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Risk Management and Business Continuity Officer

University of Reading - Business Continuity

Location: Reading
Salary: £40,792 to £50,132 per annum.
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 21st August 2019
Closes: 26th September 2019
Job Ref: SRF30165

We are looking to recruit a Risk Management and Business Continuity Officer. This post is fixed term for one year to cover a period of maternity leave.

The post will foster and lead a culture of understanding, appreciation and compliance with the principles of risk management, major incident planning and business continuity. The post holder will maintain and develop the University’s Corporate Risk Register and its business continuity and major incident plans, ensuring that the significance of these activities permeates the institution.

You will have:

  • Experience of working in risk management, business continuity and major incident planning.
  • Experience or working in a compliance environment.
  • A proven track record in delivering projects to required deadlines.
  • Excellent presentation skills.
  • The ability to write accurately and succinctly.

Interview date: 08/10/2019

Informal Contact Details
Contact role: Head of Governance
Contact name: Louise Sharman
Contact phone: 0118 378 6180
Contact email:

Alternative Informal Contact Details
Contact role: Risk Management and Business Continuity Officer
Contact name: Jamila Begum
Contact phone: 0118 378 8044
Contact email:

The University is committed to having a diverse and inclusive workforce, is a Stonewall Diversity and Global Diversity Champion, and supports the principles of the Race Equality Charter and Athena SWAN. Applications for job-share, part-time and flexible working arrangements are welcomed and will be considered in line with business needs.

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