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Enterprise Risk Specialist - 12 month FTC

Job Title: Enterprise Risk Specialist - 12 month FTC
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Berkshire, England
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
Duration: 12 months FTC
REF: X/ERS/SARA_1636023497
Contact Name: Sara Rowe
Contact Email:
Job Published: 3 months ago

Job Description

Enterprise Risk Specialist - 12 month FTC - Reading based with hybrid working - Mobile Telecoms

The Role:

New exciting role for an Enterprise Risk Specialist. This role manages the risk and control aspects on a day-to-day basis. The role requires interaction and influence with the senior management team, board members and senior shareholders on risk.

This role implements and manages the company's Enterprise level risk management framework, setting the strategy which underpins successful delivery of effective management of risk and delivery of outcomes in terms of methodology, approaches and the ownership of the risk management tool for the business

What you can expect to be doing:

  • Lead on Risk Management Framework implementation across the Company.
  • Champion and ensure company-wide risk implementation adherence.
  • Support and challenge work to deliver outcomes across departments from a risk and control perspective.
  • Manage and ensure adherence to the governance and escalation procedures for departmental risks including the legal department's risk register, escalation and reporting, act as the risk champion for legal.
  • Work closely with the Senior Management Team and departmental risk champions to support and challenge on risk and controls management. Help drive the mitigation of key risks by identifying and recommending changes to policies and procedures and control enhancements.
  • Management, updating and maintenance of the Corporate Risk Register and risk heat map in preparation for risk reporting to the Board, Audit and Risk Committee and for Shareholder review working closely with shareholder risk leads.
  • Working closely with risk owners to understand, challenge and develop risk and control management in their areas.
  • Support with projects to review risk appetite at the Audit and Risk Committee and the Board and then report and monitor the status of risks against risk appetite limits and escalate any concerns.
  • Reviewing the risk management framework and the extent to which it needs to evolve to changes in the risk appetite / tolerance for risk; how the company operates; or how the wider risk landscape develops.

What we are looking for:

  • Enterprise Risk Management experience and/or qualifications including experience in embedding, applying and maintaining risk frameworks, policies and guidance, managing control designs.
  • The ability to be think outside the box on how to improve the efficiency of processes and procedures.
  • Active membership of relevant risk management fora.
  • Organisational and communication (oral and written) skills
  • Confidence to work in a senior environment. This role has interaction and influence up to board level
  • Project management skills
  • Process management skills

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