Its funny how time flies...Greenwich University Career Events 2012 by OLUWASEUN BABAJIDE   1
OLUWASEUN BABAJIDE  Operational Risk Manager                         At  Nationwide Building Society,        Northampton.G...
Career Events 2012              Contents                                           Page1.1 Educational Background         ...
•   GNVQ Intermediate Business (2001-2002)•   A level Business Studies, Account, and Mathematics    (2002-2004)•   BA Hons...
• Greenwich University has excellent University record. In 2004, University of    Greenwich was ranked 10th in the Guardia...
• The skills gained from studying Mathematics are versatile and transferableand are applicable to any profession. You can ...
1.4 Work Experience Contract - Reed Exhibition as Revenue Analyst (Sept 2008-Dec 2008) EIC as Senior Risk Management Ana...
1.5     Operational Risk Manager   Nationwide Building Society(NBS) is a British building society, and is the  largest in ...
•  “Operational Risk is defined as the risk of loss resulting frominadequate or failed internal processes, people and syst...
Causes                                   Definition                 Examples                                              ...
1.8      Senior Risk Management AnalystEnergy Information Centre (EIC) is widely recognised as the leading authority in th...
1.9 Interview Tips   Dress Smartly   Be on time   Write down and prepare for possible questions   Be Honest   Check y...
•   www.efinancialcareers.co.uk – latest updates in the    financial industries.•   www.linkedin.com – Connect with highly...
1.11 Motivational quotes.... "The best way to predict the future is to invent it"  - Alan Kay “A short saying oft contai...
Send further questions to•babajideoluwaseun@hotmail.co.uk• LinkedIn- Oluwaseun Babajide    Greenwich University Career Eve...
Hope the material helps.I wish you the best in your studies, careerand always aim high!KEEP IN TOUCH.    Greenwich Univers...
THE END.Greenwich University Career Events 2012 by OLUWASEUN BABAJIDE   17
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  1. 1. Its funny how time flies...Greenwich University Career Events 2012 by OLUWASEUN BABAJIDE 1
  2. 2. OLUWASEUN BABAJIDE Operational Risk Manager At Nationwide Building Society, Northampton.Greenwich University Career Events 2012 by OLUWASEUN BABAJIDE 2
  3. 3. Career Events 2012 Contents Page1.1 Educational Background 41.2 Why University of Greenwich? 51.3 Why Study Mathematics? 61.4 Work Experience 71.5 Operational Risk Manager 81.6 Definition of Operational Risk 91.7 Causes of Operational Risk 101.8 Senior Risk Management Analyst 111.9 Interview Tips 121.10 Useful Websites 131.11 Motivational Quotes.... 141.12 Thank You. 15 Greenwich University Career Events 2012 by OLUWASEUN BABAJIDE 3
  4. 4. • GNVQ Intermediate Business (2001-2002)• A level Business Studies, Account, and Mathematics (2002-2004)• BA Hons Business and Mathematics (2004-2007)• Msc Applied Mathematical Modelling and Scientific Computing (2007-2008)• Student Representative (2007-2008)• Associate Member of Institute of Mathematics (Current)• MSC Projects “Prediction of Financial Indices Using Historical Data”• Current Professional Courses Investment Management Certificate (IMC) Greenwich University Career Events 2012 by OLUWASEUN BABAJIDE 4
  5. 5. • Greenwich University has excellent University record. In 2004, University of Greenwich was ranked 10th in the Guardian league for Mathematics.• Students have access to resources across the University Library, learning opportunities, computer equipments and sport facilities.• Teaching quality – You will be taught by academics who are leading experts in their field and whose research is respected around the world.• Graduate are highly valued by employers worldwide. I did not have any problem getting a job.• The University offers a range of scholarship to brilliant students. I had one for my Msc in Applied Mathematical Modelling. Greenwich University Career Events 2012 by OLUWASEUN BABAJIDE 5
  6. 6. • The skills gained from studying Mathematics are versatile and transferableand are applicable to any profession. You can work in sectors such asengineering, information technology, medicine, psychology, sports science,music technology, animal health, forensics or astronomy, banking, journalism,teaching, television, marketing, law, photography, art restoration, media andfilm production etc.• You learn to solve problems more easily. You can look at a problem fromvarious aspects and reach to a right solution through applying logicalpatterns.• Studying mathematics can help a great deal to clarify the normal thinkingprocess further. You develop a critical mindset and the ability to look into aproblem through various angles and dimensions Greenwich University Career Events 2012 by OLUWASEUN BABAJIDE 6
