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Risk Management Lead

Cambridge, Greater London, United Kingdom, £46,751 , Permanent

Posted: 3hours ago


RSR Police, part of the Red Snapper Group is a trusted recruitment partner to UK policing and Law Enforcement Agencies. We recruit job profession from all sectors to provide organisation the talent to deliver effective and efficient policing.
Our client is looking for a Risk Management Lead to join their headquarters in London.
As the Risk Management Lead, you will manage the risk process by providing expert advice and support to practitioners / leaders and ensuring risks are accurately reported to the Executive Board and Audit Committee.
This is a permanent position offering £46,751.48 per annum.
Responsibilities as the Risk Management Lead include:
* To maintain the Risk Management Framework and Guidance to ensure that risk management is embedded in day to day management of the force
* To proactively engage with heads of department and chief officers to identify new risks and ensure risks are being managed effectively
* To ensure that risk is managed effectively by managing the process by which business risks are identified, assessed, prioritised and mitigated.
* To provide risk management training / awareness sessions to managers to enable them to manage risk more effectively
* To provide advice practitioners / leaders on the management of risk, including risk appetite, through oversight of the strategic and functional risk registers to ensure that controls and further actions are appropriate
* To carry out regular horizon scanning to identify emerging threats and opportunities and communicate these to the Head of Audit & Assurance and Heads of Department
* To promote the risk management function to raise to create a culture of addressing threats before they materialise and maximising any opportunities that the force could take advantage of
* To undertake reviews of the risk management methodology and processes across the force, making recommendations for improvement and ensuring examples of good practice are shared with management
* To maintain the Strategic Risk Register and Force Risk Register, reporting to the Force Executive Board and the Audit Committee on: the identification of new threats / opportunities, the design and operating effectiveness of key controls and the escalation of risks/ issues
* To liaise with the Audit & Inspectorate Lead to contribute to the annual audit and assurance plan to ensure that this is developed based on potential risks to the force
* To research best practise and maintain up to date knowledge of risk management issues to ensure the client understands its responsibilities and options in respect of risk management and corporate governance
* To maintain effective working relationships with contacts in external audit, relevant regulatory bodies and delivery partners, including the Public Risk Management Association (ALARM) and South Eastern Risk Management Group (SEERMG)
* To be the System Administrator for 4Risk, managing users, creating standard reports as required and managing the contract
* To support the Head of Audit & Assurance in audit and inspection activity as required
* BSc/BA degree or experience of risk management
* Professional Risk Management Qualification / Member of Institute of Risk Management (IRM)
* Proven experience as a Risk Manager, providing professional advice and support to Heads of Department
* Knowledge of risk assessment and controls
* Experience with auditing and reporting procedures
* Experience of conducting controls assurance
* Analytical mind with problem-solving aptitude
* Independent mind-set and ability to challenge the status quo
* Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work closely with people at all levels of the organisation
* Strong negotiating and influencing skills
* Strong analytical and decision-making skills
* Strong written and verbal communication
* Knowledge of risk management and assurance frameworks
If you would like to apply for this Risk Management Lead position and have the relevant experience, then please apply now by sending your CV to
Alternatively, if this role is not for you but you do know somebody who would be interested please refer him or her. We have a referral bonus scheme and will reward you with retail vouchers for referrals who are not already known to us.
Due to the high volume of applications received, if you do not hear from us within 7 working days, I am afraid your application has been unsuccessful.
RSR Police is a market leading recruitment business dedicated to supplying experienced practitioners on a temporary, contractual or permanent basis to police, criminal justice, public and commercial sector employers.
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Cambridge, Greater London, United Kingdom