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Risk Manager


Contract typePermanent Full Time


This is a fantastic new opportunity to join our Assurance, Risk and Compliance team, we are looking for an experienced Risk Manager. An exciting role, combining strong leadership and risk management minimalizing probable loss and reducing our exposure to risk. 


About the role

  • Lead the first line business areas in the identification and documentation of risks and associated controls within the aCCelerate risk management system
  • Provide regular review and challenge to the first line on their management of the risks utilising inputs from assurance and audit reviews, breaches and other loss events and other relevant information to challenge self-assessments where relevant.
  • Develop key elements of the risk quantification and assessment process such as likelihood and impact matrices, control scoring
  • Develop and maintain risk appetite statements together with forward looking key risk indicators and backward looking key performance indicators
  • Work with the Risk Officer – Mitigation, to support the delivery of their objectives and to act as backup in their absence
  • Support projects as required
  • Support the development of appropriate risk MI including the provision of insights and conclusions to support management’s overall assessment of the risk framework


About you

  • Demonstrable understanding of risk management processes 
  • 2-3 year’s experience in risk management including the development, implementation and operation of risk registers
  • Proven ability to be detailed and results oriented
  • Understanding of the insurance industry and commercial awareness


What will you get in return?


  • Working with Hastings Direct, means you can bring “yourself” to work and be a part of our growth and success. Working alongside our expert team in a dynamic, fun and friendly environment! 

  • In return you will receive a competitive starting salary, a £5K car allowance, an end of year bonus potential (up to 10% of salary), 27 days holiday + bank holidays alongside an excellent company pension scheme.


Hastings Group is an equal opportunities employer which means we treat people fairly. We welcome applications from all suitably skilled persons regardless of their gender, age, race, disability, ethnic background, religion/belief, sexual orientation, gender reassignment or marital/family status. Please also note that we have a thorough referencing process, which includes credit and criminal record checks.


Conquest House,
Collington Avenue,
TN39 3LW
About Bexhill-on-Sea

Glassdoor 3.6

The shifts in customer service teams are quite colleague friendly. There is free tea and coffee in the call centre, and a subsidised Costa Coffee and canteen. There are lots of incentives to earn more, and a decent social life.

It has a really positive environment with everyone who works there being very helpful. The managers really do go out of their way to assist you. There are a lot of benefits and rewards at Hastings Direct which if you are doing well are quite easy to achieve.

There is a well-rounded approach to the wellbeing of all colleagues, including an inclusive approach to wellbeing activities. Hastings Direct aims to roundly develop colleagues and set them up for future careers within the company.

There is a wonderful work environment, with a strong sense of team work which purveys throughout the business. And there is a sense of friendly competition which works to heighten this.

Indeed 3.6

As an employer, Hastings Direct offers a lot of company benefits to all employees which are fantastic and I feel this is quite unique. The company culture is inclusive and encourages everyone to participate in local causes.

All employees are well looked after, respected and recognised for the hard work we do for the company. It is a great experience to be working with such amazing team. It much easier for me to balance my work and personal life.

It’s a great place to work with amazing benefits, support and colleagues. Lots of hands on support. Amazing rewards for achieving targets and also plenty of time to get together as a team outside of work and bond with your colleagues.

The company culture, management structure and general atmosphere is really good. The share scheme and Hastings Direct rewards are also fantastic for staff.