Risk Lead Transformation Directorate (TD)
Role: Risk Lead
Location: Across London
This is an exciting time to be working for the Metropolitan Police Service.
In addition to large-scale transformation, there's the unique and ever-evolving challenge of policing London.
This means that there are more opportunities for you to get involved with making London the safest global city in a time of unprecedented change within the UK's largest Police Service. The Transformation Directorate is running a campaign for the role of Risk Lead to work in the Portfolio Office.
Job Role: Define and align the portfolio in line with the priorities of the sponsoring group. Provide P3M expertise and assurance framework for effective governance and controls, resourcing, benefits management, risk management, planning and dependency management to enable the successful delivery of programme outcomes and benefit realisation. Manage and deliver a high quality risk management function in order to capitalise on opportunities and reduce risk to delivery and benefits realisation.
- Champion and implement risk identification, analysis, and management, supporting the vision to attain a world-class transformation function.
- Lead and manage the creation, continuous improvement, and consistent use of risk tools and governance across the portfolio, setting and communicating processes, embedding good practice techniques and standards (working with the PPM CoE on setting standards)
- Work closely with the portfolio office leadership team, project/programme managers and PO stakeholders (including enabling functions) to understand the risk profiles across the portfolio, delivering meaningful insights
- Define and align the portfolio in line with the priorities of the sponsoring group. Provide P3M expertise and assurance framework for effective governance and controls, resourcing, benefits management, risk management, planning and dependency management
- Provide overall direction and expertise for risk identification, analysis, and management
- Be the go-to expert for TD risk across the portfolio, providing guidance, signposting and good practice support
- Apply advanced knowledge in the technical/professional discipline of risk management, providing insights and challenge to senior leadership
- Manage the risk specialism to help achieve the transformation directorate vision of becoming world class
- Promote an outcomes focused, collaborative culture.
- Lead long term development and continuous improvement of risk management capability, ensuring it is resourced with people who have the required skills, experience and motivation to do their roles effectively
- Ensure delivery of risk management outputs and deliverables
- Manage and coordinate the risk processes for all projects and programmes
- Ensure that there is effective provision of hands on support and guidance to the programmes across the risk specialisms, ensuring consistency of approach, ways of working and processes
- Ensure the programmes carry out quantified risk assessments
- Works with the risks and assurance teams to monitor corporate risks and controls
- Develop and maintain strategic relationships with: Leaders in the Met and the Transformation to provide meaningful insights and drive action following decisions made relating to the relevant areas of specialism. Enabling successful delivery of programme outcomes and benefit realisation.
Please note you will undergo a two-stage interview process- a Technical interview (which will include a presentation) and a Competency interview. You will be given one hour to prepare for your technical interview.
For questions regarding the role please contact Yasmin Cooper at firstname.lastname@example.org.
To apply, please visit our website to download a role-specific information pack, and complete an online application form with supporting CV and Personal Statement.
Recruitment for this post is ongoing.
We view diversity as fundamental to our success. To tackle today’s complex policing challenges, we need a workforce made up from all of London’s communities. Applications from across the community are therefore essential.