Core Credit Union Ltd

is now inviting applications for the following position

Risk Management Officer (Ref RMO 201901)

Core Credit Union Ltd is a progressive financial services provider with over 35,000 members and boasts total assets of over €140 million.  We have 7 offices in the Dún Laoghaire area of South County Dublin. Our core value is to promote the financial wellbeing of our members and in order to achieve this purpose the Credit Union is committed to providing a broad range of innovative financial products supported by the excellent service of a dedicated, well-trained staff.

The successful candidate will report to the CEO and Board of Directors via the Risk, Compliance & Audit Committee and will have primary oversight for risk across the Credit Union by identifying, assessing, monitoring and reporting risks on a timely basis. The Credit Union manages a wide variety of risks covering credit, investment, operational, market, third party and reputational risk.  The Risk Management Officer will also develop strategies to help minimise future risk.
This is a unique opportunity to join a dynamic and highly successful credit union.

Key Responsibilities:

  • The Risk Management Officer will have a responsibility to stay abreast of current statutory and regulatory requirements and have an awareness of emerging requirements and guidance which may impact on the Credit Union and to advise the Board and officers of the potential impact of such changes

  • Develop and maintain the risk management system of the Credit Union

  • Reporting on any significant risk event and emerging trends to the Board of Directors

  • The Risk Management Officer should support the Board of Directors in promoting a culture of risk awareness, identification and management at every level within the Credit Union

  • Advise the Board of Directors of emerging risks that have the potential to negatively impact on the Credit Union

  • Prepare and conduct an annual test of the Credit Union’s business continuity and disaster recovery plans including recommendations for improvement of same

The successful candidate should have the following attributes:

  • An awareness of the regulatory environment in which the Credit Union operates

  • A minimum of 3 years’ experience working in a risk management role in a financial services environment or a related discipline. A relevant qualification would be an advantage

  • Demonstrate the ability to evaluate risks associated with projects/new products

  • Ability to maximise the use of technology to support the role of the RMO

  • Excellent inter-personal skills, people management capabilities and written/oral communications

  • Excellent report writing and presentation skills

  • Proven ability to work on own initiative to deliver agreed targets

This role is a pre-approved control function as defined by the Central Bank of Ireland.

How to Apply:

An excellent remuneration package is on offer to the correct candidate for the position.