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Senior Risk Manager

Location: United Kingdom
Job Type: Permanent
Salary: £70000 – £80000
Sector: Foundations and Charitable Organizations

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Name: Steve Arnold

We are working with an exciting business going through a major Digital/Security transformation who are looking for a Senior Risk Manager on a permanent basis. The Senior Risk Manager will be responsible for helping to manage and develop the Information Security Risk function within Governance, Risk and Compliance (GRC) to build out the risk management policies that support business operations and growth in line with its commercial and security strategies.


This role requires a high-degree of initiative and ability to work effectively without close supervision and in an environment where supporting polices and processes are not yet mature.


Key Responsibilities for the Senior Risk Management Consultant

  • To help build and develop the current Risk Management Framework (RMF) across the business to ensure that all major business change and projects are captured, residual risks identified, assessed, articulated, owned, managed and tracked appropriately.
  • To help administer the overall process including providing risk assessments and evaluation in line with the business’s 'risk appetite' and reporting on risks and risk profiles in an appropriate way for different audiences and leadership groups.
  • To help improve and manage the Risk Register
  • Build and implement Risk Strategy across the business.
  • To ensure all business process and polices adhere to ISO27001 compliance
  • To help manage and develop risk management tools and training.
  • Implement Security Controls across the wider organisation
  • Ensuring that all IT and wider Security risks are either accepted, reduced transferred or otherwise mitigated to an acceptable level with appropriate sign-off.
  • Operationalise all Risk Management strategies across the organisation
  • Work with senior stakeholders to set top level policies and ensure they are aligned with business requirements.


Desired Skills & Experience of the Senior Risk Management Consultant

  • Significant experience in working within risk management, embracing business and technology
  • Proven track record of implementing effective appropriate risk frameworks within global commercial organisations
  • Proven experience of building a Risk Management strategy from the ground up and implementing
  • Knowledge of ISO27001 & Cyber Essentials standards
  • Excellent stakeholder management
  • Sound written and verbal communications skills.
  • Knowledge of IRAM, CRAMM OR OCTAVE or similar risk models
  • Organisational change management and business process engineering

The role would be remote and is paying a base salary of upto £80,000 for the right person.

If this sounds interesting then get in touch to set up a call.