Risk Manager

Isle of Man
Our client seeks a Risk Manager to join their team.
Role: The Risk Manager is responsible for developing and maintaining the effectiveness of the risk management framework, implementing the risk appetite set by the Board through policy and ensuring that top and emerging risks are identified and managed. The services provided by the Risk Manager help guide organisational priority-setting and decision-making aligned to the Group's strategic development plan. Delivery of the role will require buy-in from stakeholders, meaning it will be important to develop strong partnerships with other members of the executive and at operational levels in the business. The role holder works closely with other senior executives to ensure effective communication pre and post RCSA.
Key Responsibilities:
  • Support the Chief Risk and Compliance Officer in implementing an effective Risk Management Framework to ensure all risks are appropriately captured and owned; and that the 1st and 2nd line risk, policy and control owners understand their roles and responsibilities within the framework.
  • Agree the RCSA annual calendar with the business, ensuring it aligns with regulatory deadlines.
  • Deliver an RCSA at least annually for each Service Line and Country.
  • To lead and facilitate risk workshops to gather the RCSA data.
  • Work with the business to capture its risks and controls, challenging the business where required.
  • To hold an agile approach in delivering an Enterprise Risk Management Framework that adds value to the business and matures with the strategic direction of the Group.
  • To ensure each RCSA is captured in a central repository in the Group's selected tool, “The Bridge”.
  • To act as system owner for “The Bridge” tool, acting as gatekeeper for any change required by the business.
  • To develop and maintain reporting and trackers for the business at Group and local level, Senior Management and Committees.
  • The RCSA will touch all service lines and regions, the key internal stakeholders will be at all levels of the business from the Managing Directors, Operations Directors and Compliance Managers as key risk owners. The Head of ERM will need to build and maintain good working relationships with the business.
  • Due to the regulatory focus and requirements in some regions The Head of ERM may on occasion need to engage externally with various regulators.
  • To act as the main relationship, point between the Group and LogicManager, and to escalate any issues with “The Bridge”.
Key Skills & Experience:
  • A strong interest in risk management (e.g. risk assessment, risk governance, reporting, policies and appetite.)
  • An appreciation of what constitutes a positive risk culture.
  • A good understanding of Enterprise Risk Management Frameworks, how to design and implement them.
  • Previous experience in delivering an Enterprise Risk Management Framework.
  • Previous experience in leading and facilitating risk workshops to capture risks and controls.
  • Strong analytical and writing skills.
  • Strong Microsoft Office skills.
  • Strong strategic, analytical and influencing skills;
  • The ability to work collaboratively with senior peers in leading an organisation, initiating change and driving continuous improvement;
  • Sophisticated and skilled approach to influencing senior stakeholders.
Mark Burman
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