Global Head of Risk

Salary: £70k - £85k Location: London

Our client requires an experienced Head of Risk to join the team in Central London. Our client is a Fintech start up offering payments and blockchain software. You will be responsible for owning the entire risk function to create and communicate risk policies and processes.


  • To be accountable for the implementation of fraud and risk systems
  • To be the subject matter expert to the business and third-party partners regarding fraud to enable implementations
  • Maintaining a detailed understanding of changing IT authorisations, fraud decisioning systems and business needs to ensure fraud management is aligned to business goals
  • Define and implement fraud risk requirements
  • Design and manage the global fraud risk roadmap
  • Attend and represent the business at relevant conferences and meetings
  • People management responsibilities including setting challenging objectives and coaching success.
  • To ensure compliance with all relevant regulatory, legislative and industry rules and standards

Experience Required

  • Commercial experience in managing fraud and risk
  • Excellent knowledge of Fraud / AML models on a global scale
  • Strong awareness of process, controls, systems and technology within fraud
  • Strong understanding of online payments and fraud threats
  • Exceptionally numerate and be able to interpret large data sets
  • Excellent communication (both written and verbal) and influencing skills
  • Strong Stakeholder management
  • Previous team leadership experience across multiple locations is preferred

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