A career at the Lombard Odier Group is something to be proud of. Our mission is to protect and grow our clients’ wealth - but not by any means necessary.
Sustainability is at the heart of everything we do and we treat our clients’ wealth as if it were our own. We protect our clients’ assets for the long-term using expertise and innovation, all underpinned by our Rethink Everything philosophy.
Our colleagues are the foundation of our success. We employ people at different life stages, from graduates to executive level leaders.
The one thing they all have in common is that they seek to challenge the status quo, are imaginative and have the ability to offer a fresh perspective.
Your role out of Geneva is to act as Business Risk Manager for the UK Region and closely linked initiatives on a group-wide level ensuring there is a robust control environment within the related Markets.
The process should align with internal directives and risk appetite. Besides building-up and maintaining a framework across the Global UK business, this role requires hands-on controlling and coordination activities liaising with multiple stakeholders across different offices as well as supporting the Business Manager :
Reporting to the UK Region Business Partner, among others, you will be entrusted with tasks such as :
Defining, maintaining and enhancing the governance aspects and supervision framework of business / operational risks and related matters pertaining to the UK Region and our offices in London, Geneva and Zurich;
Being the central point of contact for the UK Region in terms of Risks and Compliance, promoting a risk-managed culture and awareness notably through risk trainings, enforcing internal directives, engaging with front office staff, risk owners, control owners and specialists;
Establishing control plans, performing relevant controls (e.g. cross-border), following-up on risk indicators / incidents, monitoring activities, ensuring improvement measures are defined and implemented, and managing risk related projects providing technical and advisory input;
Reviewing results of controls performed by central functions (e.g. call-backs, payment instructions) and being the central point of contact for remediation activities across the UK Region;
Actively participating in the production, development, and enrichment of the risk measurement and monitoring tools; this includes collaboration with risk managers across the Group to ensure effective and efficient management and state-of-the-art monitoring of risks;
Following-up on audit recommendations;
Preparing and presenting risk and compliance related reports, overviews, statistics, findings, recommendations, etc. in risk-related forums, for Region and Market Heads;
Interacting with key stakeholders in the context of ongoing projects, participating and involving key parties for new business initiatives;
Conducting ad-hoc reviews / analysis on, for example, business processes. Supporting the UK Region business manager in various matters (e.
g. initiatives, recurring business partner activities).
Desired Profile :
Experience of c.a. 5 years in the banking environment, ideally within a control or project management function; experience in UK-related regions in the world an advantage;
Mastery of Microsoft office suite (Excel, Power Point, Word) and understanding of collaboration platforms (Confluence, SharePoint);
Good understanding of the evolution of the regulatory and legal framework in Switzerland, UK, and EU or the willingness to learn;
Experience in the management and monitoring of business / operational risks; experience in other risks an advantage;
Able and willing to work within a fast-paced, pressured and demanding environment;
Strong organisational, project management and communication skills
Flexible attitude with ability to actively re-prioritise and adjust to changing needs;
Ability to deal with stakeholders at all levels and to manage conflict and influence;
Fluent in English and French; additional language an advantage;
Position based in Geneva, Switzerland;
If you recognise yourself in this description, then please do apply. We look forward to hearing from you.