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Risk Manager

Job Function:
Finance
Location:
Manchester
Job Type:
Permanent

Job Summary:

 

The boohoo group is changing the way we manage risks and key to this is the establishment of a group risk management function. The Risk Manager will be responsible for helping shape that function.

 

Organisation and communication skills are key attributes in this role, as the manager will help to establish risk management across the group. Working in a vibrant and fast paced environment the manager will need to be adaptable when working with colleagues from across the group.

 

 

 

Tasks, Duties & Responsibilities:

 

Communication

The manager will be leading risk management discussions with people from across the group, from the risk committee and executive risk committee, to risk owners and subject matter experts.

The ability to communicate messages effectively across the risk management framework will be critical to the success of the function as a whole.

 

Development of Risk Management

The formalisation and improvement of risk management is a critical factor in the group’s future development. Initially working with a co-source team the risk manager will be key to shaping and embedded this cultural and procedural change.

 

Risk Assessments and Evaluations

  • To conduct process review meetings in order to gain an in depth understanding of the area under review.
  • To ask questions to ensure that the understanding gained is supported when probed.
  • To be able to tie together process understanding across multiple business areas and / or systems.
  • To evaluate the businesses currently handling of risks against requirements.

 

Risk Committee

  • Working with the Risk Committee and Executive Risk Group to establish a top-down view of risk and risk appetite.
  • Preparing reporting to support the risk management communications to committees etc, ensuring that key messages are delivered and implications understood.

     

    Training and Awareness

  • Building risk awareness amongst colleagues by providing support and training within the business.

 

 

Miscellaneous:

  • Is an ambassador for the brand
  • Attends training, meetings and other events as requested by direct manager or senior management.
  • Assists colleagues by completing tasks outside own job role when requested, including supporting associated companies.
  • Maintains own working area in a professional and organised manner.
  • Always strives to improve the department’s operation and increase knowledge of own and related job functions.