Risk and Compliance Manager

Location Belfast, County Antrim
Job Type Temporary
Salary Negotiable
Published 3 months ago
Start Date asap
Contact Sinead McGivern
Job Ref CHS0003396

Job Description

Risk and Compliance Manager required for large Public Sector Client for up to 12 months

Role: Risk and Compliance Manager

Location: Belfast

Pay rate: £14.62 p/h

Hours: 37.5

Duration: 12 months

Key duties and Responsibilities

Risk Management Framework

  • Support the implementation and embedding of clients Risk Management Framework on a business-wide basis;
  1. Regularly review compliance with Risk Management Policy and Processes and recommend areas for further improvement to embedding risk management and assurance;
  2. Establish and manage corporate risks workshops for all corporate risks and opportunities and monitor agreed actions and reporting to senior management, Executive Committee, Non-Executive Directorate (NED) Committees and Board;
  3. Establish and document processes and procedures for managing risk information and evidence to inform Board and management on risk horizon scanning, emerging risks and potential impact of one risk crystallising on other risks;
  4. Manage the corporate risk and opportunity reporting cycle to Executive Committee, Risk Committee, Board and Quarterly Shareholder Meeting (QSM); and
  5. Inform Executive Committee and Board on risk and opportunity movement on a monthly basis or immediately if the matter warrants urgent attention.

Corporate Risks and Opportunities Compliance Monitoring

  1. Establish and document processes and procedures for conducting corporate risk and opportunity compliance monitoring and verify that the corporate risk and opportunity register is accurate, up to date and reflects the current risk and opportunity exposure;
  2. Review the adequacy of controls and provide a challenge function on the effectiveness of these controls in reducing the current risk exposure;
  3. Review the actions identified and engage lead owners and action owners to stretch test these on their effectiveness and timeliness in reducing the risk / achieving the opportunity towards achieving its risk/opportunity appetite;
  4. Engage management to gather evidence on the status of work in progress such as to provide assurance that the actions are appropriate and effective in meeting the agreed timelines;
  5. Engage management on overdue actions and the appropriate and timely steps to be taken to achieve the projected risk and opportunity gradings and report to the respective committees accordingly; and

Review the appropriateness of risk and opportunity grading (inherent, residual, projected and risk appetite level) and provide a challenge function on the appropriateness of the grading in relation to the identified controls and actions and report to the Board on any non-compliance with the Risk Management Policy

Directorate Risks Compliance Monitoring

  1. Engage management in the management and monitoring of directorate risks for compliance with clients Risk Management Policy and challenge whether this appropriately reflects the actions identified in the Corporate Risk register;
  2. Engage management on a monthly basis to verify that the directorate risk register is accurate, up to date and reflects the current risk exposure;
  3. Generate exception reporting to highlight risk grading that may not be appropriate and provide support to effectively manage directorate risks and what is reported in the risk register;
  4. Routinely review the content of all directorate risk registers against the key activities/process areas in each directorate and challenge management on any key processes that have not been captured and the relevant risks assessed;
  5. Identify patterns and trends in non-compliance and provide support to further improve risk management.

Corporate Risk and Opportunity Reporting

  1. Produce monthly reports to Executive Committee, Non-Executive Directors (NED) Committees, Board and Quarterly Shareholder Meetings (QSM) highlighting general compliance and exceptions;
  2. Brief Corporate Risk and Opportunity Owners on key areas for their action and what is to be reported to senior management;
  3. System administration for Datix risk management and reporting for management purposes; and
  4. Produce ad hoc and exception reports as required.

Corporate Governance

  1. Coordinating Executive Committee, NED Committees, Board and QSM papers and providing specific reports in relation to risk management;
  2. Update the clients Risk Assurance Framework;

Essential Criteria

Applicants MUST be able to demonstrate in their application form and where necessary at interview:

  1. Third level qualification (degree level or higher)
  2. 2 years' experience in MS Office, information processing, report writing, audit, process mapping
  3. 2 years' experience of preparing briefing papers for senior management (Level 2) within a compliance/regulatory environment

If interested please upload cv and Sinead McGivern will be in contact if suitable

This role may be filled very quickly, but don't worry, we will keep your details on file for consideration of another role becoming available in the future.