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Senior Enterprise Risk Manager

Posted 15/01/2022
£60,000 - £85,000 per annum
England
Full time


We are currently looking to recruit a Senior Enterprise Risk Manager on a 12 month Fixed Term Contract (FTC) and a 24 month Fixed Term Contract. The role can be flexible in regards to the main location.

Reviewing, challenging and catalysing improvements to the management/mitigation of risk.

We are currently looking to recruit a Senior Enterprise Risk Manager on a 12 month Fixed Term Contract (FTC). The role can be flexible in regards to the main location.


The successful candidate will work as part of the team which supports the clients Enterprise Risk Lead, Enterprise Risk Director and Chief Risk Officer, through reviewing, challenging and catalysing improvements to the management/mitigation of risk within the client and its regulated subsidiaries. A flexible and inquisitive approach, ability to handle multiple tasks, and a 'can do' attitude is essential to delivering the varied and ever-changing demands of this role.

Main responsibilities include:

*Pro-actively oversee and monitor the aggregated risk profile, including through the consideration of trends and the identification of material changes in risk profile and emerging risks (including financial risk profile: Market, Credit, Liquidity and related operational risks).
*Reviewing and challenging the business's assessment of risks, plus providing business leaders with Risk's independent opinion of the risk profile and actions which should be taken to manage and mitigate risks, eg within the clients investment strategy, strategic asset allocation process and investment risks, or potential distribution deals / reinsurance arrangements;
*Putting in place the necessary mechanisms to: ensure that the risk appetite and framework are aligned with the strategy and are used in decision-making across the business
*Determine, oversee, review and challenge the risk appetite framework, ensuring consistency with Group requirements. Implement the risk management framework within the client, including relevant risk policies and business standards.
*Supporting Risk's monitoring of business performance (and capital & liquidity plans);
*Analysing financial / insurance risk and control information (including risk event data and external data) to provide insights that inform decision making across the company;
*Review, challenge and input to papers and governance arrangements supporting key management and Board committees that oversee the client's risk profile (including the Asset & Liability Committee, The Board Risk Committee and the company Board); and
*Ensure that the client operates within the approved risk appetite framework; and that the appropriate culture, governance and oversight arrangements are in place to manage effectively the risks to achievement of the client's objectives.
*There may also be some opportunity to support the wider team's important work in relation to independent validation of the client's internal model.


Skills & experience we are looking for:

*You will be an accountant, actuary or risk professional who is driven, curious, pragmatic, emotionally intelligent, commercially minded, and ready for a challenge.
*Proven ability to communicate effectively - excelling in write clarity and concision, along with prioritisation and information-filtering skills.
*Ability to review and challenge business decisions in accordance with the requirements of the risk management framework.
*You will be able to analyse, explain and comment on financial risks and actions to mitigate exposures, taking ownership of issues, working under your own initiative and be comfortable facing in to more senior colleagues.
*Agility to flex style and apply skills in a wide range of situations.
*Demonstrable ability to rapidly absorb new information and identify key issues.
*Relevant risk management experience.


You'll maintain strong networks across the business, across the Global Risk Function, Finance, and Internal Audit communities, providing valuable insights and driving improvements to the management/mitigation of risk and the control environment across the client and its subsidiaries.



Oliver James Associates

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