Risk Manager

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Risk Manager
Interim Position

PSR 1JP00065344

Posted: 17th January 2023 09:35
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  • Pay Rate:

    Up to £659.95 per day pay range subject to IR35 status

  • Hours per Week:


  • Anticipated 8-9 months

  • Bristol
What's involved with this role:

Interim Risk Manager  -Hybrid Working – PSR 1JP00065344

Pay Rate: Up to £659.95 per day pay range subject to IR35 status

Location: Bristol Office 1 day per week minimum office requirement. It is likely they will be required in London 1 day per month, Expenses will be covered from Bristol to London.


As a Programme Risk and Issue Specialist you will proactively manage the risks and issues facing the programme by co-ordinating the consistent identification, documentation, monitoring, reporting and mitigation the of risks and issues in addition to the assumptions and dependencies (RAID).

You will support the relevant risk or issue owners to identify and develop appropriate mitigation plans, and escalate to the next level of management where appropriate.

You will report to the Programme Manager.

Existing security clearance is not a prerequisite but will always help.

What you’ll do:

  • Risk Management Strategy, Processes and Procedures – Maintaining the Risk Management Strategy and plans for effective Risk Management in accordance with best practice, Departmental policy, Orange book and the complexity of the change programme.
  • Contribute risk input into the programme business cases.
  • Ensures compliance with, and plans the continuous improvement of, programme risk and issues strategies(y), processes and procedures within change initiatives or sub-organisation(s).
  • Stakeholders – Provision of effective and efficient advice on programme Risks and Issues to Project/Programme Managers and senior leaders including reporting the programme risks and issues to the programme board, SRO and senior leadership as required.
  • Develop a programme of regular risk and issue reviews with stakeholders.
  • Point of professional knowledge and expertise on PD Risk and Issue Management for the programme. Supports the business in identifying appropriate strategies for dealing with Risk and Issues.
  • Identification, Analysis, Monitoring and Reporting of Risks and Issues – Responsible for facilitating the identification, analysis and monitoring of PD Risks and Issues. Plans the periodic reporting of risk and ad-hoc PD Risk and Issues reports to meet changing customer demands.
  • Undertakes qualitative and quantitative risk analysis, as required by Governance bodies.
  • Establish and maintain the Risk, Issues and Assumptions (RAAIDD (O))database and register(s) for the programme.


Who you are:

  • Detailed knowledge and significant practical experience of programme risk and issues management.
  • Proven risk & issue management ability to systematically identify and monitor risks & issues and maintain risk and RAID registers.
  • Experience in understanding and governance, frameworks and methodologies to clearly define roles, responsibilities and accountabilities and support approval routes appropriate to each stage of the project to monitor project progress and compliance
  • Enable a consistent and efficient approach to delivery at all stages of the project lifecycle.
  • Significant experience of stakeholder engagement and the ability to systematically identify, analyse and communicate with stakeholders, using appropriate channels, to ensure all those impacted by the change are engaged, taking account of their levels of influence and particular interests.
  • Experience of change control and the ability to understand protocols to manage and document all requests that alter the scope of a project, including, the capture and evaluation of any requests.
  • Experience of analysing management information; identifying patterns or themes and extracting the key data to provide valuable intelligence and insights for senior management.
  • Experience of supporting complex projects in a fast paced, multi-disciplinary agile and/or digital environment.
  • A strong demonstrable knowledge of programme support tools - MS Project, JIRA, Confluence, Slack, and Google Suite.
  • Demonstrable knowledge of the public sector and government processes.
  • A recognised programme or project risk management qualification (MoR)
  • A recognised project or programme management qualification (e.g. APM, Prince2, MSP etc.)

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  1. Our clients are generally seeking applicants who are reasonably local, not that they would exclude candidates willing to travel/relocate, so on that basis we would ideally like you to supply us with your address (or at least your post code) and a telephone number so that we can reach you during working hours
  2. Your recent UK working experience going back at least 5 years, or full employment history if you have been working for fewer years than this.
  3. Your availability to work either immediately, or at short notice.
  4. Qualifications and experience relevant to the job role – please give full details within your CV document

Other preferable/desirable details to include on your CV, if applicable:

  1. Any local authority/public sector experience
  2. Any relevant qualifications held or being studied for


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