Manchester, Greater Manchester
Job description

Location: Flexible across our UK offices
21 Hours per week, 3 days a week, flexible between Monday and Friday
Contract type: Permanent
Salary: GBP 36,696 pro rata per annum (GBP 22,017 for 21 hours)

Do you want to lead our strategic approach to risk management across our organisation?

We have a fantastic opportunity. This is a fully flexible position, allowing you to choose your own working location and tailor your working pattern to suit your own needs for an experienced Risk Manager (Corporate) to join our Strategy, Planning and Performance team on a permanent basis.

About the role

Engaging with senior leaders and stakeholders, you will identify, manage and control risks through robust approaches and processes across the organisation.

You will provide expert support, advice and leadership in an ongoing programme to drive a strategic approach to risk management, overseeing the risk champion group and working with leaders and their teams to ensure that risk management is fully integrated within strategic planning, operational delivery and performance monitoring.

You will design and deliver a programme of training for staff across the organisation to embed an effective risk management culture, ownership and responsibility for risk management.

You will make recommendations for putting in place a risk management system that supports best practice and is usable by teams across the organisation to record and manage risk.

You will prepare quarterly risk reports to present to our executive leadership and the Board.

The location is flexible within our offices in the UK. If the successful candidate is based in London, the annual salary will be GBP 24,024 for 21 hours (including Inner London Weighting).

About the organisation

The British Red Cross helps millions of people in the UK and around the world to prepare for, respond to and recover from emergencies, disasters and conflicts.
Our volunteers and staff help people in crisis to live independently by providing support at home, mobility aids and transport. We also teach first aid skills.
We are part of the global Red Cross and Red Crescent humanitarian network. We refuse to ignore people in crisis.

About you

As the right candidate you will have a combination of:

  • Experience of overseeing corporate risk management in complex organisations

  • Knowledge of effective approaches to risk management in the third sector

  • Experience influencing and improving risk management in large organisation contexts and driving culture and behaviour change.

  • Ability to work across teams and at leadership level to drive robust transparent risk management practices and approaches in complex and multi-disciplinary contexts to improve risk management maturity.

  • Experience setting up, embedding and using risk management systems that reinforce best practice and improve risk management maturity.

  • Experience delivering engaging risk management training to a range of audiences that enables individuals and teams to understand their role and responsibility.

Closing date for applications is 23:59 on Sunday 28th of July 2019 with interviews to follow shortly after.

We offer a wide range of staff benefits, these include (FTE):

  • 36 days holiday pro rata for part-time staff (including Bank Holidays)

  • Option to buy an extra 5 days annual leave

  • Flexible working policy

  • Up to 6% contributory pension

A little bit more about us

The British Red Cross help anyone, anywhere in the UK; get the support they need if crisis strikes. From hiring a wheelchair or dealing with loneliness, to adjusting to life in a new country - we're there when you need us.

Our organisation was born out of a desire to bring help without discrimination. Impartiality and neutrality have been central values for the Red Cross since we started.

At the British Red Cross, we are looking for the best people to help us provide support to millions of people affected by crisis in the UK. We want our team to reflect the diversity of the communities we serve, offering equal opportunities to everyone, regardless of race, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, or disability.

Diversity is something we celebrate and we want you to be able to be yourself at work, and feel you're in a great position to help us spread the power of kindness.

In the British Red Cross we will not tolerate any form of misconduct, including sexual harassment, exploitation and abuse. We have a code of conduct in place and are committed to creating a culture of integrity in the organisation where misconduct is not tolerated, situations of abuse are quickly investigated, and perpetrators are dealt with effectively.

If you are appointed to a role within BRC you will be subject to the organisation's Code of Conduct, a copy of which you can find on our website.

The British Red Cross, incorporated by Royal Charter 1908, is a charity registered in England and Wales (220949) and Scotland (SC037738).

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Posted on: 12 July 2019
Closed date: 26 July 2019
Job ref: REQ0000025QH
Tags: Finance