Risk Manager

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Risk Manager
Interim Position

PCC (HQ) 11816

Posted: 17th January 2023 15:42
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  • Pay Rate:

    up to £26.23 per hour PAYE depending on experience

  • Hours per Week:

    35-37 Monday – Friday, normal working hours

  • This opening assignment is for 3-6 months


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What's involved with this role:

Interim Risk Manager   

Reference no: PCC (HQ) 11816   

Pay rate up to £26.23 per hour PAYE depending on experience   

The post holder will be responsible for promoting a positive risk management culture within City Council, implementing the risk management framework and approach and continuing to develop an effective infrastructure for managing and reporting risk across the Council 

Key responsibilities: 


  • Manage the development, maintenance and update of the risk management framework including, risk appetites, metrics and tolerances. 
  • Review and analyse both internal and external Management Information to support the challenge of risk owners as part of the risk and control assessment processes. 
  • Review and analyse the outputs of the risk owner and control assessment process and preparing risk category level reports for presenting to executive risk category owners. 
  • Conduct proactive and ongoing horizon scanning to ensure effective oversight of the external risk environment and consequent implications for the Council’s risk profile.  
  • Support effective implementation of the council’s Risk Management Policy, including the ongoing maintenance of the Corporate Risk Register and the processes underpinning it, and the promotion of a culture of risk awareness.  
  • Develop a comprehensive understanding of key organisational risks by correlating various sources of intelligence and assurance, collaborating with colleagues involved in specialist risk and assurance activities across the organisation to share intelligence and proactively manage risk.  
  • Develop, implement and deliver the risk management training and development programme for the Authority, including direct delivery of risk workshops and liaison with Organisational Development colleagues regarding more formal interventions if required.  
  • Act as a key advisor to directorates on all elements of the risk management process and framework for the organisation, providing both support and challenge as appropriate.  
  • Utilise the council’s risk management tool and any other technology as appropriate, to ensure visibility and effective oversight of key organisational risks and their interdependencies 

“Role Requirements” – to give yourself the maximum chance of success please try and ensure your CV addresses the following essential criteria: 

  • Degree Level Education or equivalent (Key Skill Level 4) - Bachelor’s degree, HNC, HND NVQ level 4 
  • Qualification in a risk management related field 
  • Good knowledge of risk management and its application 
  • Good understanding of data management techniques including public sector information security and classification levels 
  • Awareness of current best practice and evidenced based information that is applicable to the provision of quality services 
  • Significant experience of processes for the identification, assessment, evaluation and mitigation of risks 
  • Experience of working with senior management in organisations. Evidence of achievement in a risk / assurance-related role 
  • Experience of managing stakeholder relationships within complex environments with the ability to manage and resolve conflict, meeting challenging deadlines and delivering under pressure 
  • Excellent communications skills (written and verbal) including confidence to present to senior figures and ensure credibility 
  • Ability to constructively challenge senior management / Members Analytical skills – being able to find solutions to complex problems and explain them clearly 

NB: Please feel free to apply to us direct via [email protected] by quoting the job reference and job title exactly. SEE DETAILS AT THE BOTTOM OF THIS AD. 

If you have previously applied to one of our vacancies and have already sent the required supporting documentation to us, please make this clear when you re-apply as this will help speed up your application. 

To help speed up the process of uploading your CV to the client we would suggest that you send us your CV in Word format (or equivalent) if possible, rather than as a PDF. 

If you are successful in securing this role, please note that for the entire duration of this contract, regardless of extension you will be working this role at the PAYE rate that has been advertised. For absolute clarity, we only work on a PAYE basis, rather than entertaining umbrella pay terms, we do not offer Ltd/umbrella or outside IR35 rates. If you wish to understand PAYE vs Umbrella more, please let us know and we can send you some additional information for clarity. 

Please quote the Job Title & Vacancy Reference No. in your application, or we will be unable to match your CV to the role being applied for.

Other “Essential Requirements” – Please check to ensure that your CV addresses the following items: 

  1. Our clients are generally seeking applicants who are reasonably local, 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. Please refer to the Role Requirements section above - your CV must address the requirements listed. 


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. 


Please note that clients invariably ask us to strip out contact details from CVs before we submit them for consideration. This is always quicker and easier to do if you send your CV to us in Word format, rather than as a PDF please

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Job Ref: PCC (HQ) 11816
Risk Manager
Client Category: Local Authority

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Risk Manager
Client Category: Local Authority

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