Head of Financial Risk - Banking

  • €150k+
  • Dublin, Leinster, Ireland
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Elevate Partners
  • 20 Nov 18

A newly-created position with a large banking group to lead the risk oversight function for all non-credit activity. Reporting to the CRO, you will be responsible for the evolution of the risk frameworks and models, as well as ensuring that risks are aligned with risk appetite of the bank as set out by the board.

Your role:

  • Set frameworks and policies for the relevant financial risks
  • Monitor the financial risk profile, providing challenge to the first line of defence
  • Lead the day-to-day relationship and interaction with regulatory bodies in relation to financial risks
  • Advise the CRO and Senior Risk Management team on emerging financial risk trends, and interpret, assess and report on relevant risks
  • Develop and engage a high performing team to deliver financial risk priorities


Your background:

  • 10+ years’ experience at senior management/leadership level in a risk management function
  • Proven and relevant technical experience working in a Treasury (banking) or ALM environment
  • Ability to influence the control framework and manage financial risks through ongoing risk assessment
  • In-depth knowledge of treasury products, concepts, markets, economics, basic risk measurement issues
  • Deep understanding and knowledge of regulatory environment and working in best practice environment
  • Expertise and proven experience in leading teams and a passion for managing people