Start Network has an exciting opportunity for a Head of Assurance focusing on provision of internal risk management and due diligence for members, while ensuring compliance to regulations, including legal and donor requirements. The role provides an assurance service to the senior management and wider team. Internally, the role is responsible for ensuring risk policies and processes are in line with our vision and values, as well as regulation. At a network level, the role will work with colleagues to develop risk models and frameworks involving strategic, programmatic and operations risks.
Candidates must have proven experience in compliance and assurance, probably gained through work in audit, compliance or risk management. Candidates will have the ability to think creatively and innovatively, developing solutions to challenge the status quo. Experience of working in an agile, complex environment is essential with an ability to operate at strategic and operational levels. Candidates should also have proven ability to develop and implement organisation-wide risk management strategy and framework. Membership of a professional body such as the Institute of Risk Management or similar is desirable.