Senior Risk Management Consultant

Salary Description:
Location Description:
London, Amersham, Birmingham, Bristol, Cheltenham, Glasgow, Leeds, Liverpool
Job Role:
Pensions Consultant, Employee Benefits Consultant
Employment Type:
Contract Type:
Application Deadline:
19th November 2021
Barnett Waddingham
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As a leading independent UK professional services consultancy across risk, pensions, investment and insurance, we’re free to do the right thing by all our clients at all times. We act as a trusted partner for a wide range of clients in both the private and public sectors – this includes almost 25% of FTSE 100 and almost 10% of FTSE 350 companies. We are free from any external stakeholders, allowing us to take a long-term view with all our clients and giving us the freedom to bring fresh new ideas to the table unobstructed. We call this free thinking.

We are currently looking for experienced Risk Managers or Risk Management Consultants to join our successful and growing Risk Advisory & Analytics team. We are looking to bring additional skills and knowledge to our expanding team to enhance our diversity and provide a better service for our clients. These are full-time permanent positions and offer the option of working from 8 different office locations (London, Birmingham, Amersham, Bristol, Cheltenham, Glasgow, Liverpool and Leeds) as well as the option of home working via WorkSmart.

About Risk Advisory & Analytics at Barnett Waddingham

Whether it is our crowd sourcing approach which brings cognitive diversity to risk identification to reveal an organisation’s hidden risks, or our utilisation of artificial intelligence (AI) in the boardroom for optimising decision making; we stand out and help organisations make better informed decisions on risk that lead to better business outcomes.

Our award winning Risk Advisory & Analytics team have a diverse range of expertise, enabling us to advise, train and support client leadership teams, as well as risk management, business continuity and resilience functions in areas such as:

  • Enterprise Risk Management;
  • Risk Maturity;
  • Risk Governance;
  • Controls and Assurance;
  • Risk Automation;
  • Risk Transformation;
  • Data insights and analytics modelling
  • Business Continuity;
  • Crisis Management; and 
  • Operational Resilience

As experienced Risk Managers, it is assumed that the role holders will have developed at least one area of expertise, which could relate to the areas above. Or it may relate to something similar, for example, an industry specific risk specialism, supply chain, ESG, Insurance, Financial Services or Compliance.  As subject matter experts, the role holders will support clients and team members in their areas of expertise. This may be in-house at a client organisation whilst on a secondment; as support on a project pertaining to their specific area of expertise; or as a contributor to a broader multi-discipline client project. Responsibilities will include:
  • Support and delivery of work on client projects;
  • Designing and implementing frameworks and processes;
  • Drafting and editing technical documents, guides and policies;
  • Liaising with software engineers and data analytics teams to build client dashboards;
  • Liaising with clients including delivery of client presentations and workshops; and
  • Contributing to thought leadership and value proposition design for Risk Advisory & Analytics.

The above is intended to describe the general nature and responsibilities of the role and is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties or responsibilities.

Key Deliverables (Objectives)

  • Provide support for and delivery of Risk Advisory & Analytics client projects;
  • Enhance the value proposition with new subject matter expertise;
  • Draft technical documents and templates for projects and online client libraries;
  • Promote and educate others about the subject matter and related propositions.

We are looking to recruit for several roles. You will ideally have extensive experience across all areas of enterprise risk management plus at least one of the following:
  • Risk Maturity;
  • Risk Governance;
  • Controls and Assurance;
  • Risk Automation;
  • Risk Transformation;
  • Data insights and analytics modelling
  • Business Continuity;
  • Crisis Management;
  • Operational Resilience.
Preferred but not essential if equivalent experience held:
  • Qualifications for area of expertise (For example MSc Risk Management, ARM, Cert CII, IRMcert, CBCI);
  • Membership of professional body (For example Airmic, BCI, CII, IIRSM, IRM).

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