Integrated Risk Manager

Location:Milton Keynes
Job Type:Full Time

About Network Rail

Network Rail is at the heart of revitalising Britain's railway. From Crossrail - Europe's largest civil engineering project - to investment in world-class stations and major programmes of electrification, we're involved in some of the most ambitious and diverse ventures that this country has ever seen.

Network Services looks after key national functions affecting all the regions and routes. It promotes the importance of the railway operating as a national network, driving up performance and delivering improvements for passengers and freight users.

Brief Description

The Integrated Risk Manager role provide specialist input to support line managers in developing plans that: identify risk; assess their impact on the business; and identify mitigation measures and internal controls necessary to manage risk appropriately.

About the role

Key Accountabilities

1.Provide leadership and guidance in the concept of risk management, value management and lessons learnt.

2.Facilitate business units through the integrated risk management process.

3.Provide specialist advice to managers to enable the prioritisation of business risk using the integrated risk process, thereby supporting the development of a suitable risk based business plan and an independent, coherent and consistent evaluation of risk across the business.

4.Monitor overall compliance with risk management process, criteria and procedures.Support the functions in achieving compliance with the process.

5.Align and maintain business unit risk data with the strategic risks.

6.Own and manage a high-level risk register for the business.

7.Facilitate risk workshops making sure attendees are educated in their role, the process, the assessment criteria and their post workshop responsibilities.

8.Identify and implement quality and efficiency improvement initiatives.

Essential Criteria

    Trained and experienced facilitator with proven experience of facilitating multifunctional groups of senior managers

      Proven influencing and interpersonal skills

        Detailed understanding of risk process and their application in operational risk assessment methods

          Detailed understanding of Network Rail's integrated risk management process

          Desirable Criteria

            Membership of the Institute of Risk Management or Association for Project Management Risk Practitioner

              Proven process management and process improvement experience

                Detailed understanding of the railway industry, its key business processes and interfaces

                  Proven experience of working in a safety critical industry

                    Educated to degree level

                    How to apply

                    Network Rail welcomes applications regardless of age, disability, marital status (including civil partnerships), pregnancy or maternity, race, religion or belief, sexual orientation, transgender status, sex (or gender), employment status, trade union affiliation, or other irrelevant factor. We will interview all disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria. We positively embrace flexible working recognising that employees may wish to balance work and family/home life.

                    Keeping people safe on the railway is at the heart of everything we do, safe behaviour is therefore a requirement of working for Network Rail.Applicants should demonstrate their personal commitment to safety in their application.

                    Network Rail can offer you a rewarding career with competitive pay and excellent benefits including a choice of contributory pension schemes, a generous annual leave package, a bonus scheme and an annual 75% subsidy on season tickets costing up to £3,333 (to a maximum amount of £2,500).

                    We adhere to a structured pay framework, any salary offered will be within the following pay range: £38,879 - £43,738

                    Network Rail is required to comply with UK Government standards when carrying out pre-employment checks for all new starters; this includes a basic criminal record check. In addition to the basic criminal record check, in accordance with the UK Government we are also required to verify your identity, right to work in the UK and previous three years employment history.

                    Closing date: 23-01-2020. Late applications will not be accepted.We retain the right to close the advert before the listed closing date based on application volumes.

                    It is a requirement of the role to live within 75/90 minutes commuting time of The Quadrant Milton Keynes.