Senior Risk Manager

Haywards Heath
13 Feb 2018
21 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Title: Senior Risk Manager

Location: Haywards Heath

Salary: £70k-85k

Permanent, Immediate start

Our client are looking to recruit a Senior Risk Manager, to ensure risks are identified, assessed, monitored and reported across the Group of companies and to the Group Audit Committee; establish and quantify the Group Risk Appetite and ensure application of this; and to assist the Group Head of Risk with the day-to-day Management of the Group Risk function, with responsibility to FCG and operating companies, including supervision of employee(s) as required.


* Identified, assessed, monitored, report and otherwise manage risks pertaining to the Company's business
* Ensure that the Company's business model is combined with best practise risk management
* Ensure delivery of the Group risk framework across all areas of the business
* Provide specialist Risk Management guidance leading to the identification and assessment of risks and risk controls across the business, required to meet strategic goals.
* To serve as the Risk Management lead in relation to issues and risks associated with Solvency and the ORSA process.
* Constructively challenge management's assessment of the effectiveness of Controls, and the evidence provided to support their assessment.
* To perform analysis of Risks and Controls, identifying trends, threats and opportunities.
* Responsible for ensuing Group companies and relevant operational departments embed Risk Management within business processes and ensure they are appropriately owned and controlled.
* Raise awareness of the benefits of effective Risk Management throughout Group companies.
* Monitoring Board approved Risk Appetite and ensuring that tolerances are adhered by management.
* Liaison with Group companies Compliance Officers, Internal and External Auditors as appropriate.
* Attend Group companies Audit & Risk Committees and act as deputy for Group Head of Risk when required
* Any other reasonable duties as required.



* Demonstrable Risk Management experience at an appropriate level.
* Strong project management experience.
* Experienced in building relationships with senior management.
* Evidence of proven career track record and consistent record of achievement.
* Direct experience with the development, production, or review of the ORSA or FLAOR, or other solvency process management
* Educated to degree level


* Specialist technical knowledge of risk management techniques.
* Aptitude to strategic thinking and operational implementation
* Personal impact in business and technical discussions at all levels.
* Resilient to challenge from senior levels whilst building and maintaining relationships.
* Broad commercial and strategic awareness.
* Negotiation and conflict management.
* Appreciates and is sensitive to cultural diversity.


* Solid understanding of FCA rules, regulations, principles and codes of practice
* Up-to-date knowledge of trends in the insurance industry relevant to Risk Management and Corporate Governance requirements.


* Develops and utilises a network of senior contacts, providing advice on risk across the organisation.
* Effective at influencing own manager, colleagues and business executives.
* Able to deal with any business concerns or relationship issues.
* Demonstrates the courage to take decisions up to the maximum level of their authority, balancing short and long term needs.
* Logical and systematic approach to analysis of symptoms and causes, identifying key issues, underlying trends and interrelationships.
* Demonstrates in-depth understanding of the key factors influencing the business, internally and externally.
* Has the capacity to think across a range of business functions and systems.

For more information please contact Angela Potter at Clearline Recruitment

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