Head of Risk & Assurance Job In Watford

Head of Risk & Assurance

  • £58000 per annum
  • Posted: 13/03/2018
  • Watford
  • Job Ref: 271100434
  • Permanent

Job Details

A 12-month FTC position has arisen with a leading children's charity for a senior Risk professional based in Hertfordshire, Watford.

The role will see the successful candidate provide expertise advice on all matters concerned with risk management and to develop, implement and monitor a Risk Management Strategy for the Charity

The scope of the role

Provide organisational expertise in risk management and use this expertise to lead, develop, implement and continually evaluate
Improve the corporate risk registers and our approach to risk appraisal and risk management
Ensure that risk management action plans are appropriate, reviewed and actioned on a regular basis.
Develop, maintaining and review the policy breach process
Ensure robust processes are in place to manage and control the security of information held electronically or in printed media.
Contribute to the organisational business planning, ensuring consideration of risk and support senior managers to develop strategies to minimise
Ensure Trustees and Senior Management understand the organisation's risks and the effectiveness of control mechanisms. Manage communications to Trustees and Senior Management on Risk and control issues.
Provide effective insurance for the organisation, including review of cost effectiveness and premiums. Ensure appropriate cover is in place.
Manage a budget and achievement of reporting requirements, and line management of the Information Governance and Business Continuity Officer
By managing the selection and the ongoing relationship with the Internal Auditors, create and agree the internal plan and report to the Audit Committee and manage Audit Committee agenda and papers.
Ensure that audit activity is effectively coordinated across the organisation and to conduct and manage audits as required.
The Candidate

The successful candidate will have the following track history:

Proven experience in risk management, compliance systems and extensive knowledge of legal and regulatory guidance/frameworks
Proven experience to take lead responsibility for ensuring that all risk management and compliance, is managed effectively and collaboratively
Excellent stakeholder management both internal and external
Previous experience of implementing business continuity disaster recovery plans in a large or complex organisation
Experience of managing Internal Audit provided by a third party
Experience of testing and reviewing crisis management plans
Experience of writing report, papers and presentations
Proactive and ability to use initiative to resolve problems
Proficient in IT use, particularly excel and databases