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Risk Manager

D&R Recruitment
Closing date
7 Jul 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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