Head of Enterprise Risk (Path to CRO)

£120,000 | London | Permanent


Posted 24 days ago


InterQuest have been retained to find a Enterprise Risk leader, with an international remit based from London (hybrid). We expect this person will likely have worked in sme/ start/ scale up environments within a hands-on 'Senior Manager' / 'Head of' capacity.

The Global Chief Risk Officer has a track record of developing and mentoring, with this role also offering an opportunity to succeed the CRO in approx. 2 years.

Forming part of the SLT, you will have the following experience to be considered:

  • Hands on RMF development & implementation (introduce a new RMF fit for an international business)
  • Work with the ExCo and committees - providing risk comfort and assurance
  • Support the implementation of a new GRC system
  • Collaborate and oversee other functions such as 1LOD re risk appetite
  • Worked within a payments, money remittance, Banking and/ or related environment


  • Build and develop a team
  • Opportunity to succeed the CRO in time - development opportunity
  • Identify, lead and manage risk projects, ensuring regular RMF and process enhancements/ streamlining
  • London based - hybrid 1-2 days in the office per week Board/ committee meeting attendance monthly
  • £120,000 fixed plus bonus and benefits


  • You must be able to work in London
  • Will genuinely be able to step up at CRO within 2-3 years for a global FS business
  • Payments / Money Transfer / related Banking experience - closely aligned transferable skills
  • We are unable offer sponsorship

InterQuest Group is acting as an employment agency for this vacancy. InterQuest Group is an equal opportunities employer and we welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of age, disability, gender, religion/belief, race, marriage, civil partnership, pregnancy, maternity, sex or sexual orientation. Please make us aware if you require any reasonable adjustments throughout the recruitment process.