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DP Fund Operational Risk Manager

Job Seekers Ireland Risk Management Financial Services

Job Summary

  • Dublin
  • Permanent
  • BBBH772393
  • Dec 22, 2020
  • Competitive
Job Description

Excellent opportunity for an experienced Designated, Operational Risk candidate for a new role with a new external AIFM in Dublin.

Excellent opportunity for an experienced Designated, Operational Risk candidate for a new role with a new external AIFM in Dublin.

Primary Responsibilities

The candidate will have the following specific responsibilities:

  • Acting as Designated Person for the firm with responsibility for Fund and Operational Risk Management, reporting to the Board;

  • Developing and managing the risk management framework for a newly established AIFM;

  • Ensuring compliance with the firm's Programme of Activity with respect to Operational Risk Management and Fund Risk Management;

  • Developing and review of Operational Risk Management and Fund Risk Management oversight related policies and procedures, in conjunction with all relevant stakeholders, to ensure they are sufficient to meet regulatory requirements and are operating effectively;

  • Responsibility for the identification, assessment, monitoring and reporting of operational risks (processes, people risk, cyber security and IT, business continuity, and outsourcing) and for making recommendations or initiating actions, as the case may be, to address any deficiencies identified;

  • Monitoring and overseeing delegates and outsourced service providers, including the appointed investment managers and administrators, on an on-going basis, to ensure that delegated or outsourced activities are being carried out properly and that the policies and directions issued by the Board are acted upon;

  • Conducting reviews of key business functions of delegates and outsourced service providers to ensure that a robust operational control framework is in place to appropriately manage risk;

  • Point of escalation for any client and delegate issues relating to Operational Risk Management and Fund Risk Management;

  • Preparation and presentation of Fund Risk and Operational Risk reports at Board and Committee meetings;

  • Review and update risk registers and monitor the timely reporting and rectification of breaches and incidents, and provide effective analysis thereon;

  • Represent the firm with respect to Operational Risk Management and Fund Risk Management at any relevant Central Bank of Ireland reviews or inspections; and

  • Support the firm in terms of projects and business initiatives, including change management owing to regulatory developments, systems enhancements, procedure and process improvements, the onboarding of new business and product enhancements.

Requirements

  • 6+ years' experience in an asset management or funds environment and with a number of years demonstrable risk management experience interacting and reporting to senior management;

  • Strong report writing skills, attention to detail, communication and interpersonal skills with a proactive and innovative approach;

  • Experience in the design, drafting, development and maintenance of operational and fund risk management frameworks, policies and procedures, including processes, people risk, business continuity, data protection, and outsourcing or delegation;

  • Monitoring, testing, oversight and reporting experience, including third parties directly and remotely;

  • Superb organisational skills with an ability to handle a busy workload and to prioritise work; and

  • An outstanding flexible work ethic.

Morgan McKinley is acting as an Employment Agency and references to pay rates are indicative.

BY APPLYING FOR THIS ROLE YOU ARE AGREEING TO OUR TERMS OF SERVICE WHICH TOGETHER WITH OUR PRIVACY STATEMENT GOVERN YOUR USE OF MORGAN MCKINLEY SERVICES.

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Consultant Details

Consultant Details

amanda-carter
Amanda Carter
  • Associate Director
  • 353 (0) 1 4321555
  • acarter@morganmckinley.com