Risk Manager

The role of a Risk Manager is to communicate risk policies and processes for an organisation. They provide hands-on development of risk models involving market, credit and operational risk, assure controls are operating effectively, and provide research and analytical support. Risk Managers must have excellent quantitative and analytical skills, along with the ability to apply those skills across a variety of business processes

The duties of a Risk Manager include the following:

  • • Designing and implementing an overall risk management process for the organisation, which includes an analysis of the financial impact on the company when risks occur
  • • Performing a risk assessment: Analysing current risks and identifying potential risks that are affecting the company
  • • Performing a risk evaluation: Evaluating the company’s previous handling of risks, and comparing potential risks with criteria set out by the company such as costs and legal requirements
  • • Establishing the level of risk the company are willing to take
  • • Preparing risk management and insurance budgets
  • • Risk reporting tailored to relevant audience
  • • Explaining the external risk posed by corporate governance to stakeholders
  • • Creating business continuity plans to limit risks
  • • Implementing health and safety measures, and purchasing insurance
  • • Conducting policy and compliance audits, which will include liaising with internal and external auditors
  • • Maintaining records of insurance policies and claims
  • • Reviewing any new major contracts or internal business proposals
  • • Building risk awareness amongst staff by providing support and training within the company

Technical skills and knowledge:

  • • Knowledge of ISO 27005
  • • Basic Penetration Testing skills
  • • Knowledge of Network and System Administration
  • • Fluent in English

Certifications like CISSP, CEH, OSCP or similar are a big plus.

Minimum requirement: Bachelor degree in Computer Engineering or similar