Risk Partner

  • Job Reference: 11129
  • Date Posted: 3 May 2019
  • Recruiter: Paul Mitchell Associates
  • Location: Leicester
  • Salary: £25,000 to £35,000
  • Sector: Administration & Business Operations
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Our client a successful and market leading business in their field are looking to recruit an experienced risk specialist to their team. The successful candidate will be responsible for managing the risk of an organisation, its employees, customers, reputation, assets and interests of stakeholders.

The role:
* Planning, designing and implementing an overall risk management process for the organisation
* Risk assessment, which involves analysing risks as well as identifying, describing and estimating the risks affecting the business
* Risk evaluation, which involves comparing estimated risks with criteria established by the organisation such as costs, legal requirements and environmental factors, and evaluating previous handling of risks
* Establishing and quantifying the organisation's 'risk appetite', i.e. the level of risk they are prepared to accept
* Risk reporting in an appropriate way for different audiences, for example, to the board of directors so they understand the most significant risks, to business heads to ensure they are aware of risks relevant to their parts of the business and to individuals to understand their accountability for individual risks
* Corporate governance involving external risk reporting to stakeholders
* Carrying out processes such as purchasing insurance, implementing health and safety measures and making business continuity plans to limit risks and prepare for if things go wrong
* Conducting audits of policy and compliance to standards, including liaison with internal and external auditors
* Providing support, education and training to staff to build risk awareness within the organisation

Past Experience may include a variety of sectors, specialising in a number of areas including:
*Business continuity
*Corporate governance
*Information and security risk
*Market and credit risk
*Regulatory and operational risk
*Technology risk

The Candidate:
*Problem-solving and decision-making abilities
*Analytical skills and a good eye for detail
*The ability to cope under pressure
*Planning and organisation skills
*Negotiation skills and the ability to influence people
*Good communication and presentation skills
*Commercial awareness
*Numerical skills and the ability to evaluate costs

To be considered for this position please contact Simon at Paul Mitchell Associates on 0116 2549404 quoting reference 11129

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