Risk Manager

SpinWell Global
Corsham, UK
02 Jul 2019
24 Jul 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
  • Role: Risk Manager - REF 15654
  • Contracting Authority: Central Government
  • Contract Length: until 13/06/2020
  • Location: Corsham
  • IR35: In Scope
  • Pay Rate to Candidate: £311.25 Umbrella
  • Security Clearance: SC


Main Duties and Responsibilities: Provide guidance at all levels on the application of risk management process and formal requirements for corporate governance. Maintain the Corporate risk register and ensure quarterly review of Corporate Risks; reporting in line with formal requirements for effective internal control. Monitor quarterly review of Divisional risks; ensuring quality and consistency of approach across the business; ensure risks and their potential impact are accurately defined and assessed; and that appropriate mitigation plans are actively managed and reviewed for effectiveness. Work with Programme Office to improve quality of Project and Programme Risk Management activity. Ensure two- way communication of key risks to inform business decision making. Facilitate risk identification workshops as required to assist identification of business risk. Provide guidance and support to planning officers in their role as divisional risk-coordinator. Identify Risk Management skills gaps for identified individuals and facilitate appropriate training.

The Project Control resource is required to complete the following tasks for the Portfolio.
  • Review risk reports from the EPMO resolve any risks highlighted for improvement.
  • Develop and implement a risk review regime to ensure a consistent and repeatable approach to ensure that the entire risk register is reviewed, at a minimum, on a quarterly basis.
  • Review all risks for the quality of the information presented, and work with Risk Owners to improve quality as required.
  • Work with stakeholders to develop and document effective mitigation plans, work with wider Project Controls team to ensure consistency in reporting.
  • Prepare risk reports for all governance meetings as required.
  • Provide additional reporting and analysis as required for any additional review.
  • Provide secretariat support to 1* Programme Boards
  • Ensure all risks appropriate risks are escalated to the 2* DaaP calls and BPR calls.

APMP - Desirable.
Good grasp of the principles of effective Risk and Issues Management with some experience of application in one or a number of low complexity change initiative(s). Understanding of PD methodologies, processes, tools and techniques gained in working on change initiatives. This may include, for example: change control, planning and scheduling, business case development (not exhaustive). Strong stakeholder management, communication (oral and written), financial, information management and data analysis skills.

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