Operational Risk Analyst

Job Overview

Our client is seeking to hire a strong Operational Risk Analyst to join their growing team. This is a full-time permanent position based in Shannon.

Key Responsibilities within the role include:
Oversight & Execution, Testing, Monitoring and Review.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Perform risk-based point in time assessment and testing per the annual testing plan
  • Manage the process for monitoring and following up on Op Risk recommendations and treatment plans to resolve issues and improve processes
  • Review key reports and metrics to monitor compliance with standards, policies and regulations
  • Timely and accurate reporting of Operational risks to managers & stakeholders e.g. Operations,
  • Risk framework/programme development
  • Input into the implementation of regulator Do you have experience within Operational Risk - I wy and operational risk control standards
  • Document risks, validate through testing the company wide risk and control self-assessment process and monitor the progress of treatment plans across the business
  • Preparing reports of identified operational & regulatory issues for external & internal stakeholders
  • Provide support and practical assistance to functional management to understand and manage regulatory & operational risk
  • Input to any new business development as required
  • Ability to work in a team environment with the objective of achieving the goals of the Operational Risk team.

Key Performance Indicators:

  • Execution of responsibilities in line with Risk policies to ensure risk management governance & oversight
  • Identification of control deficiencies and follow up monitoring execution of action plans to address issues identified
  • Implementation of Operational Risk Management methodology across the business
  • Keeping Operational Risk Control system up to date and/or action plans in place to close any outstanding items
  • Operational Risk awareness across business
  • Best in class governance structure in place for all Monitoring & Testing executed
  • Quality reports outlining process and operational items
  • Robust, accurate and timely reporting to relevant management
  • Accurate and timeliness of advice on process control requirements and issue/error resolution
  • Feedback from management and colleagues

Skills & Experience:

  • 3rd level education to Degree in an economic or numerical discipline and/or relevant professional qualifications
  • Previous experience in an Operational Risk role or similar preferred
  • Previous experience of undertaking a role that requires strong attention to detail
  • Strong cross-functional experience either in-house or externally in a financial services environment preferred
  • Ability to demonstrate knowledge of regulatory and operational risks influencing the Irish credit sector along with strong credit skills
  • Previous experience liaising with Regulators (desirable)


  • Risk
  • Legal and Compliance
  • Analytical Thinking
  • Customer Service & Commercial Awareness
  • Influencing/Persuasion & Negotiation
  • Inspiring Others
  • Project & Task Management
  • Judgement & Decision Making
  • Developing Others

If you believe you have the skills to carry out this position, please apply with your most recent CV to Bernadette Sisson for immediate consideration.

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