Head of Business Risk & Assurance

16 Jan 2019
25 Jan 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Head of Business Risk & Assurance

Location - Croydon or Sittingbourne
Hours - Full-time, 36 hours a week
Salary up to £80k for the right candidate + car allowance

This is an exciting opportunity for a talented individual to lead our business assurance and risk management team and to establish a new quality assurance function.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Driving forward our risk management strategy
  • Designing, maintaining and validating our assurance and data assurance frameworks
  • Leading on the production of the annual assurance reporting to Audit & Risk Committee
  • Leading on establishing a new quality assurance function to help drive continuous improvement across the business
  • Working with teams across the business at all levels to embed assurance and risk management.

The Head of Business Risk & Assurance will have:

  • Significant experience of managing and driving forward business assurance and the risk management strategy
  • Experience of establishing a quality assurance function and embedding QA in the culture of the organisation
  • Strong in depth understanding of data analysis
  • Significant experience of applying the principles in large and complex organisations, managing a challenging risk and assurance portfolio
  • An appropriate professional qualification in risk management or assurance
  • Experience of working with senior management, Board and Committee members.

As well as this extremely rewarding job, you will also have 27 days annual leave, an extra day leave to celebrate your birthday, company pension, access to a health care cash plan and continued development and career opportunities throughout your employment with Optivo.

Enquiries - Please contact Jide on 0208 726 8894

Closing Date: 23 January 2019

Interview Date: 29 January 2019

Equal Opportunities

At Optivo our aim is to have a diverse and inclusive workforce where people are respected for who they are. We embrace and celebrate cultural diversity in the workplace and value the strengths it brings us as an organisation. We believe that everyone deserves to be treated with respect irrespective of age, caring responsibilities, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity/paternity, race, religion or belief, sex or sexual orientation. We treat everyone we house, serve, employ and work with fairly and expect and encourage others to do the same.

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