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Director of internal Audit and Compliance and Risk

  • Location: London, London, with flexible working
  • Salary: Up to £55,000
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted about 2 months ago

We are working with a not-for-profit organisation providing thousands of people with good-quality support and care in a range of residential, floating support and in prisons across London, Brighton, Luton and Kent. They believe in the power of well-planned, well-managed services to make a difference. They are now seeking a Director of Internal Audit, Compliance and Risk who will be responsible for ensuring and providing high standards of audit for compliance, governance, and risk management within the organisation.

The successful candidate will have experience or understand the Charity/Not for profit sector and show:

  • Extensive experience of supporting and advising Board and senior committees, with audit, risk and governance experience preferably gained within a registry, professional or regulatory environment

  • Solid understanding of Health and Safety regulations, monitoring, and reporting

  • Excellent planning, organisational and project management skills with a high attention to detail

  • Strong understanding of governance and compliance issues within a complex organisation

  • Proven experience of delivering audit projects on time and within budget

  • Experience of handling complex appeals and investigations

The post holder will work at the heart of the audit, compliance and risk directorate and be responsible for leading on this, as well as ensuring policies and procedures are fit for purpose. You will advise and lead colleagues on matters of internal control, compliance, best practice, and strategic importance and ensure improvement plans from any audit or monitoring are shared appropriately. The role will require a skilled professional with strong internal audit, risk and governance experience, as well as ideally experience within a registry, professional or regulatory environment operating at a senior level. The successful candidate will possess strong analytical skills; proven experience of audit leadership and has dynamic interpersonal, communication and relationship management skills, alongside the gravitas which this post demands.

This is an exciting opportunity and if you feel you have the skills and experience to succeed in this role, we very much look forward to hearing from you.

We welcome and encourage applications from people of all backgrounds. We do not discriminate on the basis of disability, race, colour, ethnicity, gender, religion, sexual orientation, age, veteran status or other category protected by law.

For more information, please contact Sandra Smith, Associate Director, at Charisma Charity Recruitment, info@charismarecruitment.co.uk or 01962 813300. Applications should be submitted via the Charisma Charity Recruitment website and include your CV and supporting statement.

Closing date for applications:20/12/21

Interviews: TBC