Head of Risk Management Programme

  • 25 March 2022

Job details

Job title: Head of Risk Management Programme
Job Type: Full-time, Permanent
Team: Research and Information Team
Reports to: Research and Information Director
Location: Flexible Working UK based: We operate a ‘flexible by default’ working policy. Line managers and individuals establish a working pattern that suits both parties. There will be instances where employees will be required to be in the Bath office such as, 1-2-1 meetings, appraisals, project meetings, all staff team meetings, team meetings, training, induction meetings, collaboration, innovation and problem solving.

About the role

The Head of Risk Management Programme will support the Research and Information Director in the delivery of the ORX Risk Management programme. This programme provides i) operational risk management practice (including operational resilience) and ii) operational risk landscape services and products to the financial services industry.

The role is a challenging and rewarding opportunity to work with some of the foremost operational risk figures in the global financial services industry. The individual will lead important elements of the ORX programme, creating consensus and facilitating change at an industry level. They will also provide SME input across the ORX offer, including from time-to-time leading other aspects of the programme (such as developing industry standards).

The Head of Risk Management Programme plays a key role in the delivery of the ORX product and services strategy. This includes contributing to the development of value-add actionable products and services, working to integrate these across ORX services as appropriate and innovating how they are delivered to members.

The Head of Risk Management Programme is an effective manager, a robust facilitator, an excellent communicator and a confident thought-leader. They will be operating closely with the senior executives and thought leaders in the industry so must be credible and authoritative in their subject matter.

Key duties and responsibilities include:

  • Risk Management Programme Management
    • Lead ORX Risk Management products and services, including overseeing execution of projects and other activities.
    • Develop the risk management product strategy, seeking member feedback and exploring innovative ways to develop and deliver products.
    • Oversee the development of Risk Management and Resilience member communities, including working groups and associated activities.
    • Oversee the delivery and development of ORX Risk Landscape products (supporting members to understand the current and emerging risk profile).
    • Explore opportunities to integrate activities and data across the range of ORX products.
    • As required, lead the development of new ORX initiatives, products and services, developing business cases for review with the ORX Executive and Board.
    • As required, provide risk management SME across the research and information team.
    • From time-to-time, lead wider activities, including the development of industry standards.  
    • Effectively manage the Risk Management team and wider resources as required.
  • Business Planning and Strategy
    • Make a significant contribution to researching, planning, delivering and monitoring the ORX product and services strategy.
    • Make a contribution to researching, planning, delivering and monitoring the overall ORX business plan and strategy.
  • Leadership, Communication and Relationship Management
    • Manage the project work of research teams and internal participant groups.
    • Manage/oversee the work and relations of ORX member groups.
    • Build strong relationships with ORX participant members.
    • Communicate effectively with the ORX membership, to be effective in canvassing member opinion to drive the programme agenda.
    • Present research findings at ORX forums and other wider industry meetings.
    • Promoting ORX products and research with the membership and wider industry bodies, including regulators.
    • Act as an ORX Senior Relationship Manager for allocated members, effectively managing senior relationships as required.

For more information, download the full job description.

Full job description

ORX Head of Risk Management Programme Job Description

What we offer in return 

  • Competitive salary
  • Discretionary bonus scheme
  • Private medical insurance
  • Flexible working to support a healthy work/life balance
  • Eight per cent company contribution to pension
  • Employee recognition scheme
  • Support for training and development
  • Twenty-five days holiday a year, increasing by one day for each year of service to a maximum of 28 days 
  • Interest-free rail season ticket loan
  • Life assurance
  • Health cash plan
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Perks at work scheme
  • Employee assistance programme
  • Holiday trading
  • Sabbaticals and long service awards
  • Summer and Xmas social events
  • Inclusive and supportive working environment

What else do I need to know?

We are an equal opportunity employer. We create an environment where everyone has an equal chance to succeed, during our recruitment phase and while working at ORX.

As we manage and have control of highly confidential data, the successful candidate will have to make specific commitments in this regard and will be subject to background checks.

How to apply

Please note, this position is only open to applicants who have the right to work in the UK and we are unable to sponsor any visa applications.

To apply, please send your CV and a covering letter to [email protected]. In the body of the email, please confirm what your salary expectations are.

Download the job description to find out more

ORX Head of Risk Management Programme Job Description

Apply now

By applying for this position, you are confirming that you have the right to work in the UK.

Send your CV and covering letter to [email protected]