  7. 7. 1.4 Work Experience Contract - Reed Exhibition as Revenue Analyst (Sept 2008-Dec 2008) EIC as Senior Risk Management Analyst (Nov 2008-May 2011) LSC Group as Mathematical Modelling Consultant (May 2011-November 2011) Nationwide Building Society as Operational Risk Manager (January 2012-Present) Greenwich University Career Events 2012 by OLUWASEUN BABAJIDE 7
  8. 8. 1.5 Operational Risk Manager Nationwide Building Society(NBS) is a British building society, and is the largest in the world. It has its headquarters in Swindon, England, and maintains significant administration centres in Bournemouth and Northampton.Responsibilities Ensures that NBS complies with FSA changes in regulations Writing reports for and meeting with the Head of Departments and directors. Mathematical Modelling (Using Standard deviation, Monte Carlo simulation etc for Loss analysis) Using Microsoft package Greenwich University Career Events 2012 by OLUWASEUN BABAJIDE 8
  9. 9. • “Operational Risk is defined as the risk of loss resulting frominadequate or failed internal processes, people and systems or fromexternal events” -Basel IIOPERATIONAL RISK IS A JOURNEY, NOT A DESTINATION Greenwich University Career Events 2012 by OLUWASEUN BABAJIDE 9
  10. 10. Causes Definition Examples Internal fraud Losses caused by an employee or involving Unauthorized trading People Wrongful termination employees . Programming error Losses arising from system failure due to Computer virus Systems unavailability of infrastructure or IT. Utility outage/disruptions Internal Losses from failed transactions, client Unapproved access Processes accounts, settlements Data entry error Losses from the actions of 3rd parties Credit card fraud External including external fraud, or damage to Computer crime Processes property or assets. TerrorismGreenwich University Career Events 2012 by OLUWASEUN BABAJIDE 10
  11. 11. 1.8 Senior Risk Management AnalystEnergy Information Centre (EIC) is widely recognised as the leading authority in theprovision of energy market information and consultancy. Working on behalf ofnumerous FTSE 100 companies and other major energy users.Responsibilities Responsible for quantifying the market risk associated with the open positions held by the Risk Management clients, particularly in relation to budgeted costs. Demonstrated strong technical skills by grasping new concepts and an understanding of numerous computing technologies Developed gas demand forecast model Developing, testing and implementing risk trading models (Stress Test, Exponential Moving Averages, Relative Strength Index, Bollinger Bands and CaR) Writing market updates for over 1200 clients Greenwich University Career Events 2012 by OLUWASEUN BABAJIDE 11
  12. 12. 1.9 Interview Tips Dress Smartly Be on time Write down and prepare for possible questions Be Honest Check your CV for possible gaps Talk about specific achievements Don’t talk too much Smile Take a spare copy of your CV with you Appear confident and enthusiastic Speak Clearly Keep eye contact when talking Ask Questions And finally, give it your best! Greenwich University Career Events 2012 by OLUWASEUN BABAJIDE 12
  13. 13. • www.efinancialcareers.co.uk – latest updates in the financial industries.• www.linkedin.com – Connect with highly experienced people• www.prospects.ac.uk• www.jobsite.co.uk• www.milkround.com• www.monster.co.uk Greenwich University Career Events 2012 by OLUWASEUN BABAJIDE 13
  14. 14. 1.11 Motivational quotes.... "The best way to predict the future is to invent it" - Alan Kay “A short saying oft contains much wisdom”. Sophocles "Success consists of going from failure to failure without loss of enthusiasm." --Winston Churchill Greenwich University Career Events 2012 by OLUWASEUN BABAJIDE 14
  15. 15. Send further questions to•babajideoluwaseun@hotmail.co.uk• LinkedIn- Oluwaseun Babajide Greenwich University Career Events 2012 by OLUWASEUN BABAJIDE 15
  16. 16. Hope the material helps.I wish you the best in your studies, careerand always aim high!KEEP IN TOUCH. Greenwich University Career Events 2012 by OLUWASEUN BABAJIDE 16
  17. 17. THE END.Greenwich University Career Events 2012 by OLUWASEUN BABAJIDE 17

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