G7 Risk Lead

Discipline: Finance

Sector: Central Government

Location: London

Type: Permanent

Date posted: 29/07/2019

Start: ASAP

Duration: Permanent

Salary: £49,703 - £57,789 per annum*


The Team

As part of the increased capacity being invested in the DIT Finance Function, and DIT’s Financial Transformation programme, the Strategic Projects, Assurance and Capability team has been created to build additional capability within and beyond the Finance Function in variety of areas. This includes a new Financial Capability team to focus on developing financial capability across the department, the creation of a new Continuous Improvement function to drive change in our systems and processes, a new Finance Strategic Projects team to increase analytical and modelling capability and provide more capacity for Finance to drive DIT projects and change, as well as right now. The team’s agenda also reaches into maturing DIT’s approach to Governance, Risk and Compliance, including counter fraud and how we strength our culture of financial rigour.

The Role

The capacity building in DIT Finance expands our risk team as part of a new Governance, Risk and Compliance function, focusing on building on the risk policy and process we have embedded over the last 2 years.

Key accountabilities:

  • This role is responsible for embedding a risk management culture and corresponding processes across the department.
  • Owning the departmental risk framework
  • Developing proportionate risk monitoring tools
  • Working with stakeholders across the department to help them review and analyse risk
  • Providing expert risk advice.
  • Drafting risk reports and dashboards for Executive and Ministerial Boards.

Required Experience


  • Risk experience
  • Embedding risk processes
  • Developing and leading communications strategies.
  • Engaging and influencing colleagues to accept and support the proposed change.
  • Embedding change and realising benefits across a complex working environment.
  • Excellent leader.


  • Experience building capability across teams and functions
  • Risk qualification

For more information on this position and other positions with DIT we are recruiting, please visit our dedicated microsite – https://allenlanerecruitment.wixsite.com/dit2019 or get in touch with Tim Salmon – DIT2019@allenlane.co.uk / 02030319634

*plus £1000 accountancy allowance

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