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Risk Management Business Partner

Location:  University Park
Salary:  £42,155 to £53,353 per annum (pro-rata if applicable) depending on skills and experience. Salary progression beyond this scale is subject to performance.
Closing Date:  Monday 13 February 2023
Reference:  REG566322

The University of Nottingham is offering an exciting opportunity to join the Risk Management department within the Governance and Assurance Division. We are seeking to recruit a Business Partner to work collaboratively with faculties and departments to embed consistent practice in the approach to identifying, reporting, and mitigating risk. 

You will play a pivotal role in leading a risk management community of practice across the University, developing skills and knowledge which enable colleagues to fully integrate risk management within core business planning and operational decision-making. Highly skilled in building effective, lasting relationships with senior stakeholder groups, you will need to be self-starter and have a strong background in risk management and reporting. 

Your approach to work will be influential and engaging and you will work flexibly and effectively both individually and with the wider Division. You will be a natural innovator and enjoy working in a fast-paced and changeable environment, maintaining high standards, accuracy and professionalism under pressure. Demonstrable ability to influence senior stakeholders is critical.

Due to the nature of the post, prior experience of strategy development and business planning is essential.

The post is offered on a permanent, full time (36.25 hours per week) contract.  Work is carried out through a combination of on-campus and remote working, with a minimum of 3 days per week spent on campus.

At the University of Nottingham, we are committed to providing generous employment packages whilst supporting the well-being of our staff to help them reach their full potential. As a University employee, you will have an excellent choice of benefits and rewards, including access to fitness and health facilities, staff discounts and travel schemes, along with 30 days' holiday allowance and a highly attractive pension scheme.

It is anticipated that interviews will be held week commencing 6 March 2023.

Informal enquiries may be addressed to Kev Thompson, Associate Director of Risk Management and Assurance Please note that applications sent directly to this email address will not be accepted.

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