Department:  Risk & Compliance Team
Job Title:  Risk Manager
Reports to:  Risk & Compliance Director
Grade: Manager
Location: Isle of Man
Advertising Date: 8 February 2018


We are looking for a Risk Manager to join the Risk & Compliance team at Capital International Group. The purpose of the role is to provide support and direct the business in carrying out the Group Risk and Control Framework.

Role Description & Key Duties:

  • Develop, coordinate and maintain policies and procedures to monitor and support the Group Risk and Control Framework providing relevant advice, training and guidance where required.
  • Ensuring appropriate risk appetite measures are monitored in relation to key risk management policies maintained by the Group.
  • Embed and promote the Group Risk & Control Framework to drive an open and honest risk culture and provide support in developing SMART key risk indicators.
  • Provide technical assistance in relation to the delivery of the Group Risk & Control Framework and related regulation, legislation, and the collation, analyses and reporting of key risk MI.
  • Maintain the Group Risk Registers and support the business in identifying, assessing and describing risks and controls.
  • Conduct independent research to contribute to the proactive detection of emerging risk themes and share relevant industry news with the management teams.
  • Prepare and deliver adequate risk reporting for the Group Committees and relevant Boards on any issues or significant risks that require attention.
  • Challenge, oversee and advise on the effectiveness of operational risk decisions and practices.
  • Test the effectiveness, strength and suitability of controls associated with key risks and recommend appropriate suggestions for improvement.
  • Engage with the business to promote the reporting and escalation of operational incidents to aid with quarterly analysis for relevant Risk Committees.

Experience Qualifications & Skills Required:

A minimum of 5 years’ experience working in a risk or compliance role within the finance sector.

  • Completed or working towards relevant qualification such as:
    – International Diploma in Enterprise Risk Management;
    – ICA Diploma in Governance, Risk and Compliance;
    – CISI Managing Operational Risk in Financial Institutions;
    – Institute of Risk Management (IRM) qualification or
    – Relevant degree.
  • Passionate about driving an open and honest risk culture
  • Strong knowledge of the finance sector and associated risks
  • Strong numeracy, analytical, research and strategy skills
  • Good communication skills, ability to influence and negotiate and confidence to challenge
  • Ability to explain complex issues and present technical information
  • Planning and organisational skills and problem-solving ability
  • Capacity to work independently and cope with pressure and responsibility
  • Approachable manner, with a high level of innovation, integrity and excellence

If you share our values of innovation, integrity & excellence, and you are driven to be the best you can be. Please send your CV and Covering Letter to:

The closing date for this vacancy will be Friday 22nd February 2019.