Operational Risk Analyst

The Operational Risk Analyst supports the Senior Risk Manager within the Risk & Compliance function headed by the CRO. The role focuses on providing support to the Senior Risk Manager in covering all relevant aspects of enterprise risk, including operational risk as necessary.

Key responsibilities 

  • Manage the review of risk events, ensuring action plans to mitigate risk and close gaps are implemented.
  • Promote understanding and awareness across the business of both operational and non-operational risk matters.
  • Assist the Senior Risk Manager with reporting responsibilities and risk MI production.
  • Support the Senior Risk Manager with business RCSA reviews and top-down risk assessments.
  • Assist the Senior Risk Manager in the periodic review of ICARA operational risk scenarios.
  • Coordination of the annual AAF 001/20 review by external auditors.
  • Provide assistance to companywide audits and reviews as required.
  • Assist in the maintenance of the firm’s Business Continuity Plan (BCP).
  • Involvement in relevant projects/initiatives, e.g. Supplier Management framework for the entire firm.

Knowledge & Skills 

  • Solid understanding of operational risk techniques and processes.
  • An understanding or at least a good awareness of investment management activities and operations, including the roles and responsibilities of an AFM/AIFM.
  • Excellent communication skills and an ability to work closely with the business teams.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skillset.
  • An inquisitive mind and someone not uncomfortable in questioning the status quo.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Desire to learn and progress.
  • Proficient in Excel.
  • Some knowledge of Power BI is desirable.

Experience/ Qualifications 

  • Up-to-date knowledge and ideally 3 years’ experience in enterprise risk management or operational risk area, ideally gained from investment management or financial services environment.
  • A university degree and/or relevant professional qualifications.


If you would like to see the full job description, please email recruitment@ccla.co.uk.

If you are interested in applying please send a copy of your up to date CV to recruitment@ccla.co.uk stating your current salary and notice period.

Please note, CCLA does not accept CVs from recruitment agencies unless we have actively engaged on a specific position. Any CVs submitted in this manner will be disregarded.