Head Of Risk

Willow Resourcing Limited
Cirencester, UK
Competitive salary
17 Jun 2022
09 Jul 2022
Experience level
Head of Risk
Financial Services
Cirencester, Gloucestershire (Hybrid)
To £72k + bonus + excellent benefits

Are you looking for your first Head of Risk role?

You've probably taken your current role as far as you can, learning a great deal along the way, but now it's time for a new challenge and to put into practice all that you've learnt. You're ready to step up into your first Head of Risk role but find all such opportunities seem to go to those experienced in a similar position.

Here's your chance. This is an ideal opportunity to step up and show what you can do. You'll have plenty of autonomy but also have the security of working for a highly experienced Risk Director who'll be on hand to help you make the transition smoothly and successfully.

You'll work closely with the Leadership team to manage the implementation of the firm's Risk Management Framework. You'll provide support and challenge to Risk Owners across the business to manage risk exposure and also develop, implement and embed the Risk Appetite Framework and Risk Monitoring methodology.

You'll provide information and assurance to the Leadership team and Board around the framework, effectively identifying relevant risks, ensuring they are managed and mitigated accordingly.

In addition, you'll also provide expert advice on the identification and assessment of risk events, managing the incident reporting process with an objective and constructive approach.

You'll be working for a very successful Financial Services provider with a reputation for excellence and exemplary customer service. They're also very well regarded as an employer, being particularly employee-centric with a leadership team that's regularly praised for its high-quality communication.

You'll be an experienced Risk specialist within the Financial Services arena, with a proven track record of developing and implementing risk frameworks and providing high quality, insightful risk reporting and assurance to leadership teams.

You'll also be happy to roll up your sleeves and 'get stuck in'. Whilst you will be supported by a Risk Officer, this will nevertheless be a very hands-on role.

Does this sound like you? Are you up for the challenge?

If so, click apply and send over your CV.

Not got an up to date CV? Don't worry, you can always give me (Mark) a call on 0121 274 0357 for a confidential discussion or email me at mark.wilson@willowresourcing.co.uk telling me that you're interested. We'll pick it up from there.

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