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Director of Operational Risk

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Washington, District of Columbia
  • Salary: US$150000 - US$175000 per year + Competitive Bonus
  • Job reference: 267171/005_1555502434
  • Sector: Selby Jennings, Risk Management
  • Date posted: 17/04/2019

A rapidly growing financial institution located in Washington, DC is seeking to add a well-versed Operational Risk professional to develop and implement new processes, risk and controls for the firm's portfolio. The Director of Operational Risk will be tasked with leading the design and implementation of Risk and Controls Self - Assessments, leading operational risk stress testing and scenario analysis initiatives across the firm, as well as contribute to the development and maintenance on Operational Risk frameworks and programs. This team is looking to grow out exponentially this coming year and are looking for driven candidates to contribute to their growth.


  • Assist in the development of the global operational risk framework, including Risk Control Self-Assessment, risk oversight, loss data analysis and more.

  • Lead operational risk stress testing and scenario analysis initiatives across the firm

  • Develop and implement new processes, risk and controls for the firm's portfolio

  • Monitor the day-to-day operational risk controls

  • Design, analyze and classify operational risk events an determine risk management framework


  • 8+ years in operational risk management, internal auditor and/or public accounting experience with financial services knowledge

  • Exposure working on stress testing, scenario analysis, operational incident programs, etc.

  • Masters/Bachelors in related field

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

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