EMEA Technology & Operations Risk & Control - COO Risk Team

  • Competitive
  • London, England, United Kingdom London England GB
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Bank of America Merrill Lynch
  • 19 Jul 18 2018-07-19

EMEA Technology & Operations Risk & Control - COO Risk Team

Job Description:
Corporate title: Vice-President (VP)
Location: London
Line of Business: Global Technology & Operations (GT&O)

We are looking for a talented professional with experience in Risk & Control to help us fulfil an opening in our Technology & Operations COO Risk team. You will help manage, sustain and develop a range of risk management processes and governance routines.

We seek individuals who are either already working in Risk & Control role or have performed one in the past. Through this experience you should be able to demonstrate good experience of risk management tools and techniques which will be essential in being successful in this team.

Our team has an extremely collaborative approach that focuses on personal development; our workload constantly changes based on business demands, so we have to consistently improve and innovate together in order to achieve our goals. In addition to receiving extensive ongoing coaching and training, you will have the opportunity to draw upon the knowledge of experienced individuals from a diverse range of backgrounds, to enhance your skillset and your ability to deliver value in your role.

The work you deliver will be an integral part of our future success. Managing risk well is foundational to our purpose and values - and to delivering responsible growth. It contributes to the strength and sustainability of our company for the future, and it supports the work we do today to serve our clients, community, shareholders and employees.

As an experienced Risk & Control Specialist your role will be to support risk management processes and governance routines which include but are not limited to:

  • Conducting analytical routines for the EMEA T&O COO Risk team.
  • Monitoring and analysis of Key Risk Indicators, including but not limited to:
  • Audit Reports rated Less than Satisfactory;
  • Self-Identified and Audit-Identified issue management;
  • Top Risks, Emerging Risks and Get-to-Green plans;
  • Operational Loss Events and Near Misses
  • Leading the governance of T&O PRC Inventory including relevant MI.
  • Collaborating in the production of periodic Regional T&O Risk & Control Self-Assessments and Residual Risk Heatmaps.
  • Assisting with the production of materials for senior management and governance forums. E.g. Risk Forum, Audit Committees, Board Updates and Regulatory Requests.
  • Assisting with EMEA T&O Conduct Risk Programme.

  • Experience of risk management tools and techniques.
  • Knowledge of technology and/or operations functions
  • Functional experience of global banking and/or global markets.
  • Logical problem solver with the ability to assess and synthesize information with clarity and precision.
  • Excellent analytical skills and critical thinking skills.
  • Proficient MS Office skills.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Excellent organisational skills and an ability to prioritise and coordinate multiple tasks with competing deadlines.
  • The ability to develop lasting relationships with business partners.
  • Demonstrable self-motivation and a results-oriented approach.
  • The ability to deliver results with limited direction and supervision.
  • A drive for achieving operational excellence, with excellent attention to detail.
  • A proven ability to learn and adapt

About Bank of America Merrill Lynch

Bank of America is one of the world's leading financial institutions, serving individual consumers, small- and middle-market businesses, large corporations and governments with a full range of financial and risk management products and services. Bank of America Merrill Lynch is the marketing name for the global banking and markets businesses.

The company has had a presence in EMEA since 1922. With offices in 23 countries on three continents, it offers an integrated and comprehensive set of products and services across Global Corporate and Investment Banking, Global Markets and Consumer Card, serving the needs of individual, corporate, institutional and government clients, combining the best of local knowledge and global expertise. Developing solutions for social and environmental challenges is at the core of Bank of America Merrill Lynch's responsibility platform. In more than 90 countries around the world, we partner with employees, clients and stakeholders to help make financial lives better.


If you're interested in this opportunity please send your details to us by applying online.

Good conduct and sound judgment is crucial to our long term success. It's important that all employees in the organisation understand the expected standards of conduct and how we manage conduct risk. Individual accountability and an ownership mind-set are the cornerstones of our Code of Conduct and are at the heart of managing risk well.

We are an equal opportunities employer, and ensure that no applicant is subject to less favourable treatment on the grounds of gender, gender identity, marital status, race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origins, age, sexual orientation, socio-economic background, responsibilities for dependants, physical or mental disability. The Bank selects candidates for interview based on their skills, qualifications and experience.

As part of our standard hiring process to manage risk, please note background screening checks will be conducted on all hires before commencing employment.