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Operational Risk Control Specialist

City, Cardiff, United Kingdom, £ £ - Annual Annual, Not specified


Working with integrity is one of our key values. We want to make sure that we always do the right thing and challenge the way we work to make sure we operate at our best. That\'s why we are recruiting an Operational Risk Specialist to play a key part in implementing and providing oversight of our operational risk control framework across Europe.

In this role you will constructively challenge 1st line of defence controls and use your experience to identify process improvement opportunities for the business. You will support various departments across the business to ensure compliance with operational risk reporting requirements and establish local reporting practices. By working very closely with the business, you will write narratives and findings on our controls processes and provide support in establishing remediation plans to resolve gaps in operational risk.

Building and maintaining effective working relationships with key business partners across diverse geographies and cultures in order to accomplish departmental and corporate objectives will be an important part of this role. Due to this, some travel across Europe may be required for this role.

What we\'re looking for
In order to be successful in this role you will be a proven risk management, controls or audit professional with knowledge of control frameworks and control-based testing techniques ideally within the financial services industry. You will have a good understanding of the first, second and third line functions and their impact across people and processes. You\'ll have the ability and desire to acquire and develop knowledge of international, EU and local regulatory frameworks and guidelines concerning operational risk management.

You will also have

  • Ability and desire to acquire and develop knowledge of relevant concepts, methodologies, standards and leading practices in risk management
  • Excellent organizational skills and ability to create and maintain good working relationships with business units and corporate functions.
  • Strong verbal, written and presentation skills; ability to communicate to individuals and groups effortlessly.
  • Strong analytical and documentation skills, including process documentation, as well as acute orientation to detail.
  • Action-oriented and resilient, staying composed and focused under stress remaining comfortable with ambiguity and change
  • Self-motivated and independent problem solver, thriving on new challenges.
  • Ability to independently evaluate and maintain a level of professional skepticism.
  • Ability to effectively lead, organize, and supervise self, others and coordinate team efforts
  • Good listener and sensitive to others feelings. Respects and relates well to people from varied backgrounds

What\'s on offer for you?

  • A competitive salary
  • 25 days holiday (buy/sell available)
  • Private medical healthcare
  • X4 life assurance
  • Vauxhall Lease Scheme
  • Excellent pension scheme
  • Discount schemes
  • On-site car park
  • Modern open planned offices
  • Free fruit & hot drinks

All offers are subject to a credit check pass.

To learn more about our organisation, please visit our Vauxhall Finance website - .

About us

We are the automotive finance captive organisation of Opel and Vauxhall, supported by Groupe PSA and BNP Paribas as our strong partners and shareholders. Our team of around 1,200 employees across Europe are committed to meet the mobility needs of our customers, while sustaining and developing the Opel and Vauxhall brands through competitive and attractive automotive finance solutions.

Our Strategic Priorities focus on the development of our people, performance delivery, penetration, efficiency, customer loyalty and protection - maintaining strong risk management and compliance practices.

Our Values
We promote a collaborative culture of people who actively contribute with integrity. We are agile, open minded and adaptive to deliver at pace, with customers at the heart of all we do.

We are small enough for an individual to make a mark; large enough to develop a challenging and rewarding career.

Job Details

Full Time
City, Cardiff, United Kingdom
Not specified
£ £ - Annual Annual