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Operational Risk Administrator (0207)

To assist in implementing the new Man Capital Markets (MCM) Operational Risk System and train users, provide first line business and departments support to update their annual Risk Control Self-Assessments (RCSA), and standardise RCSAs and the Enterprise Risk Register.

Responsibilities to include:

  • Work closely with the Head of Operational Risk and the vendor to ensure the MCM Operational Risk System is implemented appropriately across all MCM Ltd affiliates.
  • Help design and implement the incident reporting and indicator submission workflow.
  • Assist the Head of Operational Risk in meetings with Desk Heads and Department Heads to design and implement user access profiles.
  • Help design and create automated rule-based email notifications from the system for incidents and indicator breaches.
  • Setup the action tracking module across all risk identification components.
  • Perform User Acceptance Testing on all new functionality before release into production.
  • Upload and maintain existing Key Indicators into the MCM Operational Risk System.
  • Assist with the migration of RCSAs from excel spreadsheets into the MCM Operational Risk System.
  • Assist, and work with the vendor to develop automated reporting for various risk committees.

Assist with the annual Risk Control Self-Assessment programme

  • Assist standardise risks and controls on RCSAs and ensure the 2019 RCSA template submissions are complete and accurate before migration into the MCM Operational Risk System.
  • Produce an accurate and complete Risk Register from aggregated RCSAs.

First Line Operational Risk Training

  • Perform system demos ‘on screen’ to new users of the MCM OR System while the Head of Operational Risk presents to new users.
  • Provide on-the-job training to system users on various components of the MCM Operational Risk System when required.   

Assist with BAU Operational Risk Activities

  • Follow up with Key Indictor owners monthly to ensure Key Indicator submissions are provided on time with complete and factual commentary.
  • Assist produce Management Information packs for various risk committees.

Who We Are

Established in 1783, ED&F Man is an employee-owned agricultural commodities merchant with 6,000 people in 60 countries and annual revenue in excess of $8bn.  We trade sugar, coffee, molasses, animal feed and pulses. We help our counterparties manage price risk through hedging and provide access to commodity and capital markets through our brokerage business.

Our global financial brokerage blends the heritage and experience of ED&F Man with our capital markets expertise. Our business ethos centres on integrity, trust, client care and astute risk management. We execute orders for institutional investors, hedge fund managers and professional traders across a broad range of asset classes including: metals; ags & softs; energy; foreign exchange; equities; fixed income; and futures & options.

Our services include trade processing, clearing, execution, market making and agency based electronic and voice brokerage. Using our world-class IT infrastructure, we also offer specialised connectivity, hosting, network and infrastructure services to firms seeking optimised low latency derivative trading and clearing solutions. Our strong capital base and balance sheet enable us to offer stability, assurance and strength.

Essential Behaviours

Here at ED&F Man we are guided by our five company values: Respect, Integrity, Meritocracy, Client Focus and Entrepreneurship.

Our values are underpinned by a set of essential behaviours, which form part of our performance management approach.  Delivering on our objectives is very much about ‘what’ we do, but these essential behaviours also provide a guide and measure for ‘how’ we do things.

As part of the annual performance review, all employees are measured either against a set of five Leadership Essentials if you are a people manager or four Performance Essentials if you are an individual contributor.


1. Drives Innovation
2. Leads People
3. Delivers Results
4. Collaborates
5. Manages Resources


1. Drives Innovation
2. Leads People
3. Delivers Results
4. Collaborates

Equal Opportunities Statement

ED&F Man is committed to promoting equal opportunities in employment.  All qualified applicants will receive equal treatment without regard to race, colour, sex, gender, age, religion or belief, ethnic or national origin, marital or civil partner status, physical or mental disability, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, gender reassignment (identity, gender expression), genetic information or any characteristic protected by local law.  

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3 London Bridge Street, London, United Kingdom, SE1 9SG
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    Capital Markets
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  • Closing Date:
    19 July 2019
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