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Risk Specialist

Company: Capital One    Location: Nottingham
At Capital One, were building a leading information-based technology company. Still founder-led by Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Richard Fairbank, Capital One is on a mission to help our customers succeed by bringing ingenuity, simplicity, and humanity to banking. We measure our efforts by the success our customers enjoy and the advocacy they exhibit. We are succeeding because they are succeeding.

Guided by our shared values, we thrive in an environment where collaboration and openness are valued. We believe that innovation is powered by perspective and that teamwork and respect for each other lead to superior results. We elevate each other and obsess about doing the right thing. Our associates serve with humility and a deep respect for their responsibility in helping our customers achieve their goals and realize their dreams. Together, we are on a quest to change banking for good.

Risk Specialist

We have a new opening for a Risk Specialist.

The role has a broad remit and could suit someone with an audit or risk background who is looking to develop his/her career in risk management.

The role will partner with colleagues across Marketing and Analytics, ensure UK Marketing and Analytics maintain appropriate information in our risk management systems and ensure our Risk Stewards are abreast of risk management activities to be able to operate controls effectively.

This is a truly varied role so what will you do?
  • Reporting to the Risk Manager in the Marketing & Analytics department, you will support the business as it works to continue to improve and deliver our ´Be Dynamic and Well Controlled´ goal
  • Help create and embed a risk management culture using industry and internal best practices and standards
  • Provide effective challenge and support to Process Owners and their teams around the effectiveness of their control environments.
  • Be responsible for conducting control testing to support the UK Marketing and Analytics teams.
  • Design, manage and maintain an annual control testing framework
  • Drive the process excellence agenda for the Marketing Risk Office
  • Contribute and lead on Risk Management Governance activities
  • Deputise for team members as appropriate

If you enjoy
  • Working collaboratively and partnering outside of your immediate team
  • Performing analysis and testing on the quality of controls and providing innovative solutions
  • Being a risk management advocate in a highly regulated environment
  • Challenging and influencing at all levels

If you have
  • A good understanding of Risk Management principles
  • Previous experience in Internal or External Audit or previous experience of risk management
  • Experience of Controls development or review
  • Great communication skills and enjoy working collaboratively
  • Proven stakeholder management skills
  • Curiosity and tenacity
  • The ability to challenge and influence at all levels
  • Great communication skills and enjoy working collaboratively
  • Proven stakeholder management skills
  • Curiosity and tenacity

Whats in it for you

Bring us all this - and youll be rewarded with a role offering real responsibility and opportunity to make your mark in an organisation where strong risk management is key to success.

We offer high performers strong and diverse career progression, investing heavily in developing great leaders through our Capital One University training programmes (and appropriate external providers).

Immediate access to our core benefits including pension scheme, bonus, generous holiday entitlement and private medical insurance with flexible benefits available including season-ticket loans, cycle to work scheme and enhanced parental leave

Open-plan workspaces and facilities designed to inspire and support you. Our Nottingham head-office has a fully-serviced gym, subsidised restaurant, mindfulness and music rooms. In London, you can heighten your mood with a run on our rooftop running track or an espresso at the Workshop Coffee caf.

Find out more through our UK careers site ( ) or by exploring the @IAmCapitalOne Twitter page

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Capital One Financial is made up of several different entities. Please note that any position posted in Canada is for Capital One Canada, any position posted in the United Kingdom is for Capital One Europe and any position posted in the Philippines is for Capital One Philippines Service Corp. (COPSSC).