Risk Officer

Job title: Risk Officer
Location: Kent
Industry: Financial Services
Salary: £20,000-£35,000
Reference: 1597
Contact name: Jodie Murray
Contact email: Jodie@teamboxtree.co.uk

Job description

My client is a professional and ambitious organisation with a strong people-first culture and they are looking for a Risk Officer to join their team.  We are able to welcome applications from trainee through to experienced level hence the wide banding.


  • Be point of contact for other departments questions in relation Risk matters.
  • Be able to advise and interpret our Lending Criteria and investigate matters arising from Solicitors, Valuers and Brokers.
  • Proactively provide risk management advice, identifying emerging risks and advising the senior management on appropriate risk management options.
  • Reporting on key risks, including agreeing mitigating controls and escalating other risks
  • Helping staff across the organisation ensure that risk management is embedded at an operational level and that staff at all levels are aware of and manage risk as a core part of their responsibilities. Provide training sessions to staff at all levels on key risks, compliance, and complaints.
  • Providing early risk management advice to the senior managers on new or unusual activities
  • Review risk assessment, which involves analysing risks as well as identifying, describing, and estimating the risks affecting the business.


    • Experienced Level : Proven track record working in Risk in a complex, financial environment.
    • Trainee Level : A degree with a desire to progress a career within Risk
  • Ability to understand broad business issues.
  • Problem-solving and decision-making abilities
  • Analytical skills and a good eye for detail
  • Excellent IT skills (proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and PDF)
  • Ability to cope under pressure
  • Team player, supportive of others, proactive
  • Self-educating, curious and pragmatic, solution-oriented mind-set


Company Benefits

  • Great bonus scheme, free onsite parking, pension, corporate rate gym, competitive holiday, DIS and healthcare



Please note that we expect a high response to this position if you have not had a response within the next 3 days please assume that on this occasion you have been unsuccessful.

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