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IT Risk Manager – Insurance

  • Location: City of London
  • Salary: £70,000 per year
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 15 days ago

  • Sector: Risk Management
  • Contact: Emilia Thomas
  • Contact Email:
  • Contact Phone: 07900981572
  • Expiry Date: 12 February 2023
  • Job Ref: ET/19717

​Fantastic Opportunity for an experience Risk Manager to join the Governance and Risk team within a leading Insurance business. Within the role you'll bring expertise and knowledge to support, direct and influence the Commercial business’ senior managers and their teams in embedding use of the UK enterprise risk management framework.

What you’ll be doing:

•Work with relevant stakeholders and risk owners to design new and improve existing risk processes and MI that is aligned to the requirements set out in the frameworks

•Provide support and challenge on how the Commercial business’ key risks and controls are being identified, assessed, managed, monitored and reported

•Undertake thematic reviews of the Commercial risk profile, including risk deep dives and input into scenario workshops

•Direct and co-ordinate quarterly risk and control assessment reviews and review/challenge the completeness and accuracy of the outputs to drive improvements

•Facilitate and drive action planning for emerging risk identification and assessment

•Challenge the status quo and find pragmatic and proportionate solutions to ensure risk management is being effectively embedded and used

•Coordination of responses to 2nd line, 3rd line and external risk and control assurance providers relating to control assurance findings


•Demonstrable experience and knowledge in at least one of the following: IT & operational resilience risk, insurance & financial risk all in the context of a large-scale financial services company.

•Demonstrable knowledge of PRA and FCA requirements and expectations of what good governance and risk management looks like in the context of the general insurance sector along with strong examples of involvement in their design, implementation and practical application

•Good understanding of a risk framework, the underlying components and experience in evaluating what successful embedding of that framework should look like.

•In-depth understanding of risk and control assessment and assurance techniques along with experience in their application.

•Experience of providing risk advice and direction into change projects and business operations that influences and drives better risk outcomes.

•Strong stakeholder management and influencing skills, while working collaboratively with the business

•Previous people management experience.

Please note, should feedback not be received within 28 days due to the large volume of applications, unfortunately, your application has been unsuccessful. However, we may be in touch with similar relevant opportunities.