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Last update 05.02.2024

Business Risk & Control Manager

Business Transformation/Operational Permanent Control – Swindon/Hybrid

About the role

As a Business Risk & Control Manager, you’ll be working closely with business leaders and their management teams (1st Line of Defence) to ensure risks are effectively identified, managed, and reported in line with control frameworks.  As a financial services business, and being part of BNP Paribas Group we have a robust risk & control framework, and your key purpose will be to support and oversee business operation of this framework - Ensuring stakeholders understand the value and importance of risk management, whilst enabling optimal business performance. 

Some of your key responsibilities will include:

·        Business partnering with senior leaders and their management teams

·        Conducting risk assessments and control tests

·        Managing incidents, and putting measures in place to prevent reoccurrence  

·        Producing and presenting monthly and quarterly reports, and business updates

What’s in it for you?

This role is comes with a salary of up to £55,000 depending on skills, knowledge, and experience, and being at pay zone level B2, an additional bonus of up to £4,600.

We have a hybrid approach to working, which means you can split your time between our office in Swindon and home once you are fully up to speed.

You will also enjoy our outstanding benefits package, which includes:

·        Company car or cash allowance of £5,500 per year

·        Private Healthcare (AXA PPP)

·        Life Assurance

·        Company Pension scheme with up to 10% employer contribution

·        A range of personal flexible benefits

·        25 days holiday with the option to purchase up to an additional 5 days - plus bank holidays

·        An extra day off on your birthday each year

·        Free on-site Parking & EV charging

·        Free Gym on-site

·        Access to great discounts on our products and services

·        To celebrate your 1st year you can enjoy a ½ holiday or a £75 Love2Shop voucher

·        Paid eye tests and £50 towards your lenses

·        Volunteering days

·        Charity Fundraising

About You

You have a sound understanding of operational risk management, control frameworks, most likely in a regulated industry or an environment with robust governance and controls in place.  In addition to technical knowledge of operational risk and controls, you have good interpersonal and communication skills and are capable of operating as a trusted advisor and business partner. 

Key skills & knowledge required:

·        Knowledge of operational risk management, governance, and control frameworks

·        Understanding of 3 lines of defence

·        Capable of managing competing priorities

·        Strong communication and stakeholder management skills

Application process

Following application, a member of our Talent Acquisition team will review your CV.  If we believe the role could be a fit for you, we will be in touch to arrange a telephone interview.  From there, if successful, we will invite you to Swindon for a face-to-face interview. 

About Us

We are Europe’s No.1 vehicle leasing provider with a clear vision for sustainable mobility. Mobility is as simple as someone moving from point A to point B, however and whenever they choose. We know that for 2021 and beyond, being innovative and creative, developing existing products and introducing new ones quickly into the mix is what our customers want, whilst we also focus on leading the way forward on Climate Action within the mobility industry. Luckily, at Arval, we have an excellent pedigree in all things mobility, and the launch of our five-year plan, Arval Beyond, puts us out in front, leading the way. Find out more about our plan here: Arval Beyond

We truly believe all our Journey Makers help us shape our story – and make history in the process. Come, join our family, and be part of it too.

Culturally, we are a friendly bunch - more human, than corporate. We expect a lot but know that works both ways so offer our Journey Makers a fantastic employee experience end to end.

We are proud to celebrate the diverse nature of our customers and our hugely diverse teams, where everyone feels safe to be their authentic self. We support all our local communities and groups and actively encourage people from underrepresented backgrounds to apply to become part of our family. We do not discriminate based on race, colour, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, marital status, disability or age – or any other category you can think of, and we have a strong “speak up” culture through which we support and ally with all group our Journey Makers identify with.

We are a family-friendly employer with a culture based on trust, autonomy and flexibility and believe everyone has a voice and the opportunity to make an impact.

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Why should I apply?

Basically, why would you want to join BNP Paribas over any other company?


  • What if we told you that working in our Group isn’t quite what you might think? At BNP Paribas, we do a multitude of different jobs that are constantly evolving to meet the expectations of our clients and society as a whole. Whether through everyday tasks or major projects, doing one of our jobs means making a personal commitment to taking sustainable action.

  • Feeling good about your job means bringing your whole self to work and being who you are. It’s also about having the resources you need to achieve a healthy work-life balance. Both of these are major commitments at BNP Paribas.

  • At BNP Paribas, developing your skills is as important to us as it is to you. And the skills you learn with us will help you through the rest of your working life.

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