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Resilience and Risk Senior Manager - Non-Financial / Compliance

London, United Kingdom
Closing date
12 Oct 2023

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Accounting - practice
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Contract type
Full Time
Where will they be working?
Hybrid - mostly office

Job Details

Risk is all around us and in our complex world, is changing all the time. Our teams bring people from diverse backgrounds together, using their skills and cutting-edge technology, to help solve complex problems. We are pioneers in a world of changing risk and our market leading services build resilient organisations. Join us and together, we can support our clients to rethink risk.
About our team

Resilience and Risk Management is a broad based proposition covering compliance, risk governance, non-financial risk management, operational resilience, and third party risk management. We support all sectors of the Financial Services industry with advice on developing risk strategy, maintaining regulatory compliance, transforming risk operating models, developing enterprise risk and control frameworks, assessing and monitoring risk and reducing cost and risk in their supply chains.

As a Senior Manager in R&RM you will work on a wide variety of engagements that allows you to leverage the experience you have gained in your career to date as well as quickly develop new skills across the entire R&RM agenda including:
  • Non-Financial Risk Providing advisory services for clients as they seek to evolve their strategy and approach to address ever changing non financial risk challenges; Utilising knowledge of industry best practice to help clients implement non-financial risk operating models that drive proactive risk management in a cost efficient manner; Supporting the review, design, implementation and transformation of enterprise risk and control frameworks and; Consider the use of data and technology to strengthen how clients monitor and manage non-financial risks.
  • Compliance - support clients transform their approach to compliance risk management by utilising industry knowledge, developing new and innovative operating models, leveraging the best of technology, workforce diversification and operational excellence to ensure that compliance delivers a high quality of control efficiently.

We are looking for individuals with experience across one or more of these areas. It is not expected that you will have worked in all these areas.

Key Responsibilities

Senior Manager

Working with the team and engagement leader, you will take responsibility for various areas of the engagement, which may include:
  • Leading discussions to understand client operations, focus areas and identify opportunities for improvement.
  • Build client relationships on an ongoing basis, partnering with clients in developing plans, objectives and expectations for the engagement
  • Coaching and developing internal team members to implement new ways of working that meet client objectives and expectations and ensure we are enhancing our people capability for now and the future.
  • Delivering reports and key outcomes for clients for the services requested in alignment with objectives and expectations for the engagement.
  • Maintaining a deep understanding of the Financial Services market to ensure that our offerings remain market leading and support our clients effectively manage a fast evolving risk landscape.
  • Leading conversations, sharing industry insights and key industry shifts with clients, regarding risk management topics.
  • Leading business development activities through new or existing relationships with clients, such as preparing responses to tenders, driving sales opportunities and participating in sales pitches.
  • Supporting proposition leaders develop market leading tools and techniques which will differentiate us from our competitors.
  • Ownership of your own personal development to ensure you remain equipped with the skills relevant to the proposition now and in the future.
  • Coaching other members of the team, providing support, training and feedback.
  • Active role in proposition development activities to make R&RM a 'great place to work'

Who we're looking for

An ambitious and enthusiastic member of the team, with the ability to communicate with people from a range of backgrounds at any level or grade. We are looking for someone who is keen to learn and develop, who can think on their feet, and apply their knowledge and experience in a fast paced working environment.

The following skills and experience are desirable:
  • Exposure to one or more of our proposition areas from a Financial Services perspective, including compliance, risk governance, non-financial risk management, operational resilience, or third party risk management
  • Experience of working on risk and compliance operating model transformations to define business requirements, design new processes and systems and implement them with the client
  • Project/programme management experience including the creation of project plans, managing and tracking budgets, monitoring risks and issues and executive level status reporting
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, in particular ability to write concise and accurate reports and create and deliver compelling presentations.
  • A desire to work in a fast paced environment managing multiple internal and external stakeholders, working on a wide range of projects and initiatives.
  • Flexibility in your approach to meeting goals as part of the wider team.


Our values define how we do things. And our purpose is why we exist - now more than ever - to build trust in society and solve important problems for our clients and our communities. In a world we no longer recognise, we need to rely on the strength and agility of our people to help us to navigate these uncertain times.

We're committed to ensuring that care and our people's wellbeing remains central to our culture. While we may not know what’s ahead, we can do all we can to help shape the future. As we continue to navigate this unprecedented time, it’s important that we support our people, to help them take care of themselves and to ensure the right support is available when it’s needed.

For now, we ask you to join our talent network and stay in touch with what’s happening in real time, including new possibilities as they arise. Visit our website for more information on how we’re responding to this pandemic and what changes we’re making to our recruitment process. 

Stay safe and stay connected in this rapidly changing world.


Opportunities are at the heart of a career with us.   Opportunities for you to sharpen your skills, collaborate with experts, build lasting relationships and make an impact in a place where people, quality and value mean everything.

Our offer to you...

·         Be part of the world’s leading professional services network and enjoy the benefits that come with that.

·         Meet and collaborate with highly talented people from diverse backgrounds, developing new ways of thinking, creating value for you, for PwC and for our clients.

·         Work in a challenging and stimulating environment where you’ll be inspired to reach your full potential.

·         Identify and develop your skills, build on your existing strengths and discover new ones you didn’t know you had. Watch your expertise and influence grow with us.


The PwC deal

No matter which area of the business you choose to join, all offer the same deal.  The opportunity to grow as an individual, to meet new people, and build lasting relationships that will stay with you for life.  All whilst making an impact in a place where people, quality, and value, mean everything.  Your hard work will be rewarded with a competitive salary and a personally tailored benefits package.


What you need to bring to us

Your intellect, willingness to learn, ability to build relationships, put yourself in others’ shoes, while always making a positive impact with our clients and each other.

The skills, insights and connections you develop at PwC are career defining wherever your career may take you. It’s the opportunity of a lifetime. Take it.



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