Risk Manager

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My Client a Leading Funder is currently seeking an experienced Risk Manager to join their Northern team.

· To ensure that risk is controlled to the standard agreed by the company and Group Risk Director.

· Cover all aspects of risk however will principally focus on Operational risk, Client Facility Underwriting/Sanctioning, Portfolio/Client Risk Management and Recoveries.

· Drives best practice and champions the development and improvement of existing operating processes.

Key Responsibilities and Accountabilities:

Ensures risk is controlled within Group standards.

Takes responsibility for monitoring operational risk, sampling & reporting, underwriting/sanctioning, risk management and recoveries.

Manages the Recoveries function.

Any other duties or projects commensurate with the level of responsibility of this role, for which the role holder has the necessary experience and/or training

Key Skills:

Excellent communication

Excellent communication

Dynamic leadership

Commercial awareness

Problem analysis

Critical reasoning

People management


Clear understanding of operational risk

Key Behaviours:

Take initiative

You proactively identify issues or problems; take accountability and seize opportunities - take or initiate appropriate actions unprompted.

Able to work On Own

You demonstrate independence and that you are self-motivated with an ability to be well organised, efficient and self-disciplined; you cope well with the demands of the job and manage your time effectively.


You have self-belief in your capability to deliver your role.

Drive to achieve results

You strive to achieve the desired outcome in the most appropriate manner.

Create Solutions

You identify the root cause of a problem and produce a range of solutions using insight and creativity; you carry it through to resolution by making informed, logical, well-reasoned and timely decisions and seek opportunities to add value to the business.

Team player

You contribute to effective team performance through co-operating, supporting, openness and commitment. You adapt to others needs and build team spirit.


and Flexible

You sustain a high level of effectiveness during times of change by adapting behaviour and approaches to changing circumstances. You are willing to accept additional and changing roles, responsibilities and tasks.

Integrity and Commitment

You maintain consistent and professional standards; and show enthusiasm and loyalty to The Client, its Vision and Values internally and externally.

Inspire others

You naturally encourage and support others to develop confidence, capability and to realise their own and others full potential.

Be Yourself

You show your personality and individualism to be ‘who you are’. You uphold and promote clear strengths and personal values that complement Clients values. You enjoy work and have fun whilst balancing business needs.

Positively Influence Others

You make positive and strong personal impressions on others and adapt your approach in order to effect the development of people and the business by persuading, convincing or negotiating. You gain commitment and agreement from others.


You are easy to talk to or deal with; friendly, easy to meet, converse and do business with

Customer focused

You identify, understand and prioritise the needs of internal and external customers, to provide the highest standards of service by responding effectively

Requirements of the role:

* Experience – Proven experience of managing risk, managing a team and of risk issues

* Skills – Influencing, excellent communication

* Qualifications – n/a

Desirable for the role:

* Experience – Proven experience of managing risk in a factoring environment

* Skills – n/a

* Qualifications – ABFA, Accounts Qualification
  • 1
  • Negotiable
  • None
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  • CV-82471
  • Permanent
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