Risk Manager Job in Wimborne – 12 month contract

Do you want to work for a company who have an outstanding reputation for being a fantastic employer in the local area due to their emphasis on work/life balance and benefits? Dovetail Recruitment are excited to be working with this client, and are assisting them with recruiting for a new Operational Risk Manager to work within their new project team. This is a 12 – 18 month contract depending on the length of the project.

We now have the opportunity for an experienced Risk Manager to join the business and work on a specialist project to bring a new system online within the business. This company have an excellent staff retention rate due to their inclusive and supportive culture. While many teams have been in situ for over 15 years, they still have an open mind, and are open to change demonstrated by the new projects that are currently running.


  • £55 – 60,000 per annum
  • Hybrid & remote working available
  • 27 days holiday + 8 Bank Holidays
  • Monday – Friday hours of 9.00 am – 5.00 pm with 1 hour for lunch making this a 35 hour working week
  • Annual Car Parking permit
  • Discounts for many local businesses
  • Employee assistance programme + 24/7 counselling and support helpline
  • 24/7 Virtual GP surgery and private prescription service
  • Access to PERKS scheme
  • Discounts on local private gyms
  • An active Social Committee who arrange lots of fun complimentary events throughout the year!

Duties & Responsibilities of the Risk Manager:

  • Ensure that there is a robust risk management framework including risk management and policy reviews and that this is monitored on a regular basis
  • Provide independent oversight and challenge from a risk management point of view on the management of the Project’s risks
  • Review methodology used for risk assessment and control and make suggestions for change as required
  • Assist the project in identifying their risks by using appropriate methods such as workshops and brainstorming sessions
  • Give assurance that risks and controls are accurately evaluated and recorded in the risk database
  • Ensure that the project understands the Society’s appetite for risk, enabling decisions to be made accordingly and to develop Key Risk Indicators linked to this
  • Provide accurate and meaningful reports to the Transformation Project Committee (and managers) and Board committees as required, ensuring that analysis of risks can assist in the making of business decisions and challenging the Society’s systems and controls in respect of risk management of the Project
  • Be responsible for the oversight of Risk Management MI presented to the Society’s committees that have a responsibility for oversight of risk management
  • Provide training to those working on the Project where necessary
  • Provide assurance and advice on relevant aspects of Business Continuity Planning and Operational Resilience

Knowledge & Experience:

  • Experience within Risk Management
  • Experience within the financial services sector would be ideal but is not essential
  • Able to encourage a positive attitude to change

This Risk Manager job in Wimborne would suit candidates who are happy to work within a contract position who have experience in a similar position.

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