Risk Officer


Staffordshire University
Monday-Friday. 35 hours per week
Smart Casual




This is an exciting opportunity to work with a company who provide new and existing customers with competitive mortgage products and quality mortgage advice
For this role, you will support the Head of Risk in the ongoing development and management of the Risk Management Framework including Board Risk Appetite, Risk Monitoring and oversight of GDPR controls and arrangements. 
Manage and administer:
  • Data Protection assurance framework and to ensure that staff and members’ data is secure, accurate and used correctly in line the Society GDPR and cyber security policy/ standards 
  • Model Risk Framework including assessment of underlining models including those used for credit, capital and liquidity
  • Development and implementation of the Society Climate Change Risk Framework 
  • Produce the Leadership packs and circulate to Committee members in good time prior to Committee meetings and attend Leadership and Board Risk Committee meetings
  • Deliver allocated assurance activities approved annually by Audit and Compliance Committee including ensuring those activities are carried out in timely manner
  • Manage internal risk events reporting to ensure appropriate escalation.
  • Relationship management and acting as the main point of contact for Internal Audit actions tracking
  • Administration and management of the Society’s single customer view reporting to the FSCS.
  • In the absence of the Head of Risk act as the Data Protection Officer and report information as required
  • Relationship management and acting as the Risk’s Team main point of contact for IT Team and Financial Reporting
  • Adhere to the Society Financial Crime Policy, the controls and report any internal or external incidents of actual or suspected fraud, money laundering or financial crime, either in accordance with the internal money laundering process (Suspicious Activities Report) or via the Society’s Whistleblowing Policy.
  • Risk Management qualification
  • Data Protection Regulation
Skills & Experience:
  • Good technical regulatory knowledge across the various FCA and PRA rule books relating to prudential risk and systems and controls.
  • Excellent knowledge of data security and risk management principles
  • Methodical, thorough and attention to detail and good excel and data interrogation skills
  • Excellent communication skills, able to communicate effectively with staff and external parties including the Regulator
  • Demonstrate ability to interpret regulatory guidance in a commercial context
  • Experience in undertaking gap analysis, stakeholder management and advisory experience
  • Demonstrates high level of personal ethic and conduct
  • Team player
Stoke on Trent
  • Competitive salary
  • Holiday pay
  • Pension scheme
  • Career progression