Lead Risk Job Description

Lead Risk Job Description

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Lead risk provides analytical & Decision Support across the Global regulatory and policy assurance organization through advanced Statistical techniques and Data mining (from sourcing to staging data and building analytics to implementation).

Lead Risk Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Support overall governance process around execution of AML Risk Assessment
Conduct both internal and external research on components of AML risk such as LOB products/services, industry best practices, and regulatory guidance
Prepare presentations for senior management briefings on risk assessment
Hire, train and retain a small staff to execute Risk Assessment responsibilities
Fulfil the role of ‘Nominated Contact for Pharmacovigilance’ (NCPPV) according to local regulatory guidance and Shire policy
Planning, designing, implementing and sustaining an overall fraud risk management strategy for our organization that identifies trends, patterns, procedural and strategic opportunities that will improve fraud prevention and detection results
Evaluate, analyze and leverage a range of statistical and written information in order to recommend, review and implement decisions that will have a positive impact on the reduction of fraud and its associated costs
Parter with business functions to understand business priorities and risk appetites
Catalog and regularly review IT risk dimensions to minimize impact of uncertain events
Actively represent Corporate Systems in initiatives presented by IT Risk Centre of Governance (new process and tool initiatives)

Lead Risk Qualifications

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Licensing or Certifications for Lead Risk

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Education for Lead Risk

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Employers hiring for the lead risk job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and Master's Degree in Management, Education, Finance, Business, Military, Computer Science, Mathematics, Engineering, Statistics, Economics

Skills for Lead Risk

Desired skills for lead risk include:

Data mining/analytical tools
KYC automated solutions is helpful
Market place AML issues and AML suspicious activity transaction monitoring systems
US regulatory policies – Patriot Act
Data analysis tools and techniques and decision-making abilities
UK regulatory policies
Bank regulatory requirements
SAS
Microsoft Excel
Data analysis

Desired experience for lead risk includes:

Proven expertise in various risk disciplines
Articulate and confident presenter and communicator
Experience with provisioning and access management tools (RSAM, EURC)
Prior experience in Asset Management / Financial Services required
Minimum of 10+ years of prior experience in software development, project management, including working with the business users
Strong programming skills in Java/C++, Unix shell, C# .NET

