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Operational Risk Analyst - Dublin / Shannon

Our client, a large multinational within the Financial Services Industry, is looking to recruit an Operational Risk Analyst. This is a permanent, full-time position and there is flexibility for the right candidate to work from either the Dublin or Shannon, Co. Clare location. This position also operates on a hybrid working model – 2 days in the office and 3 from home.


About the role

The Operational Risk Analyst will work closely with the Operational Risk Management team in order to execute the annual risk-based monitoring and testing plan. This position will support the implementation and enhancement of an Enterprise Risk Management Framework to achieve consistency around the execution of Risk activities.

Key Responsibilities

·       Perform risk-based point in time assessment and testing per the annual testing plan.

·       Manage the process for monitoring and following up on Operational Risk recommendations and treatment plans to resolve issues and improve processes.

·       Review key reports and metrics to monitor compliance with standards, policies and regulations.

·       Risk framework/programme development – input into the implementation of regulatory and operational risk control standards.

·       Document risks, validate through testing the company-wide risk and control self-assessment process and monitor the progress of treatment plans across the business.

·       Preparing reports of identified operational & regulatory issues (external and internal stakeholders).

·       Provide support and practical assistance to functional management to understand and manage regulatory operational and enterprise risk.

Skills & Experience

  • 3rd level education to Degree or Master level in an economic or numerical discipline and/or relevant professional qualifications
  • Previous experience in an Operational Risk role or similar is preferred.
  • Previous experience of undertaking a role that requires strong attention to detail.
  • Strong cross-functional experience either in-house or externally in a financial services environment
  • Strong knowledge of business functions and systems relevant to financial services, preferably across consumer and commercial lending (desirable)

For a confidential discussion and more information on the role, please contact Megan O'Doherty.