Senior Risk Oversight Manager - Technology

£75,000 | Yorkshire | Permanent
Posted 1 year ago

Senior Risk Manager


To provide oversight of Technology & Change, Business/Strategic, and Supplier Management risk across the organisation to ensure that any risks are adequately identified, mitigated, monitored, documented and reported to management and board committees.


Recruit, develop and coach colleagues to ensure the right level of capability, skills and engagement in order to effectively meet functional objectives
Communicate with and engage colleagues to support and challenge (where appropriate) Technology & Change, Operations, Business/Strategic, and Supplier Management risk strategies, in line with business objectives
Drive individual performances to ensure that departmental targets and goals are achieved and that the focus is aligned to strategic objectives
Representing the Enterprise Risk & Compliance Function for all matters relating to Technology & Change, Business/Strategic, and Supplier Management risk
Ensure that achieving the right customer outcomes is given appropriate priority and significance in risk management activities and decisions
Promote good customer outcomes throughout the business
Responsible for the delivery of risk oversight activity in accordance with agreed plans/SLAs and in a timely manner with no surprises
Provide independent integrated oversight and challenge to the 1st line of defence in matters relating to Technology & Change, Business/Strategic, and Supplier Management risk
Maintain and develop the Technology & Change, Business/Strategic, and Supplier Management risk frameworks. Develop risk appetite for approval and provide a clear articulation of risk appetite to the business.
Review and challenge the identification and management of risks, issues and events, in line with approved appetite, frameworks and policies.
Undertake second line monitoring of risk exposures, controls and policy compliance
Challenge first line risk reporting, including related systems and controls and data quality


Experience of Technology & Change, Operations, Business/Strategic, and Supplier Management risk, preferably from the Financial Services sector.
Risk management experience
Understanding of corporate governance and risk management frameworks.
Strong communication (written and oral) skills and the ability to communicate with people at all levels in an organisation
Rigorous attention to detail
Ability to drive and constructively challenge stakeholders on their assumptions, to identify workable solutions
Experience of driving and implementing risk strategy and risk culture improvement in related or similar environments
Strong commercial understanding and business acumen
Experience of leading and driving change programmes
Sound judgement and ability to operate independently and objectively, under own initiative, with minimal supervision
Ability to build strong working relationships and senior stakeholders
Experience of successfully managing teams
Strong people management skills
Ability to challenge strategic decisions
Proven ability to effectively plan and organise work effectively and prioritise activities
The ability to balance long-term strategic thinking with day-to-day operational activity


Experience of working in financial / credit industry.
Previous Senior Management level experience
Understand the requirements of an FCA regulated business
Risk Management qualification


Technology & Security related Professional Qualifications

For more information about this role, please contact:

Simon Hockridge
0161 237 0040

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