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Head of Risk

London, Greater London, United Kingdom, £70,000 - £71,000 , Permanent

Posted: 18days ago


James Stevens Associates are delighted to be working with a large Social Housing provider who are looking for a Head of Risk to take over their well-developed Risk Function. Covering Risk & Assurance, Internal Audit & Insurance you will be also responsible for business continuity and driving excellent customer service across the business.

The organisation being one of the largest of it's kind in London are an extremely commercial business with an innovative yet inclusive way of doing things they really are one of the flagship organisations in their space.

With a huge array of benefits like the below on offer plus more , it truly isn't a position to be missed:

* One paid-for subscription to a professional body that is relevant to your role

* A generous salary sacrifice pension scheme: matching a contribution of 5% of your monthly salary with another 9% by them

* A healthcare cashback plan for you and any dependants, covering dental fees, eye-care, wellbeing massages, physio, chiropody and much more.

* Access to free mobile phone insurance and a huge range of discounts at high street stores, restaurants, cinema tickets, holidays, insurance policies and much, much more.

* Interest free travel loans for annual season ticket holders using public transport, cyclists and annual car parking fees

* The use of Enterprise Car Club cars if you need to drive to a different location to do your job (London-based colleagues only)

* Weekly yoga classes and a range of other sports, wellbeing and general social clubs, with events that everyone can get involved in throughout the year

* Twice yearly off-site conferences, where they come together to celebrate successes and generally have a good time!

What they'd love you to do:

Head of Risk role:

* Developing and driving the organisations risk management strategy to provide assurance that the organisation undertakes adequate risk management activities to identify, report on and manage business risks across all functions.

* Developing and embedding an appropriate and proportionate risk management culture.

* Maintaining the business's risk management framework to support the business in the identification, evaluation and mitigation of all relevant risks.

* Developing risk management procedures and templates, including risk maps, heat maps and assurance maps and support their implementation across the business.

* Owning and overseeing the risk mapping process, ensuring that risks are identified, recorded, responded to, monitored and managed across the organisation.

* Ensuring appropriate levels of assurance are adopted across the business which challenge and support the risk framework.

* Supporting senior leader in devising action plans for managing risks relating to their business operations.

Head of Risk - About you:

* You will be totally committed to delivering excellent customer experience - embodying our values every day in the way you deal with customers and colleagues.

* Knowledge and experience at a senior role in a similar sector (housing preferred).

* Commercially aware and astute.

* Experience of working collaboratively across a business.

* Able to work with complex information and detail whilst retaining focus on the wider picture.

* Experience of working with an outsourced internal audit function.

* Strong relationship management and experience of working with boards and senior leaders.

* Exceptional team player, self-motivated and driven, with excellent interpersonal and communication skills.

* Discrete and professional, with experience of working with highly confidential material.

* Highly organised and able to work under pressure.

* University degree and/or equivalent work experience.

* Relevant professional qualifications are preferred, for example professional accreditations within auditing and/or quality/risk management

Job Details

London, Greater London, United Kingdom
£70,000 - £71,000