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Enterprise Risk Business Partner

Waterhouse-Kern Associates
Cardiff County, Wales, United Kingdom
Competitive Salary
Closing date
Apr 28, 2024

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Job Role
Risk Manager
Contract Type
Full Time
Waterhouse Kern Associates are delighted to be working with a leading Building Society to find a Enterprise Risk Business Partner. In this role, you'll play a pivotal part in ensuring our operational risks are managed effectively within our risk appetite framework. Your expertise will help maintain and enhance our Enterprise Risk Management Framework (ERMF) while engaging with business leaders to embed a culture of risk awareness across the Society.

What will you be doing?

As the Enterprise Risk Business Partner, your key tasks and responsibilities will include:

  • Leading second-line oversight for operational risk, ensuring the validity, completeness, and appropriateness of operational risks within our risk registers.
  • Enhancing operational risk awareness among senior management and the Board, supported by the Enterprise Risk Manager.
  • Driving improvement in risk competency and capability across the Society, focusing on our Risk Champion community.
  • Enhancing the quality of second-line risk reporting and supporting the development of operational risk reporting and metrics.
  • Improving the quality of departmental risk registers through workshops, detailed reviews, and one-to-one support for Risk Champions.

What type of person will you need to be?

To excel in this role, you'll need strong leadership and influencing skills to guide stakeholders, including executives, towards effective risk strategies. Your analytical abilities will be essential for identifying root causes of risks and devising proactive mitigation plans. Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, are crucial for conveying complex concepts, including presenting to the Board. You should work dynamically, maintaining attention to detail while keeping the big picture in mind.

Benefits Include:

  • 28 days’ holiday, plus bank holidays PLUS a day off on your birthday to help you celebrate!
  • Opportunity to purchase additional holidays.
  • A commitment to your ongoing training and development including a rotational development programme.
  • Up to 14 hours of paid Society leave to volunteer for a local community initiative.
  • ‘Dress for your Day’ approach when in the office.
  • Various health and wellbeing benefits such as 24-hour Employee Assistance Programme, subsidised flu jabs and eye tests.
  • Private healthcare (subject to selection & completion of medical disclosure form).
  • Personal health cash plan and dental cover (subject to selection).
  • Life Assurance - 4 times your basic salary life cover, along with critical illness cover.
  • Generous Stakeholder Pension Scheme - where the Society contributes a massive 10% on top of your 3% contribution!

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