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Director of Operational Risk

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Houston, Texas
  • Salary:
  • Job reference: 301751/016_1560203506
  • Sector: Selby Jennings, Risk Management
  • Date posted: 10/06/2019

A global asset management firm is looking to add to its US based operational risk team. This is one of the largest asset managers in the world and their US business has seen a 30% uplift in revenue over the past year. You will be responsible for developing and enhancing their operational risk framework and strategizing with business heads to properly identify and mitigate risk, specifically for their capital markets activities. This is an expansion hire for the team and top performers will be fast tracked into a managerial role.

You will be responsible for:

  • The development and implementation of the operational risk framework
  • Performing risk assessments and identify key internal controls
  • Working with stakeholders to provide insights and advice to the main business line

You should have the following qualifications:

  • 8-12 years in the operational risk, internal or external audit space
  • Strong problem-solving skills and excellent communication skills
  • Experience in sales & trading and other capital markets activities across various asset classes


  • Competitive salary and bonus
  • An expansion hire that will allow you to impact the business in a growing team
  • Top benefits (401k, health, dental, vision, etc.)

If you are interested in the Operational Risk Director role, then please don't wait to apply.

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