Enterprise Risk Specialist

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Enterprise Risk Specialist  

12 month FTC

Hybrid working

The Role:

MBNL are seeking an Enterprise Risk Specialist. This role manages the risk and control aspects on a day-to-day basis. The role requires interaction and influence with the MBNL senior management team, board members and senior shareholders on risk.  

This role implements and manages MBNL’s Enterprise level risk management framework, setting the strategy which underpins successful delivery of effective management of risk and delivery of MBNL’s outcomes in terms of methodology, approaches and the ownership of the risk management tool for MBNL

What you can expect to be doing:

  • Lead on Risk Management Framework implementation across MBNL.   
  • Champion and ensure company-wide risk implementation adherence.  
  • Support and challenge work to deliver MBNL’s outcomes across departments from a risk and control perspective.  
  • Manage and ensure adherence to the governance and escalation procedures for departmental risks including the legal department’s risk register, escalation and reporting, act as the risk champion for legal. 
  • Work closely with the Senior Management Team and departmental risk champions to support and challenge on risk and controls management. Help drive the mitigation of key risks by identifying and recommending changes to policies and procedures and control enhancements.
  • Management, updating and maintenance of the Corporate Risk Register and risk heat map in preparation for risk reporting to the MBNL Board, Audit and Risk Committee and for Shareholder review working closely with shareholder risk leads. 
  • Working closely with risk owners to understand, challenge and develop risk and control management in their areas.
  • Support with projects to review risk appetite at the Audit and Risk Committee and the MBNL Board and then report and monitor the status of risks against risk appetite limits and escalate any concerns.
  • Reviewing the risk management framework and the extent to which it needs to evolve to changes in the risk appetite / tolerance for risk; how MBNL operates; or how the wider risk landscape develops.

What we are looking for:

  • Enterprise Risk Management experience and/or qualifications including experience in embedding, applying and maintaining risk frameworks, policies and guidance, managing control designs. 
  • The ability to be think outside the box on how to improve the efficiency of processes and procedures.
  • Active membership of relevant risk management fora.
  • Organisational and communication (oral and written) skills
  • Confidence to work in a senior environment. This role has interaction and influence up to board level
  • Project management skills
  • Process management skills 

MBNL – building strength through inclusion

At MBNL we embrace equality, diversity and inclusion.  People are at the heart of everything we do and collectively we strive to create an environment where everyone can flourish.  By fostering an inclusive environment, we are championing each other’s uniqueness. 

Inclusion & Diversity within MBNL will unlock innovation and continue to evolve how we work, to help us deliver world class infrastructure for our Shareholders and their customers.

We will work creatively to offer flexible working arrangements, (like non-standard hours, part-time, remote working). We want to support you to build your career without sacrificing your personal priorities.

MBNL are proud recipients of the Armed Forces Covenant Gold Award, and Disability Confident accredited.


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