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Insurance & Risk Manager

Section: Governance & Audit
Directorate: Finance
Grade: PO8
Salary Scale: P08 £51,465 - £54,480 (inclusive of London Weighting)
Closing date: 16 July 2017 

Royal Greenwich is a vibrant and diverse borough, a World Heritage Site it is steeped in history and tradition with the Greenwich Meridian and the National Observatory. The Royal Borough also enjoys international focus hosting events such as the Tall Ships Regatta along the River Thames and the O2 Arena offering world class entertainment.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a highly motivated and enthusiastic individual to manage the Royal Borough’s insurance and risk management functions.

To be considered for this post you will need to have significant experience of managing an insurance function, with a strong understanding of risk and control environments within local government.

The Royal Borough operates a self-insurance fund and you will be responsible for overseeing the development and delivery of the service in relation to all insurance related matters including the tender and purchase of insurance cover. You will be responsible for coordinating the Royal Borough’s approach to risk management, providing advice to colleagues and maintaining the strategic risk register.

You will also assist in maintaining the governance arrangements, providing input to standing orders and schemes of delegation and report to committee as required.

Your work will be varied and your timetable busy, you will be expected to work to high standards and deliver excellent service through your team. In return for your skills and professionalism they offer the chance to work in a thriving and cosmopolitan London borough, within modern open plan offices.

Please note applicants from a private sector background are welcome but you will need to demonstrate the relevant knowledge and understanding of the local government insurance and risk management environment.

In return the Royal Borough of Greenwich offer a competitive salary commencing at £51,465 (inclusive of LW), subsidised car parking and flexible working arrangements. If you believe that you have the necessary drive, commitment and enthusiasm that the Royal Borough are looking for they would welcome hearing from you. For more information about the post, please contact Brendan Costello on 020 8921 5239 or Derryck McCready on 020 8921 6966.

To apply please visit the Royal Borough of Greenwich's job pages. Guidance on applying online is available on the website.

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