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Senior Risk Manager

Posted 1 February by CLEARLINE RECRUITMENT LTD Ended

Job Title: Senior Risk Manager

Location: Haywards Heath

Salary: £70k-85k

Permanent, Immediate start

Our client are looking to recruit a Senior Risk Manager, to ensure risks are identified, assessed, monitored and reported across the Group of companies and to the Group Audit Committee; establish and quantify the Group Risk Appetite and ensure application of this; and to assist the Group Head of Risk with the day-to-day Management of the Group Risk function, with responsibility to FCG and operating companies, including supervision of employee(s) as required.


  • Identified, assessed, monitored, report and otherwise manage risks pertaining to the Company's business
  • Ensure that the Company's business model is combined with best practise risk management
  • Ensure delivery of the Group risk framework across all areas of the business
  • Provide specialist Risk Management guidance leading to the identification and assessment of risks and risk controls across the business, required to meet strategic goals.
  • To serve as the Risk Management lead in relation to issues and risks associated with Solvency and the ORSA process.
  • Constructively challenge management's assessment of the effectiveness of Controls, and the evidence provided to support their assessment.
  • To perform analysis of Risks and Controls, identifying trends, threats and opportunities.
  • Responsible for ensuing Group companies and relevant operational departments embed Risk Management within business processes and ensure they are appropriately owned and controlled.
  • Raise awareness of the benefits of effective Risk Management throughout Group companies.
  • Monitoring Board approved Risk Appetite and ensuring that tolerances are adhered by management.
  • Liaison with Group companies Compliance Officers, Internal and External Auditors as appropriate.
  • Attend Group companies Audit & Risk Committees and act as deputy for Group Head of Risk when required
  • Any other reasonable duties as required.



  • Demonstrable Risk Management experience at an appropriate level.
  • Strong project management experience.
  • Experienced in building relationships with senior management.
  • Evidence of proven career track record and consistent record of achievement.
  • Direct experience with the development, production, or review of the ORSA or FLAOR, or other solvency process management
  • Educated to degree level


  • Specialist technical knowledge of risk management techniques.
  • Aptitude to strategic thinking and operational implementation
  • Personal impact in business and technical discussions at all levels.
  • Resilient to challenge from senior levels whilst building and maintaining relationships.
  • Broad commercial and strategic awareness.
  • Negotiation and conflict management.
  • Appreciates and is sensitive to cultural diversity.


  • Solid understanding of FCA rules, regulations, principles and codes of practice
  • Up-to-date knowledge of trends in the insurance industry relevant to Risk Management and Corporate Governance requirements.


  • Develops and utilises a network of senior contacts, providing advice on risk across the organisation.
  • Effective at influencing own manager, colleagues and business executives.
  • Able to deal with any business concerns or relationship issues.
  • Demonstrates the courage to take decisions up to the maximum level of their authority, balancing short and long term needs.
  • Logical and systematic approach to analysis of symptoms and causes, identifying key issues, underlying trends and interrelationships.
  • Demonstrates in-depth understanding of the key factors influencing the business, internally and externally.
  • Has the capacity to think across a range of business functions and systems.

For more information please contact Angela Potter at Clearline Recruitment.

Reference: 34370944

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