Risk and Control Manager

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Job title: Risk & Control Manager

Job reference number: AC061

Contract: Permanent, full time, 35 hours per week

Location: Kings Hill-based (Kent) with hybrid working (1-2 days per week in the Kings Hill office)

Salary: Competitive Salary, available upon request

We have an exciting opportunity for you to join our team as our Risk & Control Manager for CAF Bank and CFSL.  You will be an integral part of our award-winning Bank, and with your expert knowledge and attention to detail, you will work with the business to help identify potential risks, ensure the business develops robust control strategies, thereby safeguarding the interests of our customers.

What you’ll do

At CAF Bank, every one of us contributes to our impact, and as our Risk & Control Manager you too will play an integral part in what we do.

As our Risk & Control Manager, you will work closely with the CRO and Head of Risk to continue to develop the CAF Bank and CFSL Risk Management and Risk Appetite Frameworks.  With your expert knowledge and attention to detail, you will actively support the Bank’s CRO and Head of Risk, along with other members of the Executive team for CAF Bank and CFSL by undertaking risk based analysis and making recommendations to ensure both entities operate within their stated risk appetite.

As our Risk & Control Manager you will:

  • Lead on the annual risk control and self-assessment (“RCSA”) and provide a report summarising the review and conclusions
  • Provide support and challenge to the risk owners in the 1LOD as the RCSA is undertaken
  • Lead on the annual review and update the Risk Management and Risk Appetite Frameworks
  • Support the business to develop key metrics including key risk and key performance indicators and undertake analysis of risk data/information for insights and possible impacts
  • Lead the analysis and delivery of risk MI reports for the Executive Committee and reporting against business principal risks within CFSL
  • Lead on the provision of risk training to 1LOD teams and embedding / maintaining an appropriately risk aware culture. 

Who you’ll be  

This role is for you if you have experience of working in consumer financial services business or have relevant transferable skills and are keen to make a difference to society. We are looking for:

  • Experience of PRA/FCA regulation within a regulated financial environment
  • Experience of a more digital environment and increased dependency on third parties and technology.
  • Proven track record of strong leadership within the financial sector
  • Deep technical understanding of risk & resilience methodologies
  • Up to date regulatory and legislative knowledge across areas of responsibility
  • Strong analytical skills and ability to forecast potential risks
  • Exceptional communication skills to effectively engage with stakeholders

What’s in it for you

At CAF Bank you will receive:

  • Permanent hybrid ways of working where roles allow
  • Six weeks holiday plus bank holidays
  • A wide range of development opportunities to support personal and professional growth
  • Pension scheme with better-than-market employer contribution options
  • Social impact benefit schemes

For all our employer benefits and to gain an insight into our culture and values, please visit cafonline.org/careers.

Who we are

We are more than a bank. From the one-person causes to the large-scale organisations, we are the bank charities turn to. We believe in the power of good, and in treating the goals of charities as our own.

We are owned by Charities Aid Foundation (CAF). CAF connects charities with donors, and we at CAF Bank help charities to manage those funds.

Our connection with such a long-established charitable organisation highlights how we believe in banking with purpose.

Diversity and inclusion

We know that the more diverse and inclusive our organisation becomes, the more creative, effective and impactful we will be. Our aim is for our workforce to represent the society we serve, and we have embarked upon an ambitious pathway to achieve this.

We want to attract, retain and develop the best of talent at all levels, and provide a leading and great place to work, where every voice matters.

How to apply

The closing date for applications is 14th June 2024.

We reserve the right to close this vacancy early if we receive sufficient applications for the role.

Please complete the form below, attach your CV and Cover letter, then click ‘Submit Application’ if applying via our website or send your CV to recruitment@cafonline.org quoting reference number AC061

We welcome applications from everyone who feels they meet the criteria, regardless of age, sex/gender, disability, race, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, marital, veteran or parental status.

Don’t meet every single requirement? If you’re excited about this role but your experience doesn’t align perfectly, we encourage you to apply anyway. You may just be the right candidate for this or other roles.

As a Disability Confident Employer, we guarantee to interview disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for the role. Please indicate on the application form if you would like to be considered as part of the Disability Confident Scheme.

To apply for this role you must be able to provide proof of your Right to Work in the UK.

So we can support you to be your best during the application or interview process, please contact our Recruitment team at recruitment@cafonline.org or 03000 123 566 to request assistance or reasonable adjustments.

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