Financial & Insurance Risk Specialist

  • Job Reference: MF949
  • Date Posted: 28 November 2022
  • Recruiter: McKenzie Fox
  • Location: Douglas
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Life Assurance / Insurance, Legal / Compliance / Risk
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: McKenzie Fox
  • Email:
  • Telephone: 01624 698900

Job Description


An interesting opportunity has arisen within our client’s Risk, Legal and Compliance department for a Financial & Insurance Risk Specialist.

The role holder will have specific responsibility for overseeing and challenging capital management, credit, market, liquidity, and insurance risk and leading on the Group Own Risk and Solvency Assessment (ORSA).

This is a key role where you will be working with stakeholders at all levels of seniority and providing insights, advice, and constructive challenges.


Oversight and ownership of the ORSA framework and supporting processes.

Support the Group Chief Risk Officer to ensure the Group’s Boards and Audit and Risk Committee are sufficiently informed about finance and insurance risks.

Support with the review of significant strategic initiatives and report to the Board on the risk and capital assessment carried out in support of such proposals.

Support with writing accurate, clear, and concise reports.

Providing input to the top-of-mind and emerging risk assessments and providing proactive and forward-looking information that supports risk-based decision making.

Working closely with Line1, particularly Finance and Actuarial, to enhance and embed appropriate monitoring measurements in response to risk exposures and risk appetite.

Manage the review process for Financial and Insurance Risk policies with the relevant stakeholders.


In depth understanding of the risk and financial drivers of the life or investment sectors with relevant professional qualifications or experience in a key role.

An appropriate actuarial or accounting qualification.

Sound understanding of different categories of risk from a technical and operational perspective.

Broad commercial experience within financial services, particularly the life and investment sectors.

Proven experience in the development, production, and presentation of Management Information reports.

To discuss this role further please email your CV to or call us on 01624 698900 quoting reference MF949.