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Senior Project Risk Specialist


Job Description

Talenza are partnering with a reputable brand name within the Financial Services market in the search for a Senior Project Risk Management Specialist to assist with expanding delivery capability practice across the organisation.

We are looking for proactive, go-getters with a growth mindset and an eagerness to grow within an organisation that offers a healthy work-life balance.


  • Accountable for the Enterprise Project Risk Management Framework ensuring it is fit for purpose and aligned to industry standards
  • Ensure Project Risk Management practices align to and integrate with wider Enterprise Risk Management policies and practices
  • Developing and implementing project risk framework and assurance education programs
  • Provide advisory and coaching services to major projects and programs
  • Define key performance metrics that enable and monitor assurance
  • Define, monitor and report key risk indicators at an enterprise-wide project level

About you:

  • Extensive experience in project risk management techniques and a deep understanding of project 'delivery' risk
  • Demonstrated experience in project risk management, COBIT, ISO 31000 and/or IEC 62198, in particular in development and implementation of project risk management frameworks and associated best practice processes, ideally within financial services
  • Experience with a variety of project methodologies and frameworks including Agile and Lean
  • Results driven with excellent attention to detail
  • Ability to influence and motivate stakeholders to achieve quality outcomes


  • Experience in Portfolio or Project Management within a technology project environment
  • Strong technical skills as well as IAPM, PMP, CSM, CAPM or similar qualification