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Risk Manager

Salary range: £44,803 to £54,211 per annum depending on experience plus benefits

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Risk Manager at the Wellcome Sanger Institute.

This important risk management role will assist the various areas of activities, including, Research Programmes, Scientific Operations, Management Operations and Campus, to identify, record assess, evaluate and manage the potential risks that may hinder the organisation from achieving its objectives.

As a respected source of risk management knowledge you'll provide guidance and support to others responsible for maintaining risk registers, and deliver general risk training and awareness.

You will assess proposed changes to key policies and procedures to ensure key risks are mitigated and assist Legal with ongoing corporate governance review.

Establishing and leading a community of practice and culture in respect of risk management is significant element to the role.

Resilient, pragmatic, and self-motivated, you will have an analytical and creative approach, with strong oral and written interpersonal skills. You will be an adaptable, credible influencer with excellent risk problem solving. 

Please include a CV and cover letter.

It is essential that in your written application you give evidence of examples of proven experience against each of the selection criteria listed in Part One of the person specification. These responses will be developed and discussed with those candidates invited for interview, together with the other criteria listed in Part Two. Ideally, the successful candidate will be a member of the Institute of Risk Management (or equivalent) or the Business Continuity Institute.

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83028

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Our Campus: Set over 125 acresthe stunning and dynamic Wellcome Genome Campus is the biggest aggregate concentration of people in the world working on the common theme of Genomes and BioData. It brings together a diverse and extraordinary scientific community, committed to delivering life-changing science with the reach, scale and imagination to solve some of humanity’s greatest challenges.  

The Campus is a community of organisations working in genomic research, enterprise, education and discourse. It is home to some of the world's foremost institutes and organisations in genomics and computational biology, including the Wellcome Sanger Institute which is the largest organisation on Campus, the European Bioinformatics Institute (EMBL-EBI), Open Targets and Genomics England.  Also located here is Connecting Science - its mission is to enable everyone to explore genomic science and its impact on research, health and society by drawing on the ground-breaking research taking place on the Campus.

Genome Research Limited is an Equal Opportunity employer. As part of our commitment to gender equality and promoting women’s careers in science, we hold an Athena SWAN Bronze Award. We will consider all applicants without discrimination on grounds of disability, sexual orientation, pregnancy or maternity leave status, race or national or ethnic origin, age, religion or belief, gender identity or re-assignment, marital or civil partnership status, protected veteran status (if applicable) or any other characteristic protected by law.

Please include a covering letter with your CV.

Closing Date: 21st May 2018