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Global Senior Risk Manager


London, United Kingdom

External Job Description
Diageo is the world’s leading premium drinks company, a business built on the principles and foundations laid by the giants of our industry.
Our purpose, celebrating life, every day, everywhere means that our brands are part of celebrations big and small. We believe that living our purpose in full is to make the most of life - to be the best you can be at work, at home, with friends, in the community, and for the community.

Diageo operates an integrated risk, control & compliance programme that consists of three core pillars of governance - risk management, internal control and compliance & ethics. The Global Risk & Compliance team work across the entire business – in all markets and functions – to ensure our programme of activities are leveraging best practice, are deeply embedded, enhance and protect our business, and deliver our regulatory requirements.

The risk management pillar drives strategic enterprise risk management across Diageo, setting priorities and defining methodologies from our risk appetite and risk landscape, to risk assessment & mitigation approaches. The role holder will ensure Diageo’s key risks are being effectively managed & assured through the activities we undertake.

Top Accountabilities

Support Global Risk & Compliance Director in continuing the development of an effective & efficient programme, through delivery of a best practice approach to risk management across the organisation
Stay up to date on external developments in governance, risk & control including any regulatory developments or changes which could impact Diageo
Lead on the development of risk management methodologies & tools, delivering & evolving risk management across Diageo’s global business
Drive attention to our highest risk areas, work with the business to find solutions and report on our key risks to the Diageo Executive and Board
Work effectively across the global risk & compliance team to identify opportunities for integration, and to work on risk issues together identifying the best solutions leveraging control and compliance approaches

Qualifications and experience required

Experience within risk/control/audit/compliance function of a large international company, or of providing consulting services in the area of governance, risk management, compliance & ethics
Graduate with relevant professional qualifications
Ability to direct and manage own workload & execute brilliantly delivering outputs on time & quality
Proven experience of building and sustaining relationships with key stakeholders
Ability to influence decisions and coach others to improve their risk judgements and capability.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Diageo’s values are reinforced on a day to day basis; celebrating life, every day, everywhere. We are immensely proud of our brands and there are regular events and activities on-site that celebrate our successes. We also have a bar downstairs that serves some of our latest innovations.
It won’t be easy; you will be challenged, tested and stretched but this is a great opportunity to take your career to the next level… please apply if you’d like to be part of the Diageo team!


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