Risk Manager (Project)

Risk Manager

Ref: 1544Wednesday 11 May 2022

£dependent on experience

Due to significant growth in mortgage lending and a strategy of expansion and subsequent , our client, a niche mortgage and savings provider, is looking to add to and strengthen their Risk function with the addition of a Risk Manager on a 12-18 months fixed term contract.  Our client is happy for this role to be fully remote, however there will be occasions they would require you to go to their Head office based in Southern England.  Part time hours will be considered.


The purpose of the Risk Manager role is to work with their project team delivering a transformational IT-related project. The role is 2nd Line and will be focussed on providing assurance that the project’s risk management framework, and the  management and control of the project’s risks is robust and effective.


The successful candidate will have a strong track record in operational risk and resilience in a financial services environment with experience in risk management of projects which are major in the context of the business in which they are being implemented. Ideally, the project experience will include the implementation of transformational changes in IT systems, for example a migration to a new core banking platform.


A proactive self-starter, key personal qualities include an ability to work successfully in a multi-disciplinary team, strong analytical and presentational skills, and an aptitude for working with IT issues.