Head of Prudential Risk

Competitive salary plus benefits
07 Apr 2021
15 Apr 2021
Contract Type
Full Time

About The Role

As the second largest Building Society in the UK and the 8th largest lender, we know a thing or two about Savings and Mortgages. The Society has grown significantly over the past decade in particular and now has over 2600 employees and 1.8 million members. The Society is a Which recommended savings provider and we’re proud to be number two in the Times Top 25 Best Big Companies to work for.

Reporting into the Society’s Chief Risk Officer, the Head of Prudential  Risk has overall responsibility for the direction and leadership of the Prudential Risk, Prudential Compliance and Model Risk functions, providing second line of defence independent risk oversight and challenge on the management, control, analysis, reporting and stress testing of the Society’s prudential risks: Liquidity & Funding; Market; Treasury Credit; Regulatory (Prudential); Capital; & Treasury Conduct.

You'll be providing ‘2nd line of defence’ independent risk oversight on the management, control, analysis, and reporting of Model Risk including the provision of Model validation across the Society’s models.

You'll be working effectively and in a positive and co-operative but challenging manner with the ’1st Line’ (e.g. Finance, Treasury, Credit Risk, Products), and leading oversight of prudential compliance and providing input and support into the Enterprise Risk Management Framework (ERMF) and associated governance and processes.

About You

As a highly experienced senior leader, you’ll have an in-depth knowledge of balance sheet risks, ILAAP, ICAAP, CRR, resolution regulation and stress testing and  experience of model design and implementation, risk management oversight and working successfully across functions.

You will be highly credible in front of a senior audience including the Board, Executives, Risk Committees (including Board Risk Committee and ALCO), regulators and third party suppliers, having the ability to engage and manage a wide range of stakeholders, listening and responding to challenges.

You’ll have the ability to inspire and lead a team of talented specialists to deliver outstanding results in line with the Society’s strategic plan.

About The Company

Coventry Building Society has grown into the second largest building society in the UK. We’re a national society, with local values and loyalty, and a caring family ethos.

The best way to judge a company is based on what the people who work there say. Our recent employee survey rated us Number 2 in the Sunday Times 25 Best Big Companies to Work For list. We offer not only fulfilling jobs and exciting career opportunities but a place where everyone can be long and feel proud to work. What makes us such a rich and progressive place to work is the huge variety of people that make up our workforce.

We’ve got a whole range of different ways to support you, both in your role and wider wellbeing. Our flexible working arrangements and family-friendly policies also help to make sure you’re happy and in control of your work-life balance.

As an employee, we encourage you to take control of your career. We invest in our people, with regular opportunities for training and development. And later, if you’re looking for a new challenge, we actively champion internal progression.

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