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Risk Manager

Knowledge

Experienced in a risk management function in UK financial services.

Experience of designing and implementing a risk management framework in a UK financial services firm

To be the DFN super user and assist colleagues in the coordination of the relevant SMCR actions in support of the risk framework and incident reporting

Own and oversee the maintenance of Atlanta’s mandatory risk management training module

Support the design and delivery of relevant, accurate and timely risk reporting and commentary to the Atlanta Management Committees

Design and maintain an appropriate and proportionate risk management framework for Atlanta, which includes as a minimum, risk appetite statements, risk events framework, emerging risk framework and risk management methodology

Deliver key risk and control initiatives as required by the CRO, the Board and the regulator etc

Facilitate education on the Group Risk Management Framework as required across the segment

Specify and deliver Risk reports to the Management Committees to assist them in providing oversight of the efficacy of Atlanta’s risk management arrangements and the taking of appropriate actions on risk and compliance issues

Facilitate identification of key risks with Executive Committee members and their teams, providing oversight and independent challenge to scoring and management of those risks to provide insights that inform decision-making across Atlanta.

To champion a risk aware culture across the Atlanta.

Skills

Oversee the implementation and embedding of the policies and business standards owned by the Risk and Compliance Director

Utilising Risk & Compliance colleagues and through personal intervention, oversee the implementation and embedding of the ERMF, providing advice and support to enable them to assist risk owners in the development of their risk policies and risk registers

To work collaboratively with the wider Group Risk team, directly influencing the development and implementation of the Group Risk Framework in line with broader organisational strategy

In the context of the 3 lines of defence model, oversee the provision of assurance around the implementation and embedding of the risk management framework and particular aspects/initiatives/policies within it

Work with Internal Audit and Assurance teams in relation to all Risk issues

Enable a culture of empowerment, trust, openness, two-way communication and feedback through people leadership and effective collaborative working across other internal teams

To advise, oversee and Chair the Atlanta Risk Champion Forum in order to facilitate the management and escalation of first line risk to ensure sufficient ‘bottom up risk management’

Provide oversight and independent challenge to proposed change activity, associated risks and management of those risks

Support the design and implementation of an appropriate and proportionate risk management framework for the oversight of change within Atlanta

Behaviours

Professional impact at Executive and Director level and below

Strong negotiation and influencing

Commercial acumen

Ability to use own initiative or as part of a team

Self-managing

Attention to detail

Own development of personal and professional skills and knowledge

Open-minded and professional manner

Confident and articulate verbal and written communication

Deals with potential conflicts / issues in an open, honest and timely manner

Team player (and leader where required)

Maintain continuous professional development (CPD) and associated records in line with any professional standards

Resilience and assertiveness

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