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RISK SKILLS RISK SKILLS Who we are Market trends Risk Skills is a niche recruitment Accelerated by the global financial crisis, organisations’ approach services provider that specialises in to risk management is transforming. High profile casualties providing risk, compliance and internal such as Northern Rock and Lehman Bros, have highlighted audit professionals to financial services, the crucial role that risk management plays within organisations the commercial and public sectors. and the wider economy. Our consultants have a proven track Risk functions have seen headcount cuts and major restructuring, record in this market and are but evidence now suggests that organisations are again Recruitment and Employment investing in these areas. According to the Financial Service Confederation (REC) accredited. Authority’s (FSA - 2010 Financial Risk Outlook Report), the We appreciate just how important risk key lessons of the ‘Credit Crunch’ are the value of effective management is to an organisation’s internal risk management and the need for more robust day-to-day operations, strength and regulation. Risk Skills have identified the following trends: reputation, and we are dedicated to • A greater awareness of risk and the importance of risk understanding our clients’ needs and management the latest market trends. The team’s expertise is complimented by the high • Increased investment in risk, including the restructuring and quality of our candidates. overhauling of risk functions Areas we have extensive experience • Overall headcount growth as recruitment freezes are lifted recruiting in are: • A demand for candidates with specialist knowledge and skills to deliver the new regulatory regime in accordance with UK and EU legislation • Operational Risk • Information Security Risk • Compliance • Retail Credit Risk The legislative landscape • Regulatory Risk N 2002 SARBANES-OXLEY ACT • Asset Liability Management (ALM) Introduced after the collapse of companies like Enron, it applies to US including Liquidity and Interest regulated organisations, including UK companies listed in the US. Rate Risk • Fraud Risk N 2004 BASEL II • Counter-party Credit Risk Issued by the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision, it affects all organisations defined as banks. A revised version by the Committee • Anti-Money Laundering (AML) (Basel III) is anticipated. • Market Risk N SOLVENCY II DIRECTIVE • Internal Audit Applies to EU regulated insurance companies as a direct result of the • Wholesale Credit Risk global economic crisis. To be implemented in 2012.
Why use us? What organisations do we work with?• Unparalleled specialist knowledge of both We have a proven track record in delivering risk skills to: risk recruitment and market trends• Clients include regulators and central financial institutions, giving us unique legislative insight N FINANCIAL SERVICES: • Retail, wholesale, commercial and private banks• REC accredited consultants work to the • Investment management and corporate finance organisations highest industry standards and bring vast • Insurance, payment and foreign exchange companies, of all sizes experience of recruiting within all areas of risk, compliance and internal audit• Our innovative, flexible service and a consultative approach means we’re N COMMERCIAL CLIENTS: dedicated to finding the right solution for • Law firms and property companies your specific hiring goals, delivered quickly • Online companies, specifically retail and gaming sectors and cost-effectively • Technology and software developers • Retail, media and manufacturing companies• Our own targeted job websites and extensive, specialist database gives you access to over 30,000 potential candidates• Links with specialist risk networks and job N PUBLIC SECTOR CLIENTS: boards extend our reach to every aspect • Financial institutions and regulators of the UK risk market and beyond • Serious Fraud Office • NHSWhich roles do CREDIT RISK • Head of Risk COMPLIANCE • Head of Compliance TECHNOLOGY RISK • Head of Securitywe specialise in? • Director of Credit Risk • Credit Risk Manager • Head of Monitoring • Head of AML • Senior Security Manager • Head of Information Risk • Head of Credit Risk • Head of Regulatory Risk Management Modelling • Senior Policy Manager • Business Continuity • Credit Risk Analyst • Director of Compliance Consultant • Underwriting Credit Risk • Compliance Officer • Information Systems Manager Advisor INTERNAL AUDIT MARKET RISK OPERATIONAL RISK • Head of Internal Audit • Head of Market Risk & • Operational Risk Manager • Group Internal Auditor Treasury • Head of Operational Risk • IT Audit Manager • ALM / Liquidity Risk • Operational Risk Analyst • Audit Senior Manager Manager • Basel II Co-ordinator • Retail Credit Risk Audit • Liquidity Risk Analyst • Solvency II Risk Consultant Manager • Treasury Risk Manager, Money Markets
Our servicesWe offer a market-leading range of contingency recruitment services.Permanent and fixed term recruitment "Risk Skills were appointed to support the recruitmentWe provide support throughout the recruitment cycle from advertising for a Retail Risk project within Lloyds TSB in Novemberand sourcing applicants, to assessment, vetting and interviews. In addition, 2009. After identifying the priority areas within thewe can advise you on current recruitment trends, benchmarking salaries project and fields that needed extra support, theyand even write job descriptions. successfully filled our Fraud Credit Risk Manager role. They also supplied a good range of top qualityTemporary and interim recruitment CVs, have been a pleasure to work with and helpedFast-paced businesses increasingly require a flexible solution to their with the ongoing process. I would recommend theirresourcing requirements. As a result, we’ve built a network of highly service to anyone."skilled interim professionals who are currently available for both shortand long-term assignments. Recruitment Coordinator, Lloyds TSBRetained assignments for senior appointmentsOur retained assignment packages are ideal, because they offer a "Risk Skills have the means to attract good candidatesbespoke service within agreed timescales. In addition, they combine and a good name and breadth in the market. Theytargeted and active sourcing with advertising to provide you with a provided by far the most candidates - all excellentshortlist of suitable, vetted candidates. We can support your entire quality professionals. Their consultants thoroughlyrecruitment process right through to placement. understand our needs, are very persistent whenAdvertising they need to be and go out of their way to find the right candidate. They’ve also definitely done theirWe can provide a range of advertising solutions that are customised to homework and it shows."your needs, combined with an unrivalled reach. Please contact us forfurther details of our advertising packages and solutions Director of Operational Risk, AllianceBernstein How to contact usTel: 0203 119 3343Fax: 0203 119 3388Website: www.riskskills.co.ukEmail: firstname.lastname@example.org