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Principal Risk Specialist

Section: Audit and Risk
Department: Finance
Directorate: Strategy and Resources
Grade: H
Salary: Starting at £31,601 rising to £33,437 on first year anniversary, subject to satisfactory completion of a probation period.
Closing Date: 14 August 2017

Local people are at the heart of everything we do at Nottingham City Council. We are ambitious for Nottingham and we aim to provide local people with opportunities to succeed in education and employment while living in a safe, clean city with access to good housing, transport and leisure facilities. An opportunity has arisen to work within the council’s in-house Insurance and Risk team as a Principal Risk Specialist, covering all aspects of corporate risk.

The Insurance and Risk team deliver all insurance functions, claims handling in its entirety, and corporate and operational risk management services to the council and its wholly owned companies.
Reporting to the Risk and Insurance Manager daily activities include being the council’s expert advisor on all matters relating to risk management. To lead on the identification and prioritisation of internal and external risk factors that may impact on the delivery of the Council Plan, Core Priorities and delivery of services and effectively communicate these to senior managers, Directors and Leadership Team.

For more information and to apply for this post please visit Nottingham City Council’s job pages  Guidance on how to make the application is provided on-line.

For informal enquiries please contact Jane O’Leary, Tel: 0115 8765158 Email:

This post is covered by the statutory duty under Part 7 of the Immigration Act (2016) (English Language Requirement for public sector workers) and therefore the ability to speak fluent English, as detailed in the job description and person specification, is an essential requirement for the role.
We particularly welcome applicants from black, minority, ethnic communities and disabled people as they are currently under represented within our workforce.

Nottingham City Council is open to conversations regarding flexible working options at the point of interview. If you have any technical issues completing your application form please contact

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