Job title: Operational Risk and Internal Control Expert
Job type: Permanent
Emp type: Full-time
Industry: Insurance
Expertise: Other
Skills: solvency II internal control risk management operational risk risk mapping
Location: Paris area, France
Job published: 08/06/2020
Job ID: 32642

Job Description

Our client, an international insurance company, is looking for an Operational Risk and Internal Control Expert. Within the framework of the Company's Risk Policies, he/she contributes to the implementation of the risk management strategy and framework.

The Operational Risk and Internal Control Expert will be responsible for:

  • Apprehending all the risks related to the company's activity in an analytical, qualitative and quantitative manner: piloting and developing the mapping of risks and controls in collaboration with operational staff (process of risk identification, evaluation, monitoring and reporting)
  • Leading and developing the operational risk management system and the internal control system:
  • Annual planning of risk control activities in areas related to operational risks: drawing up and implementation a plan for controlling risks, processes, procedures and data relating to operational processes.
  • Set up and monitor indicators for the management of operational risks.
  • Coordinate and develop the system for collecting operational risk incidents.
  • Contributing to the definition and implementation of the risk management framework (ERM): drawing up risk policies within its scope (methodology, limits, reporting, framework and processes), assessing compliance with them (ERM Review), leading the ERM system among operational staff within its scope (awareness-raising, monitoring, support),
  • Participate in Group Technical Committees in areas related to operational risks,
  • Animate, develop and document the company's business continuity plan,
  • Carry out a technical and regulatory watch in terms of regulatory requirements and solvency.



  • University degree,
  • At least seven years of experience in internal control and/or operational risk management,
  • Sound understanding of Risk Management and internal control practices and methods,
  • Previous experience in the insurance industry, knowledge of Life insurance is a great asset,
  • Knowledge of Solvency II regulations,
  • Integrity, honesty, trustworthiness, independence, ethical and credible,
  • Relational ease, availability, diplomacy and openness to others,
  • Great autonomy and sense of organization,
  • Ability to question oneself,
  • A good command of English (written and spoken) is a strong asset.