Financial Services Risk Manager


£65000 - £90000 per annum

Financial Services Risk Manager




Marion Errington
Financial Services Risk Manager - Crawley - up to £90,000 plus benefits

Are you an experienced risk professional looking for a new role? We have an exciting opportunity for someone to shape a function within a business which has enjoyed recent extraordinary growth and is now ready to embark upon the next stage of its journey. As part of a diverse and collaborative team, your skills, experiences, and personal attributes will position you as a key thought leader for the organisation all while helping to build a compelling vision for how risk management is undertaken throughout the business.

Main Purpose:

The purpose of this role is to lead the 2nd line risk management capability, to envision a future state for risk management within the business and to be able to advocate, promote and deliver that vision with the support of the CRO.

The role is a key support role to the Chief Risk Officer in providing key risk insights, oversight, analysis and reporting of risks identified within the wider business.

The role is expected to undertake external intelligence gathering on emerging themes, gain advocacy for proposed responses and be able to turn this into action plans for delivery

The role is also expected to act as custodian of the Risk Framework - to ensure its design, usage and calibration remain appropriate for the business as it evolves, and that the framework has wide stakeholder support.

The role is responsible for setting policy, designing processes, and providing training to the wider business.

The role leads, coaches, and mentors a team to deliver on all of the key priorities for the Risk Function.

Skills & Experience:


Ability to forward think, looking outside of the company and to the future to understand what is ahead

Ability to work as a trusted partner to senior business leaders

Can bring people together to co-create effective solutions and to hold others/teams to account for delivery

Ability to exert a positive influence on people using empathy, persuasion, and coaching

Can act quickly, communicating calmly, effectively and with authority


A related post graduate level risk qualification (eg Institute of Risk Management, PRMIA, IFoA)

Extensive experience of risk management within financial services

Please quote 47738 when calling Marion at Alexander Lloyd or email them at This is only one of many vacancies we are handling. Alexander Lloyd is a specialist within Pensions and Employee Benefits recruitment; covering administration, consulting, management, sales, support, trustee secretarial and directorship roles across the UK.

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