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Senior Risk Manager

Country : United Kingdom United Kingdom

Region : North West

County : Greater Manchester


Category : Logistics

Contract type : Permanent

Availability : Full time

Job description

The role

The boohoo group has been changing the way we manage risks and key to this is the group risk management function. The Risk Manager will be responsible for continuing to shape that function.

Organisation and communication skills are key attributes in this role, as the manager will help to embed risk management across the group. Working in a vibrant and fast paced environment the manager will need to be adaptable when working with colleagues from across the whole group of 13 brands.

Your team

In Finance, we charge towards commercial aims. Our proactive business partnering, advice and forecasting give the Group confidence to succeed. We're all about delivering world-class finance, addressing limitations, overcoming challenges, and ensuring the business invests in the right things. Part of working in a fashion-forward fast-growing PLC means never calling ourselves corporate. Because we aren't.

What you'll be doing


  • The manager will be leading risk management discussions with people from across the group, from the risk committee and executive risk committee, to risk owners and subject matter experts.
  • The ability to communicate messages effectively across the risk management framework will be critical to the success of the function as a whole.
Development of Risk Management

  • The continued evolution of risk management is a critical factor in the group's future development. Building on a strong base of established risk management procedures the Risk Manager will shape the roll out across all areas of the business.
Supporting IRM Solution

  • Having recently implemented a group wide IRM solution the Risk Manager will take responsibility for ensuring the successful roll out across business areas and in the development of future system functionality.
Risk Assessments and Evaluations

  • To conduct process review meetings in order to gain an in depth understanding of the area under review.
  • To ask questions to ensure that the understanding gained is supported when probed.
  • To be able to tie together process understanding across multiple business areas and / or systems.
  • To evaluate the businesses currently handling of risks against requirements.
Risk Committee

  • Working with the Risk Committee and Executive Risk Group to establish a top-down view of risk and risk appetite.
  • Preparing reporting to support the risk management communications to committees etc, ensuring that key messages are delivered and implications understood.
Training and Awareness

  • Building risk awareness amongst colleagues by providing support and training within the business.
Working with us

To succeed here, you must love working at pace. It's relentless, but we love it. Change is a certainty - you need to adapt and be agile. We want you to challenge the status quo, innovate and be open to trying new things. We're always pushing boundaries. We empower our people, giving them freedom and autonomy to learn and grow in their roles. We're passionate, agile, creative and one team.

Why join us

We've set our sights on dominating the global e-commerce fashion market, and because we're 13 brands (and counting), there are plenty of opportunities to grow your career. Our mission is to create a workplace where everyone is respected, their individual differences are valued, and they can be themselves at work without exception.

  • You'll get the opportunity to take part in our various share schemes
  • Free on-site gym with daily classes
  • Core hours enable you to flex your working times around your needs on an ad hoc basis
  • Benefits that support your health and wellbeing
  • There's up to 40% discount off our all of our brands including: boohoo, boohooMAN, PLT, Nasty Gal, Coast, Warehouse, Misspap)
  • Monthly social events
  • With HQs in Manchester and London and offices across the globe, we offer a buzzing atmosphere and the boohoo family culture wherever you work
Find out more about the role & business here: https://careers.boohoogroup.com/

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