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Risk Lead

Michael Page
England, Stockport, Greater Manchester
GBP40000 - GBP45000 per annum + Bonus, 14% Pension, Healthcare
Closing date
31 Jan 2023

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Energy, utilities and mining
Salary band
£40,000 - £50,000
Contract type
Full Time
Where will they be working
Hybrid - mostly home

Job Details

The role holder will be expected to champion effective risk management across the organisation, supporting the Risk Champion and Coordinator network, and ensure corporate risks are promptly identified and maintained.

Client Details

The organisation are a well know organisation with offices in Stockport.


The Risk Lead's responsibilities include, but are not limited to;

  • Promoting effective risk management across the business,
  • Manage the Risk Champion and Risk Coordinator network across internal relationships,
  • Facilitate the timely identification of new risks and ensure these are appropriately documented and recorded on the corporate Risk Register and support regular review of existing risks
  • Facilitate the identification, implementation and monitoring of key controls to mitigate identified risks
  • Provide timely reporting on risk actions to Risk Owners
  • Support the Head of Risk, Control & Assurance with Risk Reviews for members of the SLT and ELT
  • Act as the main contact for internal and external contacts using the JCAD risk management system
  • Undertake further analysis as requested


The successful Risk Lead should have;

  • Knowledge and understanding of the sector and the wider industry
  • Likely to be evidenced by proven experience the wider energy sector
  • Ability to develop strong and effective relationships to influence change through a wider circle of influence
  • Experience of delivering through influence or matrix-managed relationships desirable
  • Strong attention to detail, whilst also able to see the bigger picture
  • Inquisitive nature and confident in asking probing questions at all levels
  • Ability to facilitate workshops for ~10-20 colleagues (generally WLT and SLT)
  • Confident using Office 365 packages, particularly Excel and Powerpoint

Job Offer

The Risk Lead will recieve;

  • Bonus: Earning potential of up to 10% of base salary
  • Holidays: 25 days plus bank holidays. Holiday entitlement increases by 1 day per completed year of service up to 30 days
  • Pension: Defined contribution scheme with employee contributions between 3-7% and employer up to 14%
  • Private healthcare: Can join the healthcare scheme once successful completion of a 6 month probationary period
  • Access to a reward platform that offers a range of discounts across retail, hospitality, leisure etc.
  • Access to an Employee Assistance Programme
  • A range of flexible benefits including the option to buy / sell holidays and a cycle to work scheme


Michael Page specialises in the permanent, temporary and interim recruitment of qualified accountants. In fact, our organisation was founded to provide selection and recruitment services for accounting professionals and has been a market leader in this field for more than 35 years.

We have earned the trust of clients in industry and commerce, the banking and financial services markets and the public and not-for-profit sector. We also have an exemplary track record of completing assignments for everyone from small, boutique practices to the Big Four firms.

Michael Page has pioneered a unique, consultative approach to recruitment, enabling us to find the best fit between our client’s needs and the candidate’s experience and abilities. With an emphasis on delivering results and establishing long-term relationships, our consultants waive commission in favour of quarterly profit share – that means impartial career advice and an entire team pulling together on your behalf.

Many of our consultants have a background in accounting and finance – that’s real, grass roots expertise at your disposal. Combine that with the global reach you get from a company that has over 164 offices in 34 countries and you’re looking at a pretty formidable package.

We are confident no other consultancy is better qualified to help you make that crucial, next step in your career. Take this opportunity to browse our accounting, tax and treasury jobs to find out more about our specific expertise:
• Industry and commerce
• Financial services
• Public and not-for-profit
• Taxation
• Specialist markets
• Treasury
• Newly qualified ACA

Alternatively, if you're looking to hire, please send us a job brief or get in touch to find out how our track record could add value to your recruitment process”

Visit the Michael Page website for more information

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