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Group Risk Manager - City, Manchester, United Kingdom, M3


Group Risk Manager

Location: Manchester - Swinton Group Head Office

Role Type: Permanent - full time

Salary: £50,000 - £65,000 + Flexible Benefits

Working Hours: 37.50 per week

Who are we?

We are the Atlanta Group a division of the Ardonagh Group and are formed by 3 leading UK Insurance Brokers:

Autonet Insurance: Largest independent insurance van broker in the UK by market share.

Carole Nash: Renowned motorcycle insurance specialist operating within the UK and Ireland.

Swinton Group: Leading UK personal lines broker focused on motor and home insurance, with caravan, motorhome, motorbike and commercial specialist lines.

What's happening?

Ardonagh Group recently acquired Swinton Insurance and formed a division called Atlanta Group that includes Swinton, Carole Nash & Autonet. This has resulted in a huge period of significant change and transformation for all 3 companies.

What to know about this role?

The Risk Manager role will operate autonomously across the Atlanta Group and will be responsible for the implementation delivery and management of the Groups Risk Management Framework.

The role will divide itself in the areas of: Enterprise-wide risk Management Framework (ERMF), Governance & Reporting, Internal Audit, Planning & Training, Stakeholder Management and Personal Development (for more details, please request a job description).

You will manage stakeholder expectations at board and senior leadership levels, it's key to develop good working relationships with them to work efficiently. Your role will be based in Manchester, but there will be occasional travel across Altrincham and Stoke.

Who do you report into?

You will report into the Atlanta CRO (Chief Risk Officer). The CRO has joined the business recently and comes from an insurance brokerage background in an organisation that is highly acquisitive.

A down to earth manager that enjoys working collaboratively and trusting his team to do what they are best at. Their approach is the opposite of micromanagement, they set expectations at the start and let you develop your working style.

What projects will you be working on?

The 3 key projects you will work on are:

  1. Rolling out and implementation of the Group Risk Management Framework across Swinton, Carole Nash & Autonet.
  2. Develop internal relationships across Ardonagh & Atlanta groups.
  3. Become a Super User for the new Risk Management Software (developed in-house)

What skills & experience do you require?

You will have experience in a risk management role in a regulated environment

You will have experience working with a risk management software

Ideally have a qualification from the Institute of Risk Management (IRM)

Excellent attention to detail

Great interpersonal skills to communicate at different levels

Who are your key relationships?

  • Chief Risk Officer
  • Board Members
  • Parent Group Risk Director
  • Parent Group Risk Manager

What's in it for me?

  • Competitive Salary
  • Performance related bonus
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • 25 days annual leave + buy/sell 5 days
  • Flexible Benefits scheme
  • State of the art offices in Manchester City Centre (on Deansgate, opposite the Cathedral)

As a business we are responsible, open and honest. We drive change through ongoing evolution and we make the right choices to enable our business to continue to succeed and thrive. We are looking for these qualities in our teams and proactively appoint individuals who share our vision and translate this into their professional lives and approach to work.

As a Financial Services organisation we comply with and support the requirements set by our Regulator, the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), which are designed to protect our customers. This means if your application is successful, you'll need to satisfy some important background checks before you can start working with us. These will include a full credit enquiry, a criminal record check, residency and right to work checks.

Rullion celebrates and supports diversity and is committed to ensuring equal opportunities for both employees and applicants.