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Risk Consultant

Region: Midlands

Location: Stratford-upon-Avon

Contract type: Permanent

Reference number: RISK00099

Working pattern: Full-time

Closing date: 4th July 2022

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About the role

  • Salary up to £50,000 depending on experience and up to 17.5% annual bonus

  • Hybrid working with up to 80% homeworking

  • Be part of a newly restructured team with a focus on continuous improvement to develop and embed our Risk Management Framework

Our Group Operational Risk team work right across NFU Mutual to support business objectives implementing and maintaining the Group Risk Management Framework to ensure risks are identified, assessed, managed and monitored, and by providing assurance to the Risk Director and risk governance committees that risks are being effectively managing and changes to risk exposure are acted upon appropriately. The team help to deliver customer benefits by interpreting a full range of regulatory rules to support the business in making informed, risk-based decisions.

We are recruiting for an experienced Risk Consultant to join our newly restructured team who are focused on continuously improving our operational risk offering to the business. You will be part of something fresh and will have the opportunity to work on forward-thinking projects to develop our risk maturity.

Partnering with the business, you will ensure effective risk management and governance within the NFU Mutual Group by implementing, promoting and supporting the Group Risk Management Framework and strategies to highlight the risks and recommend improvements to stakeholders. Championing best practice and continuity, you will influence, challenge and advise the business on Group wide risks. You will collate and analyse a wealth of data and management information and deliver informal and formal reporting and thematic reviews to all levels of stakeholders. You will support the effective use of Xactium Risk Management System for recording and reporting risk and risk event information across the Group. This is an exciting role within the Risk Division where tailored development opportunities and well-being are recognised as key to our success.

About you

You will have significant experience within a similar operational risk role and can showcase this. You must be data minded and have experience of analysing and reporting complex data from a variety of sources to support conversations with stakeholders across all levels of the business. Strong verbal and written communication skills and the ability to build and develop key business relationships are essential.

You must be an excellent team player and have a collaborative approach and superb interpersonal skills.

Benefits and Rewards

When you join our team, you can expect a supportive culture and an attractive range of rewards and benefits including:

  • Salary up to £50,000 depending on experience 

  • Annual bonus (up to 17.5%) 

  • Contributory pension scheme, up to 20%, including your 8% contribution

  • 25 days annual leave + bank holidays + buy/sell holiday scheme

  • Access to savings at High Street brands, travel and supermarkets

  • £20 contribution to a monthly gym membership – subject to T&Cs

  • Health and wellbeing plan - cashback for dentist, opticians, physio and more

  • Unlimited access to Refer a Friend £500 bonus scheme

  • Life Assurance cover of 4 x salary

  • Employee discounts on a range of NFU Mutual insurance policies.

Working at NFU Mutual

We’re one of the UK’s leading general insurance and financial services companies. For over 110 years we’ve put our customers at the heart of everything we do. Our people are just as important to us. We pride ourselves on being “a great place to work” and are one of only 39 companies across the globe, and the only organisation with headquarters in the UK, to receive a Gallup Exceptional Workplace 2022 award. We were also named in the LinkedIn Top 25 Companies List 2021.   
We offer a supportive culture where we empower and inspire our people to perform, offer them opportunities to grow, and recognise and reward their contribution. Our people are proud to work for a company that respects them and their communities, and they trust us to be financially sustainable, so we are successful now and in the future.

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About NFU Mutual

We are a leading provider of General Insurance and Financial Services. From our strong farming roots we’ve grown to become a UK-wide organisation, turning over £1billion annually. Yet success hasn’t gone to our heads. We’re proud to remain completely customer focused, down-to-earth and committed to the rural communities we’ve grown from.

Our ethos - of trust, respect and personal service - lies at the heart of all we do and has seen us build an enviable reputation for exceptional member loyalty. Though we’ve been in business for over 110 years, we have big ambitions for the future. And that’s why we’re looking for talented people to join our growing organisation. Talented people like you.