Temporary Senior Risk Management Officer

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Temporary Senior Risk Management Officer
Contract / Temporary

Wirral RQ504140

Posted: 14th January 2022 14:51
  • Pay Rate:

    £19.04 per hour PAYE

  • Hours per Week:

    36 Monday – Friday, normal working hours

  • 2 months

  • Wirral,

    CH44 8ED

What's involved with this role:

Temporary Senior Risk Management Officer

Reference no: Wirral RQ504140

The Team is in need of a experienced candidate to support the Risk Continuity and Compliance Manager on the co-ordination and development, maintenance and embedding an effective risk management framework across the Council in line with best professional practice and legislation to ensure appropriate and robust risk management strategies are in place and adhered to.

Key responsibilities:

  • Support the Risk Continuity and Compliance Manager in the review and maintenance of the Risk Management Policy and Framework.
  • Develop and update corporate risk management documentation and guidance.
  • Lead on and contribute to the preparation of highly technical reports and presentations to management teams, project or service Forums/Boards and Governance Groups.
  • Provide highly specialised and expert guidance, advice and support to senior leaders and Members directly on the Council’s risk management approach.
  • Be the risk management subject matter expert and point of contact.
  • Attendance at and reporting to meetings with key stakeholders, which may include Risk Champions, Service Managers, Directors and Assistant Directors, Senior Leadership Team and Elected Members.
  • Coordinate risk management awareness centrally throughout the organisation.
  • Liaise with Programme Offices on programme and project risk management arrangements and reporting.
  • Act as an internal consultant for those who require help in developing and reviewing risk registers.
  • Review Directorate Risk Registers and provide constructive criticism/acts as a critical friend.

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“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. Minimum of 12 months recent experience in a similar role, or context and ideally within a public sector organisation.
  5. Experience/Skills/Knowledge:
    1. Prior experience of the development of risk management within a diverse and corporate environment.
    2. Knowledge of working in public sector environment and/or understanding of unique challenges.
    3. Understanding and exposure to other areas of general risk management.
  1. Risk management qualification, e.g. Registered Risk Practitioner (RRP) by ALARM/Institute of Risk Management (IRM), IRM certification and Management of Risk (MoR).
    1. Able to communicate and provide support, at all levels across the organisation, on risk management methodologies, appetite, and culture.
  1. ICT Skills: Strong IT skills including Microsoft packages or equivalent (e.g. G Suite).

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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Job Ref: Wirral RQ504140
Temporary Senior Risk Management Officer
Client Category: Local Authority

Anticipated Length of Assignment: Unless otherwise stated (we do carry the occasional permanent vacancy) all of our roles are technically temporary, though opening assignments can be and often are, extended by clients on a longer term basis and can sometimes become permanent.

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