Karen Brown
Dayjob Limited
The Big Peg
120 Vyse Street
Birmingham B18 6NF
England
T: 0044 121 638 0026
E: info@dayjob.com

PERSONAL SUMMARY

A University-level educated professional who is passionate about what she can do, proud of what she can deliver and prepared to go the extra mile to make a difference. Karen is comfortable working in an ambiguous and rapidly changing business environment where risks need to be assessed and planned for. She is a self-starter who is willing to take the initiative and has the ability to work in a highly dynamic, demanding and deadline driven environment. Her greatest strength is being patient, persistent, and determined to achieve results. Right now she is looking for a suitable position with a company that wants to employ talented managers who get results.

CAREER HISTORY

RISK MANAGEMENT – January 2010 – present
Employers name – Coventry
Responsible for gathering information about the company’s outgoings, legal responsibilities and business activities. Also in charge of evaluating any potential future risks to the company’s operations.

Duties;

  • Conducting detailed risk assessments by analysing documents, statistics, reports and market trends.
  • Proactively managing financial, regulatory and operational risks.
  • Advising senior managers on the potential risks of a project.
  • Describing and estimating the risks affecting the business.
  • Classifying, evaluating, and monitoring the company’s risk.
  • Scrutinizing the company’s property, equipment and resources.
  • Implement strategies to minimise the exposure to any risk.
  • Carrying out audits and assessments.
  • Conducting weekly project reviews of all active tasks.
  • Producing financial forecasts, monitoring against them and then reporting the results.
  • Defining risk appetite.
  • Leading project & programme risk management.
  • Analysing complex data from various sources.

ASSISTANT RISK MANAGER – May 2008 – January 2010
Employers name – Birmingham

CASHIER – July 2007 – May 2008
Employers name – Birmingham

KEY SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES

Risk Management

  • Knowledge of risk management principles and practices.
  • Strong investigatory abilities and mind-set.
  • Superb overall It skills.
  • Understanding of current Risk management tools and techniques.
  • Ability to communicate confidently with Senior Leadership.
  • Experience of working in complex international environment.
  • Strong quantitative, analytical and communication skills.
  • Ability to network and build strong relationships across an organisation.
  • Ability to challenge and influence Senior Managers when necessary.
  • Agile methodology experience.
  • Ability to articulate ideas and develop alternative recommendations.

Personal

  • Ability to think through tasks.
  • Good problem solving skills.
  • Professional, diplomatic and cordial.

AREAS OF EXPERTISE

Risk Evaluation
Project Management
Risk Assessment
Risk Indicators
Risk Reporting

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS

Central Birmingham University – Management Degree 2003 – 2007
Aston College – HND 2001 – 2003
Coventry School; O levels Maths (A) English (B) Geography (B) Physics (A)

REFERENCES

Available on request.

 


 

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