Senior Risk Project Manager – DIOR

Location : London & Sheffield

Salary : £65,000


Benefits package:         


  • 30 days annual leave plus bank holidays, opportunity to buy and sell holiday
  • 15% employer pension contribution, performance related bonus
  • Flexible working, cycle to work scheme, healthcare cash plan and life assurance
  • Paid voluntary day, maternity, adoption, and shared parental leave
  • Benefits designed to suit your lifestyle – from discounts on retail and socialising, to health and wellbeing, travel, and technology…and plenty more





The Enterprise Risk Team have an excellent opening for an individual with knowledge of risk management processes, methodologies, operating models, and experience of end-to-end project lifecycle to lead the delivery of a risk transformation project as part of a wider business critical programme.


The programme aims to identify gaps in the risk management capability and capacity across the bank. As Senior Risk Project Manager, you will manage all stages of the risk transformation project, playing a crucial role in building a robust Risk Management framework, leading the future of the banks risk management capability and shaping the way the bank manages risks.


You will be responsible for project management and leading multiple workstreams aimed at upskilling and upscaling risk management capability across the three lines of defence, and leading workshops with senior stakeholders to identify gaps in skills and capacity in risk management across all principal risks and across all business units.


Working closely with Human Resources, you will develop a strategy to close the identified gaps in skills and capacity in risk management capability. You will review and develop the operating model for the management of risk and developing appropriate solutions, lead the Risk Transformation Project workstream activity on behalf of the Senior Responsible Officer, and analyse the range risk management related factors (reviews/audits etc) that have impacted Risk & Compliance and ensure they are fully understood and, where appropriate, included in workstream scope.


You will lead engagement with stakeholders across all areas of the bank in identifying capacity and capability gaps, to ensure the workstream/project meets business needs. You will also engage with Senior Leaders, and provide regular reports and updates to the Executive and Board Risk Committee.


Essentially, you will have a thorough understanding of the three lines of defence risk model and Enterprise Risk Management Framework, methodologies and processes, knowledge or experience of end-to-end project lifecycle, and experience communicating a project vision and led a team of managers, work stream leads and team members to successfully deliver the objectives of a range of projects.


You will have developed and maintained a well-structured plan of the work and the resources to enable the appropriate approvals, baselining, reporting and controls, managed cost planning and estimating, reporting, forecasting and controlling, including taking corrective cost actions and led on the implementation of a formal risk management process, including the continual use of risk management tools and documents.


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The British Business Bank is a unique and exciting institution. Its mission is to make finance markets work better so smaller businesses across the UK can prosper and grow.


Established in 2014, it is a 100% government-owned economic development bank but independently managed.


To deliver its programmes, the Bank works through more than 200 delivery partners such as high street, digital, specialist and challenger banks, venture capital and private debt funds and fintech platforms.


Currently, we employ around 440 people, split between offices in Sheffield and London.


Please note all candidates applying for this role should have the right to work in the U.K.

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