We are looking for a Risk Manager who will work within the Group Risk & Compliance team, to manage risk and take ownership of key relationships and initiatives across all Octopus entities.
At Octopus we’re transforming the industries we operate in and improving the lives of millions of people. We’ve built market-leading positions in a number of specialist sectors, including smaller company financing, renewable energy, healthcare and property finance. We employ 500 people and manage more than £7 billion on behalf of more than 50,000 investors. Our products don’t just help real people solve real life problems, they also make a positive impact on the world around us.
The Octopus Group incorporates Octopus Energy, Octopus Healthcare, Octopus Investments, Octopus Property, Octopus Ventures and Octopus Labs. Our aim is to have an impact in everything we do, and to make a vital contribution to the UK economy by helping people, companies and institutions generate wealth. And we’re always on the look-out for smart, talented people who share our values.
About the role
The Octopus Risk team works closely with the compliance team which combined, operates as a valued and integral part of the business. Their goal is to protect the business by embedding a risk culture, promoting customer obsession, and exemplifying Octopus’ core values: Straight forwardness; Boldness; and Helpfulness. The team has a broad remit, covering all parts of the firm’s asset management business and, in line with the ever-expanding business is rapidly growing in size. This role will have a key focus on operational risk.
Random acts of kindness make the workplace a better place so, go out of your way to be helpful, and give people reasons to smile
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At Octopus, we recognise the importance of embracing diversity in order to create a high-performance culture.