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Senior Risk Analyst

The Business

Join us in Dublin as a Senior Risk Analyst

  • This is an opportunity for a Senior Risk Analyst to join our Operational Risk Management function
  • You'll be supporting the development and enhancement of Ulster Bank’s Operational Risk Management (ORM) handbook for Remediation Risk Oversight
  • Hone your existing risk management skills and advance your career in this exciting, fast paced role
  • This role is available for a six month period

What you'll do

You'll be supporting the oversight of Remediation Risk processes, enabling the effective mitigation of operational risk across Ulster Bank and the on-going application of these controls to mitigate the risk inherent in individual remediation activities.

You'll also:

  • Work closely with your manager in leading the thinking around the development and implementation of the Remediation Risk oversight in a manner appropriate to the situation and needs of Ulster Bank
  • Support the second line oversight of remediation programmes through attendance at programme boards and review of risks assessments, including review of various RAID logs
  • Attend various risk and governance forums
  • Provide support to FLOD to ensure the adequacy of their mitigation strategies for identified operational risks and associated approach and plans
  • Identify control weaknesses in proposed new processes to redress our clients and remediate technology and support FLOD in the development of solutions to address deficiencies

The skills you'll need

You'll need financial services experience in a global organisation, and a good understanding of ORM methodologies, principles and processes and their supporting systems across multiple lines of business and geographies. You should also have project management experience and understanding of change and remediation management processes and methodologies including risk mitigation strategies.

You'll also need:

  • An understanding of risk and control assessment approaches, benefits and pit-falls
  • Process mapping and process improvement experience
  • Excellent time management skills and the ability to work well under pressure
  • Knowledge of Enterprise-wide risk management and Operational Risk
  • A strong track record in the management of relationships with multiple stakeholders within organisational frameworks
  • A logical approach to problem solving
  • To be flexible and open to travel as and when required

How we'll reward you

In return, we offer a competitive salary and you'll also join our retirement savings plan. You can also choose from a selection of protection, healthcare or lifestyle extras from RBSelect, our fully flexible reward programme.

Visit our reward and benefits page for more information on the benefit packages we offer.


At Ulster Bank, we want everyone to feel welcome, regardless of your background or needs. If you need adjustments making to your working environment, we’ll do everything we can to support you. As part of this commitment, we offer flexible working options for some of our roles - find out more.