Head of Risk & Assurance
HM Land Registry is committed to becoming the world’s leading land registry for speed, simplicity and an open approach to data.
HM Land Registry is a successful, high-performing, innovative organisation. For more than 150 years HM Land Registry has protected and guaranteed people’s land and property rights by keeping and maintaining the Land Register for England and Wales. HMLR's ambition and transformational agenda are set out in its Business Strategy.
Position: Head of Risk & Assurance
Location: Various: Birkenhead, North West, CH41 6DU: Croydon, London, CR0 2AQ: Coventry, West Midlands, CV1 3BH: Durham, North East, DH1 5TR: Weymouth, South West, DT4 9TT: Gloucester, South West, GL1 1DQ: Kingston upon Hull, Yorkshire and the Humber, HU2 8JN: Leicester, East Midlands, LE3 5DR: Nottingham, East Midlands, NG1 7AU: Peterborough, Eastern, PE1 1QF: Plymouth, South West, PL6 5WS: Preston, North West, PR4 1TE: Swansea, Wales, SA7 9FQ: Telford, West Midlands, TF3 4LR
Job type: Full Time, Permanent
Hours: Flexible working, Full-time, Job share, Part-time
Salary: Up to £75K depending on experience
Closing date: 24 Jun 2019
About the role:
We are looking to appoint a Head of Risk & Assurance, to provide strategic leadership, direction, management and oversight on all aspects of risk and assurance to help HM Land Registry (HMLR) meet it's objectives as it undergoes significant transformation in the delivery of its services.
You will promote a positive risk culture across the whole organisation, shaping the structure and organising the activities of the Risk and Assurance function.
To be successful in this position you will be able to demonstrate a background in Risk Management preferably in the banking, financial or service sectors, at a strategic level and have experience of managing operational risk and compliance, with a track record of working with third parties, to achieve strategic objectives.
- Degree level and / or professional qualification (or equivalent) in science / mathematics, economics, business administration, law or a related field.
- Experience of managing operational risk and compliance, ideally including cyber and legal risk, and quality assurance
- You will have knowledge and experience of using the Three Lines / Tiers of Defence model to manage risk and have managed and lead a team who deliver risk and assurance across multiple locations.
You may have experience of the following: Head of Risk, Operational Risk Manager, Investment Risk Manager, Risk & Compliance, Audits, Risk Management, Compliance Manager, COSO, IRM, Risk Manager, Asset Management, Continuous Improvement, Risk Manager, Head of Assurance, Head of Quality Assurance, Quality Assurance Manager, QA Manager, etc.