Governance and Risk Manager

Location
Northampton
Salary
£51064 - £55085 per annum
Posted
13 Apr 2017
Closes
11 May 2017
Ref
00067358
Contact
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Sector
Public Sector
Function
Operations
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
An opportunity has arisen for a Governance and Risk Manager at this council. The Council is working towards becoming an employer of choice with its Vision of a Northampton - Ambitious, Prosperous, Proud supported by the Values of Leadership, Integrity, Service Excellence, Challenge and Responsibility.

In this role the successful candidate will support the Council's governance, performance management, information governance, risk management and compliance functions and deliver the Governance Action Plan.

Working within the Directorate of the Borough Secretary the main responsibilities of the role are:-

- Monitoring the Governance Action Plan and reporting on the implementation of the agreed actions
- Leading on the development and implementation of strategic planning and performance arrangements across the Council
- Developing and maintaining an effective risk management framework compliant with ISO 31000 and CIPFA/SOLACE standards
- Providing an emergency planning and business continuity service to the Council
- Leading on the management of risks relating to information compliance
- Managing information audits according to standards

The ideal candidate will be educated to degree level, be a qualified member of the IRM. Experience of working within a complex and diverse organisation is essential as is a solid understanding of the legal / regulatory / corporate governance requirements of local government.

Please note, you will receive and application pack via email which will contain all further details to apply

Closing date: Tuesday 2nd May, 12noon
Interview: Week commencing 8th May

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