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Risk Innovation Senior Manager


Risk Innovation Senior Manager

Dublin | Ireland

Description of business unit

Bank of Ireland's risk management capability is a competitive advantage that supports our strategic objectives to transform the bank, serve customers brilliantly and grow sustainable profits.

In Group Risk we recognise that banking is evolving rapidly and have created a Risk Innovation hub to drive innovation and enhancements across the whole spectrum of our risk management capabilities.

Purpose of the Role

Risk Innovation will use process engineering, design thinking, emerging technologies and advanced data science to drive greater operational efficiencies and analytical insight across Group Risk activities.

As a key function within Enterprise Risk Management, the team deliver innovative solutions in line with a strategic roadmap and in collaboration with analytics, innovation and technology teams across the Group.

If you're a self-starter looking for an opportunity to create real and positive change through innovation and technology then this role could be for you.

What is the opportunity?

You will become a member of the fast-moving and impactful Risk Innovation team, focussed on delivering real change and tangible benefits in terms of the productivity and performance of risk management processes, leading to better customer outcomes.

You will be using your initiative and skillset to lead aspects of the analysis, design and implementation of projects to deploy the latest advances in process design, analytics and technology. You will take a lead role in business analysis and in engaging with stakeholders in the identification and development of solutions.

We value diversity in a function where creativity and forward-thinking are encouraged and where strength comes from varied experience and backgrounds.

We provide flexible working options and would love the chance to meet with you to talk about this exciting opportunity to join the team.

Key Accountabilities

  • Work closely with the Risk Innovation Lead and senior stakeholders to set the short, medium and long term vision and develop a roadmap to deliver on that vision
  • Engage with senior stakeholders to identify, develop and deploy innovation 'use cases' to optimise risk management capabilities, increase productivity and enhance customer experience
  • Lead execution of solutions in collaboration with colleagues using the Agile 'sprint' method, ensuring best practices are in operation including prototyping and design thinking
  • Inform and advise senior stakeholders on emerging risk management trends and disruptors from an innovation and advanced analytics perspective.
  • Proactively contribute to and promote a culture of innovation and a community of practice in line with the Group Value of "One Group One Team"

Essential Qualifications

Relevant third level degree qualification or professional qualifications.

Essential Skills & Experience

  • Good organisational skills and a clear desire to work in a fast-paced and agile project environment
  • A flair for problem solving and an appetite to tackle interesting challenges
  • You will have a track record in solution delivery and change management in areas such as innovation, business analysis, technology and analytics
  • Evidence of exemplifying the Group's values of being customer-centric, agile, accountable and being 'One Group One Team'.

Desirable Qualifications, Skills & Experience

We are looking for people with skills and experience across a range of areas and value candidates that have some or all of the following attributes

  • Experience in the areas of change management, business analysis and lean process design;
  • Strong communication skills and the ability to collaborate across business and technical teams
  • Excellent relationship building, Influencing and stakeholder management skills, ensuring best in class service
  • While not essential, broad knowledge of core risk management processes would be advantageous
  • While not essential, broad knowledge of advanced analytics and machine learning would be advantageous

Bank of Ireland Group is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to fostering an inclusive workplace which values and benefits from the diversity of our workforce.

Where Agency assistance is required Bank of Ireland Recruitment Team will engage directly with suppliers. Unsolicited CVs / profiles will not be accepted for this role.

Closing date: Feb 28, 2019
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