Lead Risk Examples

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Lead Risk Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is searching for experienced candidates for the position of lead risk. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for lead risk
  • Evaluate Corporate Audit recommendations, track identified deficiencies and ensure successful remediation of all audit findings
  • Train security control owners
  • Assist in the Management of regulatory or corporate policy changes that impact APAC Sales and/or Marketing
  • Manage projects to maintain or establish adequate controls for business activities
  • Build web portal that supports analysis and drilldown of credit risk exposures
  • Build a rule based credit exposure engine
  • Build distributed ETL and calculation services on Hadoop
  • Engage with business sponsors to ensure the functional and non-functional requirements of risk analysis and reporting are met via the risk web portal
  • Support ITO sales with combined-cycle and simple-cycle reliability analyses on a programmatic and ad-hoc basis
  • Support Condition Based Maintenance, Degradation Based Maintenance, Reliability Centered Maintenance, hot section life entitlement efforts, and PGS
Qualifications for lead risk
  • Prior Experience with Risk Systems like Barra, POINT, RiskMetric, Moodys, Intex
  • Ability to develop short and long-range risk management plans that are comprehensive, realistic and effective in meeting goals
  • Masters or PhD degree in a quantitative discipline such as mathematics, statistics, economics
  • A bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Finance, Economics or a Mathematical Science is required
  • Minimum 5 years C# .Net development experience
  • Master in Statistics, Applied Math, Operations Research, Business, Economics or a field related to predictive modeling
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Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking for a lead risk. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for lead risk
  • Be able to deal with conflicting demands, prioritise deliverables and to respond to business needs in a rapidly changing environment
  • Monitor risk appetite metrics and provide monthly oversight reports to risk committees
  • Proactively engage with the Treasury team to review papers / proposals going to various committees and critically examine them
  • Carry out in depth review of risks identified in the area of Market and Liquidity risks
  • Review and challenge of Treasury processes, reporting and initiatives, ensuring compliance with governance and risk management frameworks
  • Review and monitor hedging processes and effectiveness
  • Ensure that we are up to date with regulations and market developments through Horizon scanning and engagement with various stakeholders
  • Shaping the development of Risk by working across the Division to deliver key projects and maintain awareness of wider Society objectives
  • Lead and manage the team comprising Commercial Risk Specialists who may be distributed across two locations, Bangalore and Chennai
  • Serve as the first point of escalation and principal contact person for issues faced by partner business finance, commercial finance, marketing and sales personnel
Qualifications for lead risk
  • Anticipates and accepts the need for change
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications – PowerPoint, Word, Excel and Visio
  • Must be comfortable in a flexible environment, as work duties and responsibilities change quite frequently based on business needs at any given time
  • Advanced degree in a quantitative discipline is a MUST
  • Knowledge of risk regulatory (CCAR, BASEL, stress testing) and prior model validation is a plus
  • Role can be done in either Chicago, IL or Phoenix, AZ
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Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is hiring for a lead risk. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for lead risk
  • Liaise with risk and issue owners to update and validate risk and issue information
  • Assure effective mitigation plans are in place
  • Create management information on the status of project and program risks and issues
  • Prepare programme reports, such as status reports, quarterly ERM reports, , as defined in the PMO service catalogue
  • Support Governance and Control Lead in preparation for CORE Risk Council materials and agenda items
  • Lead or support any improvement initiatives as required
  • Escalate to the PMO lead any risks or issues that have significant program impact, and/or whose risk mitigation is ineffective and needs senior level guidance
  • Work with Research and Product teams to launch next generation FI and Multi asset class factor models
  • Manage quality of FIMAC model production deliverables
  • Act as a key liaison for DCS FIMAC operation
Qualifications for lead risk
  • People leadership (either directly or indirectly) for the operational risk managers that support with operational and regulatory control testing
  • Ability to work at pace and readily adapt to change
  • Strong numeric skills and an ability to understand analytical controls and ability to analyse data
  • Support and contribute to risk management best practices
  • Experience driving risk based prioritization of operating risk program component development and implementation
  • 10+ years of financial business experience in a relevant area
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Job Description Example
Our company is hiring for a lead risk. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for lead risk
  • Effectively manages day-to-day administrative duties such as staffing and scheduling
  • Holds self and teams accountable for individual or team goals specific to their function
  • Advises on best practices
  • Handling escalated and/or complex investigations or urgent cases or issues which must be handled at a leadership level
  • Identifies, recommends, and implements tool, system, process, or policy changes to improve team performance
  • Allocates, schedules, and assigns core-work activities to meet performance and quality targets
  • Preserve and maintain confidentiality of all sensitive, proprietary or other PII-specific material related to their function
  • Visualizes and facilitates long-term initiatives and new strategies, best practices, or processes to improve team performance
  • Facilitates innovation by empowering teams to shepherd creative ideas or individual projects through appropriate channels
  • Engages and maintains effective relationships with cross-functional partners, stakeholders, or external vendors
Qualifications for lead risk
  • Excellent knowledge of Software Design Patterns, Enterprise Integration Patterns
  • 3+ years hands on development experience with Oracle database
  • TOGAF certification and/or experience is desirable
  • Bachelor’s degree with quantitative analysis coursework is a minimum requirement
  • Specific experience building, validating and monitoring models, scores and other decision tools in a retail credit context is strongly preferred
  • Experience working in other Risk disciplines such as loss forecasting, strategy development, is preferred
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Job Description Example
Our company is hiring for a lead risk. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for lead risk
  • Ability to plan, design and develop quality management systems
  • Experience of policy development
  • Knowledge of Safeguarding requirements
  • Excellent IT abilities and ability to conduct literature reviews and searches
  • Excellent presentation and analysis skills
  • A highly organised with ability to manage conflicting priorities and manage expectations
  • A willingness to undergo an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check (paid for by Mears)
  • Deliver a training programme to raise awareness of the importance of risk management and how it is run within Finance Solutions
  • Champion a culture of risk and control across Finance Solutions and provide clarity and direction on risk decisions
  • Build relationships with key stakeholders within Finance Solutions to support a strong risk and control culture, Deliver Key Risk Indicator reporting metrics and automate where possible to provide as real-time a view as possible
Qualifications for lead risk
  • Proficiency in Excel and PowerPoint a must and working knowledge of MS Office
  • Experience with Tableau and/or Alteryx preferred
  • Oracle Financial Systems and Business Objects experience preferred
  • Exposure to expense auditing, risk management practices, data mining and trend analyses, and process improvements a plus
  • Advanced data analytic experience
  • Risk Management certification (CERA, CRM, FRM, ) or degree

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