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Risk Coordinator - Finance Division

Region: Midlands

Location: Stratford-upon-Avon

Contract type: Permanent

Reference number: FIND00528

Closing date: 14th May 2021

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About the role

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a new role in the Finance Division Risk team. As a Risk Coordinator your will be working with the Finance Division Risk Manager and Finance Division Risk Consultant. You will play a key role in helping the team understand, oversee and manage risks and compliance with our internal policies and external regulatory requirements.

This is a great opportunity to join a growing team who will be implementing and influencing best practice across the division. You will also benefit from being part of our wider Operational Risk network, which will provide great opportunity for development and experience.

We are passionate about coaching and development and we will support you towards professional qualifications in Risk and associated technical courses to advance your learning and professional development.

 The activities that will be carried out in this role include:


  • Monitor, review and produce management information on risk and compliance activities within the Finance Division to ensure operational risks are managed effectively and in line with NFUM Operational Risk Policy, regulatory requirements and risk appetites.

  • Proactively coordinate, administer and monitor Occupational Health and Safety (OH&S) within the Finance Division, to ensure compliance with statutory obligations, and the onward reporting to Group, whilst providing OH&S guidance to all levels of management and staff.

  • Collate, communicate and analyse risk and compliance obligations, in conjunction with management, to ensure managers are aware of their accountabilities and expectations in relation to risk and compliance and to provide reporting on the effectiveness of the control environment.

  • Coordinate responses to near misses/breaches, to ensure that lessons learnt and root causes are established, ensuring that all events are recorded in the risk management system and an effective response to the control weaknesses are established.

  • Support the maintenance and testing of the Business Continuity Plan and Business Impact documentation, in collaboration with all relevant stakeholders, to ensure they are robust, understood and will deliver continuity of service in line with risk appetite.

  • Support the management of risk resulting from project/ programme change. Provide input into specific change programmes, projects or activities as required.

  • Deliver short-term/one-off projects and activities as required by and to the standards and outcomes agreed with Line Manager.

What we're looking for

  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills. Able to work productively with people at all levels.

  • Keen interest in risk management, alongside exposure to risk and compliance related duties in your previous role(s).

  • Excellent IT skills to include strong Excel, Word and PowerPoint.

  • Ability to work to deadlines and demonstrate resilience under pressure.

  • Confident managing and prioritising tasks.

  • Inquisitive and structured approach to problem resolution.

  • Risk management experience would be beneficial but is not essential as you will be fully supported in developing your knowledge if you have a logical, organised and personable approach to working.

  • Managing and influencing stakeholders is an integral part of this role, therefore the successful candidate will have strong interpersonal skills as well the ability to influence discussions.


  • A minimum of 5 GCSEs at grades A – C, (or equivalent) including Maths and English.

  • We will provide support for technical qualifications/courses. We will also continue support for those studying for IRM/CII.

What we can offer

Here at NFU Mutual we pride ourselves on being “a great place to work” and have again been presented with the Gallup Great Workplace Award. Along with a supportive culture you can also look forward to some very attractive reward benefits such as:

  • Salary – up to £32,000

  • Annual bonus (up to 10%) 

  • Contributory pension scheme (maximum of 12% company contribution)

  • 25 days holiday plus bank holidays (additional holiday purchase scheme)

  • Employee discounts 

  • Gym subsidy  

  • Health and wellbeing plan

  • Discounted Insurance on all NFU Mutual Policies

About us

One of the UK’s leading general insurance and financial services companies, NFU Mutual has been meeting our customers’ needs for over 100 years. As an employee you are very important to us. We empower and inspire you to perform, offer opportunities to grow and we recognise and reward you for your contribution.

At NFU Mutual we look for people like you, who have customers at the heart of what you do. You recognise that your customers’ financial lives can only benefit by having a financial plan in place that reflects their circumstances both now and in the future.

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Working for 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 100 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.