Risk, Controls and Contracts Analyst Risk, Controls and Contracts Analyst …

Lloyds Banking Group
in Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
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Lloyds Banking Group
in Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
Be the first to apply
Risk, Controls and Contracts Analyst
End Date
Wednesday 21 August 2019

Salary Range
£45,099 - £50,110

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Agile Working Options
Other Agile Working Arrangements / Open to Discussion

Job Description Summary
Change agent with a passion for working with people and teams to deliver their best work. The role will facilitate new ways of working within teams using agile techniques. Supporting teams to deliver more effectively is the main goal.

Job Description

The Financial Planning and Retirement Engineering Team Centre of Expertise Analyst (Grade EU) will support the Risks, Controls & Contracts Centre of Expertise Lead in ensuring effective, compliant and efficient Risk & Controls and Contracts management processes across the Financial Planning and Retirement Value Stream.

Focussed on effective Supplier Contracts, Risk & Controls management, the Centre of Expertise Analyst will provide a first class service to the Financial Planning and Retirement Value Stream. Through collaboration across the Value Stream and wider business the Centre of Expertise team will drive the development, management and simplification of effective Risk, Controls & Contracts management processes. The Centre of Expertise team will also look to drive out efficiencies ensuring best value for money for the business.

The Risk, Controls & Contracts management Centre of Expertise Analyst will drive and support effective business delivery by providing risk owners guidance on identification of risks and driving risks to resolution or acceptance, in accordance with business risk appetite. The Analyst will work as a team member in the Centre of Expertise to facilitate and attend relevant Risk, Controls & Contracts management meetings for all programmes/labs across the Value Stream.

Behaviours & Competencies
  • Strong and confident team member who demonstrates an Agile mind-set, willing to challenge the status quo, ensuring best value for money activity for the bank and its customers
  • Dynamic, flexible and energetic approach, able to prioritise and simplify complex deliverables to demanding timescales
  • Great communicator, capable of delivering clear messages to a variety of stakeholders and teams providing clear understanding for colleagues
  • Natural negotiator, able to resolve multiple conflicting views in order to focus on value generation for the Centre of Expertise and Value Stream
  • Supports a team culture that values, recognises and demonstrates high performance
  • Ability to read the audience and adapt communication style accordingly - can communicate between the technical and non-technical
  • Resilient under pressure - they are able to remain calm under pressure and work effectively through constrained timescales and difficult asks

Knowledge & Experience
  • Knowledge of Risk Management frameworks would be helpful to support making the right decisions and doing the right things for customers and the business
  • Strong Stakeholder management skills, able to facilitate relevant risk / controls sessions with various attendees to support validation of Risk score and ensure details captured on relevant Risk management tools
  • Awareness of Operational and Delivery Risks management processes
  • Awareness of the Change Policies and Change Methodology to provide effective support to Stakeholders
  • Able to influence key stakeholders at a more senior level
  • Awareness of Contract management, experience with renewing contracts and supplier management
  • Understanding of the wider business , economic and market environment in which the firm operates

Key Responsibilities
  • Support the Engineering Leads in the identification, raising, managing and reporting of Engineering Risks across the Value Stream with a qualitative lens
  • Work with Business Risk Partners to support the Financial Planning and Retirement labs and Programmes with the identification / management / mitigation and escalation processes around the delivery / and actions arising from the testing of operational Controls
  • Collaborate with the Engineering Leads / Product Owners and wider stakeholder group to drive the Contracts renewal / change process, ensuring that the quality assurance criteria has been addressed
  • Support Risks, Controls & Contracts Centre of Expertise lead to contribute and consolidate (where appropriate) cross lab / programme and value stream reporting for Risk Management & Controls and Contracts MI presenting to appropriate stakeholders providing insight to support management decisions
  • Collate data and present at appropriate meetings and governance forums as required, maintaining effectiveness of the governance and reporting framework.
  • Support labs/programme to investigate, escalate, update and mitigate risks using appropriate processes, procedures and systems.
  • Work collaboratively towards a team plan which allows rapid mobilisation and maintains the cadence of delivery and which supports the ways of working
  • Identify opportunities to simplify and streamline the current Risk, Controls & Contracts management processes ensuring value for money whilst maintaining quality assurance

  • Drive sharing of best practice and ways of working and lessons learnt across the labs, Centre of Expertise and Financial Planning and Retirement value stream

At Lloyds Banking Group, we're driven by a clear purpose; to help Britain prosper. Across the Group, our colleagues are focused on making a difference to customers, businesses and communities. With us you'll have a key role to play in shaping the financial services of the future, whilst the scale and reach of our Group means you'll have many opportunities to learn, grow and develop.

We're focused on creating a values-led culture and are committed to building a workforce which reflects the diversity of the customers and communities we serve. Together we're building a truly inclusive workplace where all of our colleagues have the opportunity to make a real difference.