Risk Analyst

  • WorldRemit
  • Cebu, Philippines
  • Feb 07, 2019
Full time Risk

Job Description


WorldRemit's Risk function are an expanding team due to the growth and future development of the business.  The team are   responsible   for   the   development   and   implementation   of   the   Enterprise   Risk Management framework.  The Group Risk Analyst will gain exposure to all areas of the business working closely with business and team leaders to ensure their risks are being identified and mitigated in line with company risk appetite and reporting on findings to senior management.


  • The role is hands on with maintaining and developing the risk management system; interpreting and analyzing risk data; helping embed the group risk framework and assists in promoting a risk aware culture within the business.
  • The Group Risk Analyst reports to and keeps the Group Risk Director informed of existing and developing risks as well as those on the horizon.. Establishing controls and/or a trigger system for breaches of WorldRemit’s risk appetite or limits.
  • Contribution to coordinating / running risk workshops, 1-1 sessions, trend analysis etc
  • Horizon scanning for future potential regional risks which may have an impact on the company
  • Keeping up to date with local regulatory changes within the remittances industry and key jurisdictions
  • Reporting on risk items including but not limited to proposing appropriate risk-mitigating actions.
  • Distributing risk management related communication, education, and awareness initiatives.
  • Identifying material individual, aggregate, and emerging risks.
  • To assist the BCM Team in developing and delivering viable business continuity programme that ensures adequate contingency plans are put into effect during the periods of disruption.
  • To push global standardization of the BCM and Risk programmes.
  • Support the Head of BCM in managing the development and maintenance of global business continuity plans in line with WorldRemit BCM Policies and local regulatory requirements
  • Contribution to coordinating / running risk workshops and monthly BCM Coordinator meetings
  • To provide timely management information on the readiness state of global business continuity plans when measured against the programme requirements
  • Assessing these risks and measuring WorldRemit’s exposure to them.
  • Creating , implementing and testing controls to ensure ongoing effectiveness to mitigate risks identified.
  • Ongoing monitoring of the strategic decisions and risk exposures to ensure they are in line with the board-approved risk appetite and current policies and procedures.
  • Assisting in the management of critical risk projects which have a strategic impact across the business
  • Review risk issues for systemic problems and seek resolution.
  • Escalate issues in line with the Risk Management Program and help manage the resolution of risk issues.
  • Develop and compete reporting materials such as risk register, metrics for committee.
  • Liaise closely with leaders of business units across the organisation to ensure robust communication and reporting of risk related practices.
  • Assist in the coordination and support of risk related reviews, audits and examinations.
  • Performing routine daily tasks—reviewing reports, preparing necessary correspondence, and participating in department projects.
  • To support the Crisis Management programme by assisting the Risk Team and the WorldRemit Crisis Management Team;


  • Aiding in training associates on the Company’s risk policies and procedures.
  • Carrying out any other tasks as may be requested from time to time.


Skills requirements


Key requirements:

 - Ability to work closely with and manage key stakeholders across a fast-paced business

- A strong sense of intuition and a 'can-do attitude'

- The ability to listen in detail and understand and interpret the requirements of internal stakeholders

- Holds a risk qualification or is willing to pursue one

  • Strong risk management understanding and min 2-3 years previous experience in risk management or related discipline, such as actuarial, compliance or internal audit or risk assurance function.
  • BA/BS or compensating experience in compliance.
  • Team player adaptable to fast-paced and changing environment.
  • Ability to manage tight processes with accuracy and attention to detail.
  • Highly disciplined person, self-motivated, and delivery focused.
  • Excellent communication skills both verbal and written.
  • Strong organizational skills.
  • Proficient in MS Office (Access, Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Visio).