Group Risk Manager

Job Title: Group Risk Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Hertfordshire
Salary: Competitive
Reference: tesco/TP/4505775/461669
Contact Name: Payal Khakhria
Contact Email:
Job Published: October 01, 2019 10:31

Job Description

About the role
This is a great opportunity to deliver enterprise risk management activities to inform & support senior management decision making. You will have broad exposure to various levels of management, learn about the challenges and risks faced by our organisation and contribute toward their effective remediation, with the opportunity to travel and visit our global businesses
You will be responsible for
  • Assisting in the development and delivery of the Group Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) Roadmap including:
  • Engaging in activities to mature risk management (e.g. development of sub-risks and controls, IT Tool implementation and ongoing management/ support, Risk Appetite).
  • Engaging in technology related risk requirements (with focus on emerging technology trends and risks) and building relationships with key senior stakeholders.
  • Collation and challenge of country and entity risk registers/ risk logs to promote best practice
  • Project management of key initiatives to ensure delivery to specific milestones and the monitoring of progress
  • Interface and advise our global business network (by promoting the sharing of best practice, providing training,  raising awareness and providing business support)
  • Input to regular reporting requirements including the preparation of Senior Leadership Team risk papers (i.e. Executive, Audit Committee and Board) and annual report requirements to meet FRC/FCA and UK Corporate Governance Code requirements.
  • Input to our continuous improvement and simplification of our processes including the coordination of activities across assurance functions.
You will need
  • Appropriate risk/ finance/ IT qualification desirable (eg CIRM, ICAEW, CISA), working knowledge pf ERM 
  • Influencing skills/ Trust and Integrity/ analytical & various admin. tasks to support Group Risk Team
  • Powerpoint, Excel, Word skills. Past experience of working with specialist software (Origami Risk, GRC, SAP, etc) is desirable.
  • Proven experience in developing and delivering risk management activities to ISO 31000/ COSO standards
  • IT acumen with proven experience in navigating technology related complex issues (e.g. Cyber security, Agile, Cloud computing)
  • Demonstrated ability to successfully deliver projects 
  • Retail experience desirable