Operational Risk Analyst (M/F/D)

#Job number :SEFEGR00360




The Operational Risk Team is looking to bring in an Analyst to support the commercial objectives of SM&T through proactive identification, reporting, analysis and control of operational risks across the business.

The Operational Risk Team is looking to bring in an Analyst to support the commercial objectives of SM&T through proactive identification, reporting, analysis and control of operational risks across the business.

The ideal candidate will demonstrate independent thought, clear analysis and opinion, supported by understanding of key operational processes. The candidate will proactively manage controls analysis and focus on pragmatic rectification, prioritizing of risk and applying appropriate resolution actions.

Want to join us on our journey?

What you will do?

Primary responsibilities:

    • Operation of key daily and weekly operational risk controls and monitoring processes.
    • Support the incident management programme:
      • Respond to incidents timely, drafting details of incidents accurately following investigation and administration of the incident management system.
    • Support in producing operational risk content and materials for monthly and ad-hoc management reporting.
    • Support administration activities of the SM&T Ltd Business Continuity Programme
    • Providing independent analysis on risk and control aspects of the incident to provide appropriate recommendations, capture all action details, track statuses and record resolutions.
    • Support implementation of key change projects for the Enterprise and Operational risk team
    • Support in the development of Key Risk Indicators (KRIs) and Risk & Control Self Assessments (RCSAs):

What you’ll bring to the role?


  • Strong verbal and written communication skills; ability to communicate with front, middle and back office personnel in a clear, concise and insightful manner;
  • Attentive and seeks to understand others views with the ability to communicate complex issues.
  • Ability to prioritize multiple tasks to meet tight deadlines.
  • Deal-lifecycle knowledge in a commodity trading business, including an understanding of key front, middle and back office processes that comprise it.
  • Strong MS Office skills, proficient MS Excel skills and Power BI experience would be advantageous.


  • Reliable and diligent.
  • Ability to work effectively both individually and in a team orientated environment.
  • Ability to work effectively in an environment where priorities can change at sometimes short notice.
  • Initiative taker who can take responsibility for their own workload and deliverables and escalate appropriately.

Our offer to you

In return we offer a competitive starting salary supported by a comprehensive, and broad reaching benefits package which includes

  • bonus earning potential
  • non-contributory pension
  • 25 days holiday plus bank holidays and volunteering days
  • buy / sell holidays
  • life assurance
  • medical and dental insurance
  • range of optional flexible benefits

Based from our offices in London, you can benefit from hybrid working offering the flexibility to spend some of your working week at home. We are committed to supporting your career growth with opportunities to develop both your knowledge and experience through a blended approach to learning.

Who are we?    

We are part of the SEFE Group – led by SEFE Securing Energy for Europe GmbH in Berlin – which employs approximately 1,500 employees. The 350 people working in SEFE Energy are friendly and positive – you can approach anyone for help and your ideas are always welcome.  We’re committed to our REACH principles – Results, Expertise, Action, Challenge, Have courage – but above all else, we care for each other’s welfare and aspirations and above all offer support as your career develops.

Our focus for 2022 – 2025 is strategic, profitable growth and strengthening our foundations, primarily by placing data and technology at the heart of our business model.  We’re looking for people who are passionate about where we’re going and will help us thrive long into the future.

We’re committed to creating an inclusive environment that embraces diversity and fosters the development of knowledge, skills, and experience, so all our people can thrive and prosper in their careers with us.  We are a place where you can be yourself and make your mark because whatever your role, you’ll find an open, welcoming atmosphere that empowers you, encourages fresh thinking, and recognises your contribution.

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