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Risk Specialist

Job Title: Risk Specialist - 12 Months Fixed Term Contract
Division: Risk 
Location: Digital Working Model - primarily remote working with option of spending 2 days per week in office location (Blanchardstown or Cavan)
Reports to: Senior Risk Manager

Key Tasks & Responsibilities

  • Assist in the development and maintenance of the company’s Risk Management Framework
  • Attendance and support for the business at relevant meetings.
  • Undertake annual review of the relevant policy documents and update for relevant changes (external, internal); Undertake annual compliance with policy review.
  • Update of risk register, including Risks and Controls: engagement with the Head of Function to self-assess based on outputs of relevant monitoring work. 
  • Reporting and monitoring of Key Risk Indicators and Risk Appetite metrics and engagement with relevant stakeholders on calibration of appropriate metrics and tracking of management actions 
  • Reporting and monitoring of near miss/ loss events including documentation of events, engagement with Head of Function to consider implications and action plan monitoring
  • To undertake risk monitoring reviews.
  • Provide risk support, advice and challenge to the business on key strategic initiatives and system or process enhancements
  • Identify, develop and implement risk management best practices and process improvements
  • Preparation of risk reporting for Executive Risk Committee and Board Risk Committee purposes
  • Complete ad hoc reports and manage ad-hoc risk projects


  • Professional qualification in Accountancy or Third Level Degree in Actuarial/Business/Accounting disciplines

Knowledge & Experience

  • Prior experience in Financial Services/Insurance industry
  • 3+ years experience in Risk Management
  • Knowledge on quality assurance/control testing
  • Knowledge on Solvency II requirements
  • Intermediate (or above) level of proficiency in MS Office Suite (especially Powerpoint)


  • Highly motivated with an ability to demonstrate creative problem-solving and analytical skills within a fast-paced and challenging environment
  • Strong interpersonal & communication skills (oral and written) with an ability to work with diverse groups including legal, sales, operations and senior management
  • Very strong research & collaboration skills
  • Ability to work on own initiative 
  • Flexibility to travel as required

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Liberty Insurance is an Equal Opportunity Employer