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Risk Manager, Senior Risk Business Partner & Risk Analytics and Reporting Lead

Posted: 16 Jun 2020 Closes: 15 Aug 2020
Croydon Coventry Durham Weymouth Gloucester Kingston Leicester Nottingham Peterborough Plymouth Preston Swansea Telford £35,176 (Croydon £38,409)
Flexible hm-land-registry/20200616110511

We have three great opportunities to join our Risk Management team, which plays a key part in supporting the management of risk throughout the Land Registry. In these roles you will assure that most significant risks and incidents are being managed effectively to achieve its desired outcomes and strategic aims. You will have the opportunity to undertake formal risk management training.

This is an exciting time to join our team as we expand our capacity to support risk management across Land Registry. 

The opportunities are: 

1 x Risk Manager 

The Risk Manager will support the Head of Risk Management and will communicate risk policies and processes across the Land Registry and will be responsible for developing risk maturity. You will assure risk controls are operating effectively, and provide advice and support to the Risk and Assurance group as well as the wider organisation. 

1x Senior Risk Business Partner 

The Senior Business Risk Partner will provide leadership to Risk Business partners and Risk and Control owners across the business to ensure they have the appropriate resource, knowledge, skills and commitment to implement and embed the Land Registry's Risk Management Framework into their day to day operations. You will act as a critical friend to advise senior leaders on mission critical and cross-cutting risks and issues. 

1x Risk Analytics and Reporting Lead 

The Risk Analytics and Reporting Lead will have overall responsibility for operational delivery of all risk analytics and reporting particularly in relation to the Principal risks. It also has responsibility for the development of the quality of the reports presented to senior management boards and Audit and Risk Committee. You will be responsible for providing an independent assessment to the Head of Risk Management and Head of Risk and Assurance of the risks taken across all activities of the Land Registry. 


Through your risk management experience, you will have the ability to identify and provide expert advice on the mitigation of risks. You will have a good understanding of risk management and the tools and techniques of Risk Management. You will be familiar in planning and implementing risk reviews at all levels to determine appropriate levels of control are in place to minimise the potential impacts to the Business. With your eye for detail you will have the ability to analyse a process, system, or deliverable. By being a confident leader, you will be prepared to challenge Senior Management. You can effectively build relationships and have excellent stakeholder management skills.


We'll assess you against these behaviours during the selection process:

  • Seeing the Big Picture
  • Changing and Improving
  • Communicating and Influencing
  • Working Together
  • Developing Self and Others

Technical skills

We'll assess you against these technical skills during the selection process:

  • In up to 250 words, please detail how you meet the below technical skill: Excellent understanding of the tools and techniques of Risk Management


Things you need to know


Successful candidates must pass a disclosure and barring security check.

Selection process details

This vacancy is using Success Profiles, and will assess your Behaviours, Strengths, Experience and Technical skills.

To apply for this role, please complete the CV to include your work history and complete the additional question. 

Please complete the technical question (in no more than 250 words) as requested: 

Excellent understanding of the tools and techniques of Risk Management 

The personal statement section (in no more than 500 words) should demonstrate evidence of the below essential experience criteria within the job description: 

1.Risk management experience, and the ability to identify and provide expert advice on the mitigation of risks 
2. Familiarity in planning and implementing risk reviews at all levels to determine appropriate levels of control are in place to minimise the potential impacts to the Business 

If you are successful at sift then you will be invited to attend a blended interview, which will be carried out via a video link. Interviews will be held the week commencing the 13th July. 

In the event of high volume of applications, we may sift on the technical question, Excellent understanding of the tools and techniques of Risk Management. 

Please review your application form before clicking ‘submit’ – once you have submitted, you will not be able to amend your application. 

Ensure your application form is received by the closing date for receipt of applications – this is 11:55pm on the advertised date. 

The blended interview will test the behaviours listed in the above job description, as well as the strengths associated with the role. We want to hear your first, unrehearsed, natural response to strength questions, and so we don’t advertise which strengths are being tested. 

The best way to prepare for strengths questions is to reflect on what you identify as your own personal strengths, and your preferred ways of working. 

HMLR is accredited to the Disability Confidence Scheme, which denotes organisations which have a positive attitude towards disabled people. Disabled applicants who meet the minimum essential criteria at the shortlisting stage are guaranteed an invitation to interview. 

If any candidate requires the panel to consider a reasonable adjustment or there is anything else they would like the panel to take into consideration they are asked to notify us of this at application stage where possible or during the process as soon as it becomes a requirement. 

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Nationality requirements

Open to UK, Commonwealth and European Economic Area (EEA) and certain non EEA nationals. Further information on whether you are able to apply is available here.

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We recruit by merit on the basis of fair and open competition, as outlined in the Civil Service Commission's recruitment principles.

The Civil Service embraces diversity and promotes equal opportunities. As such, we run a Disability Confident Scheme (DCS) for candidates with disabilities who meet the minimum selection criteria.


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