Royal London Group Financial Risk Consultant - Edinburgh (12 Month FTC)Salary c. £35,000 - £45,000 + Excellent BenefitsBenefits - Bonus at target, 28 days holiday + stats, contributory pensionRoyal London is the largest mutual life, pensions and investment company in the UK, with Group funds under management of £100 billion. Group businesses provide around 9.1 million policies and employ 3,253 people. (Figures quoted are as at 31 December 2016).Founded as a Friendly Society in a London coffee shop in 1861, Royal London started out with the aim of helping people avoid the stigma of a pauper's grave. Since then we have been helping people help themselves and we are committed to delivering the best value for customers and putting our members first.We have an exciting opportunity for a Financial Risk Consultant to join the Group Risk and Compliance function in Edinburgh on a 12 month fixed term contract. The successful candidate will be a key member of the Internal Model Validation team during a crucial stage in Royal London's development of its Solvency II internal model.Responsibilities:Contributing to the development and maintenance of the framework within which Internal Model Validation (IMV) is carried out.Preparing reports and providing MI relating to the progress of IMV and other activity relative to plan.Maintaining a system to track agreed actions recorded in validation reports and elsewhere.Preparing reports and providing MI on the progress of actions, escalate areas of concern within the financial risk team if necessary.Contributing to the maintenance and updating of long-term and short-term plans for IMV and other activity.Contributing to the preparation of reports on individual IMV components, preparing reports and papers for committees and the Board using standard reporting templates.Skills, Qualifications & Experience:The successful candidate will ideally possess experience working in a similar role within either financial services or preferably a Life/General Insurance business with an understanding of Solvency II and a Project Management mind-set.Good communication, presentation, report writing, explanation and influencing skills.Excellent problem-solving approach and analytical skillsExcellent PC skills including advanced Excel.Ability to organise and prioritise multiple tasks, managing conflicting deadlines while maintaining high standards requiring strong attention to detail.Ideally possess an undergraduate degree/MSc in Mathematics, Actuarial Science, Statistics, Economics or an equivalent subject area with significant mathematical contentUnderstanding of Solvency II in general and of risk and capital management would be advantageousTo apply, please use the 'Apply Online' link below.For any further queries regarding the role, please contact (see below)