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Senior Third Party Risk Specialist

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    Laura McBrinn

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Our client, a leading insurance company providing a wide range of general insurance and life insurance products and services, is looking for a Senior Third Party Risk Specialist to support their Operational Risk Management team.

You will be responsible for delivering high-quality risk assessments and reports with senior management visibility, contributing to provide risk insights with focus third party risks and general risk management know how.

Your role will involve;

  • Facilitating risk assessments and deep dive reviews, which includes preparing high-quality and insightful risk assessment scenarios

  • Compiling high-quality risk reports for decision taking by management, which includes performing research on industry good practices and emerging risks in the space related third party risks

  • Ensure that risks associated with suppliers, before and after entering into contracts, are sufficiently identified, assessed, monitored and controlled.

  • Acting as trusted advisor, providing independent challenge and risk insights in support of achieving business objectives

  • Supporting in implementing lean and effective risk and control frameworks

  • Developing tangible risk and guidance to enable local risk functions of business units to effectively and efficiently assess and address risks related to third parties and outsourcing relationships

Skills & experience required;

  • Bachelor's degree in analytical field of study (e.g. computer science, mathematics) or similar field (e.g., law enforcement)

  • 5 to 8 years of experience in the field of management of third party risks or similar

  • Solid understanding of the current risk landscape linked to the area of outsourcing, contract management, shared service centres and third party management

  • Maintaining related professional certifications would be preferable

  • Deep working knowledge on industry good practice in the area of third party management e.g. outsourcing contract management, sourcing and vendor relationship management, business process outsourcing

  • Strong understanding of third party risk management practices and frameworks

  • Experience in working with large data sets, analysis, creating data visualisations

  • Experienced in working within global teams and organisations and delivery through a vertically integrated working environment

  • Excellent communication and writing skills in English

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