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Portfolio & Risk Analyst – Business Change

  • Location:

    City of London

  • Sector:

    Cyber Security

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  • Contact:

    Octavian Donnelly

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  • Published:

    about 2 months ago

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​Our Client

Our client, a private wealth manager, is currently looking for a Portfolio & Risk Analyst – Business Change for its London office. The successful candidate will play a key role in delivering and developing the portfolio, programme and project governance as well as leading on portfolio and team risk management.

The role reports to the firm’s Head of Business Change

Key Duties

  • Carry out comprehensive Operational Resilience scenario analysis twice a year and carry out four additional scenario tests in conjunction with the Risk business partner.

  • Collaborate with project managers and the Risk business partner to improve the risk management process across projects and the portfolio.

  • Develop the benefits management process to provide foresight across the entirety of the Business on material initiatives.

  • Collaborate with project managers to create a regular flow of firm-wide communications about the progress that the firm is making.

  • Refine and administer the processes by which the business manages interdependencies across the book of work.

  • Refine and administer the processes by which they monitor resource capacity and resource allocation.

  • Support the ongoing governance and assurance arrangements, especially around the creation of roadmaps.

Required Skills

  • Analytical with the ability to delve into detail alongside seeing the bigger picture.

  • Flexible and responsive to changing priorities.

  • Excellent organisation and planning skills.

  • Excellent attention to detail.

  • Excellent writing skills.

  • Practical working knowledge of risk amongst other project control processes.

  • Strong communicator with effective negotiation skills.

  • Competent and confident with the Microsoft Suite and Confluence.

Required Experience

  • Familiar with the principles of portfolio, programme and project methodologies

  • Degree from a Russell Group university at 2:1 or 1st.

Your Profile

  • Over 3 years of portfolio management experience in financial services.

  • Prior experience of introducing new portfolio processes which add structure to a complex business organisation

  • Practitioner accreditation in the leading portfolio, programme and project methodologies, i.e. P30, Prince2, MSP and MoP.

  • Thorough understanding of the way that a wealth management firm operates

About Rutherford

Rutherford is a boutique search firm located in London. Our consultants are the executive specialists in compliance, financial crime, legal and cyber security recruitment, all within the financial and professional services sectors in the United Kingdom and New York. We use our carefully curated relationships, networks and market knowledge to find the best fit for the clients in hand. We work with a wide range of clients, spanning from advisors, management consultants, corporate and commercial banks, brokers, exchanges, MTFs and financial tech, through to global investment managers, hedge funds, private equity firms, investment banks and technology firms. We began as a compliance recruitment firm in London and expanded to offer new resourcing expertise across legal and cyber recruitment. We have been a leading legal and compliance search agency in London for a decade and are excited about bringing our expanded offering into the technology area.

Remote Working

We are currently looking for regionally-located Cyber Security professionals from the following areas who would be interested in working for London firms on an interim working from home basis: Kent, East Sussex, Essex, Cambridgeshire, Suffolk, Bedfordshire, Buckinghamshire, Hertfordshire, Oxfordshire, Berkshire, Wiltshire, Surrey or Hampshire.

We are also interested in hearing from candidates in Manchester, Birmingham, Oxford, Winchester and Salisbury.