Risk Specialist, UK Research and Innovation

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Role: Risk Specialists (x3)
Location: UKRI, Swindon
Salary: £38,318

Deadline for applications: 24 April 2019

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Join a newly structured dynamic team within a new organisation that is making a difference by supporting world-class research.  If you have strong risk management experience and an understanding of public sector, this could be the ideal rewarding and challenging role that you have been looking for.

Operating across the whole of the UK with a combined budget of more than £6 billion, UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) is a new entity that brings together nine partners to create an independent organisation with a strong voice for research and innovation, and a vision to ensure the UK maintains its world-leading position in research and innovation.

You will work as part of the risk and counter fraud team to create, lead and sustain a comprehensive risk management function/ programme, requiring reforms which will bring together professionals from multiple organisations across a complex and fragmented cultural and legacy landscape with a multiplicity of systems.

You will have:

  • Significant experience as a risk professional and/or experience within a grants environment
  • Ideally experience of working within the public sector

Choosing to come to work at UKRI means that you will have access to a whole host of benefits including a flexible working scheme, a Career Average Revalued Earnings pension scheme, 30 days annual leave allowance, access to employee shopping/travel discounts and salary sacrifice cycle to work scheme.

Applications are handled by UK SBS; to apply please click here.

Applicants who are unable to apply online should contact us by telephone on +44 (0)1793 867000. Please reference IRM as how you heard about this role.

Please include a covering letter outlining how you fit the role criteria.