Operational Risk Analyst | JCW Resourcing

Operational Risk Analyst

  • Posted: 26/10/2023
  • Salary: Flexible
  • Location: London , - None Specified -
  • Job Type: Contract

Job Title: Operational Risk Analyst - Energy Trading Firm

Location: London, United Kingdom

Company Overview:

Join a dynamic and rapidly growing energy trading firm at the heart of London's financial district. We are seeking a talented Operational Risk Analyst to join our team and play a critical role in managing operational risks within our high-paced trading environment. If you are passionate about energy markets, have a keen eye for detail, and excel at identifying, assessing, and mitigating operational risks, we want to hear from you.

Position Summary:

As an Operational Risk Analyst with our energy trading firm, you will be responsible for identifying, assessing, monitoring, and mitigating operational risks across the organization. You will collaborate with cross-functional teams, evaluate our internal processes, and implement risk management strategies to ensure the integrity and reliability of our operations. This role is pivotal in maintaining our commitment to excellence and ensuring the continued growth of the business.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Conduct comprehensive assessments of operational risk across various business units.
  • Identify potential weaknesses in processes and controls and recommend improvements.
  • Develop and implement risk mitigation strategies in alignment with industry best practices.
  • Monitor and report on risk indicators, incidents, and losses.
  • Collaborate with business units to implement and manage risk controls.
  • Assist in the creation and maintenance of operational risk policies and procedures.
  • Stay updated on industry regulations and standards, ensuring compliance.
  • Contribute to the development of risk training programs and awareness initiatives.
  • Provide support during risk audits and assessments.


  • Bachelor's degree in Finance, Economics, Business, or related field. A master's degree or professional certification (e.g., FRM, PRM) is a plus.
  • 3+ years of experience in operational risk management, preferably within the energy trading or financial industry.
  • Strong knowledge of operational risk frameworks, concepts, and best practices.
  • Proficiency in risk assessment and modeling tools and techniques.
  • Exceptional analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
  • A keen eye for detail and the ability to work under pressure.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite and risk management software.
  • Knowledge of energy markets and trading operations is a plus.

Interested candidates are invited to submit their resume. 

We are an equal opportunity employer and welcome applicants from diverse backgrounds to join our team. We thank all applicants for their interest in our firm, but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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