Operational Risk Associate

  • Initiate International
  • Cape Town, South Africa
  • Mar 31, 2020
Full time Finance Jobs Risk Jobs

Job Description

Our client is one a leading wealth manager, and they have a great job opportunity for an Operational Risk Associate to join their team in Cape Town. They offer a range of bespoke services to their clients which consist of both individuals and organisations

Your key job responsibilities as the Operational Risk Associate in Cape Town will include:

  • Support the activities of the Risk & Compliance team, champion the embedding of a risk awareness culture throughout the business, and be a trusted partner to the business
  • Facilitate and support departmental, thematic, and New Products and Service
  • Risk and Control Self-Assessments as required
  • Manage operating events, including when applicable: Identify issues, coordinate and obtain collective agreement and buy in for actions to reduce risk
  • Ensure client compensation is processed in a timely manner
    Analysing operational risk themes and drive opportunities within Risk and
  • Compliance and in the business to improve operational efficiency and mitigate risk
  • Assist in the maintenance and enhancement of policies and procedures as required
  • Challenge and develop the Risk Management Framework, Operational Risk
  • Management Framework and Policy Management Framework
  • Ensuring reporting is consistent, high quality and submitted by deadlines

Requirements for this Operational Risk Associate job in Cape Town:

  • Prior relevant industry experience in for example Compliance, Risk, Audit
  • Demonstrate good technical knowledge of regulations, and of business processes and procedures relevant to role
  • Communicates professionally with stakeholders, building positive relationships
  • Excellent administration, planning and organisation skills
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Displays enthusiasm, credibility and determination