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Risk Partnering Consultant - 12 Month Fixed Term Contract

Risk Partnering Consultant - 12 Month Fixed Term Contract

  • Location(s): UK Wide
  • Salary: Up to £50,000
  • Contract Type: Fixed Term Contract
  • Ref: R00AOR01173
  • Closing Date: 31 January 2022
  • We're happy to consider flexible working approaches for this role

We are looking for a Risk Partnering Consultant no a 12 Month Fixed Term Contract (FTC), working in a specialist risk team supporting the Bereavement and Times of Need processes within the Moments that Matter mission.

Our Risk Partnering team provides first line risk management consultancy to the Moments that Matter mission, working with business stakeholders supporting the Bereavement and Times of Need processes.

We’re looking for someone with a good knowledge of risk and control practices to join our team, with relevant experience of the following:

  • Supporting tactical and strategic change activity
  • controls design, development and/or testing
  • large- or small-scale remediation activities
  • risk governance or enterprise risk management.

If you would like to be part of an exciting and fast paced risk function that really does help our Members and ensure we are living up to our values, please continue reading!

Your success isn’t based on how long you spend at your desk. You’ll have contracted hours, but we’re always happy to support flexible working wherever we can. That might mean working from home or different Nationwide offices or agreeing a working pattern to help you balance work and life. We will always strive to find a way that works for everyone.

What you’ll be doing

You’ll provide Risk Partnering advice, oversight and challenge on operational, conduct and compliance risk within change and sometimes BAU or remediation activities, supporting the decision makers in acknowledging the risks they take on behalf of Members and the Society. Responsibilities include:

  • Working as part of the Risk Partnering team supporting change activity on the Bereavement and Times of Need processes, you’ll be working collaboratively with colleagues to appropriately identify, assess, manage, monitor and review all the key risks
  • Providing risk advice and present formal risk assessments / committee papers to promote the delivery of fair outcomes and good experience for members
  • Assessing residual risks and impacts through control effectiveness using corporate risk management systems to provide insightful reports to executive management and committees in line with Group risk expectations
  • Maintenance and improvement of our BAU risk and control profile
  • Working collaboratively with key stakeholders to maintain an awareness of industry, corporate and community risks
  • Driving local risk governance to ensure that stakeholders understand and are managing their risks
  • Ensuring incidents are assessed, reported and analysed promptly in line with Group Risk expectations

About you

As a minimum requirement you’ll have:

  • Experience in risk and/or control practices, with an ability to practically apply this knowledge in appropriate situations
  • Proven experience of building strong working relationships with key stakeholders where you’ve successfully communicated complex information both verbally and in writing
  • Good influencing skills and the ability to develop strong working relationships with key business area stakeholders
  • Extensive experience of analysing and interpreting complex information rapidly from a diverse range of internal and external sources
  • A sound knowledge of key regulations (FCA/PRA) and regulatory expectations
  • Strong planning skills, able to prioritise and manage your own workload – developing trust and credibility by delivering to agreed deadlines
  • The ability to act decisively, objectively and maintain independence whilst also knowing when to escalate to senior staff for support and validation.

Ideally, you’ll have:

  • Experience of working within change and/or remediation activities
  • A good knowledge of our change management approach.

The extras you’ll get

There are all sorts of employee benefits available at Nationwide, including:

  • A personal pension – if you put in 7% of your salary, we’ll top up by a further 16%
  • Up to 2 days of paid volunteering a year
  • Life assurance worth 8x your salary
  • A great selection of additional benefits through our salary sacrifice scheme
  • Access to an annual performance related bonus
  • Access to training to help you develop and progress your career
  • 25 days holiday, pro rata

Why work at Nationwide

We’re a building society founded by ordinary people, our members, who came together to help each other get the most from their money, buy homes and save for their futures. For over 130 years, we’ve supported each other and our communities, and we’ve done the right thing for wider society too.

If you come to work here at Nationwide, you’ll be part of that. Part of something a bit different. And something really quite special.

What’s more, we have a strong ethic of care for each other and our members. We recognise that our employees feel most appreciated when their thoughts and values are respected and considered. We’re committed to creating a culture that recognises and truly values our individual differences and identities. So, if you’d like to be a part of an inclusive workplace where you can be yourself, where your talents are nurtured, and you feel empowered to contribute, then please apply and help us in building society, nationwide.

What to do next

If this role is for you, please click the ‘Apply Now’ button. You’ll need to attach your up to date CV and answer a few quick questions for us.

We respond to everyone, so we will be in contact shortly after the closing date to let you know the outcome of your application.



Risk Partnering Consultant - 12 Month Fixed Term Contract

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