Head of Enterprise Risk Management

  • Job Reference: 00044356-1
  • Date Posted: 28 June 2024
  • Employer: ScottishPower
  • Location: Glasgow
  • Salary: £72,000 to £90,000
  • Sector: Administration
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Job Title Head of Enterprise Risk Management 

Location Glasgow 

Salary from £72,000, up to 30% bonus, Family health cover and car allowance 

Flexible Working Pattern 
Due to the level of this position, successful candidates will be required to complete additional background checks and any offer is subject to passing such checks. 


Help us create a better future, quicker 

The Head of Scottish Power Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) helps Scottish Power achieve its strategic goals by ensuring that material risks are identified, reported, and managed across Scottish Power in a timely and appropriate manner. This includes recognising the interconnectedness of risks; ensuring transparent and risk-based decision making. The Head of ERM will be responsible for the effective implementation of the Iberdrola global ERM framework and the design and implementation of any required Scottish Power/UK adaptations. 


What you'll be doing 

Contribute to the development of the global Iberdrola Enterprise Risk Management framework, ensuring that any UK/Scottish Power required adaptations (e.g. for UK regulations, corporate governance requirements) are identified, designed and formalised. 


Establish an effective risk-based Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) Framework in ScottishPower to identify, measure, monitor, and control enterprise-wide risks. 


Implement effective coordination mechanisms with second line specialist functions and business risk and assurance experts to ensure that a common methodology is used when assessing the effectiveness of risk management and control across ScottishPower.  


Develop and maintain an independent view of the effectiveness and maturity of frameworks used by second line specialist functions.    


Partner with those responsible for risk reporting in business units and corporate functions to ensure that risk reporting methodology is effectively and consistently implemented across ScottishPower. 


Prepare all required ScottishPower ERM risk reporting for the ScottishPower & Iberdrola management and committees, ensuring that it is complete, consistent, and accurate. This includes the ScottishPower Audit & Compliance Committee, ScottishPower Risk Committee and ScottishPower input to the Iberdrola Risk Reporting for the Iberdrola Audit & Risk Supervision Committee, the Iberdrola Group Risk Committee and Senior Iberdrola Directors. 


Ensure that all material risks (Hot Topics and structural) are identified, assessed, and escalated or reported as required. Ensure that interrelated risks are aggregated and linked where appropriate 


Promote a culture of risk-based management in ScottishPower by coordinating risk management training and awareness across ScottishPower. (Includes: identifying people to be trained, tracking attendance, monitoring effectiveness etc) 


Provide expert support and guidance to ScottishPower senior management and risk and assurance subject matter experts on enterprise risk management. 


What you'll bring 


  • Specialised knowledge of Enterprise-wide risk management. 

  • Ability to manage a wide and diverse number of senior stakeholders 

  • Excellent organisational skills including the ability to operate independently 

  • Self-motivated and detail orientated, able to work under time pressure, independently and within a team 

  • Strong ability to think independently, take initiative and facilitate co-operation 

  • Ability to synthesize and understand quickly, being able to express complex ideas in a simple and understandable way 

  • Proven ability to challenge senior management when required  

  • Interdepartmental communication skills with proven ability to influence and negotiate where required  

  • Expert understanding of risk management internal control and governance 

  • Strong Commercial awareness and understanding of the ScottishPower business within the context of the wider Iberdrola group, including the main risks faced, key projects. 

  • Appropriate experience in a management/leadership role. 

  • High degree of professional integrity 

  • Educated to degree level. 


What's in it for you 


As well as a competitive salary which is reviewed annually, you can also enjoy a number of other benefits. With our pension scheme, we'll double match your contribution up to a company contribution of 10%. 


At ScottishPower, we believe it's the little things we do in life that make a big difference. From helping you look after your family's wellbeing, save for your future and take personal steps for climate action - our benefits are designed to help you do just that - so that you have everything you need to take care of your world - today and tomorrow. That's why our benefits include: 

  • 36 days annual leave 

  • Holiday Purchase - perfect your work/life balance with extra annual leave 

  • Share Schemes 

  • Payroll Giving and Charity Matched Funding 

  • Technology Vouchers - save more and spread the cost of your technology purchases 

  • Electric Vehicle Schemes - to help you transition to green/clean driving 

  • Cycle to Work scheme and Public Transport Season Ticket Loans 

  • Healthcare benefit options including: Dental Insurance, Private Medical Insurance, Health Cash Plan and annual Health Assessments 

  • Life Assurance (4x salary) 

  • Access to Savesmart financial wellbeing support 

  • Plus shopping, leisure, restaurant and gym discounts, and unique employee deals on travel insurance and more 


Why ScottishPower 


ScottishPower is part of the Iberdrola Group, one of the world's largest integrated utility companies and a world leader in wind energy. With a commitment to generate all of our energy from renewable resources and a drive to create the energy infrastructure of the future, we're at the forefront of the journey to Net Zero and investing over £6m every working day to make this happen. With diverse opportunities across our businesses and a commitment to invest in our own internal talent, ScottishPower can offer people real career opportunities that meet personal and professional goals, in a global organisation. 


Inclusion, diversity, and a social purpose are at the heart of everything we do. Together with our values, they bring us together into a stronger, more sustainable business with direct links to the communities we serve. It takes all kinds of people to build a large-scale business like ours, so whatever your background, you'll fit right in. 

ScottishPower is committed to providing reasonable support or adjustments in our recruiting processes for candidates with disabilities, long term conditions, mental health conditions, or who are neurodivergent or require pregnancy-related support. If you need support, please reach out to careers scottishpower.com . 


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