This post is full-time and permanent, working 35 hours per week.
The Risk and Resilience Manager is responsible for leading our University-wide approach to risk management and business continuity, ensuring these approaches are up-to-date, effective and efficient, appropriately co-ordinated and understood across the institution. You will provide authoritative professional advice and guidance and ensure effective engagement with the risk management and business continuity frameworks by senior leaders and managers. You will have lots of interaction with different colleagues across the University, face-to-face, via Microsoft Teams and by email. You will work with colleagues in the Safety, Health and Wellbeing team to ensure alignment between our approaches to risk management, business continuity and incident management.
You should have a sound working knowledge of risk management and business continuity principles, including best practice in this area, coupled with demonstrable experience of developing and sharing risk management and business continuity policy and providing professional advice on risk management and business continuity. You should also have effective communication skills and a friendly and positive attitude. Working with busy teams, you will need to be able to prioritise your own workload, exercise initiative and work well under pressure.
You will be based at our Regent Street site and we have a Smart Working approach that allows for remote working in the UK when you are not required onsite.
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At the University of Westminster, diversity, inclusion and equality of opportunity are at the core of how we engage with students, colleagues, applicants, visitors and all our stakeholders.
We are fully committed to enabling a supportive and safe learning and working environment which is equitable, diverse and inclusive, is based on mutual respect and trust, and in which harassment and discrimination are neither tolerated nor acceptable.
The University has adopted Smart Working principles to support and further our Equality, Diversity and Inclusion aims of being an inclusive, collaborative and flexible employer. Further details of Smart Working can be discussed at interview stage.
Interviews are likely to be held on: 25 April 2023