Group Risk Manager

Manager

Ref: 135Wednesday 18 November 2020

Package of £40-70,000 per annum, dependent on experience

Are you an ambitious and enthusiastic Risk Manager searching for the next step in your career?  If you'd welcome the opportunity to work in an award-winning and exceptional working environment with one of the region's most successful businesses,  then this could be the right role for you.  Please contact Ieuan Savage for further details!!

Group Risk Manager / Compliance / Stakeholder Management

Working within an exceptional working environment,  an exciting opportunity has arisen to join our customer in a Group Risk Manager capacity.

The Group Risk team will hold responsibility for the following:
*setting and agreeing the tone of risk appetite (to be agreed by the relevant Boards / Departments).
*developing and owning standards,  policies,  frameworks,  processes,  approaches and reporting.
*producing an annual plan to define the scope of line 2 activities for the coming year,  to be presented to the Group Risk Committee.
*providing oversight and challenge the work completed within the entity risk teams,  including reviewing and challenging plans,  as well as resourcing profiles and overseeing key decisions taken within the entity.
*producing consolidated reports for presentation to Group Board / Board committees.
*identifying emerging risks and trends across the Group entities.
*maintaining strong relationships with UK Regulators.


We anticipate that the successful candidate for this exciting new position will have responsibility for the following:
*provide proactive advice and practical support to the business to ensure compliant processes whilst balancing operational demands.
*routinely undertake root-cause analysis of failures and near-misses,  to mitigate against the risk of repeat events.
*liaise with the wider Entity Risk functions to ensure the overall integrity and consistency of the business’ approach to managing conduct and risk,  whilst always maintaining a proportionate outlook and relevance to the nature of the business’ activities.
*develop and maintain key stakeholder relationships across Group Corporate Governance functions.
*maintain a thorough understanding of market dynamics and emerging regulatory themes to support recommendations and encourage positive change within the Group.
*nurture a culture of awareness and understanding of key conduct and risk themes amongst the whole team.


We anticipate that the successful candidate for this exciting new opportunity will have the following skills,  knowledge and experience:
*possess an understanding of the regulatory landscape and the application of FCA rules within an intermediated insurance business.
*maintain a customer-centric outlook,  allied to a clear understanding of the operational processes within the business.
*be professional and organised in their approach to all accountabilities,  recognising that this role is key to the effective running of the business and the management of risk and reputation.
*maintain up-to-date knowledge of regulatory developments and demonstrate a willingness to share that knowledge for the benefit of the business and team.
*use initiative & proactivity to progress issues independently and quickly assimilate issues and necessary actions,  seeking clarity and / or support as required to secure the right outcome.
*use highly effective planning and organising skills to support task management and problem solving,  as well as demonstrate excellent time management capability.
*ensure that all communication is clear and appropriate for its intended audience,  with the ability to communicate at all levels of the organisation.


Should you feel that you have the knowledge and enthusiasm to succeed within this exceptional new opportunity for an experienced and ambitious Group Risk Manager ,  then please apply now or contact Ieuan Savage for further information and details.

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Finance Sector
£40-70,000 per annum
CF11 6PS