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Risk Manager

D&R Partners Recruitment Limited
Closing date
24 Jun 2022

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Technology & New Media
Contract Type
Full Time
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Risk Manager

Location: Cheadle

Up to £75,000 + Bonuses + Benefits


The role:

Responsible for overseeing the effective operation of our risk management frameworks in relation to Information Security, Operational Resilience & Business Continuity. The role involves co-ordination of activities across the Group, undertaking themed reviews and providing MI and reports to stakeholders.

  • Undertake risk-based reviews across the Group to identify and assess IS & BCP key risk and evaluate control performance.
  • Act as SME on projects as directed by Head of Department.
  • Oversee the delivery of the Group Operational Resilience framework to define, implement and embed the operational resilience framework across the Group.
  • Work with key business partners to identify important business processes, propose impact tolerances and associated scenario testing plans.
  • Oversee the delivery of the Group Information Security framework to define, implement and embed the framework across the Group.
  • Co-ordinate the completion of BC activities across the Group including partnering with departments in building BC plans for their areas.
  • Develop and manage BC test schedule with internal and external stakeholders/suppliers.
  • Provide support when a disruption occurs & conduct after action reviews.
  • Prepare information security and business continuity training materials including annual e-learning and ad hoc training on specific topics across all levels of management and colleagues.
  • Prepare reports and associated MI for reporting to operational areas, the Group Risk Committee, relevant risk forums and external regulatory reporting as required.
  • Undertake risk assessments for high risk third parties in accordance with the Supplier Management Policy considering IS & resilience frameworks where required.
  • Contribute to the overall continuous improvement and development of the Group Risk Department.

  • Knowledge of Information Security or Operational Resilience / BCP operational practices and processes in an operational environment
  • Previous Risk Management experience within financial services
  • Ability to assess risks that may arise and the impacts to the business and find solutions that will work with business stakeholders
  • Ability to identify and assess the adequacy of controls frameworks and make appropriate control recommendations
  • Excellent interpersonal, team-working and communication skills (both oral and written)
  • Ability to constructively challenge where appropriate, including senior levels, and add value by working with them to enhance their business controls
  • Team management / leader experience
  • Effective problem-solving and influencing skills
  • Ability to cope with pressure and responsibility
  • Strong Microsoft office skills

Benefits that come with the company:
  • 25 days holiday which can be flexed up/down
  • Private medical care insurance
  • Ride to work scheme
  • Free Gym access and local bar/restaurant discounts
  • Health cash plan
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