Head of Risk Operations

Stott and May
90000.00 - 110000.00 GBP Annual + Benefits
10 Oct 2018
17 Oct 2018
Professional / Specialist
Contract Type

My client is one of the biggest leasing companies in Europe and has been around for over 50 years.
Together with their outstanding product offering, they are also well known for the way they treat employees and for the great career progression plans for all employees across the business.

Interested already?
Now there is an opportunity to join them:
After a strategic restructuring of their Risk and Asset management functions, they are looking for a seasoned strong leader to head up their Risk Operations function.

Among your duties, you will be responsible for:

*All aspects of credit and asset risk, assessment of insured leases and portfolio management;
*The governance and compliance of the pricing and risk environment in the UK;
*Set RV and SMR budgets based on detailed modelling and understanding of the industry and wider economic changes;
*Embed the portfolio management team into BAU as well as growing the team;
*Support the pricing process, supporting the commercial teams in developing client propositions and ensuring profit is maximized where possible;
*Maintain a high level of service focus, supporting profitable growth;
*Provide strong leadership to the function to ensure control is maintained during a period of substantial change and growth;
*Ensure the appropriate systems and models are in place and kept current to support the function and the business;
*Ensure that staff understands the main tasks and responsibilities with respect to operational risk management in their day-to-day activities.

The ideal candidate will:

*Have a relevant Degree in statistics, Economics or similar;
*Be an excellent strategic thinker;
*Have great mentoring and leadership skills as well as the ability to solve problems through effective thinking;
*Be able to make clear presentations of complex ideas to others;
*Have a working understanding of supply and demand and its application to the financial and automotive sectors, and knowledge of risk management, strategic management, insurance and portfolio management techniques.;
*Experience of providing inspirational leadership in a fast-changing environment;
*Management experience in the automotive field or in a related industry;
*Experience of interpreting macroeconomic variables using statistical techniques and presenting such issues to others.
A credit accreditation would be desirable, but not essential.

Is this the opportunity you have been looking for?
Please apply or get in touch ASAP for more information on the position and my client.
Together with a salary above average, my client offers an exciting benefit package - please contact me to discuss this in detail.

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