Provide risk management for DEO, in support of the integrated programme plan. Establish and improve risk management standards and capabilities across the DEO community. Provide assurance that sub-programmes are logging their risks; ensure that risks are being effectively managed and updated. Promulgate good risk management practices.
Key Duties and Responsibilities
Consolidate risks at the DEO programme level that originate within DEO sub-programmes and ensure that these are logged, owned and managed by the relevant sub-programme managers
Coordinate the mitigation of programme-level risks. Design, lead and manage the mitigation process, helping others to mitigate risks as they arise
Work closely with DEO colleagues to develop and maintain the DEO programme level Risk Log
Take a DEO programme level view of risk management activities with the aim of embedding effective management disciplines across the programme
Ensure that all external programme participants (including supply chain partners and local authority planners) are engaged effectively with programme level risk management
Coordinate regular risk workshops with sub-programme teams to review / challenge the current risks, and the mitigation actions being taken
Ensure the sub-programme teams provide regular risk updates.
Compile management reports, including associated metrics and added-value narratives, interpretations and recommendations, to support Board meetings and senior management reviews.
Plan, design, implement and embed effective risk management across DEO;
Ensure that all programme staff receive an appropriate orientation to the DEO risk management guidelines.
Provide education, guidance, advice and coaching on risk management to DEO colleagues
Ensure a best practice Risk Management framework and process is rolled out and fully embedded on all sub-programmes; resolve or escalate poor risk management as appropriate.
DEO programme-level Risk Log
Notes from review meetings and workshops, and notes evidencing follow-up to completion
Action plans covering issues relating to risk management
Consolidated updates from the sub-programmes
Management reports, including narratives and associated metrics
Risk management standards and best practices document
Induction and training materials
Knowledge and skills transfer log.
Desirable Experience / Qualifications
Managing Successful Programmes Practitioner
Prince 2 or APM Practitioner
Advanced user of the Microsoft Office Suite of Tools
Proven experience of risk management.