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Head of Enterprise Risk

London, Greater London, United Kingdom, Permanent

Posted: 23days ago


Head of Enterprise Risk (full-time or part-time) - Bristol or London

Triodos Bank is one of Europe's leading sustainable banks, whose mission is to make money work for positive social, environmental, and cultural change. This is an exciting time for the right professional with a strong commitment to our mission to join a growing and successful bank. We are pleased to be recruiting for a Head of Enterprise Risk to join us on a full-time or part-time basis (minimum 4-days per week).

Based within a commutable distance of either our Bristol or London offices, you will report to the UK Chief Risk Officer (CRO) and be responsible for the Enterprise and Financial Risk Management team, including the Risk Strategy, Enterprise Wide Risk Management Framework, Risk Appetite, and oversight of Prudential Risk.


  • Develop and drive the risk strategy for oversight of Enterprise Risk, Market Risk, Liquidity Risk and Strategic Risk
  • Develop and execute the Oversight assurance plan, with individual accountability for Strategic, Liquidity, Capital, Market risks and Treasury Operations, with reference to the agreed risk appetite, including of detailed 1st line deliverables, such as the ICAAP, ILAAP, RRP and stress testing frameworks, and providing constructive challenge to the development of these key regulatory documents
  • Embed, maintain, and enhance the bank's Enterprise Wide Risk Management Framework (ERMF), 3 Lines Model, Risk Taxonomy and Risk Appetite Framework
  • Establish and maintain strong and effective working relationships across the three lines model in place within the bank, in particular working closely with Finance and Treasury colleagues
  • Attend and deliver insight in the Asset and Liabilities Committee, Non-Financial Risk Committee and Credit Committee, to Deputise for the Chief Risk Officer at other senior committees
  • Lead the on-going design, implementation and embedding of 2nd line integrated and consolidated Enterprise Wide Risk Reporting
  • Delivery of regular 2nd line reporting to the Executive Core Management Committee and Board Audit & Risk Committee, and other areas as appropriate
  • Provide 2nd line opinion on Committee Papers going to the Asset and Liabilities Committee and the Non-Financial Risk Committee, using the individual's position as a respected leader in their field
  • Ensure that efficient and effective processes are in place for the sourcing, collation, quality assurance and delivery of Regulatory Reporting that is owned by the Risk department
  • Enhance Horizon Scanning processes and effectiveness relevant to Prudential regulatory requirements, including supporting the 1st line functions in embedding
  • Represent TBUK at international / group and industry meetings for ERM, developing a network to ensure industry best practise is considered as the business continues to grow and mature
  • Develop and deliver training to Finance and Treasury on best practice in enterprise risk assessment and monitoring, the risk management framework and emerging UK and international regulatory issues including Basel III

You will be a champion for the Risk function, driving evolution structurally and culturally as the bank grows and the Risk Management Framework develops to support this growth. You will have extensive Financial and Prudential Risk knowledge, operating comfortably and confidently at senior levels, with an ability to bring foresight, insight, and challenge to day-to-day activities. You will quickly be able to develop both a broad and deep knowledge of Triodos, leading the Enterprise & Financial Risk team, and building a trusted relationship with the TBUK Core Management Team and the Finance and Treasury functions.

We believe people should be properly and appropriately paid for their work but that there should also be a fair distribution of the value the bank generates, which is why we do not have performance related pay or bonuses. Instead, we have an extensive benefits package where most of our benefits are non-contributory. In return for your commitment and hard work, you will be rewarded with competitive salary, plus a non-contributory benefits scheme, which includes:

  • Non-contributory pension scheme from your first day of 8% in year 1 and 10% from year 2 onwards
  • Life Assurance (worth 4 times basic pay)
  • Income Protection - 75% of basic pay after 13 weeks sick and following six months service
  • Private Medical Insurance
  • A Health Cash Plan
  • Vitality Leave - After each 7 years of service, you will be able to take a sabbatical of up 3 months
  • 25 days (FTE) plus bank holidays per annum with additional increase in holiday though length of service (up to 5 days FTE)
  • A buy and sell holiday scheme of up to 5 days (FTE) to maximum of 30 days
  • Season Ticket Loan available for commuting into the office
  • A wellbeing allowance of £100 a year
  • Voluntary benefits, including discounts and cycle to work scheme

This role is designated as a Certification Regime role within the Senior Managers and Certification Regime under the category "Significant Harm" because the role has a high level of responsibility and autonomy of action within the authority delegated to it.

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London, Greater London, United Kingdom