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Risk Practitioner

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Location corsham , Bristol
Sector Digital & Technology
Salary £500 - £547 Per Day
Type Contract
Consultant Jemma Smith
Ref 69085

Security Clearance: SC clearance must be active 
Role: Risk Practitioner
Contracting Authority: MOD
Contract Length: 141 working days from SD
Location: Corsham – Current Hybrid (Team visit site once a week)
IR35: Inside
Pay Rate : £547.77 (max umbrella)

Role summary:
The role of a Risk and Issue Specialist is to proactively manage risks and issues facing the project or programme by co-ordinating the consistent identification, documentation, monitoring and reporting of risks and issues. They should support the relevant risk or issue owners to identify and develop appropriate mitigation plans, and escalate to
the next level of management where appropriate. Risk Managers may need to develop some domain-level experience, for instance, in procurement projects, infrastructure, business change or IT across Government.

Typical role responsibilities:

  • Risk Management Strategy, Processes and Procedures – Maintaining the Risk Management Strategy and plans for effective Risk Management in accordance withbest practice, Departmental policy and the complexity of the c hange initiative.
  • Ensures compliance with, and plans the continuous improvement of, PD Risk and Issues strategies(y), processes and procedures within change initiatives or sub-organisation(s).
  • Stakeholders – Provision of effective and efficient advice on PD Risks and Issues to Project/Programme Managers and senior leaders. Develop a programme of regular risk and issue reviews with key stakeholders.
  • Point of professional knowledge and expertise on PD Risk and Issue Management for their sub-organisation.
  • Supports the business in identifying appropriate strategies for dealing with Risk and Issues.
  • Identification, Analysis, Monitoring and Reporting of Risks and Issues – Responsible for facilitating the identification, analysis and monitoring of PD Risks and Issues.
  • Plans the periodic reporting of risk and ad-hoc PD Risk and Issues reports to meet changing customer demands. Undertakes qualitative and quantitative risk analysis, as required by Governance bodies.
  • Establish and maintains the Risk, Issues and Assumptions database and register(s) for the change initiative(s).
  • Leadership/Communication & influencing
  • Budgeting & cost management
  • Commercial & procurement skills
  • Solutions development/Governance
  • Risk and Issue Management – RAID
  • Stakeholder Management
  • APM or equivalent (PRINCE or Degree) – Essential
  • MOR or similar – Desirable
  • Negotiating and influencing – Leading
  • IT/ICT background – Desirable
  • MOD background – desirable
  • Identification, Analysis, Monitoring and Reporting of Risks and Issues

Description:

MODNET EVOLVE is the first delivery element of the Defence as a Platform (Future) (Daap(F)) approach to ICT service delivery which, in accordance with the Defence Information Strategy (DIS) 2016 and IAC direction seeks independence from monolithis contracts suchs as NSoIT(B).

The MODNet Base Evolve programme constitutes several projects that will enable the disaggregation of the majority of the ATLAS/DXC cotract by Apr 2022.

A Risk Practitioner is required to assist with the delivery of procurement phases of each project within the programme, including the submission of business cases to the IAC to enable contract award.

Role summary:

The role of a Risk and Issue Specialist is to proactively manage risks and issues facing the project or programme by co-ordinating the consistent identification, documentation, monitoring and reporting of risks and issues. They should support the relevant risk or issue owners to identify and develop appropriate mitigation plans, and escalate to the next level of management where appropriate. Risk Managers may need to develop some domain-level experience, for instance, in procurement projects, infrastructure, business change or IT across Government.