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Risk Manager

Job id:  16127
Job location: 

London, United Kingdom


Role Purpose:

To implement and maintain the new Enterprise Risk Management within Colt by delivering on the risk management plan, providing risk expertise across all aspects of the Risk framework and working with risk owners to deliver “value add” risk management


This role will be responsible, together with the Head of Risk and the other Risk Managers/ Business Partners in the team, for delivering the risk transformation required to ensure Colt Enterprise Risk Management meets the needs of the business and drives a proactive risk management culture across Colt, and business partners through involvement in the decision making process.


Key Accountabilities: 

●       Work with the Head of Risk to develop the Colt risk strategy and the annual risk management plan.

●       Participate in the design and implementation of risk management processes across Colt.

●       Support all elements of the risk management process as required :

○   conduct regular risk identification, assessment and evaluation with management across the various business units;

○   work with Risk Owners to define risk appetite and ensure ongoing monitoring of Colt’s adherence to set appetite;

○   work with the business to define controls and action plans required to effectively manage the risks identified;

○   drive maturity of the risk management process, ensuring risk information is used to effectively support decision making;

○   provide support, education and training to the business to build risk awareness and to promote the right risk culture within the organisation.

●       Support the development of risk reporting and relevant material for the Board, the Executive Leadership Team and the Audit Committee.

●       Deliver on specific risk related projects in response to business needs.

●       Assess and review Colt’s internal practices and regulatory obligations (e.g : anti-bribery and anti-corruption risk assessment, Fraud risk assessment).

●       Identify opportunities for innovation and continuous improvement in the Risk Process.



Key performance indicators (financial and non-financial):

●       Risk Management Process consistently implemented across all directorates

●       Bottom-Up risk consolidation in place, informing Colt top risk register

●       Risk registers compiled and approved by relevant owners

●       Risk awareness training is rolled out to the organisation.

Risk information is used to support decision making across the organisation.



●       Relevant qualification in risk management (CRMA, MIRM, C-Risk).

●       Bachelor’s degree or a qualification in accounting (ACA,ACCA,CIMA).

●       Strong Excel and PowerPoint skills, ability to present risk information in a compelling way. 


What we offer:

In addition to offering competitive salaries and incentive plans, a range of benefits and local rewards packages are offered to staff. Colt recognises the importance of a work life balance.

Some benefit examples are:

  • Flexible working and relaxed dress code
  • Two days annually to spend on volunteering opportunities
  • Flexible benefits scheme
  • Access to a virtual business school for on-going learning
  • Business mentoring

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