
Location: Worldwide

Job Description

As the Risk Control Manager you will own and execute strategies and policies for risk governance across the local business by developing, measuring, enhancing, and effectively implementing enterprise-wide risk management policy and frameworks. The Risk Control Manager is an Recognised Person authorised and Senior Manager of the Company as per local rules and regulations. You will be responsible for overseeing the risk management function at a local level and working with the global Risk Team to ensure coordination and alignment across our global business. You will be responsible for the implementation of the risk management policies, procedures, systems and controls as set by the Board.

Key Responsibilities

  • Performs the on-going monitoring and assessments of risks captured in the risk register to enable the identification of top risks, potential new risks or emerging risks.

  • Monitor mitigation action plans, risk tolerance levels, and KRIs and report to upper management and Audit for onward reporting.

  • Manage and maintain a security compliance framework across global entities that can align to the company's compliance and Internal audits requirements

  • Assist management with integrating Risk Management with strategy development and implementation process by identifying and prioritizing strategic / project risks, validating key decision-making assumptions/methodologies and compliance

  • Prepare reports for both local and global risk committees, and when needed materials to present to the local Board

  • Provides second line oversight and support to ensure the Company’s risk appetite, control framework and policies are clearly documented, communicated and adhered to.

  • Ensure appropriate and insightful risk reporting including reporting to the Risk Committee and development and monitoring of KRIs.

  • Owns allocated risks in the risk register and facilitates regular risk and control assessments. This may include strategic, insurance, operational (including data, IT and cyber security), and financial risks.

  • Provides input into the annual business strategy and planning processes to ensure strategic risks are identified, appropriately considered and documented.

  • Monitors and assesses operational risk exposures, events, business and IT incidents to ensure such cases are appropriately escalated.

  • Supports the business in development and implementation of appropriate risk controls to mitigate such incidents.

  • Embedding an appropriate risk culture.

  • Creates and maintains appropriate key risk indicators (KRIs) and trigger limits to track the trends in risk exposures.

  • Collaborates with internal partners to ensure effective key controls are appropriately designed and are operating effectively to mitigate identified risks in the risk register.

  • Where relevant, partners with relevant business stakeholders to design and implement pragmatic recommendations and actions for reducing exposures to risk where these exceed appetite or tolerance, ensuring the timely communication of such with the Risk Owner.

  • Leads and conducts risk assessments, reviews or investigations of topics that may arise from time to time. This may include risk assessments on important outsourcing or third-party risk management arrangements, second line of hot risk topics or areas of concerns, emerging risks, new business initiatives or regulatory topics.

  • Leads, contributes and/or delivers risk training and awareness initiatives on behalf of the Risk team as may be required.

  • Other risk management departmental activities as and when required could include Business Continuity Management / Operational Resilience.


  • 3+ years experience in risk management, ideally with locally regulated entity.

  • Understanding of Information Risk, security control, data privacy related regulations within the financial services and banking industry

  • BSc/BA in Law, Business, Finance or a related field

  • Professional Risk Manager (PRM) certification is a plus

  • Good at data Analysis

  • Good Risk reporting skills

  • Candidate with python skills are preferred

  • Strong leadership and excellent communication skills.

  • Is articulate, numerate, and can grasp complex concepts with ease, all of which whilst working within a fast-paced and dynamic environment.

  • Well-organized and comfortable working with different applications to support their daily activities.

  • Experience in preparing and presenting materials to a diverse audience, including peers, internal stakeholders, and regulators as may be required.

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