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Operations Risk Manager

Would you like to join a global leading asset management company? Our client is looking to hire an Operational Risk Manager to join their growing team. This is a 9-month contract role, that offers the successful candidate the opportunity to work on an exciting project, and offers a hybrid working model and competitive package.

The Operations Risk Manager will be responsible for rolling out, reviewing, and assessing appropriate level 2 controls (monitoring and testing) for Operational Risk. The person will work closely with Senior Management across the entire business in order to formulate and implement the annual risk-based monitoring and testing plan.

Responsibilities of the Operational Risk Manager:

  • Risk framework/ programme development 
    • Input to the design of an appropriate Regulatory & Operational Risk Control Framework in line with the Group’s Enterprise Risk Management framework.
    • Ensure implementation of regulatory and operational risk control standards providing guidance as required. 
  • Risk Assessment
    • Provide on-going training and lead risk workshops to facilitate risk identification, assessment and risk management
    • Document risks and monitor adherence via validation of the Risk & Control Self-Assessment process. 
  • Oversight & Execution
    • Monitoring: Determine and review key reports and metrics to monitor compliance with standards/policies/ regulations
    • Methodology: Determine where continuous monitoring of selected transactions may be appropriate and implement same. 


  • 3rd level education to Degree or Master level in an economic or numerical discipline and/or relevant professional
  • qualifications
  • Minimum 2-3 years experience in Operational Risk and/or Compliance or a similar role 
  • Ability to demonstrate detailed knowledge of regulatory and operational risks influencing the Irish credit sector
  • along with demonstrating, strong credit skills 
  • Excellent attention to detail, problem-solving, and ability to work to deadlines
  • Must be a team player but also able to work on own initiative

For more information on this role contact Niamh Cregg