Risk Director

Competitive | London | Permanent


Posted 20 days ago


Risk Director - Payments
London - Hybrid

Are you a seasoned Risk Management professional with a passion for the fast-paced world of payments? Then this is the one for you!
My client, a leading payments platform based in London, is actively seeking a dynamic and experienced Risk Director to join their team. If you have Merchant onboarding, risk management experience and deep technical knowledge of schemes then get in touch!

Key Responsibilities:
- Develop and implement robust risk management strategies and frameworks tailored to the payments industry, with a focus on merchant onboarding.
- Lead and oversee the risk assessment and due diligence processes for merchant partners, ensuring compliance with payments schemes and regulatory requirements.
- Collaborate closely with internal teams including Legal, Compliance, and Operations to ensure alignment on risk mitigation strategies and initiatives.
- Monitor and analyze emerging risks and trends in the payments landscape, providing proactive recommendations to senior management.
- Act as a subject matter expert on payments scheme requirements, guiding the organization in maintaining compliance and optimizing risk controls.
- Drive continuous improvement initiatives to enhance risk management processes and capabilities.

- Extensive experience in risk management within the payments sector, with a strong understanding of payments schemes and regulations.
- Proven track record in developing and implementing effective risk management strategies, particularly in the area of merchant onboarding.
- Excellent leadership and communication skills, with the ability to influence and collaborate effectively across departments.
- Strategic mindset with the ability to think analytically and make data-driven decisions.
- Ambitious and driven individual with a clear path to progression and growth within the organization.

To take the next step in your career, please send your CV to Jim Chappell at jim.chappell@interquestgroup.com.

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.