Chief Risk Officer (SMF4)

  • Job Reference: CJ1141
  • Date Posted: 19 April 2024
  • Recruiter: C James
  • Location: London
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Credit Risk, Market Risk, Operational Risk
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: Craig Grimes
  • Email:
  • Telephone: +44 (0) 207 240 0760

Job Description

An established International Bank seek to recruit an experienced CRO, to take on the SMF4 function and develop the Banks overall Risk department, with managerial responsibility for a large team of risk professionals.

The ideal candidate will have extensive experience working in a banking environment as Head of Risk or CRO and will have previously held SMF4 approval.


  • Overall management responsibility for the banks Risk department
  • Responsibility for Enterprise, Credit, Market and Operational Risk disciplines
  • Implement and update relevant policies, procedures and processes
  • Develop the banks risk framework and set internal limits
  • Advise internal departments on risk related transaction issues
  • Sit on relevant Executive and Management Committees
  • Address relevant regulatory issues and interact with the Bank regulators
  • Provide regular reports on performance to the board
  • Work alongside senior management to develop the banks UK market strategy
  • Grow and develop the Risk department

Key Skills

  • Extensive experience managing Enterprise, Credit, Market and Operational Risk
  • 10-15+ years experience in Banking Risk Management
  • Regulatory exposure
  • current/previous SMF4 approval preferred