ORX News Researcher

  • 7 April 2022

Job details

Job title: ORX News Researcher
Job type: Full-time, Permanent
Team: ORX News Team
Reports to: Assistant Manager, ORX News
Language skills: Spanish and Portuguese preferred
Location: Bath, UK (Flexible Working).

About the role

The ORX News Service launched in October 2012. It is designed to provide banks and insurers with timely content, research and analysis on media reported events where banks have lost over $1 million due to certain failures, such as frauds and fines. The aim is to help other financial institutions avoid making similar mistakes and therefore avoid losing money. All such losses will need to be identified, summarised, checked and then published. Typically, the process for a single story should take 24-72 hours from identification to publication. There are now around 10,000 stories in the ORX News database, which continues to enjoy strong customer growth. More information on the ORX News service is available here.

The ORX News Researcher will use strong research and writing skills to identify and summarise operational risk loss events for inclusion in the ORX News Service in line with our guidelines/standards, using publicly available online sources covering the global financial services industry, such as newspapers and regulator websites. Where possible, you will use language skills to identify events in international media. Using your analytical skills and increasing understanding of complex financial concepts to produce, you will write stories based on what you find. You will also provide quality assurance on colleagues’ stories before publication. And you may additionally undertake analysis of the data and work on other projects as required.

Key responsibilities for the ORX News Researcher include:

  • Research and analyse the stories produced by the daily searches
  • Produce one-page summaries of the events for publication including classification by characteristics such as type of loss, e.g. fraud or a fine
  • Ensure a high level of quality in writing, proofreading and quality assuring, following guidelines and procedures
  • Check content produced by other team members, including fact checking, editing and proofreading
  • Produce Excel reports analysing trends in the ORX News data
  • Produce in-depth reports (Deep Dives) on specific topics such as particularly large or unusual losses
  • Ensure the publication of summaries is efficient and timely
  • Assist with other projects as required

For more information, download the full job description.

Full job description

ORX News Researcher Job Description

What we offer in return 

  • Competitive salary
  • Discretionary bonus scheme
  • Flexible working to support a healthy work/life balance
  • Eight per cent company contribution to pension
  • Employee recognition scheme
  • Support for training and development
  • Twenty-five days holiday a year, increasing by one day for each year of service to a maximum of 28 days 
  • Interest-free rail season ticket loan
  • Life assurance
  • Health cash plan
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Perks at work scheme
  • Employee assistance programme
  • Holiday trading
  • Sabbaticals and long service awards
  • Summer and Xmas social events
  • Inclusive and supportive working environment

What else do I need to know?

We are an equal opportunity employer. We create an environment where everyone has an equal chance to succeed, during our recruitment phase and while working at ORX.

As we manage and have control of highly confidential data, the successful candidate will have to make specific commitments in this regard and will be subject to background checks.

How to apply

To apply, please send your CV and a covering letter to [email protected]. In the body of the email, please confirm what your salary expectations are.

Download the job description to find out more

ORX News Researcher Job Description

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Send your CV and covering letter to [email protected].

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