Head of Risk

  • Job Reference: CJ702
  • Date Posted: 26 March 2019
  • Recruiter: C James
  • Location: London
  • Salary: £120,000 to £130,000
  • Sector: Credit Risk, Market Risk, Operational Risk
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: Craig Grimes
  • Email: CG@c-james.com
  • Telephone: +44 (0) 207 240 0760

Job Description

An international Bank based in London (west end) seek to recruit an experienced Head of Risk to lead and develop the Banks overall Risk department, with responsibility for Credit, Market and Operational Risk areas. The ideal candidate will have extensive experience working in a Banking environment as Head of Risk or CRO.


  • Overall management responsibility for the banks Risk department, covering Credit, Market and Operational Risk disciplines
  • Implement and update internal Risk policies, procedures and processes
  • Develop the banks overall risk framework, set internal limits and minimise exposure
  • 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 other members of senior management to develop the banks UK market strategy
  • Perform regular department reviews and provide relevant reports

Key Skills

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