Group Head of Risk

Job Purpose: Lead and develop H&W’s Risk Management function, managing risk, developing a risk profile, and working with internal and external stakeholders to manage risk in every aspect of our operations.  This is an unprecedented opportunity to create and lead a risk function for a transforming business.

The Role:

  • Developing and deploying risk management strategies (from inception to completion).
  • Providing expert knowledge on heavy industry risk profiles including defence, fabrication, shipbuilding and energy sector delivery.
  • Develop appropriate whole project life-cycle risk management procedures, policies and documentation and roll this out across the business.
  • Stay up to date with changes to risk management accreditation obligations, whether contractual or statutory, and ensure company compliance.
  • Able to effectively communicate with executive level stakeholders, including CEO and CFO.

About You:

  • Experience in industrial programme delivery, ideally in one of the following sectors: defence, shipbuilding or energy (renewables, oil and gas).
  • Demonstrable experience in a mid-senior risk management role.
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience.
  • Proven ability to lead a risk function, with strong adherence to process and an eye for driving efficiencies.
  • Independent, well organized and willing to pitch in when necessary.
  • Excellent organisational and leadership abilities.

The Package:

  • Competitive Base pay
  • Company pension
  • Medical cover
  • Annual leave (31-33 days days pro rata dependant on location
  • Opportunity to work on innovative projects.

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Job Category: Group Risk Manager
Job Type: Full Time Permanent
Job Location: Appledore Arnish Belfast London Methil

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