Portfolio Risk and Assurance Manager


Portfolio Risk and Assurance Manager


SSE Plc, Blythswood New Town, Glasgow City

  • Full time
  • Permanent
  • Onsite working

Posted 3 weeks ago, 23 May | Get your application in now before you miss out!

Closing date: Closing date not specified

job Ref: 7f908948627f4eab8c1fd2571223c618

Full Job Description

As Portfolio Risk and Assurance Manager, you'll play a critical role in the effective management of risk across Technology Digital and Data change landscape and service Operations. This includes the identification, quantification and analysis of risk trends and overall risk exposure alongside the value driven mitigation of these risks and planning and implementation of contingencies as appropriate.

Key responsibilities for this role will include:

- Ensuring accurate risk trend and exposure reporting.

- Managing risk budgets to meet strategic goals within set timeframes and budgets.

- Monitoring and enhancing mitigation strategies to align with risk impact and exposure.

- Conducting scenario planning to assure robustness of contingency strategies.

- Supporting the application of audit and assurance frameworks to improve risk management strategies.

Strong experience in Portfolio Risk Management and Assurance leadership experience within IT, OT and Data context.

- Experience of working within a Portfolio Management Office would be beneficial with a good working knowledge of key Service and change delivery processes, including status reporting, assurance and audit, budgeting and estimating, risk and issue management, quality gates and change management.

- Qualified to Practitioner Level in an industry recognised Risk Management Methodology.

- Be familiar with structured project management methodologies and a good understanding of the end-to-end project delivery lifecycle, in particular Agile delivery.

Ability to effectively prioritise and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment is crucial.

SSE has big ambitions to be a leading energy company in a low carbon world. Following our commitment to invest £20.5 billion in low carbon projects to 2027, we have significant growth plans and are well on our way to achieving our ambition to build a world that's more sustainable and inclusive for you, your family, the community you live in and for generations to come.

This role is within our Networks Distribution IT team supporting our Digital Strategy and Vision to be a progressive network owner, using digital to enhance social and economic value, deliver a leading experience for our customers and to enable the energy system to support net zero carbon emissions.

Join us on our journey to net zero and help us power change., SSE IT underpins the technology needs of all the different businesses that make up the SSE group. From emerging technologies to data and analytics to cyber security - we power SSE's growth and enable it to generate value, while keeping it secure. As a trusted business partner that helps SSE lead in a low carbon world, we are proud of our service. Working for SSE IT is all about equipping SSE for now and the future.