Operational Senior Governance & Control Risk Manager (15248078/002) Swindon, England

An Operational Senior Governance & Control Risk Manager
This exciting opportunity has come up within our Banking and Savings Operations to cover maternity leave.

Who we're looking for: As a minimum requirement you’ll have:
• Management experience of operations, risk and governance, preferably within Financial Services
• Excellent knowledge of the legal/regulatory frameworks we operate within.
• Expert knowledge of governance issues, business risk management concepts and methodologies, and understanding of business risk developments within the Society.
• An ability to challenge, both internally and with 3rd parties, existing procedures and experience of influencing change at all levels.
• A strong commitment to governance & control, operational excellence and the ability to recognise where the automation of processes and work flow are possible to maximise efficiency and productivity gains
• Advanced problem solving skills, be commercially astute and have a strong business focus with a sound understanding of the internal/external issues facing service and processing across Banking Operations.
• Experience of successfully identifying & implementing change within an operational area.
• Proven ability to manage stakeholder relationships and a strong ability to engage and influence across the Society at all levels. 
• A successful track record in operational and change management at a senior level.
• The ability to understand multiple complex issues and lead/contribute to strategic debate
• Excellent communication, technical, analytical, interpersonal and influencing skills to forge productive relationships across the Society & with external ‘players’.
• A proven track record of superior performance, leadership & people management.
It would be nice if you also had:
• Extensive understanding of financial services market.
• Educated to degree level in an appropriate discipline.

What you'll be doing
The successful candidate will lead, develop and manage the Governance and Control team within Banking and Savings Operations.

You'll be responsible for the development and oversight of all governance frameworks and processes relevant to the Banking and Saving Operations, The right person will also be accountable for leading the “First line of defence” Risk framework, acting as the “internal independent conscience” of the operational area. You’ll lead the effective embedding and delivery of frameworks relating to regulatory/operational governance and risk, controls.
The post holder of this role will be a key member of the senior team so would collaboratively work to ensuring key objectives are met.