Risk Manager

Salary range: £44,803 to £54,211 per annum depending on experience plus benefits

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Risk Manager at the Wellcome Sanger Institute.

You will have the opportunity to shape the whole risk management environment at the Institute and in the wider campus operations. This role combines elements of strategic and operational risk (including managing disaster recovery) and offers the opportunity to get involved in all aspects of the organisation, adding real value.

As a respected source of risk management knowledge you'll provide guidance and support to others helping to establish an appropriate framework and culture and taking responsibility for risk training and awareness. Using your influencing skills you will ensure that the appropriate attention is directed towards strategic and operational risks and their management.

You will maintain and manage the strategic risk register and provide specific direction and input in developing and rolling out the disaster recovery plan. You will also assist with the development of departmental / cross functional operational risk registers and appropriate risk mitigation strategies.

You will assess proposed changes to key policies and procedures to ensure key risks are mitigated and assist with ongoing corporate governance review.

Resilient, pragmatic, and self-motivated, you will have an analytical and creative approach, with strong oral and written interpersonal skills. You will be an adaptable, credible influencer with excellent risk problem solving.

Please include a CV and cover letter.

It is essential that in your written application you give evidence of examples of proven experience against each of the selection criteria listed in Part One of the person specification. These responses will be developed and discussed with those candidates invited for interview, together with the other criteria listed in Part Two. Ideally, the successful candidate will be a member of the Institute of Risk Management (or equivalent) or the Business Continuity Institute.

Other information

Our Campus: Set over 125 acres, the stunning and dynamic Wellcome Genome Campus is the biggest aggregate concentration of people in the world working on the common theme of Genomes and BioData. It brings together a diverse and extraordinary scientific community, committed to delivering life-changing science with the reach, scale and imagination to solve some of humanity’s greatest challenges.

The Campus is a community of organisations working in genomic research, enterprise, education and discourse. It is home to some of the world's foremost institutes and organisations in genomics and computational biology, including the Wellcome Sanger Institute which is the largest organisation on Campus, the European Bioinformatics Institute (EMBL-EBI), Open Targets and Genomics England. Also located here is Connecting Science - its mission is to enable everyone to explore genomic science and its impact on research, health and society by drawing on the ground-breaking research taking place on the Campus.

Genome Research Limited is an Equal Opportunity employer. As part of our commitment to gender equality and promoting women’s careers in science, we hold an Athena SWAN Bronze Award. We will consider all applicants without discrimination on grounds of disability, sexual orientation, pregnancy or maternity leave status, race or national or ethnic origin, age, religion or belief, gender identity or re-assignment, marital or civil partnership status, protected veteran status (if applicable) or any other characteristic protected by law.

Application Instructions: 

For further information, full job description and to apply please visit; www.sanger.ac.uk/about/careers

Closing date: 6th December 2018, however applications will be considered and reviewed on an on-going basis and therefore the post may be filled before the deadline.

Application Closing Date: 
06 December