Risk Manager

Job Title: Risk Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
Salary: £50000.00 - £57500.00 per annum
Reference: 3697269_1573472071
Contact Name: Steven O'Connell
Contact Email:
Job Published: November 11, 2019 11:34

Job Description

Launched in January 2019, the Money and Pensions Service brings together the free services delivered by the Money Advice Service, The Pensions Advisory Service and Pension Wise. We are an Arms-Length organisation, sponsored by the Department for Work and Pensions, with a joint commitment to ensuring that people have access and guidance to the information they need to make effective financial decisions over their lifetime.

As a new organisation, our approach is to put the customer at the heart of everything we do. We will be working collaboratively with our key stakeholders to ensure that all UK citizens can easily access the information they need to make the most of their money and pensions throughout their lives. This is an exciting vision that we want to get right. We will be using 2019 to understand what our customers and stakeholders need from the new organisation. Based on that, we will be innovating and testing ways of improving information and guidance across all channels, so we can develop new integrated customer services and journeys that are both efficient and effective.

Your new role

As a Risk Manager, your role will see you:

* Facilitating the operational risk management framework and process across the organisation
* Designing, implementing and maintaining a continuous improvement framework for risk management ensuring agreed improvements are embedded into the organisation's knowledge base and management processes
* Embedding and facilitating a proportionate risk management approach for the organisation
* Maintain exceptional senior management relationships to manage priorities and ensure confidence in operational risk management
* Aligning the risk framework with the Corporate strategy and organisational performance framework ensuring regular reviews and reporting to the Senior Leadership Team (SLT) and Executive Leadership Team (ELT)
* Work collaboratively with colleagues across the business to champion best practice in risk management and ensure we have appropriate safeguards in place
* Performing operational risk evaluations and producing risk reports which evidence and assess the level of risk across the business
* Educating colleagues on the importance of the management of risks ensuring they understand their responsibilities when it comes to risk management
* Building risk awareness amongst staff by providing support and guidance
* Reviewing current risk management policies and approaches and updating them where required

What you'll need to succeed

* Ability to analyse complex data, draw conclusions, produce reports and make recommendations to management in relation to delivery
* Good level of abstract thinking skills and ability to take the 'big picture' view and identify linkages and dependencies between activities
* High level of PC literacy with good knowledge of MS Excel, Word and PowerPoint
* Stakeholder management: excellent influencing and negotiation skills, able to challenge constructively to drive positive change
* Extensive experience of operating independently and collaboratively with peers
* Previous experience of managing / facilitating operational risks
Previous experience in presenting reports to senior management

What you'll get in return

In return you will be placed on a permanent contract and will be paid £57,500 per annum plus an excellent benefits package, working in an excellent Central London location.

What you need to do now

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Closing date: 25/11/2019

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