Head of Risk and Controls Reporting, Commercial and Institutional Bank

London, Manchester or Edinburgh Full time flexible/hybrid working (2 days min in office)

The role

  • Lead a team of first line risk and control reporting specialists who will acquire and present risk management information/data to empower and enable senior leaders to make strategic, data led, intelligent risk decisions.
  • Identify, assess and effectively manage the most material risks by using risk reporting toolkits and frameworks, design and deliver strategic risk and control reports.
  • Lead and improve risk reporting to enable effective risk management and maintain the control environment.
  • Create a culture of continuous improvement, increasing efficiency and productivity.
  • Deliver the insights shown in the data, adding value by translating the outputs into meaningful recommendations, decisions and actions.


  • A strategic thinker with broad risk management capabilities, understanding of governance and controls.
  • Ability to learn fast and influence at all levels, excellent communication skills.
  • Knowledge of financial services industry across different products and customer segments.
  • Critical thinking skills to simplify complexity and make recommendations, ability to create insightful visual reporting and dashboards.
  • Track record of successfully leading and managing teams.

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