Risk Specialist - Remote

Job Overview

Risk Specialist - (remote)

12 Fixed Term Contract

Primarily remote working with the option of spending 2 days per week in office location (Blanchardstown or Cavan)

Key Tasks & Responsibilities

  • Assist in the development and maintenance of the company's Risk Management Framework
  • Attendance and support for the business at relevant meetings
  • Undertake annual review of the relevant policy documents and update for relevant changes (external, internal); Undertake annual compliance with policy review.
  • Update of risk register, including Risks and Controls: engagement with the Head of Function to self-assess based on outputs of relevant monitoring work
  • Reporting and monitoring of Key Risk Indicators and Risk Appetite metrics and engagement with relevant stakeholders on calibration of appropriate metrics and tracking of management actions
  • Reporting and monitoring of near miss/ loss events including documentation of events, engagement with Head of Function to consider implications and action plan monitoring
  • To undertake risk monitoring reviews
  • Provide risk support, advice and challenge to the business on key strategic initiatives and system or process enhancements
  • Identify, develop and implement risk management best practices and process improvements
  • Preparation of risk reporting for Executive Risk Committee and Board Risk Committee purposes

Qualifications & Experience

  • Professional qualification in Accountancy or Third Level Degree in Actuarial/Business/Accounting disciplines
  • Prior experience in Financial Services/Insurance industry
  • 3+ years experience in Risk Management
  • Knowledge on quality assurance/control testing
  • Knowledge on Solvency II requirements
  • Intermediate (or above) level of proficiency in MS Office Suite (especially Powerpoint)


If you are interested and have the skills for the role - please apply with your most recent CV to Bernadette Sisson for immediate consideration.

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