Risk Manager

2020-05-06 16:46:062021-05-06 ASA Recruitment Guernsey
Job Type Permanent Full Time
Area All, Guernsey
Sector ComplianceFundsInsuranceInvestmentsTrust
Start Date To Be Confirmed
Telephone 03448500000
Job Ref TB060520RM
Job Views 70
Our Client is looking for a Risk Manager to join their office based in Guernsey.
Please see the Job overview and requirements below, please contact us if you are interested in this role
Job Purpose
This job is the management and control of the internal risk function of the firm that requires a high level of technical knowledge and managerial expertise. You will promote a healthy risk culture within the firm and work collaboratively with staff members at all levels in order to achieve positive outcomes and identify, assess, monitor, mitigate and manage key risk matters. Relevant management information on testing results must be provided on a regular basis so that the firm remains compliant with regulations and its own policies and procedures.
This role is a prescribed position and carries regulatory responsibilities.
 You will ensure that you maintain confidentiality of information at all times.
Corporate, Professional and Regulatory Responsibilities  
  • To promote and support the aims and image of the firm.
  • To develop and maintain effective working relationship with all colleagues.
  • To co-operate with colleagues to promote an open and supportive environment.
  • To carry out duties in a careful and professional manner, acting in a way that supports and upholds the reputation of the business.
  • Be a role model for maintaining the highest standards of ethical conduct.
  • Establish and develop working relationships based on confidence, trust and respect, exhibiting professional and personal integrity at all times.
  • To provide advice and assistance on risk matters.
  • To deputise for the MLRO in her absence that may require reporting to the Guernsey FIU using THEMIS.and to receive internal suspicious activity reports (SARs) and assess whether there is sufficient grounds for suspicion.
  • Act as the second point of contact with the Guernsey FIU and liaise with or respond in a considered and timely manner, to any request for information made.
  • Report directly to the Managing Director and Compliance Director on relevant MLRO matters.
  • Act as a point of contact with the Commission in relation to Risk and PII matters and to respond promptly to any requests for information made.
Key Attributes
  • Knowledge and experience in a managerial role with attributes of understanding risk
  • Excellent working knowledge of the clients philosophy, culture, and awareness of business objectives and strategies.
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to develop effective relationships at all levels.
  • Effective organisational and planning skills.
  • Effective Performance management skills, including, coaching, mentoring, giving, and receiving feedback.
  • Accuracy and attention to detail.
  • Proficient in all relevant IT programmes.
  • Ability to work under pressure.
  • Effective in negotiation and diplomacy
  • Ability to interpret ongoing legislation, regulatory rules and guidance to ensure that the business remains compliant and meets the expectations of the regulator.
  • Dedicated and highly professional approach with total commitment to best practice with a pro-active approach.
  • Ability to work independently, use initiative and to prioritise work.
  • Ability to work in a timely manner, and to meet deadlines when under pressure.
  • Supporting approach regarding Senior Management decisions.
  • Continue to meet the Fit and Proper standards as required of all individual in prescribed positions (as defined in Commission guidance and outlined in their Form PQ).
Regulatory Requirements
  • Demonstrate effective risk monitoring and controls are in place in relation to relevant legislative and regulatory requirements and  internal policies and procedures.
  • Demonstrate full adherence to all Data Protection requirements
  • Demonstrate that you have the authority to act independently in carrying out your responsibilities under Part 1 of the Disclosure Law or Section 12, 15 or 15A of the Terrorism Law. Demonstrate that you have regular contact with the board and are fully aware of your personal obligations and those of the firm under Schedule 3 of the GFSC Handbook on Countering Financial Crime and Terrorist Financing
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