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Head of Business Risk & Control Management

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Job Introduction

The Head of Business Risk & Control Management will be part of the new three person Business Risk & Control Management (BRCM) team, which will support the business with its management of the risk and control environment.

Role Responsibility


The Head of Business Risk & Control Management will be part of the new three person Business Risk & Control Management (BRCM) team, which will support the business with its management of the risk and control environment.

Key elements of the role include supporting the business in documenting the risk and control (‘R&C’) environment, maintaining the R&C register, ensuring controls are evidenced, preparing R&C MI and reporting which supports and evidences Management decision making, and will manage the RCSA process. The successful candidate will have strong R&C management and/or oversight experience, and will interact with Senior Managers extensively.

This is the senior manager role within the BRCM team, responsible for managing two BRCM’s, prioritising and directing the work of the team.

Risk and control management

  • Work with all Business areas to ensure risks and controls are well understood, registered, and documented
  • Maintain the R&C register
  • Work with Business areas to ensure control operation is reliably evidenced
  • Support the Managers in their assessment of risk management and control effectiveness
  • Manage the RCSA process for each business area, ensuring a high standard of R&C review and control effectiveness assessment

Risk and control management information (MI) and reporting

  • Produce MI and reporting on behalf of each business area, which sets out key risks and controls, KRI’s, the effectiveness of the control environment, and draws out issues, and provides high quality narrative and commentary.

Issue and action management

  • Maintain the log of material R&C issues (e.g. Audit identified issues, etc)
  • Ensure that all issues have actions which are properly owned
  • Follow-up with action and issue owners to ensure timely closure
  • Report issue and action status and progress

Support the quarterly Business Control Forums

  • [BCF’s are held for each ExCo member, and Managers of larger business areas. It is a meeting between the Business Head and their direct reports, with the purpose of reviewing and directing the R&C environment]
  • Act as secretary to the BCF, including preparation of meeting papers, supporting MI and reports, and gathering commentary and other inputs
  • Ensure decisions, issues and actions are logged and followed-up

Provide general R&C support, expertise, advice and training

  • Act as an integral support to business area heads as they manage, and continuously enhance, the R&C environment
  • Assist business area heads as they work with oversight and assurance teams in the planning and conduct of reviews (e.g. audits)
  • Coordinate the AAF audit and assist in-scope teams in their preparation
  • Maintain the Group wind down plan
  • Promote R&C awareness and culture across the business

BRCM team management

  • Manage and lead the BRCM team
  • Plan, prioritise and direct the effort of the team
  • Work closely with senior managers across the Group to ensure that this First Line R&C team continuously adds value and is seen as an essential contributor and support to senior managers.


The Ideal Candidate

  • Experience in auditing, Risk Management, First Line control management, or in an oversight function/role within Financial Services is essential.
  • Very strong analytical and problem solving skills, and an ability to critically evaluate information and issues.
  • Excellent communication and influencing skills, with an ability to engage stakeholders at all levels and across disciplines.
  • Excellent written communication skills, including report and presentation writing suitable for audiences up to and including the Board.
  • Very strong Power Point, Excel, and Word capability, and extensive experience in using risk and control systems, is required.
  • Demonstrated ability to multi-task, to work independently or collaboratively with other teams.
  • Ability to prioritise work and to meet tight deadlines.

Package Description

We reward our employees with a comprehensive employee benefits package that includes physical health and financial wellbeing initiatives and family friendly policies, as well as Company support to make a difference to the charities that are important to them. We also offer a structured learning and development programme and sponsorship towards relevant qualifications. Our employee resource groups (including LGBT+ and Women in Technology), Sports and Social, Arts and Charity Committees also provide further support to our employees.

About the Company

Jupiter is one of the UK’s leading investment management companies with just over 500 employees and £42.7 billion worth of assets under management (as at 31st December 2018).

Jupiter provides investment services to individual and institutional investors through mutual funds (UK unit trusts, Luxembourg SICAVs), separately managed accounts and sub-advised funds. Jupiter has experienced a period of international growth with offices open in Austria, Germany, Hong Kong, Italy, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Singapore, Sweden Switzerland and Spain.

The majority of our employees are based in our London office located just minutes from Victoria station which provides stair-free access from both the Underground’s Victoria line and National Rail platforms, as well as limited road crossings to the Jupiter office. Our London office was designed to encourage employees to live active, healthy lives with floor-to-ceiling windows that allow for greater natural light and the benefit of a private balcony, table tennis room, cycle storage and on-site shower and locker facilities.

The short distance to Green Park and St James' Park also provides employees with a natural space to relax during their lunch break and a healthy alternative to office-based meetings.

Jupiter Asset Management

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