This role for a Corporate Risk and Insurance Manager it's an initial 12 weeks, may extend to an additional 12 weeks.
To provide professional management of the Council’s corporate risk and insurance function and to lead on all risk management and insurance related matters to ensure the development of embedded risk management processes.
Main Duties :
Leading the risk management and insurance team in providing the Council and external customers with an excellent customer focused service that complies with best professional practice and regulatory requirements.
Developing and maintaining an effective framework for managing their risks and to promote, support and co-ordinate its implementation to ensure that sound risk management practice is accepted as an integral part of the business planning, budget setting and performance management processes, and is part of every manager’s role
Providing advice, information and training to elected members and senior officers (including the Chief Executive, Strategic Directors, Service Directors and project and partnership boards) on the identification and management of risks and to provide input into their corporate governance processes
Optimising the risk financing strategy to ensure that this organisation maintains the most appropriate balance between internal and external risk financing (including insurance) within the constraints of prevailing market conditions
You should match the following criteria :
Risk management / accounting / insurance qualification with demonstrable higher education achievement and a member of a professional body with clear evidence of continuing professional development
Demonstrable extensive experience in managing insurance portfolios and negotiating with insurance providers, brokers, loss adjustors and solicitors to ensure appropriate insurance policies are in place and claims are handled in a fair and reasonable manner.
Excellent knowledge of corporate risk management and experience of developing and implementing a risk aware culture in a large organisation at a manager level.
A successful track record in developing and delivering training in risk management and insurance to Members, senior managers and employees.
Sound commercial understanding and experience of negotiating service level agreements.
Please send your most updated CV to Grant Wilson by clicking apply now. As the role is in the public sector and falls within scope of IR35 the rates quoted are PAYE