Risk Manager

Risk Manager

  • Location Swindon Head Office, South West England
  • Salary £42,370 - £61,201
  • Contract type Permanent
  • Closing date 25/01/2019
  • Ref R001500404
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Introduction

• A Risk Manager within our Credit Risk Systems team in our head offices in Swindon
• Salary from £42,370 - £61,201 a year on a permanent full-time contract
• Salary dependant on current package and internal policy
• Send in your application by 25th January 2019.

We are in a programme of change, upgrading and transitioning our risk systems and we have a great opportunity for someone to play a key role in driving these technical capabilities forward. We are looking for somebody to lead a team of specialist in maintaining and enhancing these capabilities as well as implementing improvements that will help us deliver more benefit quicker to our members, in a more resilient and sustainable way.

Who we're looking for

As a minimum requirement you’ll:
• Have a proven background in managing delivery of technical projects from inception right through the implementation framework to production
• Have experience of using coding languages e.g. Java, C++, SRL
• Have experience of building and managing strong stakeholder relationships
• Have a technical mindset with the ability to communicate complex technical systems/solutions to a range of both technical and business stakeholders
• Be enthusiastic about delivering change with a proven track record of success

It would be nice if you also had:
• A good understanding of Credit Risk Management practices
• An understanding of Credit Risk Decisioning systems e.g. Blaze, Strategy Manager, TRIAD

What you'll be doing

As a Risk Manager you will be leading a team of specialists in the development and maintenance of our Credit Risk Systems – Blaze, Decision Strategy and TRIAD. You will need to understand the technical workings and architectural set up of these systems, so a strong technical background is required. The role responsibilities include:

• Managing our estimation process to ensure our estimates are accurate and complete. These will be important to ensure our demand planning is as accurate as possible and our stakeholders have confidence in our ability to delivery our roadmap of changes
• Ensure we carry out our Operational Vendor Management obligations. This will include the support of our 3rd party relationships, management of regular service reviews and monitoring of service availability and performance
• Managing our relationship with Decision Metrics, the 3rd party supplier of our multi-bureau solution (Decision Strategy)
• Leading the implementation of a Bureau Strategy review to ensure we make the most out of our multi-bureau capabilities. This will include a review of the performance of our existing multi-bureau strategy, as well as the analytical process for determining how this should be reviewed and enhanced over time
• Responsibility for ensuring all user access recertifications are carried out for all systems under our business ownership
• Managing the technical implementation and oversight of Systems Best Practices & Standards. This is to ensure that all developments follow a common set of principles and practices, helping minimise implementation errors and making future maintenance easier across a large team
• Leading the Enablement and Training Forum, ensuring the team have the right technologies and tools to carry out their job effectively

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The extras you'll get

If you put a lot in, it’s only fair you should get a lot out. So if you help us do the right thing for our members, we’ll help further your career with us.

As part of our team you’ll get:
• Access to training to help you progress and develop your technical skills and career
• Pension scheme where if you pay in 7% we’ll top it up to 23%
• Life assurance worth 8x your salary
• 24 days’ holiday plus bank holidays
• The ability to 'buy’ up to 10 days more holiday
• Flexible benefits scheme giving you access to discount vouchers at various retail outlets
• Access to an annual performance related bonus scheme

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