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Operational Risk Manager OPC US

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Job description

Business type

Types of Jobs - Others

Job title

Operational Risk Manager OPC US

Contract type

Permanent Contract

Job summary


The candidate will be responsible for execution of all Operational Risk Management functions for all OPC units in the U.S., reporting to the U.S. COO who also serves as the Head of Operations.   

Key Responsibilities

To perform the role of Local Operational Risk Manager for OPC in the US


  • Work with line management to define level 1 controls and ensuring both full coverage and consistency across the U.S. Operational units and globally
  • Ensure that the level 1 controls are properly recorded in COSMOS
  • Ensure both level 1 and level 2.1 functions are being properly executed for all controls
  • To monitor and report on any weaknesses (coverage, execution, results in the internal control system)
  • Execute level 2.2 controls / spot checks
  • Perform Control Testing


To supervise self-assessment exercises and to develop Operational Risk Control culture within the respective platforms; and to promote Operational Risk Management best practice   

  • To ensure the effectiveness and consistency of the existing control through:
    • Risk Control Self-Assessment (RCSA)
    • Identification of risks’ events to activities
    • Inventory of controls in place and proper mapping to risks
    • Mapping of operational risks, classification by degree of importance
    • Mapping procedures covering all risks
    • Action plan whenever weaknesses are identified and to reduce operational risks
  • To analyse and investigate operational incidents reported, challenge actions plans proposed by OPC operational teams and follow implementation of actions plans
  • To adapt the control plan depending on changes in the controlled environment in terms of organization, internal rules, regulation, etc.:
    • Organization: procedures aligned with COSMOS controls, committees, etc.
    • Methodology: self-assessment, control plan, reporting
  • To control and monitor the actual up-date and accuracy of:
    • Data relating to the platform to be reported into OLIMPIA
    • Documents recorded in OLIMPIA: loss reporting and incident reporting.
    • Mapping in relation with HO guidelines
    • Response to internal and external audits; follow-up of recommendations
  • To participate to the Internal Control Committee held by RPC ORM:
    • To provide inputs for the meetings and work in close co-ordination with RPC ORM on some specific topics
  • To define and follow key risks indicators


Salary range: $140,000 - $175,000

Position location

Geographical area

America, United States Of America



Candidate criteria

Minimal education level

Bachelor Degree / BSc Degree or equivalent

Academic qualification / Speciality

  • Bachelor minimum in related field

Level of minimal experience

6-10 years


Description continued

Draft and update the reference documentation describing the Internal Control set-up for Operations in the U.S.
Ensure operational incidents are properly reported; coordinate the relevant stakeholders for the production of incident reports related to any significant operational dysfunction with the adequate level of analysis and action plans
Monitor significant trends in operational risks, through a management report including key risk indicator (KRI), key performance indicators (KPI) and dashboard
Set up a detailed plan and carry our periodical spot checks as defined by OPC ORM HO / Platform

  • Experience with Risk Control
  • 5-10 years of experience

Required skills

  • Good to knowledge of products processed by OPC and of post-trade environment
  • Ability to work independently and with various kind of interlocutors 
  • Good analytical, organizational and interpersonal skills
  • Need to be very rigorous in terms of analyzing and reporting
  • Excellent sense of urgancy and prioritization; able to challenge OPC managers' analysis
  • Versatile with PC tools and applications; MC Office, Advanced Excel, Visual Basic, Jira Cloud
  • English speaking, reading and writing. French is a plus.