Integrated Risk Manager – Network Rail

Salary – £40,434 – £50,542 per annum (Band 3A)

Working hours – Full Time, Permanent

Locations – Milton Keynes, London, Birmingham, or Manchester

Network Rail operates and maintains the railway infrastructure 24/7 365 days a year. We do work that matters to millions. And we do it in millions of different ways.

You will be part of the NW&C Region which consist of three routes – Northwest, Central and West Coast South – and a regional team supporting Regional Major Programmes & Professional services.

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For us, ‘Diversity’ means recognising differences between people while valuing the contribution they make. ‘Inclusion’ means creating safe and welcoming workplaces with fair cultures that encourages innovative and fresh ways of thinking.

We value the commitments you may have outside of work and will consider flexible working applications. If we can make it work – we will! Please click here for more information.

What will you be doing?

The purpose of this role is to provide specialist input to support line managers in developing plans that: identify risk; assess their impact on the business; and identify mitigation measures and internal controls necessary to manage risk appropriately. 

This role can be based in any of our regional main office locations – Milton Keynes, London, Birmingham or Manchester. 

Salary £40,434 – £50,542

Key Accountabilities

  1. Provide leadership and guidance in the concept of risk management, value management and lessons learnt.
  2. Facilitate business units through the integrated risk management process.
  3. Provide specialist advice to managers to enable the prioritisation of business risk using the integrated risk process, thereby supporting the development of a suitable risk-based business plan and an independent, coherent and consistent evaluation of risk across the business.
  4. Monitor overall compliance with risk management process, criteria and procedures. Support the functions in achieving compliance with the process.
  5. Align and maintain business unit risk data with the strategic risks.
  6. Own and manage a high-level risk register for the business.
  7. Facilitate risk workshops making sure attendees are educated in their role, the process, the assessment criteria and their post workshop responsibilities.
  8. Identify and implement quality and efficiency improvement initiatives.

In order to be successful in this role, we would like you to be/ to have:

  • Student of the Institute of Risk Management or Association for Enterprise Risk Management / Risk Practitioner.
  • Trained and experienced facilitator with proven experience of facilitating multifunctional groups of senior managers
  • Proven influencing and interpersonal skills
  • Detailed understanding of risk process and their application in operational risk assessment methods
  • Detailed understanding of Network Rail’s integrated risk management process

We would also like but it isn’t crucial to be/to have:

  • Certificate or Full Membership of the Institute of Risk Management or Association for Enterprise Risk Management / Risk Practitioner.
  • Proven process management and process improvement experience
  • Detailed understanding of the railway industry, its key business processes and interfaces
  • Proven experience of working in a safety critical industry
  • Educated to degree level

How to apply:

Keeping people safe on the railway is at the heart of everything we do, safe behaviour is therefore a requirement of working for Network Rail.  Applicants should demonstrate their personal commitment to safety in their application.

A career with Network Rail is a journey and we will do everything we can to make it a great one.

Some of our benefits include: 

  • Subsidies of up to 75% rail and underground season tickets.
  • My benefits – Our discounted online shopping site, general Network Rail discounts at various retailers across such as Gympass, Tesco, Currys PC World, & M&S, you can get e-vouchers for Costa, Uber eats and ASOS, plus monthly special offer additional savings such as 15% off TM Lewin.
  • Childcare vouchers
  • Private medical healthcare
  • PAM assist – our employee assistance programme
  • Vita Health Group – a physiotherapy self-referral service free for all employees
  • A range of pension schemes.

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Network Rail positively embraces flexible working recognising that employees may wish to balance work and family/home life.

We adhere to a structured pay framework, any salary offered will be within the following pay range: starting salary £40,434 – £50,542 per annum

To apply, please visit Network Rail careers page and search for IRC2241839. Follow the link: Careers search – Network Rail

Closing date: 11th April 2023. Late applications will not be accepted. We retain the right to close the advert before the listed closing date based on application volumes.

Job Term: Permanent
Job Type: Full Time
Job Level: Management
Salary: £40434 - £50542
Location: Birmingham London Manchester Milton Keynes