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Risk Specialist

Crawley, Sussex Permanent full time Go to online recruitment »

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Are you looking for a rewarding career in a thriving organisation where people come first?

B&CE has been providing employee benefits for over 70 years. We began in 1942 by creating simple financial products that meet people’s needs, and that’s how we’ve run our business ever since.

We provide simple, good value products and services and our first class support and customer service has won awards.

We go that extra mile to ensure we are.

  • Creating Simplicity
  • Showing Compassion
  • Keeping Promises

Our people are our strength. Finding ways to value and reward them is important to us. And if you’re keen to learn, develop your career and do great things – you’re looking in the right place.

In a word

Working in our second line of defence function you will be accountable for ensuring the end-to-end risk management processes are followed, effective and embedded. This will include promoting a strong control culture and general awareness of risk management within our change activities, providing advice and guidance on changes whilst supporting the first line of defence functions in building strong control environments. You will be dedicated to supporting our major change initiatives and the Group Change Directorate taking responsibility for providing critical second line challenge to our major change programmes.

Practically speaking

Reporting to the Head of Risk and Business Continuity you’ll be responsible for:

  • Continued improvement of the design and operation of the project and programme risk management framework.
  • Providing critical challenge to our major change programmes closely monitoring and reviewing the risk profile and mitigating actions.
  • Maintaining effective working relationships with relevant stakeholders and to promote and improve risk management value.
  • Facilitate risk workshops to identify, assess risks and opportunities and follow up on risk action.
  • Provide support and training on risk management to project managers and other key stakeholders .
  • Representing the risk function attending and actively participating in key meetings.


If you're right for this role

You’ll enjoy working within a solutions-driven, people-focused organisation.

You’ll have a can-do attitude and work well both independently and as part of a team and be aligned with our
values of Creating Simplicity, Keeping Promises and Showing Compassion.

  • To have worked in a risk, internal audit, assurance or project role ideally within financial services or a similar environment.
  •  A good understanding of programme management approach and control techniques.
  • Ability to build relationships with a range of senior stakeholders in a business.
  • Can challenge technical experts, influence and handle conflicting priorities.
  • Experience of conducting detailed risk assessments.
  • A Level education or equivalent.

The perks

Our people are our strength so finding ways to value and reward them is important to us. That’s why we offer an award-winning pension – it’s what we’re good at – plus health care cover, an onsite gym, access to a personal trainer… even the odd massage. And if they’re feeling peckish after all that activity, they can always refuel in our subsidised restaurant or grab some fruit – we get a big delivery every week. Discover more of B&CE’s employee benefits including our training programme, which is designed to give our people the support they need to develop a fulfilling career

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