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Risk Manager

  • Location: York
  • Salary: Up to £50,000 + Benefits per year
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 15 days ago

  • Sector: Compliance, Risk Management
  • Contact: Sam Anderson
  • Contact Email:
  • Contact Phone: 0161 883 2765
  • Expiry Date: 17 October 2023
  • Job Ref: SA/10842

Job Title

Risk Manager

Job Description

We have been instructed on an interesting opportunity with a leading insurance organisation who are looking for a Risk Manager to join their Governance, Risk and Compliance department on a permanent basis.

As Risk Manager you will work in the second line of defence as a risk management subject matter expert for the business and support the business in achieving its strategy in a way that is aligned to their mutual values.

Role Responsibilities:

  • Report on activities that continuously assess the strategy and growth plans versus the business risk framework and risk appetite statements.

  • Support the business in embedding the risk management framework including helping them to identify and control risks.

  • Ensure compliance to all aspects of risk management framework and escalate material exceptions.

  • Engagement with the business (first line of defence) providing support, advice, and challenge in risk management activities.

  • Supporting the business by building strong and effective relationships with internal and external stakeholders.

  • Providing risk training and support to key stakeholders.

  • Represent Risk & Compliance on projects as appropriate.

  • Support the Group Senior Risk Manager in delivering the overall Risk objectives.

Key Skills and Experience

  • Strong demonstrable experience working in a risk management role in a FCA regulated financial services business.

  • Skilled in innovating new risk management practices with experience of enterprise risk management principles and best practice, specifically including on:

-Defining and integrating risk reporting functionality.

-Defining and implementing risk management systems and controls, plans and oversight.

  • Strategic thinker who is a proactive and confident communicator able to influence stakeholders and leverage/negotiate resources across the organisation to achieve goals and deliverables.

  • Experience of working with risk management software


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.

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