Head of Risk

£80k - £100k (negotiable) plus package

Home Based
Posted 2 weeks ago

Our client is a global successful business offering software solutions and focus on payment services. They are looking to hire a Head of Risk to join the team on a remote basis. You will report directly to the Managing Director of Payments and will manage Risk, Fraud and Credit Underwriting.

The role:

  • Enhancing current risk frameworks, establishing risk controls around new products.
  • Improve the organisation’s understanding and oversight of risks to support a risk-aware culture
  • Identify known or emerging risks and assess controls relating to operational or regulatory compliance issues
  • Develop robust governance, reporting and communication of risk metrics and tolerance levels to business leaders
  • Stakeholder management: Act as a contact person with key stakeholder from across the payments industry and within the division relating to all things risk.
  • Undertake quality credit risk assessments within agreed service levels
  • Undertake financial analysis demonstrating both insight and understanding across financial statements

The skills

  • A strong understanding of credit risk management
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills the ability to convey complex messages to both internal and external stakeholders
  • Good team management skills
  • Advanced analytical skills with demonstrated experience using Excel and SQL.
  • Ability to work both independently and working together in a team environment.
  • Previous experience working in payments risk, fraud, and credit underwriting.
  • Ideally you will have direct debit experience as well as knowledge of the PSP and merchant acquiring business models.
  • Risk management certification / qualification preferable.


Job Features

Job CategoryRisk & Compliance, Senior Management

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