Risk Manager

Eileen Richards Recruitment Limited
Leicester, UK
30 Aug 2019
17 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Risk Manager


£55,000 - £65,000 p.a. plus annual bonus
  • Are you looking for a role that can showcase and highlight your high level Risk experience?
  • Do you want a role that will give you the autonomy to identify risks and develop strategic frameworks?
  • If you have experience of working within a financial accredited business and have worked at a senior level within Risk or Compliance this could be the role for you.

The Company:

Eileen Richards Recruitment are working with our client based in Leicester, but known throughout the Midlands and beyond for their exceptional reputation. The working environment is open, diverse and energetic, with a team who are outstanding in their support, friendliness and cohesion.

Our client is now seeking a thorough and enthusiastic Risk Manager to assist with several aspects of the company.

Role & Responsibilities of the Risk Manager:
  • Work with senior management to ensure that all major risks are identified and analysed.
  • Work with management to design and implement management information (MI) to monitor risks.
  • Continuously developing, enhancing and embedding the risk framework for managing risks across the institution, ensuring that processes are fit for purpose.
  • Maintain and evolve the approach to risk management including the evolution a formerly documented Risk Management Framework.
  • Maintain and evolve a Risk Control Self-Assessment and oversee the group wide risk management software to facilitate the recording of risks by first line of defence.
  • Build and manage key stakeholder relationship establishing a good working rapport and effective buy in of risk management.
  • Embedding a positive culture of confident and informed risk-taking through training, communication and promotion of the agreed risk framework.
  • Prepare monthly Operational Risk and Control reports and where necessary attend the Executive or Board meetings to present on key risk and trends.
  • Help develop, prepare and co-ordinate the annual attestation of risks and controls across the group from risk owners with a summary provided to ARC as required.
  • Take an active role in the preparation of the group's annual ICAAP.
  • Responsibility for the firm's policies and procedures for countering the risk that the firm might be used to further financial crime.
  • Responsibility for ensuring the governing body is informed of its legal and regulatory obligations.
  • Responsibility for an AFM's value for money assessments, independent director representation and acting in investors' best interests.

About You
  • Experience within a financial Services setting
  • The Risk Manager will have held a similar position previously and have knowledge and experience of risk management.
  • Able to work effectively both in a team and independently with a pragmatic attitude.
  • Possess excellent analytical skills for assessing incidents and reporting on root causes so that improvements can be introduced to prevent recurrence.
  • High attention to detail, excellent communication skills and knowledge of risk management techniques.
  • Knowledge of the UK regulatory regime.
  • Able to support business managers on key risk indicators.
  • Able to identify strategic risk and develop frameworks.
  • Ability to deliver internal risk training to key stakeholders.
  • Excel skills.
  • ISO 31000 & IRM qualification desirable.

Please note by applying for this role you give consent for Eileen Richards Recruitment to retain your CV for up to 24 months for the purposes of assisting you to find your next role unless you notify us otherwise.

If you do not receive a response within five working days then unfortunately your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion.

Eileen Richards Recruitment are experienced within eight different sectors consisting of Accountancy and Finance, Construction, Customer Service & Onsite, Directors & Non-Executive, Human Resources, Office (including PA/EA), Sales & Marketing, Supply Chain & Procurement.

We look forward to helping you in your career in these sectors, so please send a copy of your CV to us. If you know of other people who are currently looking for a new career in these sectors please feel free to refer them to us.

We look forward to hearing from you.

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