Enterprise Risk Manager

Job Title: Enterprise Risk Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Chester, Cheshire
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus, Healthcare, Pension
Reference: JN -122021-4545895_1638812656
Contact Name: George Wearden
Contact Email:
Job Published: December 06, 2021 17:44

Job Description

The Enterprise Risk Manager will be reporting to the Head of Audit & Risk. The position will be based within Chester and you will be a member of the Group Risk & Internal Audit team. You will lead a small team dedicated to Enterprise & Commercial Risk Analysts with an emphasis on a pragmatic and proportionate approach to manage and mitigate risks.

Client Details

The client are a global business with offices in Chester


The Enterprise Risk Manager's key responsibilities include but aren't limited to;

  • Supports the Head of Risk & Internal Audit with the provision of clear and concise commercial documents for internal and external stakeholders, including the Board, Excom and various executive committees.
  • Supports the Risk team, sites and SMEs with contract reviews, projects, proposals and data analysis.
  • Supports the Risk team with strategic updates by maintaining relevant data and compiling presentations on key transactions, site risks and group risks.
  • Assist in the development of the risk appetite framework, including setting of risk appetite statements and limits.
  • Supports the compilation and analysis of key commercial data to various reporting cycles.
  • Compiles and maintains the Enterprise Risk documents.
  • Builds and maintains positive working relationships with internal and external contacts to ensure that relevant data is input accurately and processes between functions are efficient.
  • Is supportive of the Risk Team by improving and maintaining processes and process documents and promoting a continuous improvement culture.
  • Assist in strategic, site and functional risk reviews where necessary to perform risk identification
  • Maintain industry awareness, best practice insight and regulatory knowledge with regards to operational risk management


The successful Enterprise Risk Manager should have;

  • Good knowledge of ERM with experience of helping develop new frameworks and policies in a variety of industry and cultural settings.
  • Experience of applying risk oversight in a business considering transformation, cost reductions and merger and acquisition options
  • Detailed experience in a senior risk role requiring stakeholder management
  • Experience of implementing an approach based on pragmatism, support and solutions - rather than a "checklist creator" or "policeman"

Job Offer

The Enterprise Risk Manager will receive;

  • Competitive salary of up to £65,000 depending on experience,
  • Extremely competitive benefits package,
  • Supportive environment,
  • Excellent career progression.