Group Senior Risk Manager

PSD Group
York, North Yorkshire
11 Oct 2018
10 Nov 2018
RSH2 / 16469370
Experience Level
Contract Type

Our Client are a multi award winning Insurance provider established in the early 1900s. Today they service over 800,000 members across the UK and looking to recruit a Group Senior Risk Manager based out of their North Yorkshire Head Office. 

Reporting to Head of Risk & Compliance, principle duties include;

  • Leads and reports on activities that continuously assess the strategy and growth plans versus the Group’s Health risk framework and risk appetite statements 
  • Establish and engage with first line of defence network of risk partners, providing advice, guidance and challenge processes to achieve best practice.
  • Ensure the Board on approved risk tolerances are effective, escalating material exceptions 
  • Assess and report on the strategy and growth versus the internal risk profile and external environment. 
  • Review and challenge the causes of risk events and appropriateness of the mitigation actions. Report and escalate significant operational risk events 
  • Participate in stress testing for key risks to identify potential vulnerabilities 
  • Provide advice and guidance based on sound understanding of the regulatory requirements and industry best practice 

Person Specification

  • Ability to effectively challenge stakeholders at all levels on application of the risk framework and risk appetite statements, whilst being open-minded to all factors including personal feedback. 
  • Extensive and proven experience of defining and implementing risk appetite statements and key performance indicators. 
  • Ability to motivate and inspire colleagues to be pro-active on risk management.
  • Supporting the business by building strong and effective relationships with internal and external stakeholders. 
  • Providing risk training and support to key stakeholders, including Approved Persons and Key Function Holders. 
  • Representing Governance, Risk & Compliance on projects as appropriate. 
  • IRM Diploma or equivalent is advantageous. 

Raz Shariff, Senior Consultant on 0161 234 0320