Environmental and Social Risk Senior Analyst, Dublin

Date: 13-Mar-2023

Location: Dublin, IE

Company: Allied Irish Bank

Role Title: Environmental and Social Risk Senior Analyst


Location: Molesworth Street, Dublin (Hybrid Working)


This role is being offered on a permanent basis.


Summary of role:

The Risk Function is an independent, second line of defence function that monitors, controls and supports risk-taking activities across AIB.  The purpose of the Risk Function is to provide advice and guidance in relation to risk while providing independent oversight and reporting on AIB’s risk profile.


The Risk Function’s main objective is to ensure AIB has a robust risk management framework and culture in place to ensure risks are taken within the risk appetite set by the Board, in support of AIB’s customer franchise and social responsibility.  

The role is positioned within the Enterprise Risk Management team where we perform Risk management for Business Model Risk and Capital Adequacy Risk, and are responsible for the Risk Management Framework, including Risk Appetite.


We’re looking for someone who:

  • Assist the Head of Environmental and Social Risk, with Climate Risk/ESG management initiatives and drive the integration or Environmental and Social Risk into AIB’s existing risk management processes.
  • Coordinate Risk input required for external disclosures and local regulatory requirements.
  • Coordinate, monitor and track action plans and programmes for the team.
  • Collaborate with other functions to ensure compliance with emerging ESG regulations
  • Contribute Risk input to broader firm wide Environmental and Sustainability strategic commitments (e.g., Net Zero, Sustainable Progress Strategy, TCFD)
  • Evaluate local regulatory requirements and identify potential gaps relative to AIB’s frameworks and policies.
  • Stay abreast of emerging ESG trends in Ireland, UK, EU and globally
  • Contribute to the broader ESG Risk team in building out best-in-class second line ESG risk management capabilities
  • Develop training material for Senior Management, Board, forums, and global regulatory engagement
  • Provide subject matter expertise on Climate Risk/ESG management issues, and contribute to capital discussions both internally and externally, including climate stress tests



Who are we?

  • We’re AIB. A strong Irish bank packed with purpose - to back our customers to achieve their dreams and ambitions. That goes for our employees too – everything starts with you. We’re made of small teams where you have the chance to shine, so whoever you are, whatever you dream of, we back you.


Why join us?

  • We are excited about how we have changed our focus. We want to be at the heart of our customers’ financial lives by giving them an exceptional experience. We are building a culture that breaks the conventions of what our customer and employees expect of a bank.


  • In AIB, we are currently transitioning to our Hybrid Model and teams who have been working remotely are now returning to the office 2 days per week.  We intend to progress our fuller hybrid working plans in the coming months, where onsite days are focused on purposeful attendance, prioritising time to collaborate, connecting with our teams and wider colleagues.


Does this sound like something that you want to be part of?


You will need to show us that you can/have:

  • Broad Risk management background and holistic understanding of the balance sheet
  • Strong knowledge of financial products and AIB’s businesses
  • Experience of regulatory projects
  • Bachelor’s degree; (in sustainability, economics or finance or related subject area)
  • Knowledge of global Environmental, Social and Climate risk frameworks and institutions (e.g., TCFD, NGFS, BCBS and SBTi)
  • Familiarity with the increasing regulatory expectations facing banks with respect to Climate Risk/ESG matters in EMEA
  • Extensive years Risk experience in a global organization, preferably in ESG or climate related work in the banking industry
  • In-depth knowledge of risk policies, regulatory frameworks, and banking products and services
  • Demonstrated ability to distil technical concepts and results into intuitive, impactful, and easily digested messages for senior management, auditors, and regulators
  • Excellent English verbal and written communications skills; ability to succinctly present issues and status to managers
  • Proven time management skills, ability to work under pressure, and ability to cope with unpredictable but time sensitive requirements
  • Should have Excellent proficiency in Microsoft Office – particularly Excel (metrics and data analysis), PowerPoint (presentation decks), and Word (writing and editing procedural and technical documentation)
  • Knowledge of credit source systems, collateral reporting systems, and end reporting/warehousing


If you feel you have what it takes, Click Apply and fill in the online application form. If you would like more information the Talent Acquisition Team can help. You can contact them on via email careers@aib.ie.


By when? Closing date is Wednesday 28th March 2023


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