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Senior Consultant/ Manager in Financial Services Risk

Location:  Grand-Lancy / Geneva
Other locations:  Primary Location Only
Salary: Competitive
Date:  Jun 6, 2024

Job description

Requisition ID:  1431640

Senior Consultant or Manager in Financial Services Risk w/ focus on Resilience and Business Continuity Management



At EY, you will have the chance to build a career as unique as you are, with the global scale, support, inclusive culture and technology to become the best version of you. And we are counting on your unique voice and perspective to help EY become even better too. Join us and build an exceptional experience for yourself, and a better working world for all.


The opportunity


Our Consulting business offers a broad range of functional and cross-country services dedicated to providing high-value and trusted advice to clients, with a specific focus on business transformation programs in the Financial Services industry.


We are currently looking for a motivated and committed Senior Consultant or Manager (80-100%) with Operational Resilience, Business Continuity Management (BCM) or Information Security related experience to further strengthen our practice within the Financial Services Consulting – Risk & Actuarial team in Geneva.


Within Financial Services Consulting - Risk & Actuarial, the GRC (Governance, Risk, Controls & Internal Audit) Team is part of a global network of risk management specialists working together with most of the largest financial services companies. We support our clients with solutions to identify, assess, steer and monitor non-financial and compliance risks.


Your key responsibilities


A unique opportunity to explore a wide range of solutions to our clients’ issues and needs. This will enable you to quickly develop a wide breadth of skills and competencies, with many of these being focused around non-financial and compliance risk management, as well as internal control systems and internal audit. Specific topics include business continuity management, outsourcing / third party risk management and IT Risk, with a strong focus on process and control design, optimization and automation. Specific tasks with regards to Operational Resilience / BCM include:


  • Provide advice, design and implement Operational Resilience / BCM frameworks in line with Swiss and international regulatory requirements (e.g. PRA, FINMA, EBA)
  • Support Internal and External Audits on Operational Resilience and BCM Frameworks at banks and insurance companies
  • Work together with our Third Party Risk specialists to ensure adequate coverage of Operational Resilience aspects in TPRM frameworks
  • Keep track of the latest regulatory developments in Operational Resilience and develop going-to-market material for client sessions



The nature of consulting promises a fast paced and engaging career. You will also have the opportunity to actively support in innovation and shape EY solutions on current and upcoming market needs.


Your skillset will grow rapidly through numerous training events and client facing engagements including touchpoints with clients’ senior management.


Skills and attributes for success


To qualify for the role you must have

  • Prior experience in Operational Resilience, BCM or Information Security / IT Risk, either in an execution or advisory role
  • Interest in risk, compliance and / or internal audit in the financial services industry
  • Fluency in English and French


Ideally, you’ll also have

  • Previous experience as a Business Continuity Manager/Officer
  • Basic knowledge of Operational Resilience, Information Security, IT Risk Management and/or IT Service Continuity Management (in addition to your core experience)
  • A degree in a business or technology related area, ideally with interdisciplinary focus (e.g. interfaces between business and IT)
  • Strong PowerPoint and Excel skills
  • Experience in the banking, insurance or consulting industry
  • Strong interest in technology



Qualities you should demonstrate

  • Entrepreneurial mindset and an innovative spirit
  • Motivated, ambitious and self-driven personality
  • Willingness to go the extra mile
  • Goal-oriented team player with analytical and organizational skills



What we offer

  • International multi-cultural team of highly motivated professionals
  • Constant personal development with a steep learning curve – a system of trainings, mentoring, counselling and on-the-job learning
  • Modern working environment and equipment, fostering mobile working flexibility
  • Transparent performance-based recognition and progression system
  • Acquire a fully accredited corporate MBA (EY Tech MBA) from Hult International Business School, whilst working with EY, completely free*


* exception of EY contractors, interns and alumni.



If you are interested, please contact us as soon as possible. For further information please contact our recruitment team ( / +41 58 286 33 66).


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